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Herald Sun Form Guide : January 5th 2013
38 Herald Sun, Saturday, January 5, 2013 heraldsun.com.au + + + + FB123 C M Y K DHS 5-JAN-2013 PAGE 38 FIRST RACING TODAY OLD BILL (C J Waller) 6g By Danehill Danc- er - Marula (29:3-2-2): Appeared to have his chance in 3-1/4 len 6th (54.0) Purrfect 2200m W Farm (Bm71) Dec 5. Strode along midfield and kept grinding to the line 4-1/4 len 4th (56.5) Savage Blaze 2600m Gosford (Metro) (Bm68) Dec 19. Honest type who won't have any trouble running out this trip. Gets in on the limit and has won here in the past. Keep in mind. KING OF THE FOREST (G H Walter) 4g By Elvstroem - Forest Song (14:2-0-2): Took up the running but was no match when the pressure went on 3-1/4 len 8th (58.0) Pedri- nate 2000m Kembla Grange (Bm60) Dec 22. Ridden for speed again and boxed on 6 len, 1/2 len 3rd (55.5) Stealapipe, Savage Blaze 2600m Gosford (Bm65) Dec 27. Expect him to find this assignment too tough. RIEBEEK (S B Hill) 8g By Marwina - Some- thing Gold (44:11-6-5): Appeared to have every chance in 4-1/4 len 8th (52.0) Tromso 1100m R'hill Open Hcp dead trk May 26. Sent for a spell after lacklustre 11-1/2 len 8th (55.0) Famous Seamus 1100m R'hill (Bm85) heavy trk June 16. First-up. Normally around the mark when fresh and he boasts impres- sive stats on this track. Any rain will assist. EARNEST ERNEST (Joseph Pride) 7g By Sandtrap - Our Private Dancer (21:3-9- 3): Unwound a strong run from worse than midfield to hit the front late but was edged out on the line sht nk 2nd (58.5) Hardbreak Hotel 1100m W Farm (Bm80) Aug 11. Given a break after working home steadily in re- stricted room 2-3/4 len 5th (54.0) Moment Of Change 1200m W Farm Show County Aug 25. Worked home nicely in 1/2 hd, 2-3/4 len 3rd Ain't She Grand, Shamus 800m W Farm barrier trial slow trk Dec 28. First-up. Local galloper who is very smart on his day. Proven when fresh and over this trip. Should be storming to the line late. FLORAL INSIGHT (J Delaney) 5g By Floral Dynamite - Please Believe (36:10-7-13): Found the front and dashed clear for runa- way 2-1/2 len win (58.0) Buckmoore, Better Not Doubt 1000m Port Macquarie Open Hcp Dec 17. On the quick back-up after record- ing comfortable 1-3/4 len win (59.0) Gety- ourown, Studio Star 1010m Inverell Inverell Shorts dead trk Jan 1. Taree-trained gelding who is on the quick back-up after scoring an easy win at Inverell on Tuesday. Up in grade now but he is flying and has won over this track/distance in the past. Don't discard. TAHITIAN BLACK (David Pfieffer) 5g By Lonhro - Perle (25:6-1-3): Got a long way back and worked to the line well 2-1/2 len 6th (59.0) Whitlam 1100m R'hill (Bm80) Dec 15. Hit the line hard from the back again to fin- ish close-up 1/2 len 4th (58.5) Mighty Obvi- ous 1100m C'bury (Bm80) Dec 29. Talented gelding who has been racing well without much luck of late. Returns to his home track now and has drawn perfectly. Big threat. MAC CHOIS (T J Robinson) 5g By Choisir - Cardsino (9:2-2-1): Spelled and switched stables after disappointing 4-1/2 len 9th (58.5) Social Rank 1000m W Farm (Bm80) Jan 7. Spelled again after bleeding on re- turn 15-1/2 len last (56.5) Hardbreak Hotel 1100m W Farm (Bm80) Aug 11. First-up. Lightly raced gelding who has been com- petitive in stakes races in the past. Recent form doesn't look flash but he shouldn't be underestimated here. TERRITORY (J M Austin) 5g By Lonhro - Do- minions (13:2-1-3): Given a lengthy spell after 5-3/4 len 9th (57.0) Spurcific 1200m F'ton 3yo Hcp dead trk June 25 (2011). Pulled up with cardiac arrhythmia follow- ing 11-1/2 len 6th (56.5) Overtake 1200m Mornington (Metro) (89) slow trk July 25. Had plenty in hand when recording 1-1/2 len win Wikki Wikki, Bello 900m R'hill barrier trial Dec 18. First-up. Having first start for local stable. Has trialled nicely leading into this. Watch betting and parade rings. TEXAN LAD (Luke Griffith) 3g By Snippet- son - Lady Of Laredo (14:6-3-1): Ridden for speed and went down fighting 1/2 len 2nd (59.0) Are You Sure 1200m Mudgee (Bm70) Dec 7. Sat outside the speed and knuckled down strongly late to score len win (57.5) Bohemian Spirit, Mashkoor 1100m C'bury (Bm74) Dec 21. Scone-trained gelding who is building an impressive record. Steps up in class now but he should settle handy and give a sight. LINING (Michael Costa) 7g By Lujain - Star Lines (24:6-6-2): Got back in the small field and worked right to the line 1-3/4 len 5th (55.0) Slow The Flow 1100m C'bury (Bm75) dead trk Dec 9 (2011). Spelled and switched stables after coming from the back to score nk win (54.0) Let's