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Herald Sun Form Guide : August 29th 2009
50 Herald Sun, Saturday, August 29, 2009 heraldsun.com.au + + + + FB123 C M Y K DHS 29-AUG-2009 PAGE 50 FIRST RACING TODAY TAB Fixed Odds or TAB Tote Odds? The TAB gives you more choice! RACE 4 continued SINFUL WARRIOR (G A Ryan) 4g By Fan- tastic Light - The Nip (19:3-3-3): Had all the favours but only battled home for 1/2 len, 3/4 len 3rd (54.5) Future's Dream, Tollemache 1550m C'bury (81) slow trk July 29. B eaten by some handy gallopers when nose, nose 3rd (56.0) Tollemache, Sainthood 1550m C'bury E&G Rst1 slow trk Aug 12. Wasn't disgraced behind Tollemache last start. Un- tried over this trip but is bred to appreciate it. Keep safe. ROCKET ROD (M, W & J Hawkes) 5g By Red Ransom - Winitski (12:3-2-3): Wound up late for 1-1/4 len, 1-1/2 len 3rd (55.0) Voice Coach, Needlebox 2000m R'hill (85) slow trk Aug 1. Honest as ever during nk, 1-1/4 len 3rd (54.5) Disco Dancer, Strike One 2000m R'hill (86) Aug 15. Backed into favouritism last start but was a bit one paced. Expect him to be ridden positively from the gun barrier and is down in class. Won't be far away. DISCO DANCER (David Payne) 4m By Danehill Dancer - Glittering Girl (15:3-1- 2): Missed the kick but rattled home for eye catching 3-1/4 len 5th (59.5) Lil And Grace 1550m C'bury 3yoF (71) slow trk July 29. Surged home from well back to post nar- row nk win (51.0) Strike One, Rocket Rod 2000m R'hill (86) Aug 15. Only defeat on this track came in the G1 Storm Queen behind Purple. Looks very well placed here. The one to beat. THE EMBASSY (C J Waller) 4g By Danas- inga - Scotch And Water (10:3-1-0): Swept past his rivals to record 3-1/2 len win (55.0) Broadway Queen, Roman Interlude 1600m Kembla Grange C2 dead trk Aug 1. Sent to town and was too strong again in sht hd win (56.5) Blackbriar, Bora Bora 1900m C'bury (71) slow trk Aug 12. Shooting for the hat- trick after wins at Kembla and Canterbur y. The extra 100m here isn't a problem. Hard to fault. RECEDING (Ms G Markwell) 6g By De- here - Baldeen (23:5-3-5): Landed into a lovely spot and had his chance in the straight but was no match for winner when 2-1/2 len 2nd (57.5) The Fangsta 1600m Wyong (71) dead trk July 23. Couldn't defy betting drift in 2-3/4 len 9th (58.5) The Embassy 1900m C'bury (71) slow trk Aug 12. Well held in easier grade last star t . Hard to see him turn- ing the tables. ROANOKE (Ms G Englebrecht) 7g By Danehill - Lakab (41:3-0-4): Fought on well for sht hd, 2 len 3rd (58.0) Donoso, Bien Pen sant 1600m Gosford (71) slow trk July 30. Lacklustre effort in 7-3/4 len 8th (57.5) Monte Dreamer 1750m Canberra Acton (72) Aug 21. Racing below his best of lat e. Doesn't look likely. ANOTHER NIP (Mark De Montfort) 6g By Langfuhr - Exo (23:3-3-2): Settled back but was strong at the finish for 3-1/2 len 4th (53.0) Inadesert 1600m R'wick (86) dead trk Aug 8. Firmed in betting late but found one too strong in nk 2nd (59.0) Kapu Star 1600m Hawkesbury (65) Aug 20. Didn't run a bad race in this grade two starts back but is unknown over this trip. Can run a cheeky race at odds. BLACKBRIAR (G A Ryan) 4g By Desert Sun - Judy (19:2-4-2): Sound to the line for 5-1/4 len 5th (57.5) Prince Of Capers 1600m W Farm 3yo C&G Hcp-71 slow trk July 31. Hit rail near 1400m during sht hd 2nd (57.0) The Embassy 1900m C'bury (71) slow trk Aug 12. No match for the Embassy last star t. Hard to see him reversing that result here. DONOSO (K A Lees) 5g By Danewin - Snappy Girl (13:3-1-1): Stormed down the outside to score narrow sht hd win (55.5) Bien Pensant, Roanoke 1600m Gosford (71) slow trk July 30. Couldn't get clear in 3-1/4 len 12th (58.0) The Embassy 1900m C'bury (71) slow trk Aug 12. Not much went right for him at Canterbury last star t. Can surprise if he gets luck in running. WALPERSDORF (J J Hubbard) 4g By Filante - Mariadorf (18:2-2-3): Just pipped for lg hd 2nd (53.0) Altier 2000m R'wick 3yo (81) heavy trk July 25. No luck from the wide alley when 3-1/4 len 11th (57.0) The Em- bassy 1900m C'bury (71) slow trk Aug 12. Drawn poorly again here. Needs easier. RACE 5 1100m TEASING (T R Martin) 7m By More Than Ready - Turned On (22:9-3-2): Produced a big finish when 1-1/4 len 4th (54.5) Battle- field 1200m Grafton Ramornie Hcp July 15. Held up early in the straight len win (56.5) Gold Trail, Typhoon Zed 1100m R'hill Missile Stakes dead trk Aug 1. Freshened. Sparingly raced mare who can unleash a big finish. Right up in weight now but she is too classy to rule out. ABSOLUTELYFABULOUS (K A Lees) 6m By Langfuhr - Joker's Girl (34:4-7-5): Slowly away and suffered check near 200m when 2-3/4 len 9th (56.5) Court 1200m R'wick Sapphire Stakes dead trk April 11. Put away after struggling in the wet when 5-3/4 len 11th (56.5) Amberino 1600m R'wick Emancipation slow trk April 25. Pre- pared for racetrack return with 1-1/4 len 2nd Looking Fur Lang 800m Newcastle barrier trial dead trk