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Herald Sun Form Guide : February 23rd 2013
46 Herald Sun, Saturday, February 23, 2013 heraldsun.com.au + + + + FB123 C M Y K DHS 23-FEB-2013 PAGE 46 FIRST RACING TODAY APPEARANCE (G H Walter) 4m By Com- mands - Disguise (9:4-1-1): Positioned mid- field and held ground to the line 4-1/2 len 7th (56.5) Streama 1400m C'field Tristarc Stakes Oct 20. Ridden patiently and powered home to score narrow lg nk win (57.0) Soft Sand, Secret Admirer 1600m F'ton Myer Classic Nov 3. Wasn't asked to do much in 6th Sha- mus 803m W Farm barrier trial dead trk Feb 15. First-up. Lightly raced mare who was G2 placed over this trip when resuming last cam- paign. Has her fair share of weight but class should carry her a long way. NOCTURNELLE (C J Waller) 4m By Elu- sive Quality - Dama De Noche (12:6-2-1): Camped behind the speed and showed a nice turn of foot once clear in the straight to post 1/2 len win (56.0) New Beginning, Irish Dream 1400m Newcastle Tibbie Stakes Sept 20. Caught wide just off the speed but still proved too strong in the run home lg nk win (56.0) Angelus, Skyerush 1500m R'hill Angst Stakes slow trk Oct 13. Always well back in last Mrs Onassis 900m R'hill barrier trial slow trk Feb 5. First-up. Promising mare who is proven when fresh and over this trip. Prepared for this with two trials. Expect a for- ward showing. COLORADO CLAIRE (J A O'Shea) 4m By Hussonet - Lunaspur (11:5-0-1): Took up the running but was rounded up soon after straightening 4-1/2 len 4th (57.5) More Joy- ous 1400m R'hill Golden Pendant dead trk Sept 29. Ridden for speed and battled away steadily 1-1/2 len 6th (57.0) Nocturnelle 1500m R'hill Angst Stakes slow trk Oct 13. Worked home under a hold 2 len, lg nk 3rd Proisir, Secret Admirer 1000m R'wick barrier trial dead trk Feb 18. First-up. Best form is over a touch further but she flies when fresh and is very well weighted here. Recent trial suggests she is in for a good campaign. Take beating. SHE'S CLEAN (C J Waller) 4m By Red- oute's Choice - Feather Duster (13:5-2-3): Got back in the small field and powered over the top of her rivals 3/4 len win (56.5) Prin- cess Layla, Arms Length 1300m R'hill F&M (Bm80) Jan 19 then positioned midfield and held ground to the line 3-1/4 len 4th (58.5) Geemeup 1400m R'hill F&M (Bm80) heavy trk Feb 2. Couldn't dash in the very heavy ground at Rosehill three weeks ago. Prior form was very good. Capable of running a cheeky race. CALIFORNIA STORM (D P Smith) 4m By Rock Of Gibraltar - Storminwinter (10:4- 3-1): Disappointed as a hot favourite first-up 4-1/4 len 6th (59.5) Buckmoore 1000m Gos- ford (Bm70) Dec 31 then turned form around when unwanted in betting 1-1/2 len win (52.0) Time To Plunder, Masterstroke 1100m R'hill (Bm80) Jan 19. Kept ticking over with nk 2nd Senta De Noche 800m Newcastle barrier trial dead trk Feb 11. Freshened. Won well at Rosehill last start but this is a much tougher task and the 1200m is a query in this company. Prefer others. MICKELBERG (G Portelli) 4m By Hus- sonet - Trail Of Gold (24:3-4-4): Ridden positively and opened up a winning break on the turn 3/4 len win (57.5) Matignon, Kristy Lee 1200m W Farm F&M (Bm75) Jan 26. Pressed forward from the wide gate and bat- tled on solidly in the straight 2-1/4 len 4th (57.0) Dark Brown Sugar 1300m W Farm F&M (Bm80) Feb 9. Racing well but goes up many grades now. Place at best. IN TOP GEAR (G D Hickman) 5m By Cat- bird - Altezza (25:4-2-1): Returned with an upset win here then always well back dur- ing 2-3/4 len 8th (55.0) Mickelberg 1200m W Farm F&M (Bm75) Jan 26. Ridden cold and unwound a strong finish 1-1/2 len 4th (54.0) Charge Account 1100m W Farm (Bm75) Feb 9. Local who who gets back and can unleash a big finish. Rough place claims here. BELLA ROSSIE (G Portelli) 4m By Testa Rossa - Scone (6:2-1-1): Landed mid- field and worked right to the line 1-1/4 len 2nd (54.0) Shamrock Slipper 1000m Gold Coast (Metro) M.M. Sprint Jan 12. Closed in strongly from the tail again 1-1/2 len, 3/4 len 3rd (57.0) Lisa Lost It, Agon 1100m C'bury F&M (Bm69) dead trk Feb 13. Lightly raced mare who is heading in the right direction but this looks too tough at this stage. ZEDLION (J C Coyle) 5g By Lion Heart - Zedora (31:6-5-5): Caught very wide on the speed and did well to fight on and only go down narrowly lg nk 2nd (54.0) War Charm 1400m W Farm (Bm80) Jan 26. Settled handy and found plenty at the finish to hold off rivals 1/2 nk win (55.0) Burbero, Fedde 1500m R'hill (Bm80) heavy trk Feb 2. Local who comes into this in flying form. Yet to miss a place from four starts on this track. Expect him to be fighting out the finish