Rock'n'roll, Midnight At Ascot 1000m W Farm Rst1 Jan 2 (2012). First-up. Hasn't been sighted for over a year. Prefer to wait and see what he does. MERCONMAN (D I Atkins) 7g By Catbird - Out Of Place (43:5-5-5): Strode along midfield but couldn't come on 4-1/2 len 8th (58.5) Gasquet 1100m C'bury (Bm75) Dec 7. Caught three wide on the speed and did well to stick on 1-1/2 len 4th (56.0) Norma Betty's Boy 1200m Gosford (Metro) Rst1 Dec 19. Ran very well at Gosford (ATC Meet- ing) last start and he does boast very good stats over this journey. Not the roughest. SESSIONS (Peter Snowden) 3c By Lonhro - Seances (4:2-1-1): Raced keenly in the lead and felt the pinch over the final furlong 3 len, hd 3rd (58.0) Catkins, Furious Jet 1300m R'hill 3yo (Bm75) dead trk Nov 17. Ridden patiently from the wide gate and charged down the outside late to just miss 1/2 len 2nd (53.0) Whitlam 1100m R'hill (Bm80) Dec 15. Highly promising colt who ran a cracking race at Rosehill last start. The tempo of the 1000m should help him settle and show his best at the finish. Leading contender. DIAMOND EARTH (A J Cummings) 3f By Choisir - Face Of The Earth (9:3-2-0): Settled handy in the small field and boxed on well behind star filly 3-1/2 len 2nd (55.0) Nechita 1100m W Farm 2yo Plate June 2. Put away after weakening off the speed badly 8-1/4 len 8th (52.5) Avoid Lightning 1050m M'ville Lightning Stks slow trk July 28. Showed good speed and held on lg hd win East Village, Harpers 735m R'wick bar- rier trial dead trk Dec 17. First-up. Has plenty of speed but she normally takes a run and this isn't an easy first-up assignment. MUSIC ACADEMY (G L Andrews) 9g By Royal Academy - Blue Music (34:6-4-1): Faded off the speed 8-3/4 len 8th (52.0) Norma Betty's Boy 1200m Gosford (Metro) Rst1 Dec 19. Ridden more patiently midfield and closed in well 2-1/4 len 2nd (52.0) Lu- cymaylyn 1100m Gosford (Bm65) Dec 27. Much improved at Gosford last start but ex- pect him to find this tougher. YOUTHFUL KING (J A Sylvester) 7g By Youthful Legs - Supreme Whiskey (41:8- 6-6): Finished off hard from the back len 2nd (55.5) Beckon 1200m Gosford (Metro) E&G (Bm68) Nov 21 then always well back during 7-1/2 len 11th (54.0) Privately 1400m W Farm (Bm80) Dec 1. Freshened. Looks tested in this company. BUCKMOORE (J A Sylvester) 8g By Mister C. - Jointer (82:12-10-10): Given every chance but found one a shade too strong 2-1/2 len 2nd (54.0) Floral Insight 1000m Port Macquarie Open Hcp Dec 17. Always wide but still proved too strong in the run home sht hd win (53.5) I'm Mary Too, Hi- gashi 1000m Gosford (Bm70) Dec 31. Brave win at Gosford last start but jumps right up in class now and has drawn the outside gate. Not keen. FORETELLER (C J Waller) 6g By Dansili - Prophecy (23:7-0-1): Unwound a strong run from the tail 3-1/2 len 4th (59.0) Shez Sinsational 1800m Gold Coast (Metro) A D Hollindale heavy trk May 5. Spelled af- ter never figuring in 7-1/4 len 9th (59.0) Mawingo 2000m D'ben Doomben Cup May 19. Wasn't asked to do much in 2 len 2nd Danpivot 1030m R'hill barrier trial Dec 18. First-up. Classy gelding who is capable when fresh. Drawn to receive a soft run and he isn't harshly treated at the weights here after Alysha Collett's claim. Take beating. TULLAMORE (Ms G Waterhouse) 6g By Savabeel - Trocair (29:5-7-4): Put away after making up some late ground from the back 5-1/4 len 8th (59.0) Manighar 2000m R'hill Ranvet Stks dead trk Mar 24. Spelled after pulling up lame following poor return 12-1/2 len last (58.0) Ambidexter 1400m R'hill Theo Marks Sept 15. Will take improve- ment out of hd, 3 len 3rd Secessio, Yulalona 1200m R'wick barrier trial dead trk Dec 17. First-up. Has performed well fresh in much tougher events than this in the past. Include in the exotics. HYPURR (Joseph Pride) 6g By Fastnet Rock - Coureuse (17:6-2-0): Sent to Aus- tralia after 5-1/2 len 8th (57.0) Lucky Nine 1400m Sha Tin Jubilee Cup Mar 4. Always wide just off the speed but continued to fight on bravely when making Australian debut 1-3/4 len 4th (57.5) Adebisi 1200m W Farm Razor Sharp Dec 22. Former Hong Kong galloper who has plenty of talent. Fought on bravely when making his Australian debut here a fortnight ago. Much better for that outing and just needs some luck from the awkward gate to give this a shake. THUMBTACKS (C J Waller) 6g By Pins - Anza Belle (44:8-9-5): Always well back during 3-1/4 len 12th (55.5) Malavio 1500m R'hill Festival Stakes Dec 8. Balanced up midfield but ran into all sorts of trouble in the straight 3-1/2 len 14th (54.0) All Legal 1600m W Farm Villiers Stakes Dec 22. Struck plenty of interference halfway down the straight in