Beloved the best way Goulburn three-year-old 1. Giftgiver took management of his maiden on the purpose of the flip second-up at Nowra, and was robust proper by the road. Little shocked coach has introduced him again in distance, however nonetheless has loads of scope and may take one other step in the direction of a metro begin.
Risks: Perennial place-getter 2. Salome attracts to get a smooth run proper behind the pace, and may peak right here third-up. Hole to the remaining, though maintain protected 6. Huxton Creeper who charged residence for a classy win on debut at Wagga and is drawn to get a smooth run on the within. One other one from a powerful Keith Dryden-trained crew 7. Capalise is better of the remaining after claiming his maiden at third begin.
play it: Giftgiver to win and quinella 1 and a pair of
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Race three MAIDEN PLATE (1435m)
Large subject, however they’re all seemingly out to cease progressive home-track filly 13. Boomahnoomoonah who seems able to win after going shut in her final two. Drawn to get a extra economical run from this gate than on the Sapphire Coast, and prime metro hoop makes the journey south to trip.
Risks: Doubt there are any if the principle fancy will get a transparent run from the flip, though enhancing three-year-old 6. Philipsburg did her finest work late behind Giftgiver in her first run this aspect of the Tasman and for a yr. Had initially gone to Qld, earlier than settling at Goulburn. Sufficient to love about four-year-old four. Stays On Tour boxing on after main early in a very good high quality maiden right here 10 days in the past; whereas anticipate Canberra three-year-old eight. Candy Cheval to be ridden simply in behind after wilting late main in a helpful maiden at residence.
play it: Boomahnnoomoonah to win and trifecta 6,13/four,6,eight,13/four,6,eight,13
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Race four CLASS 1 & MAIDEN PLATE (1660m)
Very open battle. Eager on the worth on constant native four-year-old 1. Clem Fandango putting fifth-up. Completed arduous to win a helpful race at Canberra three runs again earlier than once more doing his finest work late at Wagga as a short-priced favorite. Has been given 5 weeks between runs, and properly handled underneath the set-weights circumstances. Scratched from Canberra on Wednesday to be saved for this.
Risks: Bettering four-year-old 2. Sizzling Bahama carried this weight to win his maiden at Orange two runs in the past earlier than main for a good distance on the Sapphire Coast. Again a bit in grade, and can give an enormous sight. Kembla-based 5. Sir Eagle can peak out to this distance after discovering the road properly right here in two runs again. Embody Kembla filly 11. Yote Amo Maria who swept residence to beat Boomahnnoomoonah two runs again earlier than luckless right here in a CL1. Attracts properly, however more likely to want it wetter. Bettering mare 7. Misty Brook obtained the good thing about a large bias at Nowra to complete over a very good galloper third-up and whereas she too is healthier on rain-affected floor, is drawn to get a pleasant path.
play it: Clem Fandango each-way and trifecta 1,2,5/1,2,5,7,11/1,2,5,7,11
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Race 5 BM 66 HCP (2010m)
Over the longer journey now, and needs to be simply sufficient stress on up entrance to be actually run. Robust Canberra five-year-old three. Dip Me Lid put behind him a string of irritating second placings to dominate a BM 65 at residence from the entrance, and the recipe would be the identical right here from the within barrier.
Risks: Sincere four-year-old 2. Microna additionally likes to search out the lead, however could have to take a seat exterior right here from the broader draw. Has progressed OK after consecutive wins in late spring. Maintain protected Nowra six-year-old 7. Bulwark who has solely been out of a spot as soon as in his final 5, and has run into some promising stayers in his final couple. Native six-year-old four. Hemmerle needs this journey after ending properly sufficient third-up on the Sapphire Coast. Embody in wider exotics Kembla mare 6. Genoveffa if she backs up in 4 days.
play it: Dip Me Lid to win
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Race 6 BM 58 HCP (1210m)
Canberra six-year-old 5. Romeo Vella solely wants to search out cowl from the tough draw to be the one to beat. Bolted on this grade on the Sapphire Coast two runs again earlier than a bit plain right here final begin. Main rider sticks, and the coach has tinkered with the gear.
Risks: The identical gear change can also be important for native four-year-old 1. California August who has been tardy initially in each runs again, but has completed off OK. Clearly suited again on residence observe, and simply wants to leap cleanly to be within the end. One other one skilled on the observe 2. American Genius completed arduous at big odds within the stronger Xmas Flying right here, however a drop in school negated by a 5.5kg weight hike. Maintain protected native five-year-old three. Chairman’s Selection who resumes from a smooth gate for robust coach/jockey mixture; whereas Kembla filly eight. Shipierro steps up in journey after two reasonable efforts over 1000m.
play it: Romeo Vella to win
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Race 7 MORUYA CUP (1425m)
Take two of the Showcase Cup is of course extensive open, however Canberra mare 10. Good Pitch is the worth after banging on the door all prep. Charged residence late in a metro BM 72 earlier than once more ending on properly in a freeway. Drops 4kg from that run, and drawn to remain away from visitors.
Risks: Canberra 5YO four. Gunga Din was spectacular at residence in a BM 70 crusing residence from properly again underneath an enormous weight. One of many higher weighted runners carrying four.5kg much less, particularly with a big jockey change. Native 6YO 7. Whisky’n’diamonds has received his final two right here, together with last-start Christmas Cup when he motored residence from properly again. Drawn off the observe, however needs to be proper at his peak fourth-up. House observe 7YO 5. Hay Bale may determine regardless of drawing the acute exterior barrier. Run down late within the Xmas Cup, however has solely missed a spot as soon as in seven begins right here, though would like it wetter. Embody in exotics one other Dryden-trained runner 11. Balonne who rocketed residence to win a Federal two begins again earlier than once more hitting the road in an excellent higher-graded Federal, however is now almost seven weeks between runs; whereas five-year-old 1. Peyton Place can roll ahead from a low draw, and is better of the remaining off a freshen-up.
play it: Gunga Din to win and Good Pitch every method
Odds and Evens: Cut up
Race eight BM 58 HCP (1435m)
One of many extra open races of the day to complete. Nowra five-year-old four. Kentucky Award can win once more from the great gate after ending finest in a CL1 right here 10 days in the past. Each profession wins have come at this observe, and prime jockey takes over.
Risks: South Coast five-year-old 2. St Anton rushed residence resuming right here to win at massive odds in a CL2. Attracts properly once more, however not a famous second-up performer. Native four-year-old 5. Pahang is over the percentages on a fast back-up after making late floor right here, and main metro hoop takes over. Outdoors of a heavy observe failure in a freeway, the type of five-year-old 1. Sebago is powerful sufficient, though the handicapper hasn’t missed him with 61kg.
play it: Kentucky Award every method and field trifecta 1,2,four,5
Odds and Evens: Cut up
Race 1: (2) PANDERING
Race 5: (three) DIP ME LID
Race eight: (four) KENTUCKY AWARD