again. BRAYROAN (Anne-Marie Ruttley) 6g By Zabeel - Compulsion (21:5-4-1): Strode along one off the fence midfield and held ground to the line 4-3/4 len 6th (58.0) Hoy- lonny 2000m R'hill (Bm85) slow trk Oct 13. Sent to the paddock after failing to fire a shot in 8 len 11th (54.0) Crafty Irna 2400m R'wick Tatt's Club Cup Oct 20. Strips fitter for 5th Didntcostalot 803m W Farm barrier trial dead trk Feb 15. First-up. Normally takes a couple of runs and this trip is well short of his best. Need to see. EIGELSTEIN (C J Waller) 5g By Dubawi - Estefania (12:2-3-3): Weakened off the pace 7-3/4 len 6th (58.0) Worthadd 1600m Germany Badener Meile May 17 then sold to Australia after improving 1-3/4 len, 1/2 len 3rd (58.0) Polish Vulcano, Gereon 2000m Germa- ny Bwin Sachsen Pr June 9. Wasn't put under much pressure in 6th Landing 1200m W Farm barrier trial dead trk Feb 15. First-up. German import making his Australian debut. Capable when fresh and his two wins have come over 1400m and 1500m. Trials have been encour- aging. Watch betting and parade rings. JACQUINOT BAY (G H Walter) 5g By Gali- leo - La La Land (6:5-1-0): Won his first four starts easily at Goulburn then got back in the small field and found the line strongly be- hind all-the-way winner 1-1/2 len 2nd (55.5) Strawberry Boy 1600m W Farm (Bm76) Sept 8. Ridden more positively and dug deep at the finish to score lg hd win (54.0) Gangster's Choice, Less Is More 1600m R'wick (Bm85) Sept 22. Prepared for return with nose win Let's Rock'n'roll, Lord Of The Spur 803m W Farm barrier trial dead trk Feb 15. First-up. Lightly raced gelding who impressed in his first campaign. The wide gate makes things awkward here but he has plenty of talent and is one to keep a close eye on. TERRITORY (J M Austin) 5g By Lonhro - Dominions (15:2-2-3): Box-seated and found the line well behind a highly-rated colt lg nk 2nd (57.5) Sessions 1000m W Farm (Bm80) Jan 5. Given every chance but was no match late 2-1/2 len 5th (54.0) Skytrain 1100m C'bury C'bury Classic Jan 25. Ran very well first-up here before racing a touch flat at Canterbury late last month. Peaks now and this trip will suit. Among the chances. MECIR (M, W & J Hawkes) 4g By Lonhro - Magistra Delecta (7:2-1-1): Given every chance but found one a shade too strong 1/2 hd 2nd (56.0) Privately 1400m W Farm (Bm80) Dec 1. Given a let-up after sitting behind the speed and boxing on 1/2 nk, 1-1/4 len 3rd (54.5) Cathay Lady, Havana Rey 1550m C'bury (Bm85) Dec 29. Wasn't put under much pressure in 4 len, sht hd 3rd Mrs Onassis, Ortensia 900m R'hill barrier trial slow trk Feb 5. Let-up. Won his first two starts impressively at Canterbury but has been a shade disappointing since. Recent trial suggests he is going well. In the mix. MOSSAMINE (G A Rogerson) 6g By Mossman - Glint Of Gold (53:7-8-4): Scored an upset win over this track/dis- tance then caught wide midfield and worked home solidly 2-1/2 len 6th (57.0) War Charm 1400m W Farm (Bm80) Jan 26. Enjoyed a soft run just off the speed and boxed on 3/4 len 5th (54.5) Magic Weekend 1400m W Farm (Bm85) Feb 9. Experienced galloper who enjoys racing here. A must for the ex- otics. NO BAD BLOOD (Ms K Waugh) 4g By Danzero - Red Blooded (11:4-0-2): Found the front and pulled out plenty when chal- lenged halfway down the straight to kick back and score nk win (56.0) Rolston, Man- chebo 1100m Gosford C2 Jan 10. Rolled along in front and burst clear on the turn for runaway 4-1/2 len win (57.5) Magic In The Mix, Kimberley Kid 1200m Wyong (Bm70) dead trk Jan 31. Freshened. Up and comer who goes forward and makes his own luck. Up in class now and the 1300m may test in this company but he will give a sight. DECEIVER (D A Williams) 4g By Oratorio - Broken Promise (13:5-1-0): Balanced up midfield and motored down the centre of the track to post dominant 2-1/4 len win (56.5) Aashiq, Cavallo Nero 1200m F'ton 3&4yo (78) Jan 12. Ordered to trial to steward's satisfaction after returning to Sydney and disappointing 6-1/4 len 10th (54.0) Ear- nest Ernest 1200m W Farm (Bm85) Jan 26. Since showed improvement in len 2nd Zytelle 900m Canberra barrier trial Feb 8. Freshened. Impressed two starts back at Flemington before struggling here last start. Since showed improvement in a Canberra trial. Give another chance. DEFINITE CHOICE (G D Hickman) 6g By Not A Single Doubt - Parisina (15:2-1-2): Put away after working home from midfield 1/2 len, nk 3rd (53.5) Winner Take All, Hard Liquor 1300m R'hill (Bm80) slow trk Oct 8 (2011). Landed in a good spot midfield but couldn't come on when resuming from long break 4 len 8th (54.0) Magic Weekend 1400m W Farm (Bm85) Feb 9. Trained here and will