the Villiers Stakes last start when it looked like he had something to offer. Can atone. TROMSO (C J Waller) 6g By Lonhro - Feel- ers (31:5-9-2): Tracked the speed and loomed up to take the lead halfway down the straight but was edged out late lg hd 2nd (56.0) Classics 1400m R'hill Hcp Nov 24. Got back from the wide gate and couldn't come on 7-1/4 len 15th (55.0) Malavio 1500m R'hill Festival Stakes Dec 8. Kept ticking over with easy 6th Malambo 800m W Farm barrier trial slow trk Dec 28. Finding it hard to win of late but he normally performs well here and Bowman has been engaged. Each way appeal. RIVA DE LAGO (C J Waller) 5g By Encosta De Lago - Ashenti (19:4-1-4): Hit the line hard from midfield on return 1-1/2 len 2nd (56.0) Pentasia 1100m R'hill (Bm95) Dec 8. Worked home strongly again nk, 1-1/2 len 3rd (54.0) Adebisi, Bound To Blush 1200m W Farm Razor Sharp Dec 22. Smart gallop- er who is ticking over nicely this campaign. Has run well here in the past and stays on the limit. In the mix. SAMUI LAD (Ms G Waterhouse) 6g By Canny Lad - Desaru (19:6-4-3): Ridden for speed and went down fighting first-up lg hd, 1-3/4 len 3rd (54.0) Classics, Tromso 1400m R'hill Hcp Nov 24. Did some early work to take up the running and did well to hold off late challengers 1/2 len win (56.0) Capital Commander, Happy Hussy 1400m R'hill (Bm90) Dec 15. Boasts an impressive over- all record and it was a brave win at Rosehill last start but he takes on much tougher op- position here. Place preferred. MERLIN MUSTANG (M P Tubman) 4g By Nothin' Leica Dane - Petulant Moments (16:5-1-2): Given a let-up after fading off the speed 3-1/2 len 9th (54.0) Darci Be Good 1600m Hawkesbury H'bury Gold Cup Nov 8. Sat outside the pace and stuck on gamely in the run home 1-1/2 len 5th (53.0) All Le- gal 1600m W Farm Villiers Stakes Dec 22. Pressed forward and stuck on well in the Vil- liers Stakes a fortnight ago. Will settle handy and can give a sight again. RIVER OF SALVATION (David Pfieffer) 6g By Don Eduardo - Run For Roses (24:6-4-6): Enjoyed a cosy run behind the speed and chased solidly 2-1/4 len, 1/2 hd 3rd (56.5) Dances On Stars, Fireball 1350m R'hill (Bm80) Dec 8. Received all the favours and knuckled down strongly to score 1/2 len win (56.5) Baltra, Bereft 1300m W Farm (Bm80) Dec 22. Enjoyed all the favours when win- ning here last start. Expect him to find this harder. LEICESTER SQUARE (Paul Messara) 6g By Redoute's Choice - Lavishly (23:7-4-1): lg nk win (57.0) Colonel Light, Quick Peek 1400m Hawkesbury (Metro) Rst0 Nov 14. sht hd win (59.0) Lotseventy, My Man Of War 1300m Scone Open Hcp Dec 14. Scratched. BARLAGARNEY (B A Buckley) 9g By Dane- hill - Sorb Apple (44:6-4-7): Put away after fading off the speed 12-1/2 len 8th (58.0) Charing Cross 1800m R'wick (Bm80) dead trk May 20. Struggled on return 6 len last (61.5) Narietta 1000m Orange (Bm75) Dec 24. Looks outclassed against some of these. ANYTHING (Mark Sues) 6g By Viscount - I Believe (24:5-3-2): Never in the hunt when resuming 4-1/4 len 9th (56.0) Lady Be Great 1000m W Farm (Bm75) Dec 1. Sent around at big odds and was well held 2-1/2 len 8th (53.0) River Of Salvation 1300m W Farm (Bm80) Dec 22. Doesn't appear to be going well enough. GANGSTER'S CHOICE (J A O'Shea) 5g By Stratum - Brave Choice (19:5-4-1): Got a long way back and worked home well 2-1/4 len 8th (54.0) Malavio 1500m R'hill Festival Stakes Dec 8. Vetted and found to be lame after disappointing as favourite in 15-1/2 len last (55.5) Scream Machine 1900m R'hill (Bm90) Dec 15. Kept ticking over with 1-1/4 len, 2 len 3rd Malambo, Canny Winsome 800m W Farm barrier trial slow trk Dec 28. Forgive his last start failure when he pulled up lame. Prior form reads very well for this. MADAM NASH (C J Waller) 5m By Flying Spur - Quest For Light (24:6-4-3): Showed speed but compounded in the straight on re- turn 11-1/2 len last (57.5) Dances On Stars 1350m R'hill (Bm80) Dec 8. Balanced up midfield but couldn't come on 2-3/4 len 8th (59.0) Babel 1400m W Farm F&M (Bm85) Dec 22. Gets out to her pet trip now and does perform well third-up but she is hard to recommend on recent efforts. CIRCLE OF POWER (Rod Craig) 5g By Arena - Quest For Success (41:5-7-5): Positioned midfield and powered through the field late to record 1/2 len win (54.5) Too Hi Tek, Mr Edison 1600m W Farm (Bm85) Dec 1. Camped in the box-seat but couldn't make an impact in the run home 3-1/4 len 6th (56.5) Cathay Lady 1550m C'bury (Bm85) Dec 29. Won a Bm85 over this track/distance two starts back. Must be a chance here if he can repeat that performance. JIMMY FORTUNES (M J Clout) 7g By Choi- sir - Faisande (51:4-10-4): Given