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Herald Sun Form Guide : October 9th 2009
62 Herald Sun, Friday, October 9, 2009 heraldsun.com.au + + + + FB123 C M Y K DHS 9-OCT-2009 PAGE 62 FIRST RACING TODAY RACE 3 continued CHACA BUCO (M G Price) 3c (2:0-1-0): 1-1/4 len 2nd 57 Gauteng 57 1200m Morn- ington 2yo Mdn heavy trk May 12. 12-3/4 len 9th 57 Yes Sir Yes Sir 57 1200m Seymour 3yo C&G Mdn Sept 17. SHARVEE (M D Moroney) 3g (2:0-0-0): 8-1/2 len Last 57 Shamoline Warrior 57 1200m Sale 2yo Mdn dead trk April 30. 1-3/4 len 4th 57 Raikkonen 57 1200m Warrackna- beal 3yo Mdn slow trk Sept 21. MAGIC MAMBO (G L Connell) 3f (2:0-0-1): 9-1/4 len 9th 55 Smooth Coupez 51 1300m Wodonga 3yo Mdn dead trk Sept 6. len 2-3/4 len 3rd 55 Exceed Us 52, Princess Rage 52 1300m Wangaratta 3yo Mdn heavy trk Sept 26. (Slowly away.) RACE 4 1400m AY AL (J E Ledger) 4h (4:0-1-0): 6-1/2 len 6th 57 Morethanafeeling 57 1400m Wo- donga 3yo Mdn Plate dead trk May 2. (Hung out during race.) 4-3/4 len 4th 58 Palm- ero Prince 55 1000m Wangaratta 3yo+ Mdn heavy trk Sept 26. BRIDGEPORT (S Aldridge) 4g (2:0-0-0): 26-1/4 len Last 57.5 Substitute 58 1200m Wodonga 2yo+ Mdn dead trk April 11. 9-1/4 len 13th 58 Palmero Prince 55 1000m Wangaratta 3yo+ Mdn heavy trk Sept 26. (Jumped awkwardly.) CHANCERY FLAME (R Bodsworth) 4g (10:0-1-0): 12-1/2 len 8th 56.5 Golden En- chantress 56 1980m Tatura 3yo+ Mdn heavy trk Dec 14. 7 len 9th 58 Leica Conquistador 58 1400m Albury Mdn Plate heavy trk Sept 28. IRON RED (L J Corstens) 4g (7:0-1-0): 12- 1/2 len 9th 55.5 Berlioz 55.5 2800m F'ton V.R.C. St Leger April 25. 18-1/4 len 12th 58 Hillbilly Cat 58 2000m Seymour 3yo+ Mdn May 10. 6th. Cassini Contest 1190m 1:14.7 Cranbourne Barrier Trial slow trk Oct 5. ROAD NOISE (T D Kelly) 4g (3:0-0-0): 9 len 11th 55.5 Poco Gusto 55 1600m Ballarat 3yo Mdn dead trk Oct 8. 18-1/4 len 7th 57 Infini- tyandbeyond 57 1400m Warrnambool 3yo Mdn dead trk Oct 20. (Tightened for room.) 3-1/2 len win Trehare, Justakid 1200m 1:14.5 Echuca Barrier Trial dead trk Sept 23. DO IT FOR ME (N E Loy) 4m (5:0-0-0): 7-3/4 len 10th 55 Ease Louise 59 1000m Wagga F&M Hcp (57) Sept 21. 2-3/4 len 8th 53 Zar Express 58 1175m Albury 4yo+ Mdn heavy trk Sept 28. HUMILITON (D C Harrison) 4m (6:0-0-0): 7-3/4 len 5th 57 Status Symbol 57 1200m Mornington 3yo F Mdn Plate dead trk April 12. 8 len 10th 56 Alnwick 56 1303m Gee- long 3yo+ Mdn slow trk Sept 25. (Saddle slipped.) NEEDSOMCOMPANY (E Jusufovic) 4m: First Start. By Rubiton - Gold Song. 7th. Ol- ympic Win 990m 1:01.9 Cranbourne Barrier Tr i al heavy trk Sept 21. SUGAR MOUNTAIN (D J Beriman) 4m (3:0-0-0): 15 len 8th 55.5 Carnegie Dan 57.5 1612m Seymour 2yo+ Mdn heavy trk April 28. 15-3/4 len 8th 57 Common Ground 57 1600m Benalla 2yo+ F&M Mdn May 11. (Slowly away.) Last. Ready Zuca 1100m 1:06.0 Tatura Barrier Trial dead trk Sept 9. THE TRIFLER (D J Heywood) 4m: First Start. By Rubiton - Flirty Bird. 11-3/4 len 4th. Street Ride 1000m 57.9 Wagga Barrier Trial Oct 3. REGULAR AUSSIE (M M Hartney) 3g (1:0- 0-1): 1-1/2 len 1/2 len 3rd 56 Cabarita Point 56, Canadian Kimi 56 1175m Albury 3yo Ctry Plate heavy trk Sept 28. BEEDEEO (M G Price) 3f: First Start. By Fast- net Rock - Dupion. 8th. Willysfilly 800m 47.5 Cranbourne Barrier Trial heavy trk Sept 21. ON LOOKS ALONE (N J Dyer) 3f: First Start. By Delzao - Emissarea. 4th. Road Noise 1200m 1:14.5 Echuca Barrier Trial dead trk Sept 23. RACE 5 2010m CLANGER COUNT (Lee & Shannon Hope) 4g (10:0-0-1): 8-1/4 len 5th 58 Iquit 55.5 1624m Echuca 3yo+ Mdn dead trk Sept 19. 