strip fitter now but prefer to wait for signs of improvement. EXOTIC ESCAPE (Rick Worthington) 4m By Commands - Cap Juluca (9:6- 0-0): Proved far too strong on return 2 len win (54.5) Gorgeous Amelia, Grey Drama 1000m Canberra (Bm70) dead trk Jan 25. Took up a forward position and gave a strong kick in the straight for comfortable len win (54.5) Bohemian Spirit, Emvoss 1100m C'bury Rst0 Feb 8. Local mare who is build- ing an impressive record. Should bounce on the speed from the good draw and give them something to think about. YOUTHFUL KING (J A Sylvester) 7g By Youthful Legs - Supreme Whiskey (44:8- 6-7): Kept finding the line from midfield 1/2 hd, len 3rd (53.5) Dream Choice, Fireball 1350m Wyong (Metro) (Bm70) Jan 16. Got back after striking interference at the start but managed to pick up good ground in the run home 1-1/4 len 4th (53.5) Exotic Escape 1100m C'bury Rst0 Feb 8. Going well but would prefer to see in something easier. SHOOT OUT (C J Waller) 6g By High Chaparral - Pentamerous (32:9-5-5): Bal- anced up midfield and held ground under the big weight 4 len 7th (58.0) Fat Al 1600m R'wick Epsom Hcp Oct 6. Got back after an awkward beginning and worked to the line well 4-3/4 len 5th (59.0) Ocean Park 2040m M Valley W.S. Cox Plate dead trk Oct 27. Fit- ter for 6th Steps In Time 1050m R'wick bar- rier trial dead trk Feb 1. First-up. Class gal- loper who won the G1 George Main Stakes first-up last time in. Won his only start on this track. Can give this a shake. DANLEIGH (C J Waller) 9g By Mujahid - Graceful Lily (57:10-7-10): Put away fol- lowing 3-3/4 len 6th (59.0) Shoot Out 1600m R'wick George Main Sept 22. Beaten for early speed but picked up good ground in the run to the line 2-1/2 len 5th (58.5) Happy Galaxy 1200m W Farm Expressway Stks Feb 9. Veteran who appears to have come back as well as ever. Normally holds his form second-up and he gets out to a more suitable trip now. Enjoys the cut out of the ground. Go well. ALBERT THE FAT (C J Waller) 8g By Magic Albert - Alemar (37:11-3-3): Given a break after camping behind the speed and boxing on solidly 2-1/4 len 4th (59.0) Atlantic Jewel 1400m R'wick All Aged Stakes April 28. Settled worse than midfield and warmed up late first-up 3-1/4 len 7th (58.5) Happy Galaxy 1200m W Farm Expressway Stks Feb 9. Warmed up well over the final furlong when resuming in the Expressway Stakes here a fortnight ago. Much fitter now. Look for further improvement. GLENCADAM GOLD (Ms G Waterhouse) 5g By Refuse To Bend - Sandrella (14:6-2- 1): Led all-the-way to win The Metropolitan in outstanding style then led them up and dropped right out 8-3/4 len 15th (53.5) Dun- aden 2400m C'field Caulfield Cup Oct 20. Controlled the race from the front and was only reeled in with a furlong to go 4-1/4 len 6th (53.5) Green Moon 3200m F'ton Mel- bourne Cup Nov 6. Looked the goods when posting 3 len win Julienas, Been Awakened 1200m R'wick barrier trial dead trk Feb 1. First-up. Import who progressed impressive- ly in his first Australian preparation. Recent trials suggests he has come back very well. Sure to have plenty of admirers. LASER HAWK (Ms G Waterhouse) 4g By Artie Schiller - High Heels (6:4-0-2): Box- seated and knuckled down strongly in the straight to record 1/2 nk win (56.5) Ocean Park, Silent Achiever 2000m R'hill Rosehill Gneas Mar 31. Hasn't been seen in compe- tition since taking up a forward position and fighting on sht nk, 1-1/4 len 3rd (56.5) Ethio- pia, Polish Knight 2400m R'wick Aust. Derby April 14. Primed for return with 1-3/4 len win Karosse, Major Major 1200m R'wick barrier trial Jan 17. First-up. Half-brother to Desert War who was highly impressive in his 3yo year. That form stood up in the spring and recent trials have been encouraging. Worth plenty of thought. KELINNI (C J Waller) 5g By Refuse To Bend - Orinoco (19:8-3-3): Unleashed a powerful finish from worse than midfield to score nk win (57.0) Dare To Dream, Exceptionally 2500m F'ton Lexus Stakes dead trk Nov 3. Tracked the speed and gave his all to the line 3-1/4 len 4th (51.0) Green Moon 3200m F'ton Mel- bourne Cup Nov 6. Wasn't put under much pressure in 4th Mrs Onassis 900m R'hill bar- rier trial slow trk Feb 5. First-up. Another of the Chris Waller imports who keeps improving. Never runs a bad race but may find this tough over 1400m under WFA conditions. GATEWOOD (C J Waller) 5h By Galileo - Felicity (11:5-2-1): Settled handy in a slowly run event and proved too strong over the concluding stages 3/4 len win (55.5) Cha- teau Margaux, Brigantin 2400m Geelong Geelong Cup Oct 24. Spelled and switched stables after battling away midfield 2-3/4 len 6th (58.0) Kelinni 2500m