a let-up after being always well back in 6-1/2 len 7th (52.5) Malavio 1350m R'hill Hcp slow trk Oct 13. Ridden patiently and made up some late ground 4-1/2 len 9th (54.5) Samui Lad 1400m R'hill (Bm90) Dec 15. Struggles to win and recent form has been disappointing. Looking to others. O'REILLY'S PRIZE (Ms G Waterhouse) 5g By O'Reilly - Jabeske (12:4-2-0): Ridden positively but was no match late 6-1/4 len 7th (57.5) Sables 2000m R'hill (Bm80) Sept 1. Allowed to dictate in front and kept find- ing at the business end 3/4 len win (58.0) Thubiaan, Shawnee Girl 2400m W Farm (Bm80) Sept 8. Prepared for return with 4th Driefontein 1000m R'wick barrier trial dead trk Dec 3. First-up. Drawn well and only Aus- tralian win came on this track but he may need this run. PRIVATELY (P G Moody) 5h By Redoute's Choice - Secret Land (11:5-1-0): Swept past rivals from midfield to record 1/2 hd win (56.0) Mecir, Disciple 1400m W Farm (Bm80) Dec 1. Given time to balance up and unwound a strong finishing burst 2 len 4th (54.0) Samui Lad 1400m R'hill (Bm90) Dec 15. Well bred galloper who is building an im- posing record. Should give this a shake if he can get some cover from the awkward gate. SAN ZAIM (T J Bartley) 5m By Za-Im - San- skate (25:8-5-2): Enjoyed the run of the race behind the speed and proved far too strong late 6-1/4 len win (58.5) Kwilas Law, I'm In The Money 1600m Mudgee Mudgee Cup Dec 7. Settled handy and battled away gamely 2 len 2nd (57.0) Disciple 1600m W Farm (Bm75) Dec 22. Honest mare who bat- tled away well over this track/distance a fort- night ago. Worth an each way ticket. DISCIPLE (C J Waller) 4g By God's Own - Myrrh (12:3-3-3): Motored home from the back for eye-catching 1/2 hd, sht nk 3rd (52.0) Privately, Mecir 1400m W Farm (Bm80) Dec 1 then defied a big betting drift when coming from just off the pace to score runaway 2 len win (57.0) San Zaim, Triple Six 1600m W Farm (Bm75) Dec 22. Scored a much deserved win here a fortnight ago. Will find this a touch harder but he has drawn well and can keep progressing. MR EDISON (J B Cummings) 7g By Fan- tastic Light - The Lot (43:6-3-5): Made up good ground from the tail 1/2 len, 1/2 nk 3rd (54.5) Circle Of Power, Too Hi Tek 1600m W Farm (Bm85) Dec 1. Balanced up worse than midfield but couldn't come on in the straight 6-3/4 len 9th (54.0) Scream Machine 1900m R'hill (Bm90) Dec 15. Hard to catch but he has been going well this campaign and has placed in two out of three starts over this track/distance. Knockout chance. TRIPLE SIX (David Pfieffer) 5m By Dehere - Devil's Thumbprint (20:2-2-5): Tracked the speed and held ground in the run home 1/2 hd, 1-1/4 len 3rd (54.0) Jet Style, Big- gles 1600m E Farm Recognition Stk Dec 1. Ridden cold and hit the line strongly 2 len, hd 3rd (57.5) Disciple, San Zaim 1600m W Farm (Bm75) Dec 22. Local who comes into this in good form. Win strike-rate is a slight concern but he should be around the mark again. DOLPHI'S BOY (S B Hill) 6g By Half Hen- nessy - Dolphicate (23:6-3-4): Sustained a wide run from the 600m to score brave sht nk win (56.5) Inside Job, Burnout 1400m Kem- bla Grange E&G (Bm65) Dec 2. Sat behind the pace but raced in restricted room in the straight 3-1/4 len 5th (56.0) Baranski 1600m Gosford (Metro) (Bm70) Dec 19. Won well at Kembla two starts back then didn't have much luck at Gosford (ATC Meeting) last start. Can add value into the exotics. FIREBALL (Ms J Bowen) 4g By Beautiful Crown - Hotspurs (16:5-4-0): Finished off hard from midfield 2-1/4 len 2nd (54.0) Dances On Stars 1350m R'hill (Bm80) Dec 8 then had things go against during 5-1/4 len 7th (54.0) Disciple 1600m W Farm (Bm75) Dec 22. Covered ground here a fortnight ago and couldn't come on. Prior form was rock solid. Don't underestimate. VO LTA B O LTA (L W Curtis) 9g By Volcanic Prince - Talaq's Pride (102:10-17-12): Well beaten in 9-1/2 len 9th (54.0) Dances On Stars 1350m R'hill (Bm80) Dec 8 then struggled again 6-3/4 len last (57.0) Fedde 1400m R'hill (Bm70) slow trk Dec 26. Hard to see him threatening here. SUTTON QUEEN (Luke Griffith) 5m By Beau- tiful Crown - Sutton Miss (23:7-7-4): Sat back and finished off powerfully for close-up nk, 1/2 hd 3rd (54.0) See The World, Beyond Pardon 1200m Gosford Takeover Target slow trk June 22. Put away after settling worse than midfield and failing to come on 4-1/2 len 8th (54.0) See The World 1100m R'hill (Bm95) heavy trk July 7. Primed for return with 3/4 len win Free Dive, Star Of Dubai 900m Scone barrier trial Dec 29. First-up. Scone-trained filly who has a touch of class. Flies when fresh and over this trip. The big weight is the only concern. SHE'S