Aug 7. First-up. Quality mare from the Lees stable who can normally pull out a good run when fresh. Boasts an im- pressive record over this trip and has drawn perfectly. Right in the mix. ILLUMINATES (G A Rogerson) 5m By Strategic - Dazzle Light (40:7-5-7): Strong performance with the big weight in 3-3/4 len 5th (57.5) Chinchilla Rose 1400m E Farm Dane Ripper Stk slow trk May 30. Checked near 200m and was found to be lame after 6-3/4 len 17th (57.0) Russeting 1400m E Farm Winter Stakes June 20. Let-up. Given short let-up after racing well through the Brisbane winter. Has run some good races when fresh. Don't underestimate. JEWELLED GATE (Ms L Aspros) 6m By Hurricane Sky - Aunty Lily (17:5-4-1): Ap- peared to have her chance during 5-3/4 len 7th (54.0) Gamble Me 1200m R'hill Birthday Card Mar 28. Suffered injury in 5-1/2 len 10th (58.0) Emperator 1400m R'wick (91) dead trk April 18. Given easy time in last More Joyous 800m R'wick barrier trial dead trk Aug 7. First-up. Slightly disappointing last preparation. Prefer to wait for improvement. MADAME PEDRILLE (D P Smith) 5m By Secret Savings - Damzelle Pedrille (5:3- 1-0): Backed into favouritism and held her rivals at bay for 3-1/2 len win (53.0) Cajou, Absolutelyfabulous 1200m R'hill Triscay Stakes heavy trk Feb 21. Found the front but couldn't finish off when 2-1/2 len 4th (53.0) Hot Danish 1400m R'wick Wiggle Qlty Mar 7. Primed for first-up assignment with 3 len win Royal Discretion, Sugarfoot 850m Wyong barrier trial dead trk Aug 14. First-up. Up and coming mare who took all before her in her first prep. Will come back a bigger and stronger mare this time in. Well placed to kick off her preparation with a victory. ACQUIRED (G Portelli) 5m By O'Reilly - Procure (27:6-6-3): Struck interference near 800m during nk 2nd (53.0) Monashee Danc- er 1010m D'ben Rst1-Ly July 25. Weaved through the field to score narrow nose win (58.0) Seeking Attention, Withoutme 1100m R'hill F&M Hcp-89 Aug 15. Got the bob in last start in a controversial finish. Much tougher task here but she is not without a chance with only 53kg on her back. SILENTLY (J A O'Shea) 4m By Anabaa - Mica's Pride (8:3-3-0): No excuses when battling on for 2-1/4 len 4th (53.0) Ortensia 1200m R'wick P J Bell dead trk April 11. Turned the tables on smart mare to post sht 1/2 hd win (54.0) Ortensia, Ye sterday 1400m R'wick James H B Carr slow trk April 25. Sat behind the leaders and wasn't extended in 4th Phelan Ready 800m R'wick barrier trial dead trk Aug 7. First-up. Went through her grades nicely last preparation and finished with a Listed win to her name. Goes well when fresh. Up to this. MORE JOYOUS (Ms G Waterhouse) 3f By More Than Ready - Sunday Joy (4:2-0-0): But on a bucking display in the Silver Slip- per prior to dominant 2-1/4 len win (55.5) Melito, So Anyway 1200m R'hill Reisling Stakes dead trk Mar 21. Didn't handle the heavy track when 8-3/4 len 15th (54.5) Phelan Ready 1200m R'hill Golden Slipper heavy trk April 4. Ridden out to post lg hd win Rhyno Chaser, Goldam 800m R'wick barrier trial dead trk Aug 7. First-up. Boom filly who wasn't at home on the wet track in the Gold- en Slipper. Takes on the older horses here and did have a slight setback last week but cannot be underestimated. LADY GAME (R R Milligan) 6m By Rubi- ton - Killara Park (22:6-3-2): Loomed up but peak over the last 100m in 2-1/2 len 5th (53.5) Rio Osa 1400m Scone Dark Jewel May 15. Appeared to have her chance when resuming in 2-3/4 len 4th (56.0) Sutton Friend 1000m Scone Open Hcp Aug 14. Spelled after strug- gling to run out the 1400m in the Dark Jewel then was just fair when resuming last star t. Likely to find a couple of these too strong. SEEKING ATTENTION (A J Cummings) 4m By Exceed And Excel - Laetitia (16:4- 1-1): Brought up the hat-trick when fighting off rivals to score hd win (58.5) Belle Soleil, Cloudygaze 1100m C'bury F&M Hcp-71 slow trk July 29. Sat outside the leader and was just pipped late for nose 2nd (54.0) Acquired 1100m R'hill F&M Hcp-89 Aug 15. Speedy mare who is progressing through her grades well. May be a preparation off matching some of these but isn't the roughest. RACE 6 1400m PHELAN READY (Jason McLachlan) 3g By More Than Ready - Nancy Eleanor (7:2-1-2): Put away after suffering severe check near the 1000m and dropping out for 7-1/4 len 7th (56.5) Manhattan Rain 1400m R'wick Sires Produce dead trk April 18. Took on the older horses but failed to settle in a slowly run race dh, len 3rd (51.5) Kroner, Mentality, 1200m R'hill Premiere Stakes Aug 15. Didn't have the race run to suit last start but was still strong at the finish. Should get a more genuine tempo here. Will be flashing home late. DENMAN (Peter Snowden) 3c By Lonhro - Peach (5:4-0-1): Worked the the front and dashed clear for dominant 3 len win (58.0) Stoneblack, True Persuasion 1200m Sandown-Lakeside 2yo Hcp heavy trk July 11. Strode forward to sit outside the leader and held rivals at bay 