3-3/4 len 6th 58 Snowy On The Tram 58 1875m Kyneton 3yo+ Mdn dead trk Oct 2. LITTLE BIG MAN (T D Kelly) 4g (11:0-2-2): 7 len 2nd 58 Eightways 58 2200m Ballarat 3yo+ Mdn heavy trk Sept 10. 1/2 hd 4 len 3rd 50 Woodcutter 59, Eightways 59 2000m Ballarat Hcp (C1) slow trk Sept 20. OUR BILL (G Dalziel) 5g (6:0-0-0): 9-1/2 len 10th 58 The Red Emperor 58 1300m Bendigo 3yo+ Mdn Sept 13. 7-1/2 len 7th 58 Bellaafonte 54 1770m Pakenham 3yo+ Mdn heavy trk Sept 29. OUR GOLD BULLION (M G Price) 4g (5:0-1-0): 3-1/4 len 5th 56.5 Slacksmith 58 1607m Kilmore 3yo+ Mdn heavy trk Sept 4. 1-3/4 len 2nd 58 Linton Street 58 2010m Wangaratta 3yo+ Mdn heavy trk Sept 26. HIGH FIVES (Ms E Aalbers) 5m (9:0-0-3): 7-3/4 len 9th 53.5 Kardinia Belle 56 1590m Wodonga 3yo+ Mdn dead trk Sept 6. (Hung out during race.) 3/4 len 5th 56 Cosmic Fury 58 1600m Wagga Mdn Plate Sept 21. (Struck interference at start.) LOUBOUTIN (Matthew Leek) 4m (3:0-1- 0): 2 len 2nd 57 Endofthetunnel 57 1750m Pakenham 3yo+ F&M Mdn dead trk Sept 14. (Disappointed for a run.) 2-1/4 len 4th 56 Bellaafonte 54 1770m Pakenham 3yo+ Mdn heavy trk Sept 29. (Struck interference near turn.) SPECIAL BOUQUET (Ms L Smith) 4m (12:0-2-1): 2-3/4 len 5th 56 Global Con- queror 58 2000m Seymour 3yo+ Mdn dead trk Sept 17. 5-3/4 len 4th 56 Linton Street 58 2010m Wangaratta 3yo+ Mdn heavy trk Sept 26. STARLET O'HARA (P G Carey) 4m (14:0- 1-3): len 2nd 56 Impartial 58 1457m Kilmore 3yo+ Mdn heavy trk Sept 4. 6-1/4 len 4th 57 Endofthetunnel 57 1750m Pakenham 3yo+ F&M Mdn dead trk Sept 14. TIAMO (V T Nolen) 5m (7:0-1-1): 4-1/4 len 5th 57 Verona Bleu 58 1300m Jerilderie Mdn Sept 12. 1/2 len 4th 56 Cosmic Fury 58 1600m Wagga Mdn Plate Sept 21. FUTONIC (K A Davison) 3g (6:0-0-1): 1/2 hd 1/2 nk 3rd 55.5 Cosmic Fury 58, Real Thing 58 1600m Wagga Mdn Plate Sept 21. (Hung in during race.) 4-3/4 len 6th 55.5 Leica Conquistador 58 1400m Albury Mdn Plate heavy trk Sept 28. UNBENDABLE (M D Moroney) 3g (2:0- 0-0): 15 len 10th 55.5 Whitewater Fury 56 1309m Seymour 3yo+ Mdn slow trk Sept 3. 8-3/4 len 6th 55.5 Iquit 55.5 1624m Echuca 3yo+ Mdn dead trk Sept 19. RACE 6 2010m AMENOPHIS (R A Freyer) 6g By Desert King - Courtly Qualms (12:2-0-4): Third to turn and ran on best to score sht nk win (56.0) Grey Mist, Superior Ned 2050m Wodonga (62) dead trk Sept 6, before fav. and always handy but struggled in straight when 3-3/4 len 5th (58.5) Edged Out 2132m Echuca (62) dead trk Sept 19. Di sappointing last time but rates well on previous two at the distance. JUMPIN JACK CASH (Patrick Payne) 4g By Dash For Cash - Black Sari (6:1-2-1): Started odds-on when trailed small field to the turn but ran on only fairly for 3 len, 3/4 len 3rd (68.0) Queen Of Cities, Shivers Regal 1700m Warrnambool Mdn Hwt heavy trk Sept 1, then overcame slow start to score 2 len win (58.0) Roll Under, Zarandastar 2000m Warrackna- beal Mdn dead trk Sept 21. Harder here but has been consistent to date and improving with racing. Must be considered. GLOBAL CONQUEROR (M S Hibbs) 4g By Stravinsky - Privilege (10:1-0-2): Raced on the pace to turn then finished well to score 1/2 hd win (58.0) Salsa Seer, Holdfast Bay 2000m Seymour Mdn dead trk Sept 17, then had support but turned in a shocker when 19 len 12th (58.0) Eightways 2200m Ballarat (62) dead trk Oct 1. Shows some staying promise but hard to ignore last start. GREY MIST (Ms A Macpherson) 5m By Bu- reaucracy - Fleet Forward (15:1-3-3): Beat- en