CLEAN (C J Waller) 4m By Red- oute's Choice - Feather Duster (10:4-2-3): Tipped out after motoring home from the back to score 1-1/2 len win (55.0) Berrimilla, Houston Benefactor 1400m W Farm 3yoF (Bm80) dead trk July 28. Settled midfield and let down well to record len win (55.0) Choice Words, Lady La Douce 1200m R'hill F&M (Bm85) Dec 15. Nicely bred mare who has won four of her last five starts. Looks hard to beat again from the good draw. NUPTSE (K A Lees) 5m By Bradbury's Luck - Special Geiger (17:4-1-2): Always well back during 4-1/4 len 10th (59.0) Lady Be Great 1000m W Farm (Bm75) Dec 1. Worked home steadily without threatening 3-3/4 len 4th (56.5) She's Clean 1200m R'hill F&M (Bm85) Dec 15. Smart on her day but best form is over 1000m. The 1200m may test her here with 58.5kg on her back. MY SABEEL (Joseph Pride) 5m By Sava- beel - Wailing Countess (20:4-7-1): Tracked the speed and let down well first-up to score 3/4 len win (54.0) She's A Stalker, Money Tree 1100m C'bury F&M Rst1 Dec 7. Enjoyed the run of the race and proved too strong late again len win (58.5) Radar, Glamour Rock 1200m R'hill M (Bm75) slow trk Dec 26. Local mare who comes into this in outstanding form. Up in class now and she has to overcome a wide draw but it normally pays to stick with in-form mares. BOLISIMO MISS (Craig Dickson) 4m By Bel Esprit - Yarraliss (13:3-0-4): 3-1/4 len 4th (56.0) Lady Antebellum 955m M Valley F&M dead trk Dec 14. 3/4 len, 1/2 nk 3rd (56.0) Ferocious One, Le Remas 1170m Wanga- ratta (Bm72) Dec 21. Scratched. DARK BROWN SUGAR (S I Singleton) 4m By Pendragon - Cardsino (10:3-1-1): Re- turned with an easy win at Wyong then sat outside the speed and raced away soon after straightening 2 len win (56.5) Elusive Diva, Jarilee 1400m Hawkesbury C2 Nov 8. Sent to town but faded off the pace badly 3-3/4 len 8th (55.0) Sastruga 1500m R'hill F&M (Bm80) Nov 24. Let-up. Entitled to do more at Rosehill last start. Minor claims ap- pear best. MELBURG (D P Smith) 5m By Johannes- burg - Chain Of Melody (17:4-5-2): Ridden positively and went down fighting lg nk 2nd (56.0) Al Be Swift 1007m Taree (Bm70) dead trk Dec 3 then held ground midfield 4-1/4 len 6th (57.5) Style 1100m Gosford (Metro) F&M (Bm70) Dec 19. Appears to have come back in good order but she may find this a touch too rich. GEEMEUP (Bjorn Baker) 5m By High Chap- arral - Landara (10:4-0-0): Settled handy and knuckled down strongly late to score sht hd win (59.0) Alesteem, Joke A Lot 1000m Nowra C3 Dec 7. Pressed forward and bat- tled away solidly 2-1/2 len 4th (55.5) Style 1100m Gosford (Metro) F&M (Bm70) Dec 19. Safely held in an easy event at Gosford (ATC Meeting) last start. Place preferred here. MATIGNON (G H Walter) 4m By Lonhro - Palais (9:2-1-0): Put away after battling away midfield 5-1/2 len 6th (54.0) Austral- ian Star 1500m R'hill 3yo (Bm74) heavy trk June 16. Caught a touch wide midfield and still strode home under a hold 5-1/4 len win (55.0) Di Monza, Shady Favour 1000m Goulburn Plate C2 dead trk Dec 13. Couldn't have been more impressive when resum- ing at Goulburn. Faces a much tougher task here but she has drawn to receive a cosy run and gets in on the limit. Respect. CHARZED (J C Deamer) 4m By Charge Forward - Zedora (12:4-3-2): Given time to balance up and flashed home to just miss nk 2nd (55.0) Style 1200m Gosford (Metro) F&M (Bm70) Nov 21. Ridden cold and unleash a big finish again 1-1/2 len 2nd (56.0) La Comedienne 1400m W Farm F&M (Bm70) Dec 5. Newcastle-trained mare who is flying. No reason why she can't measure up here. URANIA CROWN (P M Farrell) 5m By Beauti- ful Crown - Urania (38:7-5-2): Sat outside the speed and fought on 1-1/4 len 4th (54.0) Leicester Square 1300m Scone Open Hcp Dec 14. Never a threat during 5-1/4 len 7th (59.0) Style 1100m Gosford (Metro) F&M (Bm70) Dec 19. Others appear to have her measure. CAPROSSA (Ms B Joseph & P A Jones) 4m By Testa Rossa - Cappucine (8:4-0-1): Ridden positively but tired badly 5-1/2 len 8th (54.0) My Sabeel 1100m C'bury F&M Rst1 Dec 7 then ran into all sorts of trouble during 3-1/2 len 5th (57.5) Style 1100m Gos- ford (Metro) F&M (Bm70) Dec 19. Progress- ing well and she didn't have much luck at Gosford last start. Rough claims. SYREON (B A Buckley) 9g By Flying Spur - Sorrento (39:6-4-4): Switched stables after never figuring in 15-1/2 len 9th (57.0) Hawks Bay 2000m Fannie Bay Darwin Cup Aug 6. Tracked the speed and battled away stead- ily on return 2-3/4 len 5th (62.5) Narietta 1000m Orange (Bm75) Dec 24. Expect him to find these too sharp. LEICESTER SQUARE (Paul Messara) 6g By Re- doute's Choice - Lavishly (23:7-4-1): Caught wide on the