Race-by-race suggestions and preview for Wagga Wagga Gold Cup day on Friday


Canberra filly 9. Superb Dream is over the chances after discovering the properly first-up at Moruya. Bred to like heavy tracks, and coach has tinkered with the gear.
Risks: Watch the betting on three-year-old Goulburn gelding 2. Extremely Adorned who was OK late resuming in that very same maiden right here after beforehand tackling deeper firm. Bred to deal with these situations, and blinkers come off. Constant native three-year-old filly 10. Miss Elsie Might is tough match and has attacked the road in her final couple, though jury out too on a heavy floor. Three-year-old gelding 6. Supreme Kitty was disappointing third-up at this monitor when failing to hit the road, however has sufficient closing skill, and blinkers go on.
The way to play it: Superb Dream each-way and field trifecta 2,6,9,10.
Odds and Evens: Break up.

Race three – 1.50PM: WALSH & BLAIR COUNTRY MAGIC BENCHMARK 66 HANDICAP (1200m)

One of many extra open races on the cardboard, and there are many possibilities. Favored the best way six-year-old Jerilderie gelding 5. Bezazzalled completed off on this grade at Gundagai after 4 strong runs in Victoria. Has a liking for rain-affected floor, and secure is underrated.
Risks: 5-year-old gelding four. Higher Home has been freshened after a dominant win at residence in an identical race, after which boxing on OK in stronger-rated Albury Mile. Drawn out and in addition up considerably in weight so will want loads of velocity on up entrance. Native eight-year-old 7. Superoo may be exhausting to catch, and wishes a very good velocity on to chase as nicely, however motored residence to win a weaker race right here two runs again earlier than discovering a soar in school at Albury a bit wealthy. Robust native seven-year-old three. Fermanagh Lad will respect the drop in grade after combating on from the entrance within the BM88 City Plate Prelude, however will nonetheless must get away with some straightforward mid-race sectionals rising sharply as much as 61kg even after the declare.
The way to play it: Bezazzalled to win and trifecta four,5/three,four,5,7/three,four,5,7.
Odds and Evens: Odds.

Race four – 2.25PM: IRON JACK BENCHMARK 58 SHOWCASE HANDICAP (1300m)

Now for probably the most open battle on this system throughout a giant and even discipline. Progressive three-year-old gelding 7. Leg Work, from the Goulburn secure of Danny Williams, has been saved on the more energizing facet since rattling residence to win his maiden right here as a scorching favorite. Destined for a lot larger prizes, and bred to deal with heavy tracks.
Risks: Calmly raced four-year-old Goulburn mare 13. Inland Retreat had no luck right here in related grade at solely third begin, however beforehand had sailed residence in heavy floor to win her maiden. Canberra four-year-old 1. Nieces And Nephews has been freshened since a slim BM60 win at residence on Cup day. Usually performs off a break, and drawn to park behind the velocity. Succesful Queanbeyan six-year-old four. Tag And Launch resumes with out an official trial. First-up type is strong, however again up in grade after a cushty win in a weaker race on Boxing Day.
The way to play it: Leg Work to win.
Odds and Evens: Odds.

Race 5 – three.05PM: BYRNE TRAILERS QUEEN OF THE SOUTH – F&M BENCHMARK 66 HANDICAP (1400m)

One other aggressive and open contest for the ladies within the Queen of the South. Constant four-year-old Randwick mare 1. Obtained Your Six has robust credentials for this regardless of being lumped with an enormous weight. Powered away to win the Tiara at Muswellbrook earlier than taken to the entrance and solely swamped late in a BM 70 on the Kensington monitor. Dependable within the moist.
Risks: Bettering six-year-old Canberra mare 11. Away She Goes was a dynamic winner from the again right here final begin, however that is harder and never satisfied she will let down as nicely in heavy going. Rival Canberra filly three. Rockarosa did some work third-up at Wyong, and didn’t end off, however she attracts the fence and has proven a liking for rain-affected floor.
The way to play it: Obtained Your Six to win.
Odds and Evens: Odds.

Race 6 – three.40PM: KOORINGAL STUD MTC GUINEAS – 3YO BENCHMARK 74 HANDICAP (1600m)

Now the three-year-old characteristic at BM74 stage over the mile, and it doesn’t get a lot simpler. After three constant closing runs, gifted Randwick gelding 2. Lancer was disappointing fourth-up at Canterbury in stronger grade when closely backed. Might be ridden quieter right here, and excels on moist tracks.
Risks: Randwick filly three. Foxborough hasn’t gone on with since a dominant first-up win the Canberra Guineas Preview, though has typically taken on harder and enjoys rain-affected floor. Promising Warwick Farm gelding 6. Blueant careered away to win his maiden at Nowra at solely third begin, and attracts the within, however it is a first rate leap up and a few question within the situations. Progressive three-year-old Canberra gelding four. Cyborg is drawn vast, and can want the velocity on, however has flown residence to win his final two at this monitor and able to charging into the end in harder firm.
The way to play it: Lancer each-way.
Odds and Evens: Break up.

Race 7 – four.20PM: NAVIGATE ADVISORS WAGGA WAGGA GOLD CUP (2000m)

The headline race of the day is often vast open, however two Kiwi-bred five-year-olds are over the chances in these situations. Robust mare 5. Savacool from the Chris Waller secure at Flemington is primed fourth-up over this journey. Comes out of three consecutive runs at group three stage, ending exhausting late within the Easter Cup at Caulfield, and in properly on the weights carrying 2kg much less again to listed firm. Drawn out, which in all probability received’t drawback, and prefers it moist.
Risks: 5-year-old Warwick Farm gelding 9. Kaapfever from the Joe Pleasure secure can also be suited this floor and journey after hitting the road nicely in consecutive BM88s at residence. So long as it’s actually run, will likely be driving into the end once more. Randwick mare 7. Home Of Cartier comes again in journey and trialled strongly since failing within the group 2 Chairmans, however inside draw may nicely land her in inferior floor whereas robust eight-year-old four. Grasp Of Arts was OK at big odds within the group three JRA Plate and is better of the remainder.
The way to play it: Savacool and Kaapfever each each-way.
Odds and Evens: Odds.

Race eight – 5.00PM: PORT OF MELBOURNE CLASS 1 SHOWCASE HANDICAP (1200m)

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Liked the best way three-year-old gelding 2. Shelby Sixtysix from the Danny Williams secure at Goulburn swept previous them right here to win his maiden at third begin, and whereas that is new territory on a real heavy, did get by delicate floor OK in earlier two. Was scratched from day one of many carnival and most popular right here.
Risks: 4-year-old home-track gelding 5. Zarsnip held on to win his maiden right here first-up, and attracts to take up one other cosy place, however a question within the situations. Rival native four-year-old three. Kaipaki did his greatest work late this grade third-up, however will probably be pressured a great distance again from an out of doors draw so wants a tonne of velocity on up entrance. 4-year-old Canberra mare eight. Rosy Daybreak better of the remainder.
The way to play it: Shelby Sixtysix to win.
Odds and Evens: Break up.

BEST BETS:
R4 7. LEG WORK
R8 2. SHELBY SIXTYSIX
BEST VALUE:
R6 2 LANCER

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