fav. three in a row before led to the turn and held on well for sht nk 2nd (56.5) Amenophis 2050m Wodonga (62) dead trk Sept 6, then overcame slow start for handy 1-1/2 len, 3-1/4 len 3rd (54.5) Toy Master, Borgy Babe 1600m Wangaratta (68) heavy trk Sept 26. Very con- sistent but proving costly to follow. Must still be considered among the main chances. MONEY ROAD (R G Bell) 6g By Raise A Grand - Take To The Hills (31:3-3-4): Settled well back then ran on well from the turn when 1-3/4 len 5th (54.5) Rubiquin 2000m Seymour (68) slow trk Sept 17, before struggled with 6 len 11th (57.5) Eightways 2200m Ballarat (62) dead trk Oct 1. Struggling for form since Mdn win over this course on hvy trk in May `08. MR CASUAL (P Donnelly) 6g By Galileo - Wake Up Sam (26:1-2-2): Outclassed when always well back in 21-1/2 len last (51.0) Juan Carlos 3100m Sandown-Lakeside (89) dead trk July 29, then given a let-up before 3-1/2 len 5th (50.0) Quarton 1600m Albury (67) heavy trk Sept 28. One pacer who runs the occasional handy race. Rough claims. PORTLAND WARRIOR (M J King) 8g By Portland Pirate - Muklyrric (39:5-2-3): Beat a weak lot over 2260m (67) at Berrigan before led to turn for 2-1/2 len 4th (54.5) Em- mooki Street 1950m Yarra Glen (68) dead trk Sept 12, then knocked up badly in closing stages last time when 10-1/4 len last (55.0) Naval Escort 2206m Geelong (68) dead trk Sept 25. Prefer others. THE HUNGRY MILE (G R Hicks) 8g By North Reef - Wirlene (35:3-2-4): Hung out during race and well beaten in 23-1/2 len last (59.0) Wunderland 1720m Geelong (62) slow trk Aug 14, before given a let-up but no better when resumed with 11-1/2 len last (55.0) Elegance Dragon 1600m Ballarat (68) dead trk Oct 1. Lost all form four starts over 2306m (68) win at Benalla Sept. `08. PARIS COMMUNE (Ms R Smith) 4g By French Deputy - Tristram Star (13:1-0-1): Struggled at three starts from spell. Always well back when 7-1/2 len 7th (57.5) Green Rises 1457m Kilmore (62) heavy trk Sept 4, before slight improvement for 5-1/4 len 7th (57.0) Savlate 1800m Warracknabeal (62) dead trk Sept 21. Unplaced eight starts after Pakenham 1770m Mdn win Oct. `08. BALLYBOE (M J Mehegan) 6g By Air De France - Tara Mist (28:1-3-4): Second-up from spell when slowly away in moderate 4-1/4 len 6th (56.0) Panis Angelicus 1600m Wagga (62) Sept 7, then made mid-race move to lead on turn but faded in straight for 2-1/4 len, 1-1/4 len 3rd (56.0) Edged Out, Lazy Dynamite 2132m Echuca (62) dead trk Sept 19. Strike rate is a major concern. CAPTAIN THUNDABOLT (Matthew Leek) 6g By Thunder Gulch - Venere (36:1-4-1): Ran on smartly for handy 2 len 2nd (50.5) Sir Tr i staclang 2025m Cranbourne (62) heavy trk Aug 22, before struck interference near 200m. in 4-1/2 len 7th (55.0) Rays Bounty 2400m Pakenham (62) dead trk Sept 14. Placed two of five at the distance but another with a woeful strike rate. RACE 7 1300m DABERO'S JAG (B R Barry) 5g By Delago Brom - Mo Mon Tai (30:4-5-3): Started fav. when handy 3/4 len win (54.0) Inglewood Doc, Old Songs 1800m Kerang Kerang Cup April 11, then sent for a spell after always well back in 8-1/4 len 11th (55.5) Hip Hop Dancer 1700m Sandown-Hillside (82) April 22. Fitter for 4-1/2 len 2nd Millbank 1000m Bendigo barrier trial C3 slow trk Aug 21. Has won over the distance but that was while ago and has been unplaced four previous first up runs. SNOW PATROL (M D Moroney) 5g By Dia- mond Express - Fair Fly (22:3-2-3): Handy placing over 1100m (78) at Ballarat before never threatened in 5-1/4 len 11th (55.5) What's The Mail 1200m Sandown-Lakeside (82) slow trk June 24, then sent for a spell af- ter always well back in 6-3/4 len 12th (53.5) Te st Edition 1400m Bendigo (89) slow trk July 8. Smart winner over 1600m at Ballarat in Feb. and has been placed two of three first up. H as some claims. FERMINO COURAGE (Ms E Haworth) 8g By Proven Valour - Hoocheroo (57:8-6- 7): Ran on well for handy 3/4 len 2nd (58.0) Sweet Talking Guy 1200m Yarra Glen (72) dead trk Sept 12, then passed a few tired horses in straight when 3-1/4 len, 1-1/2 len 3rd (55.5) Castagnola, Solista 1200m Bal- larat (78) slow trk Sept 20. Placed three of six since 1200m (68) win on hvy trk at Cran- bourne in July. Best form has been on wet tracks. GENERAL MACKJOSH (Gary Sherer) 8g By Perugino - Miss Alera (61:7-3-15): Checked near 100m. when tiring in 2-3/4 len 6th (56.0) Jeune's Glory 2010m Wangaratta (78) dead trk April 5, then resumed with poor 9-3/4 len 6th (54.0) Hillbilly Dancer 1175m Albury Open Hcp heavy trk Sept 28. Win- ner here but best form has been over more ground. Rough chance. SHIP IN THE NIGHT (M W Young) 5g By Desert Prince - Gliding Light (7:3-0-1): Sent for spell after being checked near 400m. in 3-3/4 len 8th (57.5) July 2200m Hamilton (68) dead trk Mar 30, then checked early on when resumed but still good enough to score 1-1/4 len win (53.5) Sky Devil, Spir- ited Halo 1340m Geelong (78) dead trk Sept 11. Lightly raced and has been freshened up again. Hard to beat. GOGGLES (Patrick Payne) 4h By Delago Brom - Snowspi (6:3-1-0): Ran on smartly when resumed with 1/2 len win (59.0) Insur- mountable, Itizi 1100m Horsham (62) dead trk Aug 21, then came from midfield on turn for impressive 1-1/4 len win (56.0) Kert, Red- wood Park 1200m Warracknabeal (72) dead trk Sept 21. Started fav. l ast four starts so they obviously have a good opinion of him. Strong claims. RED RIVIERA (T D Kelly) 8g By Redding - Miss Riviera (35:5-3-4): Raced midfield to turn and failed to make ground when 4-1/4 len 5th (54.5) Oak Heart 2350m Warrnam- bool (78) dead trk May 5, then sent for a spell but slowly away and never threatened when resumed with 20-1/4 len last (58.0) Octavanus 1303m Geelong (72) heavy trk Sept 25. Winner here but prefers it longer and barrier no help. Could run into a place. TESTA ROCKETA (M S Hibbs) 5g By Testa Rossa - Shattered Love (14:3-2-3): Sent for spell after poor 34-1/2 len last (55.0) Sadalbari 1500m Mornington (78) heavy trk Mar 15, then backed to fav. but only strug- gled when resumed with 4-1/2 len 9th (57.5) Navmann 1200m M'ville (75) Sept 19. Di s- appointing last time but won three straight around this distance early in the year. Expect a sharp improvement. TUBE (D J Williams) 5g By Hemingway - Spouting (18:4-1-2): Ran on well to score over 1200m (62) at Mildura before made some ground for hd, lg nk 3rd (59.0) No Push Over, Blevic Bay 1350m Donald (68) dead trk Aug 30, then always handy and too strong at the end when scoring impressive 3-1/2 len win (56.0) Sieger Sieger, Bally- goran 1350m Donald (72) slow trk Sept 18. To ugher here but racing in top form. Should be prominent. FUND US KEEP US (Ms S Glass) 5g By Archway - Barravore Miss (14:3-3-3): Won three of last six starts. Always handy for 2-1/4 len 2nd (57.0) Paramytha 1400m Wodonga (68) dead trk Sept 6, then fourth to turn and ran on well for len win (57.0) Brave Mukky, Sayah 1600m Seymour (68) dead trk