speed but still proved too strong lg nk win (57.0) Colonel Light, Quick Peek 1400m Hawkesbury (Metro) Rst0 Nov 14. En- joyed the run of the race behind the speed and knuckled down well late to post narrow sht hd win (59.0) Lotseventy, My Man Of War 1300m Scone Open Hcp Dec 14. Comes into this in good form and he has won three of his four starts over this trip. Hard to beat again. BEREFT (Peter Snowden) 5g By Lonhro - Lovelorn (24:4-7-2): Got back and struck trouble on the turn but managed to pick him- self up and work home solidly 1-1/2 len 8th (58.5) Travolta 1300m R'hill (Bm80) Nov 24 then motored home from the back 1/2 len, 1/2 nk 3rd (58.0) River Of Salvation, Baltra 1300m W Farm (Bm80) Dec 22. Ran very well over this track/distance a fortnight ago. Big threat here if can he repeat that performance. MAGIC WEEKEND (M, W & J Hawkes) 7g By Magic Albert - Happy Camper (25:4-6-4): battled away midfield 4-3/4 len 8th (55.5) Freereturn 1200m M Valley (89) Mar 31. Failed to fire a shot when returning from lengthy break 13 len last (58.0) Infinite En- ergy 1200m C'field (Bm82) Dec 8. Smart on his day but his last four runs have been very poor. Would need a strong market lead. NORMA BETTY'S BOY (David Pfieffer) 6g By Danasinga - Hazynite (30:7-6-7): Sat be- hind the speed and held position to the line on return 2 len, 3/4 len 3rd (55.5) Gasquet, Carmine King 1100m C'bury (Bm75) Dec 7. Worked to the front and found plenty over the concluding stages to hand on lg nk win (54.5) Forster, Carmine King 1200m Gosford (Metro) Rst1 Dec 19. Probably needs some rain in order to win this. LOHENGRIN (Peter Snowden) 5g By Lonhro - Suede (12:3-2-3): Worked hard in the run and did well to finish as close as he did 3/4 len 6th (56.5) Travolta 1300m R'hill (Bm80) Nov 24. Stormed home from the tail to just miss nk 2nd (59.0) Skip Town 1250m C'bury (Bm75) Dec 12. Freshened. Darley gelding who has been racing well without luck of late. PITT STREET (K A Lees) 5g By Street Cry - Princess Delight (25:5-3-3): Spelled after getting his tongue over the bit during 17-1/2 len last (57.5) Merlin Mustang 1550m Rand- wick-Kensington (Bm80) Oct 1. Prepared for return with 5-3/4 len 4th Southern Skye 800m Newcastle barrier trial slow trk Dec 10. First-up. Has to overcome the outside gate but he can run a cheeky race when fresh. One for the multiples. ALUMBRADO (Ms K Waugh) 6g By Falvelon - Alute (20:4-4-3): Sent to the paddock af- ter weakening off the pace 7 len last (56.5) Dehere Hunter 1250m C'bury (Bm75) heavy trk July 11. Positioned midfield but struggled home on return 11-3/4 len 11th (56.5) Whit- lam 1100m R'hill (Bm80) Dec 15. Struggling for form of late. Prefer others. ANYTHING (Mark Sues) 6g By Viscount - I Believe (24:5-3-2): Never in the hunt when resuming 4-1/4 len 9th (56.0) Lady Be Great 1000m W Farm (Bm75) Dec 1. Sent around at big odds and was well held 2-1/2 len 8th (53.0) River Of Salvation 1300m W Farm (Bm80) Dec 22. Doesn't appear to be going well enough. KUHREIHEN (Peter Snowden) 4g By Com- mands - Nostalgic (11:1-3-3): Held ground midfield for 2-1/2 len 6th (54.0) Al's Gold 1600m W Farm (Bm90) Aug 11. Tipped out after battling away on the speed len 2nd (59.0) Coup Acclaim 1900m C'bury (Bm72) Aug 29. Wasn't asked to do much in last Ac- cretive 900m R'hill barrier trial Dec 18. First- up. Normally sprints well when fresh and he appreciates racing on this track. Knockout chance. BECKON (P G Moody) 4g By Charge For- ward - Chatelaine (11:3-2-1): Sent forward and did well to kick on strongly late with the big weight len win (59.0) Youthful King, Mr Hong Kong 1200m Gosford (Metro) E&G (Bm68) Nov 21. Ridden for speed and bat- tled away 1-1/4 len 4th (57.5) Skip Town 1250m C'bury (Bm75) Dec 12. Freshened. Racing consistently of late and he will ap- preciate dropping down in the weights. Worth thought. MOSSAMINE (G A Rogerson) 6g By Moss- man - Glint Of Gold (50:6-8-4): Covered ground just off the speed and fought on soundly 2-3/4 len 6th (53.5) Privately 1400m W Farm (Bm80) Dec 1. Safely held in 5-3/4 len 9th (60.5) Fedde 1400m R'hill (Bm70) slow trk Dec 26. Hard to catch but normally performs well here. Can place. SKIP TOWN (T R Martin) 4g By Gonski - Popping (14:3-2-3): Camped on the pace but was well held late 2-3/4 len 8th (53.0) Bledisloe 1350m R'hill (Bm75) dead trk Nov 17. Heavily backed and swept past rivals from midfield to score narrow nk win (52.5) Lohengrin, Masterstroke 1250m C'bury (Bm75) Dec 12. Freshened. Tough win at Canterbury last start. Has claims here with only 52kg on his back. BATTANT (Ms G Waterhouse) 4g By Flying Spur - Snipify (7:1-3-0): Spelled after tiring