F'ton Lexus Stakes dead trk Nov 3. Will take benefit out of 5th Landing 1200m W Farm barrier trial dead trk Feb 15. First-up. European import having first start for Chris Waller. Showed class dur- ing his spring campaign but expect him to find these too sharp over 1400m. MONTON (R J Quinton) 6g By Catbird - Dynamic Flyer (30:6-2-2): Camped behind the speed but couldn't come on 2-1/2 len 9th (59.0) All Legal 1600m W Farm Villiers Stakes Dec 22 then given a let-up after holding ground midfield 3-1/4 len 5th (59.0) Moriarty 2000m R'hill Tatts Club Cup Jan 1. Let-up. Proven when fresh and has per- formed well on this track in the past. One for the multiples. CENTENNIAL PARK (David Payne) 7g By Thorn Park - Trephina (44:7-7-3): Sent to the paddock after failing to fire a shot in 8-1/2 len 13th (52.5) Moment Of Change 1400m C'field Rupert Clarke Sept 30. Positioned midfield and closed in well on return 1/2 len, 3/4 len 3rd (58.5) Happy Galaxy, Skytrain 1200m W Farm Expressway Stks Feb 9. Ran well here first-up but he normally races a touch flat second-up. Prefer to see this run. WILLY JIMMY (G H Walter) 7g By Dehere - Hula Wonder (31:7-4-2): Returned from long break with fast-finishing 2-1/4 len 4th (59.0) Testarhythm 1200m Gosford Takeover Target Jan 10 then always well back during 6 len last (58.5) Happy Galaxy 1200m W Farm Expressway Stks Feb 9. No match in the Ex- pressway Stakes here a fortnight ago. Has plenty of ground to make up. ALMA'S FURY (Paul Murray) 5g By Re- fuse To Bend - Dance Attendance (29:5- 2-7): Eased out the back from the wide gate and found the line powerfully for close-up nose 2nd (53.0) All Legal 1600m W Farm Villiers Stakes Dec 22. Given a let-up after being well ridden to score narrow 1/2 nk win (57.0) Fillydelphia, Danagaze 1600m D'ben Bernborough Hcp Dec 29. Let-up. Comes into this in good form but may be tested here under WFA conditions. DOCTOR DOOM (G H Walter) 4g By Domesday - Orcym (12:3-1-1): Tipped out after rolling along in front and tiring 7-1/2 len 13th (56.5) Laser Hawk 2000m R'hill Rose- hill Gneas Mar 31. Run off his legs on return 5-3/4 len 9th (58.5) Happy Galaxy 1200m W Farm Expressway Stks Feb 9. Expect him to need another run. TOUGHER THAN EVER (C J Waller) 3c By General Nediym - Rathlin Island (11:3- 1-3): Sent to Australia after going down fighting hd, nk 3rd (56.5) Sacred Falls, Oa- sis Rose 1600m Riccarton Park Nz 2000 Guineas Nov 10. Caught wide on the speed when resuming and battled away gamely 1-1/2 len 4th (55.5) Happy Galaxy 1200m W Farm Expressway Stks Feb 9. Former Kiwi who toughed it out well on the speed here a fortnight ago. Much better for that outing. Knockout chance. STREAMA (G H Walter) 4m By Stratum - Pensiamo (17:7-4-2): Worked to the front from the outside gate and kicked on pow- erfully to score comfortable 1-1/4 len win (58.0) Pear Tart, Red Tracer 1400m C'field Tristarc Stakes Oct 20. Ridden for speed again but felt the pinch over the final furlong 3-1/4 len 8th (57.0) Appearance 1600m F'ton Myer Classic Nov 3. Was doing her best work late in 4th Didntcostalot 803m W Farm barrier trial dead trk Feb 15. First-up. Top class mare who is proven when fresh and over this trip. Primed for this with two tri- als. Take beating. SKYTRAIN (Peter Snowden) 7g By Lonhro - Que Sera Sera (31:8-6-5): Beautifully rid- den to score overdue 3/4 len win (56.5) Uate, Jest Crewsin' 1100m C'bury C'bury Classic Jan 25. Balanced up midfield and worked right to the line 1/2 len 2nd (58.5) Happy Gal- axy 1200m W Farm Expressway Stks Feb 9. Talented sprinter who needs to be saved up and given one shot at them from the 200m. Big threat if he puts it all together. HYPURR (Joseph Pride) 6g By Fastnet Rock - Coureuse (18:6-2-0): Stuck on gamely after a wide run when making Aus- tralian debut in 1-3/4 len 4th (57.5) Adebisi 1200m W Farm Razor Sharp Dec 22. Cov- ered ground again and got his tongue over the bit during 7-1/2 len 8th (59.5) Merlin Mustang 1400m W Farm Hcp Jan 5. Pre- pared for this with 3-3/4 len, 1-1/4 len 3rd Didntcostalot, Decision Time 803m W Farm barrier trial dead trk Feb 15. Let-up. Former Hong Kong-trained gelding who showed some good signs in his first two Australian starts. Has residual fitness on his side and was competitive in G1 races in Hong Kong. Leading contender. UATE (K A Lees) 4g By Ad Valorem - Long Walk (18:4-4-1): Settled handy and went down fighting 1-1/2 len, hd 3rd (55.0) Testa- rhythm, Soledad 1200m Gosford Takeover Target Jan 10. Given time to balance up and found the line strongly 3/4 len 2nd (54.0) Skytrain 1100m C'bury C'bury Classic Jan 25. Freshened. Racing well in similar events of late. Drawn ideally and