Sept 17. Should be prominent throughout. JOHADINA (J G Symons & S Laxon) 4g By Johannesburg - Aradina (12:2-4-1): Handy efforts in three Moonee Valley starts Dec./Jan. including 1519m (C1) win before spelled after 7-1/2 len 6th (58.0) Arondight 1600m M Valley 3yo (72) Jan 23. Won Tatura barrier trial before resumed with 9 len, 1-1/4 len 3rd (52.0) Spirited Halo, Firetime 1400m Wangaratta (78) heavy trk Sept 26. Look for a sharp improvement. SPANISH KING (Carey Ward) 6g By King Cu- gat - Sprinkler (21:4-4-1): Freshened up be- fore always handy in lg nk win (56.0) Mokobae- si Miss, Hunter Spirit 1200m Wodonga (72) slow trk Sept 6, then disappointing when 5-1/2 len 7th (57.5) Lights On 1200m Ballarat (72) dead trk Oct 1. Draw makes it tough. BE MINE (S Aldridge) 5m By Belong To Me - Bellataine (15:4-1-3): Sent for a let- up after 15-3/4 len 9th (55.5) Spartan Idol 1200m Wagga (77) heavy trk July 6, then slowly away when resumed with 1-1/2 len, 1/2 hd 3rd (57.0) Asquick Aszariz, Bee Stinger 1200m Wagga (72) Sept 21. Sand- own 1400m winner in Dec. Expect improve- ment on last couple. SIR EXCELLENCE (L J Corstens) 3g By Exceed And Excel - Night Chaser (4:2- 0-0): Started fav. for easy Mdn win over 1200m at Echuca at second start before jumped awkwardly and struck interference near 800m. when 6-3/4 len 7th (54.5) Star Scream 1500m M Valley 3yo Hcp Sept 12, then handled conditions best when scoring 4 len win (56.0) Spinning Master, Philistine 1170m Wangaratta (62) heavy trk Sept 26. Must be considered on country wins. WARRIOR MAN (S P Nichols) 7h By Red Ransom - Rose O' War (16:2-2-1): Jumped awkwardly and disappointed for a run at a vi- tal stage when 3/4 len 4th (54.5) Old Mates Act 1600m Bendigo C2 dead trk May 8, then sent for a spell after pulled hard during race in 2-1/2 len 4th (51.5) Bangerang Quikpic 2100m Sandown-Lakeside (82) dead trk May 13. Fit- ter for 4th Olympic Win 990m Cranbourne barrier trial C2 heavy trk Sept 21. Races well fresh but will need luck from this draw. ROYAL DRAW (B O Cox) 6m By Val Royal - Miss Draw (25:2-4-4): Jumped awkwardly when resumed with moderate 4-1/4 len 4th (52.5) Paramytha 1400m Wodonga (68) dead trk Sept 6, then midfield to turn but failed to run on when 4-1/2 len 8th (54.0) Aa- nadel Star 1416m Echuca (68) dead trk Sept 19. Fitter for last two but place looks best. RUMBLE KING (Jodie Bohr) 5g By King's Best - Rumble (20:3-3-2): Hung in during race when moderate 3-1/2 len 5th (53.0) Scratchakat 1200m Wagga C2 Sept 7, then fresh when scored 1/2 len win (53.5) Deeper Water, Alpha Proxima 1175m Albury (62) heavy trk Sept 28. Beat a weak lot last time. Wet track would help chances. SURFCOAST RACER (B O Cox) 4g By Racer's Edge - Lady Meryl (14:1-3-0): Never a chance when 9-3/4 len 7th (53.0) Harvard Bells 1612m Seymour (72) heavy trk April 28, then struggled when resumed with 9-1/2 len last (54.0) Asquick Aszariz 1200m Wagga (72) Sept 21. Prefer others. RACE 8 1600m CAPTAIN HOOKER (G R Hicks) 6g By With Class - Ms. Vizeg (21:3-3-1): Resumed with last over 1200m at Echuca before 10-3/4 len last (57.0) Whitewater Fury 1400m Bendigo (68) Sept 13, then sharp improvement last time when second to turn and held on well for 1-3/4 len 4th (57.5) Bullseye Wade 1500m Ballarat (62) slow trk Sept 20. Back to his favourite distance. Should go well. COPPALROSSA (M J Mehegan) 5g By Air De France - Tara Mist (16:1-4-1): Finally broke through when resumed from a let-up with 1/2 len win (58.0) Warrant, La Chance Finale 1400m Wodonga Mdn dead trk Sept 6, then led to the turn but faded last time when 5-1/4 len 5th (55.0) Toy Master 1600m Wangaratta (68) heavy trk Sept 26. This is not much better than maiden class. Go well. READY ZUCA (G R Aldridge) 4g By More Than Ready - Nazzuca (8:1-1-0): Handy Mdn winner over 1618m at Echuca before spell. Made a little ground when resumed with 2-1/2 len 5th (58.5) Winning Look 1300m Seymour (62) heavy trk Sept 17, and ran on fairly again for 3-1/2 len 7th (58.5) Dark Flash 1469m Kyneton (62) dead trk Oct 2. Extra distance here should help. SET THE COURSE (P G Moody) 4h By Bi- anconi - Ocean Tide (2:0-0-1): Started fav. and always handy first start sht nk, sht 1/2 hd 3rd (58.0) Corsa Serale, Cheerine Sun 1400m Warrnambool 2yo+ Mdn slow trk May 6, then well backed again when resumed with disap- pointing 10-1/2 len 8th (58.0) The Annihilator 1303m Geelong Mdn slow trk Sept 25. In a top stable. Expect improvement. CAVALRY PRINCE (Jodi Perkins) 7g By Tailings - Tropical Seas (23:2-1-2): Was second up from a spell when fading 5-1/2 len 7th (53.5) Paramytha 1400m Wodonga (68) dead trk Sept 6, then disappointing effort when a tiring 5-1/2 len 6th (54.0) Toy Master 1600m Wangaratta (68) heavy trk Sept 26. Last start poor but overall best form on hvy trks. GESSLER (M S Hibbs) 4g By King Of Prussia - Fanfare Bubbles (10:1-0-0): Handy to the turn but showed little in the straight in 4-1/2 len 7th (57.0) Bullseye Wade 1500m Ballarat (62) slow trk Sept 20, then not far away last time when 2-1/4 len 5th (56.5) Foxham 1600m Bairnsdale (62) Oct 4. Disappointing at seven starts after ran on well for Ballarat 1600m Mdn win on good trk in Jan. CONCINNITY (J G Symons & S Laxon) 5m By Rock Of Gibraltar - Anatomy (13:1-2- 2): Former Kiwi who had two barrier trials before resumed with poor 8-3/4 len 12th (57.0) Winning Look 1300m Seymour (62) heavy trk Sept 17, then ran on fairly last time for 2-3/4 len 4th (53.0) Fridays Child 1300m Swan Hill (62) dead trk Sept 27. Ready for improvement. RAGPICKERS DREAM (Gary Sherer) 5g By El Moxie - Cheques For Free (12:2- 1-0): Beat a weak lot in 3/4 len win (54.5) Sylvie Mossvegas, Armani Black 1400m Jerilderie (61) Sept 12, before struggled in going when 8-3/4 len 9th (55.0) Rustie Bu- gles 1400m Albury C2 heavy trk Sept 28. Rough claims. OUR BOY NED (A E Bell) 6g By Kenny's Best Pal - Move Over Darling (23:3-2-0): Long odds and never threatened with 7-3/4 len 11th (56.0) Doog Tros 1600m Seymour (62) slow trk Aug 23, then struck interference near 200m. when tiring in 5-3/4 len 8th (49.0) Paramytha 1400m Wodonga (68) dead trk Sept 6. Well beaten eight starts since a long spell. GENERAL LAUREATE (G Dalziel) 6g By General Nediym - Petite Laureate (30:1- 3-3): Led early and second to turn when moderate 2-1/4 len 7th (54.0) Danger Dash 1600m Bairnsdale (62) dead trk Sept 28, then just behind the placegetters with 1-1/2 len 4th (51.0) De Fine Lago 1500m Morn- ington C1 heavy trk Oct 6. Had too many chances. NEW LAND (T A Miles) 7g By Portland Pirate - New Ties (48:2-3-4): Struggled with 3-1/2 len 10th (51.0) Ragpickers Dream 1400m Jerilderie (61) Sept 12, before poor 10-1/4 len last (51.5) Did We Win 1300m Swan Hill (62) dead trk Sept 27. Long time since he showed any form. RACE 9 1100m APPAREL PRINCE (Jodie Bohr) 6g By Fubu - Little Red Jug (16:5-0-1): Second up from spell when fav. for 1-3/4 len win (57.0) No Expense, Zappatore 1000m Jer- ilderie (72) Sept 