badly 11-1/2 len 9th (57.0) Choice Words 1200m R'hill 3yo (Bm76) slow trk June 9. Disappointed again on return 5-1/2 len 10th (57.0) Gasquet 1100m C'bury (Bm75) Dec 7. Freshened. Very disappointing at Can- terbury first-up. Drops 5kg into this but has many lengths to find. PERSIAN STORM (P & W Webster) 6g By Shamardal - Flying Vista (19:3-2-2): Struck interference in the run on return 6-1/2 len 5th (51.0) Uate 1250m C'bury Rst-0ly dead trk Nov 16. Gave his all on the speed lg hd 2nd (52.5) Shanghai Bund 1300m W Farm Rst0 Dec 5. Freshened. Had excuses at Canter- bury first-up then only went down narrowly over this track/distance last start. Don't dis- card. DESERT RULER (R W Bradshaw) 3g (13:1-1-1): 9-1/4 len 8th 54 Kentaur 54 2000m D'ben 3yo Hcp Dec 22. 4-1/2 len win 56.5 Prize 56.5, Baltoro 56.5 2200m E Farm Mdn Plate slow trk Dec 26. HOLLYWOOD BOUND (P A Hulbert) 3g (4:0-0-1): 2-1/4 len 7th 57 Flying Lamborgini 55 1350m D'ben 3yo Mdn Dec 5. 1-1/4 len nose 3rd 54 Magic In Motion 54, Top Rada 54 1500m E Farm 3yo Hcp dead trk Dec 19. PHANTOM CALLER (P J Balzen) 3f (8:0- 1-1): 5-1/2 len Last 55 Flying Lamborgini 55 1350m D'ben 3yo Mdn Dec 5. 6-1/4 len 8th 56 Queen's Legend 56 1400m E Farm F&M Mdn dead trk Dec 19. RED FACE (S B Laming) 3g (6:0-1-2): 4-1/4 len 6th 52.5 Heza Jetsetter 58.5 1600m E Farm 3yo Hcp dead trk Dec 8. len lg nk 3rd 52.5 Kentaur 54, Mishani Stealth 54 2000m D'ben 3yo Hcp Dec 22. TIPS 'N' TALES (Steven O'Dea) 3f (3:0-1- 1): 3-1/2 len 9th 55 Flying Lamborgini 55 1350m D'ben 3yo Mdn Dec 5. lg nk 2nd 56 Queen's Legend 56 1400m E Farm F&M Mdn dead trk Dec 19. COMPLETE SECRET (G D Yorke) 3c (7:0- 1-0): 4-1/2 len 5th 54 Congo 55 1600m D'ben 3yo Hcp Aug 4. 7-1/2 len 5th 56.5 She's A Stalker 54.5 1200m Wyong Wyong M.M. 3yo Dec 20. SPINNING HEART (P Duff) 3f (8:0-1-0): 4 len 2nd 55 Kentaur 57 1600m Sunshine Coast 3yo Mdn Plate Dec 14. 7-1/2 len 7th 54 Kentaur 54 2000m D'ben 3yo Hcp Dec 22. CARRY ME BLUEY (N L Hilton) 5g (30:8- 7-4): 1-3/4 len 5th 58.5 Mr Light Blue 55 1600m E Farm Qlty Hcp Dec 15. (Blocked for run.) 3-1/4 len 6th 57.5 Alma's Fury 57 1600m D'ben Bernborough Hcp Dec 29. MR LIGHT BLUE (B S Baldwin) 5g (33:7-6- 5): nose win 55 Danagaze 54, Mystical Grey 54 1600m E Farm Qlty Hcp Dec 15. 4-1/2 len 7th 56 Alma's Fury 57 1600m D'ben Bern- borough Hcp Dec 29. DANAGAZE (L J Mayfield-Smith) 7g (31:7- 4-4): nose 2nd 54 Mr Light Blue 55 1600m E Farm Qlty Hcp Dec 15. 1/2 nk 1-1/4 len 3rd 54 Alma's Fury 57, Fillydelphia 57 1600m D'ben Bernborough Hcp Dec 29. TUSKEGEE HAWK (L M Treloar) 4m (10:4-0- 1): 1-1/4 len win 55 Double Impact 57, Gold- slick 57 1600m Sunshine Coast S.C. Guineas heavy trk June 30. 14-3/4 len 15th 54 Fire Up Fifi 56 1300m E Farm Just Now Hcp Dec 15. BREAK THE ICE (P J Balzen) 6g (41:4-7- 2): lg nk 2nd 54 Poste Restante 58 2100m E Farm (Bm95) Dec 15. 1/2 len win 54 Sheza- hotshot 54.5, Dodging Eddie 54.5 2200m D'ben Open Hcp dead trk Dec 29. DOLLY DOLLY (B J Smith) 6m (29:4-8-5): len 2nd 55 Anagold 55.5 2134m E Farm Hcp (C6) dead trk Dec 8. nose 2nd 52.5 Flying Home 52.5 2200m D'ben 4yo+ Plate (C6) Dec 22. SAM'S TOWN (R L Heathcote) 7g (46:5- 9-6): lg nk 2-3/4 len 3rd 54 Poste Restante 58, Break The Ice 58 2100m E Farm (Bm95) Dec 15. 5-3/4 len 9th 57.5 Flying Home 52.5 2200m D'ben 4yo+ Plate (C6) Dec 22. MUKADDAMAH SON (G R Duncan) 6g (23:5-5-6): 3-3/4 len 4th 56.5 Anagold 55.5 2134m E Farm Hcp (C6) dead trk Dec 8. lg nk win 58.5 Croatian Quality 54, Son Of Benny 54 2132m E Farm (Bm75) slow trk Dec 26. SQUARE UP (Bruce Hill) 4g (20:3-4-3): 1-1/2 len 2nd 59 Master Avatar 57.5 2030m D'ben Plate (C3) Dec 5. 1-3/4 len 5th 54.5 Flying Home 52.5 2200m D'ben 4yo+ Plate (C6) Dec 22. CROATIAN QUALITY (B S Baldwin) 4m (18:2-4-3): nk win 56 Sirrush 59, More Dust 59 1700m Ipswich Hcp (C1) Dec 14. lg nk 2nd 54 Mukaddamah Son 58.5 2132m E Farm (Bm75) slow trk Dec 26. WRITER (David Stafford) 7g (42:16-3-6): 1/2 nk 1/2 len 3rd 61.5 Klitschko 54, Doy- adeal 54 1300m Rockhampton Open Hcp Dec 6. 3-1/2 len 4th 58.5 Noisy Ocean 52.5 1600m D'ben Rst1 Dec 22. WHAT HAPPENEDHENRY (K M Schwei- da) 6g (39:9-6-4): 5-3/4 len 6th 55 Dances On Stars 56 1350m R'hill 3yo+ (Bm80) Dec 8. nose 2nd 59 Garozzo 55 1500m E Farm (Bm85) slow trk Dec 26. GAROZZO (D T Kelly) 6g (24:6-5-3): 1/2 nk win 56 Mukaddamah Son 55, Thirsty For Blood 55 1600m D'ben Hcp (C4) Nov 28. nose win 55 What Happenedhenry 59, Vacallo 59 1500m E Farm (Bm85) slow trk Dec 26. GHOSTNTHEDARKNESS (M G Nolan) 5h (28:8-4-3): 1/2 len 2nd 56.5 Somnambulist 55.5 1200m Toowoomba Cushion (Bm85) Nov 24. 12-1/4 len Last 55.5 Sons Of God 54 1400m E Farm Rst1 Dec 8. PRIMED (M F Webb) 6g (33:8-2-3): 3 len 7th 57 Endless Shadow 54 1600m E Farm Rst1 Dec 1. 