gets in on the limit. Should be around the mark again. ONTHELOOKOUT (Ms B Joseph & P A Jones) 7g By Beautiful Crown - Kyrie (39:6-11-10): Tipped out after putting up a big performance to finish in the money 1-1/2 len, 1/2 len 3rd (55.5) Adamon, Vilakazi Street 1200m Wagga Town Plate dead trk May 3. Spelled again following fair return 4 len 6th (56.0) Free Wheeling 1200m C'field Heading Out Oct 17. First-up. Normally takes a run and fires second-up. Prefer to see in this company. HOOD (G H Walter) 6g By Shamardal - Whisked (23:5-3-2): Given his chance but couldn't finish off 2-1/2 len 7th (55.0) Riva De Lago 1300m Scone (Metro) Open Hcp May 18. Hasn't been seen in competition since fading off the speed 6-1/4 len 6th (54.0) Malavio 1400m R'hill Civic Qlty slow trk June 30. Sat back and worked home 6th Didntcostalot 803m W Farm barrier trial dead trk Feb 15. First-up. Local who flies when fresh and over this trip. This is a tough first-up assignment but he is capable of add- ing value into the exotics. JEST CREWSIN' (Ms J Bowen) 7g By Brahms - Jester Crew (55:9-5-8): Closed in strongly from the back first-up 3/4 len, 1-1/4 len 3rd (54.0) Skytrain, Uate 1100m C'bury C'bury Classic Jan 25. Enjoyed a cosy run behind the speed but was no match when they sprinted 3-1/4 len 8th (58.5) Happy Gal- axy 1200m W Farm Expressway Stks Feb 9. No match in the Expressway Stks a fortnight ago. Better suited here back to handicap conditions. Can run into a place at odds. STRATFORD (M, W & J Hawkes) 5g By Stratum - Celebration Bell (12:4-2-2): Settled out the back and couldn't make any impression in the run home 6-1/2 len last (54.0) Adebisi 1200m W Farm Razor Sharp Dec 22. Given a let-up after hitting the line well from the back len, len 3rd (54.0) Triple Elegance, Gundy Son 1400m Gold Coast (Metro) M.M. Cup Jan 12. Kept ticking over with 6th Glows 900m R'hill barrier trial dead trk Feb 19. Let-up. Becoming hard to catch but he is smart on his day. Gets in light and has drawn perfectly. Don't underestimate. WHITLAM (K A Lees) 4g By Elusive Qual- ity - Weaver Of Words (17:4-6-2): Well rid- den to score on return 1/2 len win (55.5) Sessions, Butt I'm Ready 1100m R'hill (Bm80) Dec 15. Strode along midfield and swept past rivals in the run to the line 2 len win (55.5) Maroney Avenue, I'm Cool 1100m R'hill (Bm84) heavy trk Feb 2. Has returned in great order for Kris Lees. Deserves a chance in this company and has drawn to receive all the favours. Don't discard. IDEAL POSITION (J T Brasch) 5g By Snip- petson - Ideal Option (17:8-1-3): Spelled after making up good ground from the tail 2-1/4 len, 3/4 len 3rd (54.0) Malavio, Fa- mous Seamus 1400m R'hill Civic Qlty slow trk June 30. Put away again after lacklustre return 9-1/4 len 10th (57.0) Agueda 1200m R'hill (Bm80) slow trk Oct 13. Will take im- provement out of 2 len 2nd Ollie Vollie 900m Muswellbrook barrier trial dead trk Feb 13. First-up. Capable when fresh but place looks best against some of these. JULIENAS (Ms G Waterhouse) 6g By Cape Cross - Dora Carrington (15:4-3-3): Scored narrow hd win (56.5) Gazza Guru, Storm Burst 2100m Wyong Wyong Cup Sept 7. Sent to the paddock after working home well from worse than midfield sht nk 2nd (58.0) Kelinni 2400m R'hill Colin Stephen dead trk Sept 29. Was doing his best work late in 3 len 2nd Glencadam Gold 1200m R'wick barrier trial dead trk Feb 1. First-up. Ran third over this track/distance first-up last campaign. HAVANA REY (Bjorn Baker) 4g By King Cugat - Dydeedoe (18:6-3-1): Sent out as a hot favourite and rolled along in front but folded up badly 19-1/2 len last (54.0) Thumbtacks 1600m W Farm Hcp Jan 26. Received a soft run behind the speed and proved far too strong in the run home 1-1/2 len win (54.0) Single, Fast Clip 1600m W Farm Hcp Feb 9. Struggled home when a $1.90f here two starts back then produced a big form reversal a fortnight later. Big threat on best form. STAND TO GAIN (C J Waller) 7g By Hawk Wing - Plum Fairy (31:5-3-3): Always well back during 25-1/4 len 13th (54.0) Niwot 3200m R'wick Sydney Cup April 28. Spelled and returned to Chris Waller after failing to finish (68.0) Viva Delspec 3200m Bendigo Mdn Hrdl dead trk May 30. Improved by last Landing 1200m W Farm barrier trial dead trk Feb 15. First-up. Will need more time. COLISEO (N F Gardner) 6g By Arena - Palace Capers (24:6-4-5): Tipped out after failing to fire a shot in 6-1/2 len 8th (56.5) Thumbtacks 1500m R'hill (Bm95) Sept 1. Got back and picked up some late ground first-up 4-3/4 len 11th (58.5) Magic Weekend 1400m W Farm (Bm85) Feb 9. Talented stay- er who is likely to need another run or two. ZAKYNTHOS IMPRINTZ (G R Nickson) 6g By