1-1/4 len win (58.0) More Than Great, Bombay Sling 1300m R'hill Run To The Rose Aug 15. Boom colt from the Darley camp who couldn't have been more impressive last star t. Should land into a lovely spot from the gun barrier. The one to beat. TRUSTING (J C Coyle) 3c By Tale Of The Cat - Legible (3:2-0-0): Posted impressive debut win at Canterbury before having no luck in 4-1/2 len 7th (53.5) Denman 1300m R'hill Run To The Rose Aug 15. Gave the older horses a start and a beating when 3/4 len win (50.5) O'Lonhro, Mr Baritone 1400m R'wick Warwick Stakes Aug 22. Steamed home to win the Warwick stakes last star t. Looks a star in the making but the query is he is backing up for the third week in a row. SHELLSCRAPE (C J Waller) 3c By Dane Shadow - Kisma (11:4-5-1): Returned from successful Brisbane campaign to score the biggest win on his career so far in len win (56.0) Sniplaz, Kiss Me Katy 1000m R'wick San Domenico dead trk Aug 8. Led them up and and was only caught late when len 2nd (56.5) Rarefied 1200m R'wick Up And Com- ing Aug 22. Much improved galloper who jumps well and puts himself in the race. This is his biggest test to date but he is proven over this trip. Each way appeal. BOMBAY SLING (C W McDonald) 3c By Danzero - Gin Sling (7:1-2-2): Found the 1000m too short when resuming with 2-1/4 len 4th (57.0) Starspangledbanner 1000m C'field 3yo Hcp dead trk Aug 1. Settled handy and hit the line strongly for 1-1/4 len, 1-3/4 len 3rd (56.5) Denman, More Than Great 1300m R'hill Run To The Rose Aug 15. Had every chance in the Run To The Rose last star t. Hard to see him turning the tables on Denman but is worth including in the exotics. HUS DER LIEFTEN (G A Ryan) 3c By Hus- sonet - Sunday Valentine (4:2-1-0): Land- ed in the box-seat and wore leader down to score 1/2 len win (56.0) Stryker, Romanus 1200m R'hill The Rosebud dead trk Aug 1. Held up early in the straight but didn't finish off once clear in 4-1/2 len 6th (56.5) Denman 1300m R'hill Run To The Rose Aug 15. Had some excuses in the Run To The Rose last start but he was still disappointing. Strips fit- ter now and Brown sticks with him but place preferred. STRYKER (C J Waller) 3c By Fastnet Rock - Laetitia (7:0-3-1): Allowed the dic- tate in front but was caught late for 1/2 len 2nd (56.0) Hus Der Lieften 1200m R'hill The Rosebud dead trk Aug 1. Ridden more patiently and only got clear late in 4-3/4 len 8th (54.5) Denman 1300m R'hill Run To The Rose Aug 15. Talented colt who is proving costly for punters to follow. His run in the Run To The Rose was better than it looked. Shouldn't be underestimated. VIKING LEGEND (Ms G Waterhouse) 3c By Elvstroem - Innocent Baby (4:1-1-0): Sent out as favourite but faded badly for 5-1/2 len 7th (55.5) Tale Of Love 1200m C'field Inglis Premier Feb 28. Settled wide with cover and finished off well in 3-3/4 len 5th (54.5) Denman 1300m R'hill Run To The Rose Aug 15. Never threatened last start but was doing his best work late. Looks a level below some of these but stable must be re- spected in the big races. THE MIKADO (T R Martin) 3c By Dane- hill Dancer - Lirico (7:1-2-1): Saluted at Grafton prior to honest 3/4 len, 3/4 len 3rd (58.5) Definite Choice, Will To Win 1400m R'hill 3yo (75) dead trk Aug 1. Settled last and was checked near turn and blocked for run during 3-1/2 len 4th (55.0) Denman 1300m R'hill Run To The Rose Aug 15. Didn't have any luck last start but there was no horse hitting the line better than him over the last 100m. The step up in trip is positive. Knockout chance. KING SABEEL (G A Rogerson) 3g By Savabeel - Wailing Countess (4:1-0-2): Surged home down the middle of the track to break maiden lg hd win (55.0) Eight Thorns, Anchor Bolt 1500m R'hill 2yo Hcp dead trk June 13. Wasn't disgraced in a leader domi- nated race when nk, 3/4 len 3rd (57.0) Magic Model, Gardner 1400m R'hill 2yo Hcp heavy trk June 27. Primed for this with sht 1/2 hd win Steel Blue, Platamone Castle 803m W Farm barrier trial dead trk Aug 14. Let-up. Worked home well last start in a race that wasn't run to suit. Likely to settle back and do his best work late. C apable of surprising. PORSCHED (M G Price) 3c By Dehere - Casigris (3:1-0-1): Impressed on debut at Moonee Valley before battling on well for 3/4 len, 1-1/4 len 3rd (57.5) Starspangledban- ner, Tariks 1000m C'field 3yo Hcp dead trk Aug 1. Sent to Sydney and was far from dis- graced in 1-3/4 len 5th (52.0) Kroner, Men- tality 1200m R'hill Premiere Stakes Aug 15. Beaten less than two lengths by three-time G1 winner Mentality last start. Untried over this trip but is a chance if he can repeat last start performance. HEADWAY (P G Moody) 3f By Charge Forward - Chatelaine (6:3-3-0): Beaten for speed early but rattled home down the centre of the track for 2-1/4 len 2nd (54.5) Phelan Ready 1200m R'hill Golden Slipper heavy trk April 4. Resumed in good style with 3/4 len 2nd (57.5) Corsaire 1100m C'field Quezette Stakes dead trk Aug 15. Given