1-1/2 len 4th 54 Mr Light Blue 55 1600m E Farm Qlty Hcp Dec 15. PURETTAN (A J Edmonds) 6g (34:5-11-3): 5-1/2 len 9th 57.5 Keep It Moist 54 1400m E Farm Hcp (C6) Dec 15. (Jumped awkward- ly.) 3-1/4 len 4th 57 Equissential 51 1600m D'ben Hcp (C6) Dec 29. PREACHER BOY (R J Milne) 6g (34:6-5-6): 9len9th55SonsOfGod541400mEFarm Rst1 Dec 8. 8-1/4 len 8th 55 Equissential 51 1600m D'ben Hcp (C6) Dec 29. PURFECTRESS (N J Doyle) 4m (21:4-3-1): 5-1/4 len 11th 54 Fire Up Fifi 56 1300m E Farm Just Now Hcp Dec 15. 2 len 1/2 hd 3rd 54 Noisy Ocean 52.5, Endless Shadow 52.5 1600m D'ben Rst1 Dec 22. SANTO DE LAGO (L D Kelly) 6g (38:7-3- 5): 1/2 len 2nd 59 Anagold 53 1800m Gold Coast (Bm80) Nov 24. (Jumped awkwardly.) 2-1/2 len 5th 58.5 Arctic 55 1500m E Farm (Bm75) dead trk Dec 19. TELESTO WARRIOR (M J Lakey) 8g (52:8- 6-5): 4 len len 3rd 55 Sons Of God 54, Keep It Moist 54 1400m E Farm Rst1 Dec 8. 4-3/4 len 6th 54.5 Noisy Ocean 52.5 1600m D'ben Rst1 Dec 22. RANDOM ORBIT (M G Nolan) 5g (49:5- 9-7): 9-1/2 len 4th 56.5 Typhoon Red 58 1300m Toowoomba Cushion (Bm80) Dec 8. (Slowly away.) 3-1/4 len 6th 55 Arctic 55 1500m E Farm (Bm75) dead trk Dec 19. DIAMONDCOWBOY (Darren Symons) 6g (39:5-4-10): 3-1/2 len 7th 58 So Pretentious 55 1100m Mackay Open Hcp Dec 11. (Tight- ened for room.) 3-1/2 len 9th 59 Delago Pilli 54 1350m D'ben Rst0 Dec 22. ZED MAN (C J Williamson) 4g (30:8-3-2): 8 len 10th 54 Rothera 59 2400m E Farm Qlty Hcp slow trk Nov 17. (Slowly away.) lg nk win 57 Kneel And Raise 58, Cash In A Hurry 58 1400m Chinchilla Open Hcp Dec 15. CAP VILANO (G D Yorke) 7g (40:9-4-3): 7-1/4 len 9th 57 Intermac 56.5 1415m Coffs Harbour (Bm70) Nov 30. (Reared at start. Vet examination.) 4-3/4 len 6th 62 Prince Of Prague 54.5 1600m Taree (Bm65) slow trk Dec 11. PEACE TALKS (M F Webb) 4g (15:4-2-5): 1-3/4 len 1-1/4 len 3rd 54 Kilwinning Op- tion 55.5, Patties Mate 55.5 1200m E Farm (Bm85) Dec 1. 4-1/4 len 6th 54 Keep It Moist 54 1400m E Farm Hcp (C6) Dec 15. LADY AGULHAS (T J Dougall) 6m (31:8- 6-4): 3-1/4 len 8th 57 Purfectress 58 1400m EFarmF&MRst0Nov24.lgnkwin55Red Centurion 55.5, Hi Jo Silver 55.5 1600m Sunshine Coast Hcp (C5) Dec 16. ROCK OF THE COAST (Louise White) 5g (14:3-6-1): 1-1/2 len 5th 59 Big Chance 58.5 1200m Sunshine Coast Hcp (C3) Dec 9. 1-1/2 len win 56 No More Bull 55.5, Lit- tle Antics 55.5 1400m Sunshine Coast Hcp (C2) Dec 23. ARCTIC (B J Smith) 4g (15:2-3-2): 1-3/4 len 2-1/4 len 3rd 54 The White Hope 54.5, Sons Of God 54.5 1400m E Farm E&G Rst0 Nov 24. 1-1/4 len win 55 Darth 54, Castle Express 54 1500m E Farm (Bm75) dead trk Dec 19. PIN (G D Yorke) 5m (33:5-5-3): 2-3/4 len 4th 56 Moporena 55 1600m Wyong (Bm60) Dec 20. 1-1/2 len 6th 56 Crystal Point 54 1500m Coffs Harbour (Bm65) Dec 28. NO WIN NO WINE (Ms H Donnelly) 5m (8:4-1-0): hd win 54.5 Courtz Boy 58, Ex- press Warrior 58 1350m Ipswich Hcp (C2) Dec 14. (Slowly away.) 3/4 len win 55 Utmost Faith 56, Dehere And There 56 1600m Sun- shine Coast Hcp (C3) Dec 23. DENWOOD (D J Hansen) 4g (22:3-3-6): 1-1/2 len win 57 Dehere And There 56.5, Luck's On Our Side 56.5 1400m Sunshine Coast Hcp (C2) Dec 9. 9 len Last 59 No Win No Wine 55 1600m Sunshine Coast Hcp (C3) Dec 23. CALCULATION (L J Mayfield-Smith) 4g (10:3-0-1): 2-1/4 len 4th 54 Garozzo 56 1600m D'ben Hcp (C4) Nov 28. 1/2 len 3/4 len 3rd 54 Delago Pilli 54, Cyclone Billy 54 1350m D'ben Rst0 Dec 22. TICKLED (M J Dunn) 4g (19:3-2-3): 2-3/4 len 7th 55 Zeditave Plus 54 1350m D'ben Hcp (C5) Dec 5. 6-3/4 len 10th 55.5 Arctic 55 1500m E Farm (Bm75) dead trk Dec 19. LITTLE ANTICS (P Kings) 7m (38:2-10-7): 2-1/4 len 2nd 55.5 Lightning Vault 56 1400m Sunshine Coast Hcp (C2) Dec 9. 1-1/2 len len 3rd 56 Rock Of The Coast 56, No More Bull 56 1400m Sunshine Coast Hcp (C2) Dec 23. SIR STANLEY (B S Baldwin) 5g (28:4- 2-3): 12-1/2 len 11th 54 Lohan 54 1800m Sunshine Coast (Bm80) Dec 9. 3-3/4 len 5th 56.5 Master Avatar 59 1826m E Farm Hcp (C5) slow trk Dec 26. SWEET AND VICIOUS (L G Ross) 4m (20:3-2-2): 2-1/4 len 1/2 nk 3rd 54 Lightning Vault 56, Little Antics 56 1400m Sunshine Coast Hcp (C2) Dec 9. (Slowly away.) 2 len win 54.5 A Tad Apart 56, Marc The Magpie 56 1500m Ipswich Hcp (C2) slow trk Dec 21. BACKUP PLAN (Donald Pearson) 6g (36:3-5-2): 1-1/2 len 4th 54.5 Countach 57 1410m Murwillumbah (Bm54) Dec 14. 5-1/2 len 9th 54 Easy Lager 56.5 1400m Gold Coast Hcp (C3) Dec 22. STOLEN KISSES (Ms M Thexton) 3f (10:1- 4-3): 3 len 7th 56.5 Caliente 56.5 1200m E Farm Mode Plate Dec 8. (Ran wide during race. Disappointed for a run.) 3 len 8th 55 Lucky Hussler 57 1350m D'ben Vo Rogue Plate Dec 29.
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