Footstepsinthesand - Zakynthos Star (29:7-4-5): Enjoyed all the favours behind the speed and chased gamely 2-1/4 len 2nd (56.5) Riva De Lago 1400m R'hill (Bm95) Jan 19 then held ground midfield 6-1/2 len 7th (52.0) Havana Rey 1600m W Farm Hcp Feb 9. Local who boasts an impressive re- cord on this track. Always worth an each way ticket in these types of events. PALASPORT (G D Hickman) 6g By Arena - Miss Superb (43:7-10-4): Did enough when resuming in 4-1/2 len 7th (52.0) Riva De Lago 1400m R'hill (Bm95) Jan 19. Box- seated and worked right to the line in the heavy going sht nk 2nd (52.0) Bello 1400m R'hill Hcp heavy trk Feb 2. Nearing peak fit- ness now and he will appreciate the step up in trip. Promote if the track is wet. LUNAYIR (C J Waller) 4h By Sinndar - Luna Caerla (7:1-2-1): Went down as a hot favourite in len, 1-1/2 len 3rd (56.0) La Arenosa, Soho Rose 2000m France Prix Du Lion dead trk Aug 16. Sold to Australia af- ter 2 len 4th (58.0) Mobaco 2000m France De Marseille Sept 7. Will take improvement out of 6th Scorpio Queen 900m R'hill barrier trial dead trk Feb 19. First-up. French import making his Australian debut. Did place over this trip on debut in France. Betting further guide. MAGIC WEEKEND (M, W & J Hawkes) 7g By Magic Albert - Happy Camper (28:5- 6-4): Appeared to have every chance but couldn't come on 2-3/4 len 7th (52.0) Ear- nest Ernest 1200m W Farm (Bm85) Jan 26. Tracked the pace and found plenty under pressure late to score nose win (51.5) Num- ber One Gun, Mr Edison 1400m W Farm (Bm85) Feb 9. Well ridden to win here a fortnight ago. Drawn awkwardly here and the 1600m is a query. Prepared to take him on. SHAMARDANI (G D Hickman) 5m By Shamardal - Preview (20:4-1-5): Balanced up out the back and flashed home late 1/2 nk, 1-1/2 len 3rd (54.0) Cathay Lady, Babel 1600m Gosford Belle Of Turf Jan 10. Sat back and stormed to the line again to record 1-1/4 len win (56.5) Myamira, Flying Bay 1600m W Farm F&M (Bm80) Jan 26. Freshened. Local mare who comes into this in career best form. Looks very hard to beat with only 54kg on her back. HARDBREAK HOTEL (G H Walter) 6g By Elvstroem - Hard Rider (32:6-4-4): Unwound a strong finishing burst from the back to finish 1-3/4 len 5th (58.0) War Charm 1400m W Farm (Bm80) Jan 26 then never in the hunt 9 len 11th (54.0) Havana Rey 1600m W Farm Hcp Feb 9. Mixing his form this time in. Take on trust. SABLES (Peter Snowden) 5m By Elusive Quality - Magical Miss (20:4-5-1): Given a break after battling away behind the speed 1-3/4 len 4th (57.5) O'Reilly's Prize 2400m W Farm (Bm80) Sept 8. Run off her legs when resuming in 9-3/4 len 13th (56.0) War Charm 1400m W Farm (Bm80) Jan 26. Freshened. Didn't offer much when resuming here a month ago. Waiting for improvement. FALKLANDS (M P Quinn) 4g By Viscount - Mystikos (21:4-6-3): Worked to the front and battled away solidly first-up 2-1/4 len 4th (54.5) Frozen Rope 1500m R'hill (Bm79) Jan 19. Sent forward and boxed on again for honest 3-1/4 len 4th (56.5) Via Facile 1550m C'bury (Bm75) Feb 8. Nearing his peak now and he will ap- preciate the drop in weight. Knockout chance. MR EDISON (J B Cummings) 7g By Fantas- tic Light - The Lot (46:6-3-7): Box-seated and tried hard for 1-1/4 len, 1/2 len 3rd (57.0) Frozen Rope, Sailor's Farewell 1500m R'hill (Bm79) Jan 19. Picked up ground from worse than mid- field for close-up nose, 1/2 hd 3rd (52.0) Magic Weekend, Number One Gun 1400m W Farm (Bm85) Feb 9. Finds it hard to win but his last three runs have been full of merit. Can surprise. PECK (Peter Snowden) 5g By Pivotal - Flying Kiss (22:3-5-5): Put away after coming from near last 1-1/4 len 2nd (56.5) Sables 2000m R'hill (Bm80) Sept 1. Lobbed along out the back and passed a few in the run home 4-1/4 len 9th (54.0) Magic Week- end 1400m W Farm (Bm85) Feb 9. Hasn't won for over eighteen months and his first- up run was only fair. Not keen. FUNTANTES (R L Heathcote) 6m (40:8-7- 5): 3-1/2 len 8th 58.5 Fire Up Fifi 56 1300m E Farm Just Now Hcp Dec 15. 2-1/2 len win 58 Playtime 54, Amalfi Dreams 54 1200m D'ben Qlty Hcp dead trk Feb 2. RIVER LAD (Natalie McCall) 5g (24:8-4- 3): 1/2 len 2nd 57 Bold Glance 56.5 1350m D'ben Open Hcp dead trk July 28. 4 len 7th 58 Craiglea Falcon 54.5 1300m E Farm Qlty Hcp Aug 15. (Jumped awkwardly. Ran wide during race.) THE SIXTIES (Ms T Green) 7g (49:11-9- 7): 2-1/2 len 6th 55.5 Morning Captain 56 1200m E Farm Open Hcp Jan 19. 3/4 len len 3rd 56 Gundy Son 56.5, Achievements 56.5 1350m D'ben Open Hcp dead trk Feb 2. TOMBOY (R L Heathcote) 5m (17:8-1-2): 15-1/2 len Last 52 Ofcourseican 53.5 1500m R'hill Coolmore Class. dead trk Mar 24. 