time to find her feet last start and hit the line powerfully over the last 200m. Drawn wide but is proven on this track and the 1400m looks ideal. M ust go in. MAGIC MODEL (David Payne) 3f By Choi- sir - Balkan Queen (5:2-0-1): Took a sit and overpowered rivals to post sht 1/2 hd win (57.0) Gigas, Lucky Elmo 1400m R'wick 2yo Hcp heavy trk July 11. Caught wide near the tail and was never a factor in 6 len 10th (54.5) Denman 1300m R'hill Run To The Rose Aug 15. Forced to cover ground from the wide gate last start. Drawn more favourably here but not sure she is up to winning this. MILITARY GAL (J A O'Shea) 3f By Gen- eral Nediym - Bella Moxie (5:2-0-1): Did a good job when racing four wide with the big weight in len 4th (58.0) Schipper 1100m R'hill 2yoF Hcp heavy trk July 18. Didn't have much go her way again during sht nk, 3-1/4 len 3rd (55.5) Gigas, Deer Valley 1200m R'wick 3yoF (75) dead trk Aug 8. Honest filly who has been racing well without luck of late. Right up in class now but wouldn't be shocked if she ran into a place. SWEEPSTAKING (Ms G Heinrich) 3f By Not A Single Doubt - Tennessee Sunrise (4:2-1-1): Caught wide but never gave up in 2 len, 1/2 hd 3rd (57.0) The Mikado, Fear No Other 1200m Grafton 2yo Plate July 16. Flew home late but found one too strong when 1-1/4 len 2nd (54.5) Princess Qualo 1200m D'ben 3yo Hcp Aug 15. Looks to have her fair share of ability but looks tested against some of these. RACE 7 1800m READY TO LIFT (G A Ryan) 6m By More Than Ready - On The Rise (33:9-5-1): Rid- den more positively but found one too strong in 1/2 len 2nd (54.0) Scenic Shot 2400m E Farm Brisbane Cup heavy trk June 6. Slight- ly disappointing when resuming from let-up in 7-3/4 len 9th (59.0) Rangirangdoo 1500m R'hill Hcp Aug 15. Better suited over this trip and drops a kilo in the weights. Improved performance expected. BELLAGIO WYNN (C J Waller) 6g By De- here - Hunting Gal (34:7-7-5): Tightened for room but sprinted home once clear for len 2nd (54.5) Hume 2200m E Farm Tatt's Cup June 20. Vetted after disappointing with 6-1/4 len 8th (55.0) Castle Heights 2350m Grafton Grafton Cup July 16. Dash clear to record 8-1/4 len win Mitchemite, Zabrasive 1030m R'hill barrier trial Aug 21. Let-up . Tr i - alled impressively since his average effort in the Grafton Cup. Capable of his day but nor- mally finds a couple better than him. Each way appeal. ENZEDEX EAGLE (C J Waller) 6g By High Yield - Gay Finale (26:6-4-6): Struggled home for 19-1/2 len 13th (51.5) Ista Kareem 3200m R'wick Sydney Cup slow trk April 25. Rattled home late when resuming in 1-3/4 len, lg hd 3rd (53.5) Rangirangdoo, Cullen Castle 1500m R'hill Hcp Aug 15. Pulled out a big run when resuming last start. No easier here but has a good second-up record and will appreciate the step up in trip. One for the multiples. INDIKATOR (K B Opie) 6g By Sandtrap - Lady Daintree (30:7-3-5): Steamed past his rivals to post 4-1/2 len win (53.5) Our Star Pupil, Strapped For Cash 2170m Tauranga Kiwifruit Cup slow trk June 20. Didn't have much go his way during 3-3/4 len 5th (54.5) Mountain Road 2100m Te Rapa Taumarunui Cup slow trk July 25. Kiwi gelding who has been nominated for The Metropolitan . R ac- ing well on wet tracks in New Zealand of lat e. Good track form isn't as strong. Prefer to see. KETTLEDRUM (David Payne) 5g By O'Reilly - Gypsy Soul (20:3-3-6): Sent for a well earned break after 3-1/2 len 11th (52.0) Divine Rebel 2600m R'wick Chairman's Hcp dead trk April 11. Sent around at big odds and never figured when resuming 4-1/4 len 6th (55.0) Rangirangdoo 1500m R'hill Hcp Aug 15. Normally fires when second-up and loves racing here. Not the roughest. VOICE COACH (C J Waller) 5g By Alhaarth - Drama Class (11:4-4-0): Sat outside the leader and put pay to his rivals for 1-1/4 len win (56.5) Needlebox, Rocket Rod 2000m R'hill (85) slow trk Aug 1. Never in doubt during 2-3/4 len win (53.0) Pacino, Future's Dream 2000m R'wick Hcp slow trk Aug 8. Lightly raced import who looks destined for bigger and better things. Pay to follow. GOD'S HAND (J B Cummings) 6g By Gali- leo - Blessed Be (24:4-3-4): Spelled after battling on in listed company then resuming with 2-1/2 len 5th (55.5) Testimonial 1300m R'wick Hcp heavy trk July 25. Settled back and didn't feature when 6-1/4 len 8th (53.0) Rangirangdoo 1500m R'hill Hcp Aug 15. Nearing his peak now and he has won over this trip. Chance on best form. SYNONYM (G A Ryan) 7g By Orpen - Lady Linguist (29:5-6-6): Settled down last and did his best work late in 5-1/4 len 5th (53.0) Strat's Flyer 1500m R'hill Winter Stakes heavy trk July 18. Race wasn't run to suit when 6-1/4 len 4th (53.0) Strat's Flyer 1500m R'hill Winter C'ship dead trk Aug 1. Kept ticking over this 5-1/2 len 2nd Manhattan Rain 1030m R'hill barrier trial Aug 21. Settled back in a slowly run race last start and passed a couple. Un- beaten over this t/d. Should give this a shake. LE BARON (Ms D Logan) 4g By