12, then failed to handle the going with 7-3/4 len 5th (54.0) Hillbilly Danc- er 1175m Albury Open Hcp heavy trk Sept 28. Five wins have all been over 1000m. on good tracks. Only an extra 100m. here but poor record beyond 1000m. is a concern. FEROCIA (D J Williams) 5g By Invincible Spirit - Safari Sunset (8:2-3-1): Struck in- terference at start and disappointed for a run when finishing hard for len 2nd (55.5) Blind 1100m Bendigo (68) heavy trk June 11, then again struck interference at start but still good enough to score nose win (57.0) Music World, Mam'selle Rouge 1200m Ballarat C1 heavy trk June 25. Very solid record to dat e. Strong claims first up. ANTEROS (M W Young) 6g By Big Shuffle - Aerleona (11:2-1-6): Ran on fairly when resumed with 3/4 len, hd 3rd (58.0) Vive Le Rock, Nuclear Roo 1000m Pakenham (68) dead trk April 24, then spelled again after struck interference near 200m. in 4-1/4 len 9th (55.5) Boncoeur 1200m Warrnambool (72) dead trk May 5. Prefers it slightly longer but does sprint well fresh . Must be consid- ered. FLY HALF (R F Cameron) 5g By Hussonet - Flying Ella (8:2-1-2): Lost form since im- pressive wins at Bendigo and Yarra Glen in April. Given a let-up after a fading 4-1/4 len 7th (51.0) Ballerina Girl 1000m Sandown- Hillside (82) dead trk June 3, then sent for another let-up after 16-3/4 len last (58.5) Betty's Belle 1013m Sale (68) dead trk Aug 6. Much beter than last couple indicate. Look for improvement. MAGISTRATES' COURT (D R Lawson) 6g By Grand Lodge - Intertwined (32:3-5-4): Ran on well to score over 1100m (62) on slow trk at Kyneton before always prominent in 3/4 len 2nd (55.0) Stashalot 1200m Bal- larat (72) heavy trk June 4, then spelled after 1-3/4 len 6th (53.0) What's The Mail 1200m Sandown-Lakeside (82) slow trk June 24. Find this a lot easier and has won first up. VALENTINOS DANCER (L J Corstens) 5g By Danehill Dancer - Famous Courtisan (14:2-2-1): Struck interference near 100m. when making some ground in 3 len 4th (53.0) Husson's For tune 1200m Sandown- Lakeside (82) slow trk Sept 9, then struck interference near turn before finished hard for sht nk, 1/2 len 3rd (58.0) Western Pacific, Play Just For Me 1000m Ballarat (68) slow trk Sept 20. Must be respected. Gets back so the draw no major problem. The size of the field might make it tough. COLLEGE KING (R P Wellington) 5g By King Of Roses - Alumni (19:4-3-0): Hung in during race before ran on to score hd win (54.0) Edged Out, Woman Of Fire 2050m Wodonga (72) slow trk July 17, then dropped out from second at turn when 11-1/2 len last (56.5) Hazeldon 2200m Bendigo (68) slow trk Aug 2. Led throughout to score over 1500m at Wodonga (68) in July but probably needs it further here. TOSSIT AROUND (Kane Harris) 4m By King Of Prussia - Merrymaker (8:2-1-1): Started fav. but checked near 800m. when handy len 4th (56.0) Rock Honey 1100m M'ville 3yoF Rst1 dead trk May 9, then spelled after beaten fav. again in 5-1/4 len 6th (58.0) Starfish 1000m Sandown-Hillside 3yoF (72) May 20. Has shown pace in some good quality races and has won first up. Hard to beat. FLUKEY QUEST (J E Ledger) 4g By El Moxie - Flukey Seas (3:1-0-0): Jumped awkwardly and always well back in 11-3/4 len last (57.0) Lagomar 1200m Echuca 3yo Mdn Plate dead trk Mar 8, then rider charged with careless riding after ran on from mid- field at turn for 3/4 len win (57.5) Be Intassie, Coppalrossa 1400m Wangaratta 2yo+ Mdn dead trk April 5. Sharpened up with 5th