7-3/4 len 14th 51 Shafeeq 52 1000m E Farm Open Hcp Feb 9. BETTER THAN READY (K M Schweida) 3c (7:4-1-1): nk win 57 Jolie Bay 56.5, Brave Soul 56.5 1200m R'wick Brian Crowley Oct 20. len 2nd 54 Shafeeq 52 1000m E Farm Open Hcp Feb 9. WAR ENDS (A J Edmonds) 6g (32:6-3-5): 1/2 len sht 1/2 hd 3rd 54.5 Bid Spotter 55, Hour Of Peril 55 1600m E Farm Open Hcp Oct 6. 5-1/4 len 9th 54 Shafeeq 52 1000m E Farm Open Hcp Feb 9. CRAIGLEA FALCON (P J Fleming) 7g (74:15-10-8): 4-3/4 len 8th 54 Shamrock Slipper 54 1000m Gold Coast M.M. Sprint Jan 12. len 2-1/4 len 3rd 54 Shafeeq 52, Better Than Ready 52 1000m E Farm Open Hcp Feb 9. TRANSPORTER (John Thompson) 5g (15:6-3-2): nose win 56.5 Playaction 55, Mu- sic Maestro 55 1800m E Farm (Bm90) Sept 29. hd 2nd 54 Grey Assignment 56.5 1820m E Farm Open Oct 20. (Protest lodged, dis- missed.) 1/2 nk win Spirit Of Boom, Hidden Kisses 820m 49.5 D'ben Barrier Trial Feb 12. JOINT CHIEFS (B K Wakefield) 7g (43:8-7- 4): 1-1/4 len 2nd 54 Fillydelphia 56.5 1400m E Farm Open Hcp Oct 20. 5-1/2 len 10th 54 Shafeeq 52 1000m E Farm Open Hcp Feb 9. JUGAHLATION (David Murphy) 5g (41:7- 7-7): 1/2 len sht nk 3rd 54 Lucky Luna 58.5, Fillydelphia 58.5 1400m Sunshine Coast Sunshine Coast heavy trk Jan 26. 8 len 9th 58 Vintage Moss 55 1200m E Farm (Bm85) Feb 9. WHITLAM (K A Lees) 4g (17:4-6-2): 1/2 len win 55.5 Sessions 53, Butt I'm Ready 53 1100m R'hill 3yo+ (Bm80) Dec 15. 2 len win 55.5 Maroney Avenue 58, I'm Cool 58 1100m R'hill 3yo+ (Bm84) heavy trk Feb 2. I'M COOL (Desleigh Forster) 4g (7:4-1- 1): 1-1/2 len 4th 56 Whisperossa 56 1200m Gold Coast M.M. Plate (C6) Jan 12. 2 len 1/2 len 3rd 56 Whitlam 55.5, Maroney Avenue 55.5 1100m R'hill 3yo+ (Bm84) heavy trk Feb 2. SILVER SCHOLAR (C L McAppion) 7g (22:8-1-3): 1-1/2 len len 3rd 57.5 Trail Boss 57.5, Spurtastic 57.5 1000m Sunshine Coast (Bm85) Jan 6. 6-3/4 len 5th 56.5 Vin- tage Moss 55 1200m E Farm (Bm85) Feb 9. FITNESS FANATIC (Ms G Heinrich) 6g (45:5-7-4): 3/4 len 2nd 54 Vintage Moss 52 1200m E Farm 4yo+ Hcp (C6) Jan 19. (Ran wide during race.) 2-1/4 len 2nd 55 Vintage Moss 55 1200m E Farm (Bm85) Feb 9. SILVER BULLION (R L Heathcote) 7g (29:5-2-3): 1/2 nk 1-1/2 len 3rd 54 Morning Captain 56, Dusty Gold 56 1200m E Farm Open Hcp Jan 19. 5-1/4 len 8th 54 Shafeeq 52 1000m E Farm Open Hcp Feb 9. TAHITIAN BLACK (David Pfieffer) 5g (27:6-1-3): 1-3/4 len 4th 58.5 Sessions 55 1000m W Farm (Bm80) Jan 5. 3-3/4 len 11th 59 Charge Account 55 1100m W Farm 3yo+ (Bm75) Feb 9. MR FAVULOUS (Donald Baker) 4g (23:6- 4-4): 7-1/2 len 9th 57 Bradbury Chocolate 53.5 1110m D'ben 3yo Hcp heavy trk July 14. (Vet examination.) 4-3/4 len win 56 Vin- tage Flint 55, Grain Trader 55 1000m Dalby Open Hcp heavy trk Feb 9. FRISCO LIGHTS (G Henderson) 6g (44:12-6-1): 10 len 9th 55 Falvelina 54 1000m E Farm (Bm80) dead trk Aug 1. 1/2 hd win 55 Saintly Lady 54, Peterhof 54 1000m E Farm Rst0 Jan 19. IMPALA (S W Kendrick) 5g (20:8-2-4): 1-1/4 len nose 3rd 59 So Pretentious 55, Budabar 55 1100m Mackay Open Hcp Dec 11. 3 len 5th 59 Frisco Lights 55 1000m E Farm Rst0 Jan 19. LEEALAN (J P Morrisey) 4g (16:5-1-4): 6-1/4 len 9th 54 Shamrock Slipper 54 1000m Gold Coast M.M. Sprint Jan 12. 4-1/2 len 6th 54 Shafeeq 52 1000m E Farm Open Hcp Feb 9. POWER OF ED (Ms H Page) 5g (26:6-5-3): sht hd win 58 Accelero 54.5, Devils Melody 54.5 1000m E Farm (Bm75) Jan 5. 4-1/4 len 12th 60.5 Ervbefel 55 1010m D'ben (Bm70) slow trk Feb 16. HOLLYWEIRD (T J Gollan) 4m (18:3-3-4): 3/4 len win 52.5 Epic 57.5, All But Grey 57.5 1030m D'ben Plate (C3) Jan 9. 1-3/4 len 4th 55.5 Pure Purrfection 54.5 1020m D'ben Hcp (C5) dead trk Feb 6. PURE PURRFECTION (T J Gollan) 4m (9:4-1-0): 4-1/2 len 2nd 57 Plateau Gold 52 1010m D'ben (Bm75) Sept 22. sht nk win 54.5 Product 54, Florida Fellow 54 1020m D'ben Hcp (C5) dead trk Feb 6. CHANDRA (J Dann) 5g (16:4-1-2): 9-1/4 len 10th 57.5 Jet Style 51 1400m E Farm 4yo+ Hcp (C6) Sept 1. (Tightened for room.) 4-1/4 len 8th 56 Triskele 55.5 1200m D'ben 4yo+ E&G (C6) Sept 22. (Slowly away.) sht nk 2nd Tiger Dimejan 820m 50.0 D'ben Bar- rier Trial Feb 12. TIME TO PLUNDER (L F Birchley) 4g (11:3-2-1): 3-3/4 len Last 54 Testarhythm 56 1250m C'bury 3yo+ (Bm85) Dec 29. 1-1/2 len 2nd 55 California Storm 52 1100m R'hill 3yo+ (Bm80) Jan 19. (Tightened for room. Blocked for run.) HUCKLEBERRY DANE (L F Birchley) 6g (43:4-7-9): 4 len 6th 54 Shamrock Slipper 54 1000m Gold Coast M.M. Sprint Jan 12. 3 len 7th 57.5 Pure Purrfection 54.5 1020m D'ben Hcp (C5) dead trk Feb 6. DEVILS MELODY (L F Birchley) 5m (23:3- 5-2): sht hd lg hd 3rd 55.5 Power Of Ed 58, Accelero 58 1000m E Farm (Bm75) Jan 5. 