Golan - Dame Mapperley (11:3-2-3): Spelled af- ter being safely held in the NZ Derby then resuming with 3/4 len, 1/2 len 3rd (58.0) Kool Kid, Moss Keen 1400m Ruakaka (80) dead trk July 31. Showed further improve- ment during 1/2 hd 2nd (54.0) Agamemnon 1600m Te Rapa (90) slow trk Aug 15. Lightly raced Kiwi who is a G2 winner over 2100m. Has been nominated for the Cups and the Cox Plate. Keep an eye on betting. EMPEROR BONAPARTE (David Payne) 4g By Montjeu - Endless Joy (17:2-3-2): Had some trouble getting a crack at them but flew home once clear for 1/2 len win (57.5) Antidotes, Boca Chita 1200m R'wick (81) dead trk Aug 8. Set- tled back and struck trouble again during 1-1/4 len 2nd (56.0) Lodge The Deeds 1600m R'wick (90) Aug 22. Promising young stayer who looks to have come back in good order. Will improve further over this trip. Can measure up. CUCHURITA (M G Price) 4m By Dushyan- tor - Costa Norte (8:1-2-1): Sent to Austral- ian after being beaten less than a length in the G1 1000 Guineas in Chile, then resumed for new stable with 4-1/2 len 4th (54.5) Char- zoo 1400m Sandown-Lakeside 3yoF (72) dead trk July 29. Worked to the lead and bat- tled on for 3-3/4 len 4th (53.0) Even Adam 1600m Sandown-Hillside (78) heavy trk Aug 12. Imported mare who has shown enough in her two Australian runs. Thrown in the deep end here but stable wouldn't have her here to make up the numbers. RACE 8 1100m KRONER (J B Cummings) 5g By Viking Ruler - Monroe Magic (17:7-2-2): Beaten for speed and couldn't finish off when 2-1/2 len 6th (58.5) Teasing 1100m R'hill Mis- sile Stakes dead trk Aug 1. Held up in the straight but flew home once clear for dh win (58.5) Mentality, Phelan Ready 1200m R'hill Premiere Stakes Aug 15. Overcame trouble to score in the Premiere Stakes last star t . Gives weight away to some handy sprinters. Promote if there is any rain around. GOLD TRAIL (G Portelli) 5g By Hussonet - Trail Of Gold (19:5-5-3): Sent for a spell after running career best 1-1/4 len, nk 3rd (51.0) Nicconi, Danleigh 1100m R'wick The Galaxy dead trk April 11. Found the front and booted clear on straightening but condition gave out in len 2nd (58.5) Teasing 1100m R'hill Missile Stakes dead trk Aug 1. Kept ticking over with 4 len win Our Joan Of Arc, Judged 820m W Farm barrier trial dead trk Aug 14. Speedy gelding who will take benefit out of his first-up placing in the Missile. Handles all conditions and all five of his wins have come over this trip. Will take holding out. BLACK PRINCE (Joseph Pride) 5g By Commands - Munum Miss (13:7-2-1): Worked to the lead and gave a good sight when sht nk 2nd (53.0) The Jackal 1100m R'hill Star Kingdom dead trk Mar 21. Thrown in the deep end and was outclassed during 10-3/4 len last (51.5) Nicconi 1100m R'wick The Galaxy dead trk April 11. Prepared for return with sht 1/2 hd win Onemorenomore, Royal Esprit 820m W Farm barrier trial dead trk Aug 14. First-up. First-up specialist who is proven in all conditions and boasts an im- pressive record over this trip. Plenty to like. FIST OF FURY (J A O'Shea) 4h By Hus- sonet - Venticello (5:2-1-0): Couldn't get a crack at them when 3-1/4 len 6th (52.5) Swiss Ace 1100m C'field Oakleigh Plate Feb 21. Was doing his best work late in 2-3/4 len 6th (50.5) Scenic Blast 1200m F'ton New- market Hcp Mar 7. Will take improvement out of 6th More Joyous 800m R'wick barrier trial dead trk Aug 7. First-up. Cl assy entire who didn't have much luck in Melbourne last preparation. Worked well between races last Saturday. M ust go in. FRIDAY CREEK (Anne-Maree Robinson) 7g By Commands - Candles (33:7-8-2): Sent around at big odds but hit the line strongly for 2-3/4 len 4th (53.0) Mount Verde 1200m R'hill The Schweppes heavy trk April 4. Never looked likely during 5-3/4 len 13th (59.0) Danleigh 1400m R'wick All Aged slow trk April 25. First-up. No match in G1 compa- ny last start. Better suited in this grade and is capable of producing a cheeky race when fresh . M ay add some value into the exotics. ROYAL ESPRIT (M, W & J Hawkes) 5h By Bel Esprit - Floribunda (19:5-2-3): Settled back and was just fair in the run home for 4-1/4 len 6th (53.0) Falaise 1200m C'field J R A Stakes Feb 28. Couldn't finish off when 3-3/4 len 6th (53.0) The Jackal 1100m R'hill Star Kingdom dead trk Mar 21. Will strip fit- ter for sht 1/2 hd, 1/2 hd 3rd Black Prince, Onemorenomore 820m W Farm barrier trial dead trk Aug 14. First-up. Wasn't at his best last preparation. Comes to hand quickly and there looks to be good speed here. Should be storming home. MCCLINTOCK (Mark De Montfort) 5g By King Cugat - She's Sweet (15:4-5-2): Heavily backed but was found wanting late when resuming in 4-3/4 len 7th (53.5) Mur- ray's Sun 1200m R'wick Hcp dead trk Aug 8. Worked hard to lead and battled on well behind up and coming sprinter for 2-1/4 len 4th (53.0) Swift Alliance 1200m R'wick Show County Qlt Aug 22. Nearing his peak now and normally fires when racing over this