Ada- mon 900m Echuca barrier trial dead trk Sept 23. Has some claims on his home track. DUPLIFY (B O Cox) 4g By Clangalang - Flannelle (8:1-0-2): Led but hung in dur- ing race when close-up 1-1/2 len 5th (58.0) Glasgow Jim 1200m Seymour 2yo+ Mdn May 10, then sent for a spell after easy 4-3/4 len win (58.0) Our Rubistar, Sherpa 1000m Tatura 2yo+ Mdn dead trk May 16. Impres- sive last timne but tougher here. Has some claims. FLETE MANOR (D J Heywood) 4m By Noverre - Louanna (10:3-1-0): Sent for spell after underwent Vet examination when tightened for room in 16-1/4 len 15th (54.0) Samtheflirt 1200m Wagga (72) May 1. Slow- ly away and tightened for room again when resumed with 2-1/4 len 4th (57.0) Tempo Manor 1000m Canberra (67) Sept 18. Won two of last five including one on a hvy trk at Warwick Farm. Look for improvement. NARBY LAD (Alan Evett) 4g By Fubu - Sassy Swing (7:1-0-0): Surprised at big odds with easy 5 len win (57.0) Gotta Be A Fox, Leica Larrikin 1200m Echuca 3yo Mdn dead trk June 20, then sent for a spell after tiring from second on turn in 12-1/4 len 12th (55.0) Fermino Courage 1200m Cranbourne (68) heavy trk July 12. Prefer others. TEST THE SCENE (T D Kelly) 6g By Testa Rossa - Fly The Scene (22:2-3-4): Never threatened in 6-3/4 len 9th (53.5) Conique 1250m Morphettville Parks C3 slow trk Aug 29, then always well back in 6-3/4 len 6th (58.5) Beatus 1103m Geelong (62) heavy trk Sept 25. Disappointing since Ballarat 1200m (C1) win on hvy trk in August. Turns in the occasional handy run. Place chance. TA SMANIAN TIGER (J W Mason) 3f By Hold That Tiger - La Baronne (3:1-0-0): Ran on well to beat a handy field in lg nk win (54.5) So Fast So Good, Phyl's Choice 1100m Launceston Alfa Bowl dead trk Nov 30, then outclassed when resumed with 8-1/2 len 11th (53.0) Irish Lights 1100m F'ton 3yoF Hcp Sept 5. Better for that run and this is a lot easier. Has some claims. LUCK IN TOYLAND (Ms J Bird) 8g By Toy Pindarri - Buds Of May (32:2-3-6): Always near the tail when 5-1/4 len 10th (55.5) Voodoo Star 1000m Albury C2 Mar 27, then sent for a spell after tiring 15-1/2 len 11th (54.5) Private Jeune 1215m Benalla (68) April 21. Unplaced four previous first up runs. Others better. KOJOCARU (Ms A Taylor) 5m By Noverre - Britannica (10:1-0-0): Ran wide during race when a tiring 12-3/4 len 7th (53.0) Private Jeune 1215m Benalla (68) April 21, then sent for a spell after moderate 3-1/4 len 9th (53.5) Sneaky 1100m Benalla (62) May 11. Maiden winner first up at Benalla in March but place looks best. WINNING BIG (A E Bell) 7g By Anabaa - Zazabelle (16:1-2-2): Sent for a spell after 12- 1/4 len 11th (53.0) Leica Ferrari 1800m Wagga (71) Nov 30 (2007), then sent for another long spell after struck interference at start in 19-1/4 len 12th (54.5) Plumbago 1406m Benalla C1 dead trk May 26 (2008). Hard to fancy. TESTY GIRL (G Dalziel) 4m By Testa Ros- sa - Wise Girl (7:2-1-0): Freshened up be- fore broke through with 3-1/2 len win (56.0) Eljobonn, Rushing Wild 1000m Pakenham Mdn dead trk Sept 14, then carried on that form with solid finishing 1-3/4 len win (55.0) Struckbyait, Phyl's Choice 1106m Sale C1 dead trk Sept 24. Tougher this time but must be considered. Wangaratta form continued pr1074_27124 If it ever happens, you'll read about it in Carsguide with Paul Gover first. Every week, our journalists peer under the hood of the motoring industry to see what's really going on. 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