2 len 5th 55.5 Pure Purrfection 54.5 1020m D'ben Hcp (C5) dead trk Feb 6. PATAPINDA (T D Hall) 6g (33:5-6-3): 2-1/2 len len 3rd 58.5 Grey Drama 59, Bat- tle Ready 59 1000m Gosford (Bm65) Dec 6. (Pulled hard during race. Checked near 600m.) hd 2nd 55.5 Agent Blue 58 1000m Sunshine Coast (Bm75) heavy trk Jan 26. GENERAL JACKSON (M J Mair) 3g (8:3- 3-0): lg hd win 59 Loupets 58, Favco 58 1000m Sunshine Coast Hcp (C2) Jan 20. 1-3/4 len 2nd 59 Kuchinskaya 55 1020m D'ben 3yo Hcp dead trk Feb 6. TOM'S LUCK (Jason McLachlan) 3g (5:3- 0-0): 1-1/2 len win 57 The Right One 52.5, Written Eleison 52.5 1000m E Farm 3yo Hcp Jan 12. 3-1/2 len 5th 54.5 Kuchinskaya 55 1020m D'ben 3yo Hcp dead trk Feb 6. CALDETES (M J Dunn) 3g (5:1-1-0): 3 len 7th 55.5 Exotic Sequel 54 1200m Gold Coast 3yo Hcp Jan 1. (Blundered at start. Blocked for run. Vet examination.) 4-3/4 len 7th 55 Kuchinskaya 55 1020m D'ben 3yo Hcp dead trk Feb 6. KUCHINSKAYA (R L Heathcote) 3f (7:2- 2-0): 3 len 5th 55.5 Tom's Luck 57 1000m E Farm 3yo Hcp Jan 12. 1-3/4 len win 55 General Jackson 59, Tear It Up 59 1020m D'ben 3yo Hcp dead trk Feb 6. RIDDLE ME THIS (T J Gollan) 3g (2:1-1-0): 3/4 len win 59 Pretty Face 58, In Bangkok 58 1000m E Farm 3yo Mdn dead trk Aug 1. 3-1/4 len 2nd 57.5 Mishani Stealth 57.5 1200m Murwillumbah 3yo Ctry Plate Aug 21. 3 len 4th. Palpitate 850m 51.6 Toowoomba Cushion Barrier Trial Jan 15. AUCHENFLOWER (K R Kemp) 3f (10:3-1- 0): 3 len win 57.5 Diamond Heist 57.5, Lady Oscar 57.5 1050m Toowoomba Cushion Hcp (C2) Feb 2. 8 len 11th 55 Sookie 57 1200m E Farm 3yo Hcp Feb 9. TIGER DIMEJAN (K M Schweida) 3f (2:1- 0-0): 2-1/4 len win 55 Beach Babe 55, Turvanna 55 1010m D'ben 3yo Mdn Nov 28. 2-1/4 len 4th 56.5 Caliente 56.5 1200m E Farm Mode Plate Dec 8. sht nk win Chan- dra, Belle Verde 820m 50.0 D'ben Barrier Trial Feb 12. WARHOGG (L H Wheeler) 3g (3:1-1-0): 1-1/4 len win 59 Yung Warrior 57.5, Sasa Motte Koi 57.5 1200m Gold Coast 3yo C&G Mdn Aug 31. 3-1/2 len 6th 54.5 Keep It Moist 57.5 1200m D'ben E&G Hcp (C3) Sept 19. MISHANI SINNER (L G Ross) 3f (8:2-4- 2): 1-1/4 len 2nd 57.5 Written Eleison 57.5 1000m E Farm F&M Plate (C3) slow trk Jan 30. (Slowly away.) 1-1/4 len 2nd 57.5 That's Karma 57.5 1200m E Farm F&M Plate (C3) Feb 13. PALAIS COURT (Natalie McCall) 3f (4:1-0- 2): sht nk 1-3/4 len 3rd 54 Grayson Square 54, Doubtfilly 54 1200m D'ben 3yo Hcp Aug 25. 11-1/2 len Last 54.5 Better Than Ready 57.5 1110m D'ben 3yo Hcp Sept 8. 1/2 len 2nd Sir Knox 850m 53.7 Sunshine Coast In- ner Barrier Trial dead trk Feb 5. LITA (John Thompson) 3f (11:2-0-1): 10- 1/2 len Last 57.5 Cuddlesome 57.5 1300m E Farm F&M Plate (C3) Sept 12. (Ran wide during race. Blocked for run. Checked near 100m.) 3-1/4 len 4th 54 Kuchinskaya 55 1020m D'ben 3yo Hcp dead trk Feb 6. LITTLE FAVOURS (Darren Symons) 3f (3:2-0-0): 4 len 5th 59 Val's Bull 58.5 1200m Mackay 3yo Hcp Oct 23. (Vet examination.) 2-1/4 len win 54 Sunsets On Fire 54, Bonny The Viper 54 800m Mackay (Bm65) Feb 9. PERFECT GLORY (Ms H Page) 3f (12:2- 2-2): 3 len win 54.5 Pasconi 56.5, Man Of Merit 56.5 900m Gold Coast Hcp (C1) heavy trk Jan 26. 3-1/4 len 4th 56 Britaila Kate 59 1100m Gold Coast Hcp (C2) dead trk Feb 16. SHEEZA MYZZILE (B S Baldwin) 3f (2:1- 0-1): 1-3/4 len 3/4 len 3rd 58 Gallinari 59, Super Sorted 59 1200m E Farm 3yo F Mdn slow trk Jan 30. (Hung out during race.) 3/4 len win 55 True Allegiance 55, Craiglea Art 55 800m Ipswich 3yo Mdn Plate Feb 8. THE RIGHT ONE (B S Baldwin) 3f (5:1-2- 0): 1-1/2 len 2nd 52.5 Tom's Luck 57 1000m E Farm 3yo Hcp Jan 12. 6-3/4 len 9th 54 Kuchinskaya 55 1020m D'ben 3yo Hcp dead trk Feb 6. COUNTY COMMANDS (T J Gollan) 3f (1:1-0-0): 1-3/4 len win 54.5 Call Me Rusty 56.5, Malibu Woo Woo 56.5 1000m Sun- shine Coast Mdn Plate dead trk Feb 10. RARE RUBY (M J Lakey) 3f (2:1-0-0): 2-1/4 len 4th 55 Exotic Sequel 57 1020m D'ben 3yo Mdn Plate dead trk Dec 12. len win 51.5 Lennie's Choice 56.5, Hidden Rose 56.5 1000m E Farm 3yo+ Mdn Jan 12. (Slowly away.) BULLET ONE (T J Sears) 3g (8:1-3-1): 10-3/4 len 7th 59 Big Decision 58 1000m Sunshine Coast 3yo Hcp Oct 21. (Vet ex- amination.) 5-3/4 len 8th 55 Kuchinskaya 55 1020m D'ben 3yo Hcp dead trk Feb 6. BUDDY ROCKS (G K Taylor) 3g (8:1-1-1): 7-1/4 len 5th 58 Interject 56.5 1000m Sun- shine Coast Hcp (C1) Nov 4. (Ran wide dur- ing race.) 4-3/4 len 6th 54 Kuchinskaya 55 1020m D'ben 3yo Hcp dead trk Feb 6. POLLAXE (Shane Barling) 3f (11:2-1-0): 2-3/4 len 5th 55 Raku Tu 55 1000m Kumbia Hcp (C1) Nov 6. 2-1/2 len win 54 Rose Of Clare 56, Lady Rutherford 56 1000m Sun- shine Coast Cushi F&M Hcp (C1) Feb 17. SAMMY LOU (T N Miller) 3f (14:1-0-0): 10- 1/2 len 8th 54 Major Mike 59 1200m Sun- shine Coast Hcp (C1) Jan 20. 8-1/4 len 11th 54 Get On 55.5 1000m Sunshine Coast Hcp (C1) slow trk Feb 3.
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