trip. Can run a race at odds. FLUSHING MEADOWS (G A Ryan) 6g By Dyslexia - Packed House (26:6-3-4): Was doing his best work late in 1-1/2 len 4th (58.0) The Take 1100m R'hill (91) heavy trk July 18. Didn't show the same dash in 3-1/4 len 8th (58.5) Teasing 1100m R'hill Missile Stakes dead trk Aug 1. Freshened. Found out in this grade last start but is better suited here under handicap conditions. Not the roughest. MUSTARD (J C McNair) 12g By Vettori - Al- tezza (92:15-11-12): Settled last and never looks a winning hope during 4-1/2 len 10th (59.5) The Take 1100m R'hill (91) heavy trk July 18. Showed some improvement in 4-1/2 len 6th (53.5) Murray's Sun 1200m R'wick Hcp dead trk Aug 8. Experienced gelding who has been racing below his best of lat e. Isn't getting any younger. Prefer others. ALLERVITE (G Portelli) 5g By Choisir - Hit And Run (20:4-2-4): Had his chance during 4-1/4 len 6th (53.0) Kroner 1100m R'wick June Stakes heavy trk June 6. Struggled in the heavy going when 6-3/4 len 8th (53.0) Strat's Flyer 1200m Gosford Takeover Target heavy trk June 24. Will take improvement out of len 2nd Indicted 760m Hawkesbury barrier trial dead trk Aug 10. Let-up. Honest gelding who always gives his best but he looks tested in this grade. AHDASHIM (G A Ryan) 4g By Elusive City - Clinique (10:3-4-0): Put away and boxing on for 1-1/2 len 5th (54.0) Fravashi 1400m R'wick South Pacific slow trk April 18. Fin- ished off well but couldn't reel in leader when 3/4 len 2nd (58.5) Empire Place 1100m R'hill E&G Hcp-86 Aug 15. Strips fitter now and he will appreciate the 5.5kg drop in weight. Capable of figuring in the finish. JEST CREWSIN' (Ms J Bowen) 4g By Brahms - Jester Crew (17:5-3-2): Fresh- ened after being tightened for room during 1-3/4 len 6th (56.0) The Take 1100m R'hill (91) heavy trk July 18. Settled back and didn't finish off when 6-1/4 len 8th (58.0) Em- pire Place 1100m R'hill E&G Hcp-86 Aug 15. Down in the weights but would need a very heavy track to make his presence felt here. RACE 8 1350m BRADFIELD (J P Morrisey) 6g By St. Petersburg - Fiorino (27:5-2-3): Finished off strongly 3-1/2 len 4th (53.0) Black Mor- gan 1400m E Farm C6 July 18. Ran home strongly 1-1/4 len, sht 1/2 hd 3rd (56.0) Chaski, Manoloblahniks 1200m E Farm E&G Rst0 Aug 12. One of the main hopes. BRINGELLY (J P Morrisey) 6g By Towkay - Stranami (18:4-4-2): Caught wide but didn't shirk task sht hd, 2-1/4 len 3rd (58.0) Ginkgo Gold, Mr Heartbreaker 1000m Gold Coast C4 July 30. Ran on well once he got clear after missing start 2 len 2nd (57.0) Baqaba 1350m D'ben E&G Rst0 Aug 15. Will give this a shake. CITIWYSE (P J Fleming) 4h By More Than Ready - Citichy (9:3-3-1): Caught wide and forgive 1-1/2 len 8th (55.5) Jovelon 1110m D'ben E&G C3 July 15. Finished gamely 1-1/2 len win (56.0) Our Nautique, Sam's Gift 1200m E Farm E&G C3 Aug 19. Last start winners dropping in weight should al- ways be respected. FA SLIYEV DANCER (T Bailey) 5m By Fasli- yev - Oamaru Dancer (18:6-2-4): Spelled after 6-3/4 len 8th (57.5) Charvicky 1400m E Farm F&M C6 Plt slow trk April 11. Didn't shirk task but no match 4 len 2nd (56.0) Linear 1200m E Farm F&M Rst0 Aug 12. Right in this. ROY'S LEGACY (B Herne) 8g By Terrific - Come On Angel (51:9-7-7): Resuming for new stable. Followed 2-1/4 len win (74.0) Teppista, Too Much Sun 2000m Balnarring Cup Jan 26 with battling 5-3/4 len 7th (52.5) Abitofado 2040m M Valley Rst0 Feb 6. Never been placed first up. Would prefer to see a lead from the betting ring. ANDROUGE (L J Madden) 6g By Sequalo - Shaylarni (29:5-5-4): Did great job carry- ing the grandstand 1/2 len win (60.5) Gather, Dancing Beni 1400m Beaudesert C5 Aug 1. Led but couldn't go on 3 len 7th (54.0) River Street 1400m Casino Cup Aug 16. Previous form entitles him to another chance. DESERT HAYIL (C Smith) 5g By Hayil - Desert Desire (21:8-1-1): Got saloon pas- sage turn and no excuses 2-3/4 len 4th (51.5) Winmara 1400m E Farm Spec Cond Aug 8. Worked hard three deep (no cover) and was entitled to feel the pinch 4-1/4 len 10th (55.0) Baqaba 1350m D'ben E&G Rst0 Aug 15. Better drawn this time with less weight. Not hopeless. SHUDULE GEE (J P Wallace) 5g By Monash- ee Mountain - Rip Rawing (23:4-4-1): Four deep (no cover) and had no hope 5-3/4 len 10th (50.0) Michelle Cafea 1200m D'ben C6 July 25. Did good job after covering ground 2-1/2 len 5th (55.0) Baqaba 1350m D'ben E&G Rst0 Aug 15. Plagued by bad gates lately and trend has continued here. Each way. COSSACK COURT (D P Smith) 5g By Fasliyev - Court House Lane (14:4-2- 3): Fought on well 2 len, len 3rd (55.5) Mr Vincent, Bab Al Shams 1300m Randwick- Kensington Rst0 dead trk Aug 5. Led and wouldn't give in after being under siege for most of straight with big weight nk win (58.5) Forever Grateful, Jacala 1500m Hawkesbury (71) Aug 20. Weight drop and Pengelly book- ing in his favour. Will go close. DANE MERCHANT (D J Hansen) 5g By Great Dane - Star Merchant (18:5-4-3): Tried hard with big weight 1-1/2 len 2nd (58.0) Hedz 1300m Townsville C5 July 4 then 2-1/2 len 4th (57.0) Crystal Moss 1200m Townsville C6 Plt Aug 4. Bit tougher here but worth including in multiples. BERNARDO (B R Guy) 6g By Bellotto - Serenely (27:4-5-8): Ran on well 3/4 len 2nd (54.5) Teddy Bare 1400m E Farm C5 July 29. Never likely after missing start 4-3/4 len 11th (56.0) Baqaba 1350m D'ben E&G Rst0 Aug 15. Capable of better. HAVAYARN (A E Bailey) 5g By Lujain - Quick Nap (16:3-3-0): Caught wide and spelled after 4-1/2 len 8th (55.5) Hume 1615m D'ben C5 dead trk Mar 18. Excel- lent first up lg nk 2nd (55.0) Telesto War- rior 1350m D'ben E&G C4 Aug 5. Bound to make his presence felt again. READY TO RISE (Jason McLachlan) 4g By More Than Ready - Dawn To Dusk (15:4-1- 1): Battling 2-1/2 len 7th (54.5) Jazz Heart 1600m E Farm 3yo July 18. Hit line strongly 2 len, nk 3rd (55.5) Baqaba, Bringelly 1350m D'ben E&G Rst0 Aug 15. That was terrific pointer for this. SHIFTEMAN (B W Brown) 6g By Canadian Silver - My Bonnie Lass (20:4-2-3): Box seated and no excuses 5-3/4 len 8th (54.5) Deception Bay 1630m D'ben Rst0 Hcp Aug 1. Didn't do much 9-1/2 len last (55.5) Baqaba 1350m D'ben E&G Rst0 Aug 15. Back on track 1/2 nk win Roman Squire, Plenty Of Practise 1060m D'ben barrier trial Aug 25. Better signs in trial. One more chance from perfect draw. ALL STELLAR (J H Hearne) 6m By Lion Hunter - Allure Nova (35:7-4-3): Blew start and didn't have much luck 1/2 nk, len 3rd (52.5) Sequallan, Pat Attack 1000m Toow- oomba Cushion Open Aug 1. Showed pace but didn't finish it off 3-3/4 len 5th (50.5) Slugsbrothernugget 1200m E Farm C5 Aug 19. Won only start this track but looks a risk at trip on last effort. BEAUTIFUL (B J Smith) 5m By Monashee Mountain - Raise A Girl (6:1-1-2): Spelled after unlucky 4-3/4 len 5th (53.0) Fuhrnatic 1350m D'ben F&M Rst0 Dec 27. Got saloon passage turn but couldn't capitalise first up 4 len, 1/2 len 3rd (53.0) Linear, Fasliyev Dancer 1200m E Farm F&M Rst0 Aug 12. Lack of race fitness may have been a factor last time and won second up last prep. Worth another chance. JUSTIN CASE (K M Schweida) 6g By Jus- tice Prevails - Lantana (15:2-3-2): Resum- ing. Ran home gamely 1-1/4 len win (53.0) Spin Zero, Latin Idol 1800m E Farm C4 slow trk Nov 26. Didn't have much luck 1-3/4 len 4th (53.0) Beartracker 2100m E Farm Rst0 Hcp Dec 13 prior to spell. Runner-up when resuming last prep. Worth including in multi- ples and likely to be big odds. DELL AMBY (R L Heathcote) 7m By Pic- colo - Tiera Lea (47:4-7-5): Three deep (no cover) and felt the pinch 6-3/4 len 11th (51.0) Deception Bay 1630m D'ben Rst0 Hcp Aug 1. R an home gamely from last 1-1/4 len, 1/2 nk 3rd (53.0) Kryptelon, Perri Lou 1350m D'ben F&M Rst0 Aug 15. Value hope. BEAUTIFUL DAY (Steven O'Dea) 6g By Rubiton - Peach Tree Road (17:2-3-4): Made up ground 1-3/4 len 4th (53.5) Bay Window 1500m R'hill (81) slow trk July 4. Given let-up and sent north after 1-3/4 len 2nd (57.0) Carnegies Cruzin 1900m C'bury (71) heavy trk July 15. Fitter for 6th Femina Fashion 1060m D'ben barrier trial C2 Aug 25. Has tidy fresh record. Keep an eye on betting. SPILT MILK (G Currie) 5g By Over - Cry- ing (25:4-4-3): Followed 2 len, 1/2 len 3rd (60.5) Craiglea Convict, Bigger Than 1200m Tambo C3 Plt Aug 8 with 4 len 4th (55.0) Littleboyboo 1200m Cunnamulla C4 Aug 15. That's not much of a recommendation for this. Rosehill Gardens form continued Doomben form continued Morphettville form continued RACE 8 continued STREET SINGER (D J Clarken) 4g By Mossman - Catshaan (8:2-3-1): Set solid pace and ran them ragged 2-3/4 len win (53.0) Million Bucks, Admiral's Watch 1400m Morphettville Parks (75) slow trk Aug 1. Only run down late after leading lg nk 2nd (54.5) Jutland 1250m Morphettville Parks (86) Aug 22. Should make his presence felt. JEUNEALISTIC (K M Sweeney) 5g By Jeune - Classy Looker (26:5-5-1): Fair 3-1/4 len 5th (57.0) Planet Ice 1400m Morphettville Parks Hcp (75) dead trk June 27. Didn't handle going 15-1/4 len 9th (58.5) Barter Time 1400m Mor- phettville Parks (75) heavy trk July 15 before let- up. Prefer to see a lead from the betting ring. MOGGADEN (Lloyd Kennewell) 5g By E Dubai - Ettu Blu (18:2-6-2): Just fair 3-3/4 len 5th (53.0) Changing Eyes 1200m M'ville (91) dead trk July 25. Hit line much better 1/2 len 2nd (53.0) Borat 1406m Murray Bridge (81) dead trk Aug 12. Placed all five starts this trip. Last run keeps him in contention. MAHANGA (K M Sweeney) 5g By Beauti- ful Crown - Fantasies (37:5-4-1): Followed 19-3/4 len 11th (58.0) Marco Lago 1600m Fannie Bay (76) July 15 with 9-1/4 len 10th (57.0) Fresh Tell 1300m Fannie Bay (76) July 29. Form prior to heading to NT was respect- able. Improved showing wouldn't shock. ELVIS ON TOUR (A Kalivas) 5h By Aris- totle - Angel Hunter (4:1-1-1): Ran home gamely after missing start lg nk, 1/2 len 3rd (55.0) Cover Charge, Jewel Passport 1250m Morphettville Parks C1 dead trk Aug 5. Never in it 4-1/2 len 8th (51.5) Jutland 1250m Mor- phettville Parks (86) Aug 22. Better than that. GIFT OF KNOWLEDGE (Simon Casey) 5g By Knowledge - Doutole (17:3-0-5): Came from last after missing start 5-1/4 len 4th (53.0) Street Singer 1400m Morphettville Parks (75) slow trk Aug 1. Romped home 2-3/4 len win (57.5) Copper Arch, Kitty Up 1405m Balaklava (62) Aug 6. Handles the wet and plenty to like about last effort. IVANDRAGO (Andrew Noblet) 6g By Fasliyev - Rockellen (24:4-1-3): Spelled af- ter 3-3/4 len last (53.5) Norse Code 1780m Stony Creek (78) dead trk Jan 3. Reason- able first up 6 len 6th (55.0) Conique 1200m M'ville (75) dead trk Aug 8. Freshened up and in shrewd yard. Not the worst. RACE 9 1400m HOLY GUACAMOLEY (J F Macmillan) 5m By Blevic - Soft (25:6-2-2): Three deep (no cover) and had too much weight when re- suming 5-1/2 len 5th (58.0) Fantastic Dream 1250m Morphettville Parks F&M (94) slow trk Aug 1. Copped bump 200m but wasn't in con- tention 6-3/4 len last (56.5) Jaalippy 1200m M'ville Mares Aug 15. Has lethal record this trip and in the wet. Ready to improve. RANGERAJA (K & H Frew) 5m By De- varaja - Grandime (27:6-3-4): Spelled after 10-1/2 len 9th (56.5) Lady Avacan 2000m Naracoorte Cup Feb 8. Caught on limb back in field and never threatened first up 4-1/4 len 8th (56.0) Jaalippy 1200m M'ville Mares Aug 15. Ran well this trip second up last prep. Look for better showing. DO THE DASH (L Macdonald & A Gluyas) 4m By Dash For Cash - Dolandra (11:3- 2-1): Fought on fairly 2-3/4 len 2nd (55.0) Fantastic Dream 1250m Morphettville Parks F&M (94) slow trk Aug 1. Charged home late but missed the boat 1-3/4 len 4th (54.5) Jaal- ippy 1200m M'ville Mares Aug 15. Just hor- rible to watch what unfolded last time. Can make amends. FANTASTIC DREAM (R R Jolly) 6m By Fantastic Light - Sogno (24:3-4-5): Surged clear to land good bets 2-3/4 len win (50.0) Do The Dash, Fasadina 1250m Morphettville Parks F&M (94) slow trk Aug 1. Should have done a bit more 5 len 10th (54.5) Jaalippy 1200m M'ville Mares Aug 15. Unbeaten here and may have found it a bit firm last time. Look for better showing. BOAT QUAY (D A Hayes) 5m By Belong To Me - Speedy Bell (13:3-0-3): Made up ground against pattern len 5th (53.5) Moon- dancing 1200m Sandown-Lakeside F&M (82) dead trk July 29. Saved ground turn scraping paint and fought on well lg nk, 1-1/4 len 3rd (53.0) Jaalippy, Silent Sophia 1200m M'ville Mares Aug 15. Right in this. CALL TO MIND (K M Sweeney) 7m By Centre Stalls - Recollection (49:6-7-10): Made up ground 1-1/2 len, lg hd 3rd (53.0) Steel My Heart, Needlebox 1600m M'ville Open slow trk July 11. Poor 5-3/4 len last (53.0) Silvercitymiss 1600m M'ville (91) dead trk July 25. Freshened up. E ach way. LADY ROCK (P G Moody) 4m By Rock Of Gibraltar - Detail (6:1-1-1): Put away after tiring 8-3/4 len 9th (54.0) Swooper 1600m M Valley F&M (89) Mar 27. Bit unlucky when resuming 2-1/4 len 4th (54.5) Sweet Svengali 1200m Sandown-Lakeside Mares (82) slow trk Aug 16. That was terrific pointer for this. THE LONG ROAD (Jon O'Connor) 4m By Blevic - Regal Jezebel (14:2-4-4): Un- leashed devastating finish first up 3 len win (57.0) Happy Ha Ha, Olvarez 1100m M'ville 3yo Rsto dead trk July 23. Didn't shirk task 5 len, sht 1/2 hd 3rd (56.0) Conique, Jutland 1200m M'ville (75) dead trk Aug 8. Will give this a shake. CALM CUSTOMER (M S Minervini) 4m By Pentire - Calm Courage (16:1-2-4): Ran the race of her life 3-1/4 len, sht hd 3rd (53.0) Princess Pulse, Bronislava 1800m M'ville Auraria Stks slow trk May 2 prior to spell. Never likely when resuming 4-3/4 len 9th (53.0) Jaalippy 1200m M'ville Mares Aug 15. Might do better this trip. CALL CENTRE (K M Sweeney) 5m By Urgent Request - Lois Emily (34:5-3-4): Fought on well 1-1/4 len 2nd (56.0) Oakbank Heights 1250m Morphettville Parks (75) heavy trk July 15. Checked turn and never recovered 7-1/2 len 9th (56.0) Conique 1200m M'ville (75) dead trk Aug 8. Likes this track and proven in wet going. Improved showing on the cards. MIO MIO (R R Jolly) 5m By Danehill Danc- er - Lauriston Lass (24:2-2-3): Tried hard sht nk 2nd (51.5) Blevola Miss 1400m Mor- phettville Parks F&M C3 dead trk Aug 5 then 4-1/2 len 6th (58.0) Ellie Mae Cee 1200m Strathalbyn 1200m F&M C2 dead trk Aug 26. Capable of better. SCENT OF RAIN (M C Clark) 4m By Fox- hound - Full Gauge (7:0-3-3): Went down narrowly from wide gate nk 2nd (55.0) Eas- ton 1200m Donald 3yo Mdn dead trk July 25. Solid 1/2 nk, 1-1/4 len 3rd (56.0) Slippery Madam, Du Martray 1200m Swan Hill Mdn dead trk Aug 10. Knocking on the door but this looks a lot tougher. Place preferred. BOSSA NOVA BELLA (Michael Hillier) 7m By Staaraq - Star Force (9:1-1-0): Back from let-up with 7-1/2 len 11th (53.0) Gift Of Knowledge 1405m Balaklava (62) Aug 6. Poor 8-3/4 len 8th (53.0) Prince Of Athlone 1400m Port Augusta (64) Aug 20. That's not much of a recommendation for this.
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