Suggestions and race-by-race preview for Wagga on Thursday


A 10-race card is scheduled for Wagga Wagga on Thursday.

A 10-race card is scheduled for Wagga Wagga on Thursday.Credit score:Morgan Hancock

Race 2 MAIDEN HCP (1600m)

Nonetheless on the mile and a troublesome race for some battling maidens. Warwick Farm three-year-old gelding 5.Overflowing, like many, has been up for some time however continues to hit the road properly, and attracts to get a tender run with cowl simply off the pace.

Risks: Enhancing four-year-old Wodonga mare four. Mudgegonga crosses the border on the proper time after two encouraging runs again at Wangaratta and Benalla; whereas anticipate stablemate mare three. Sharlie to enhance sharply drawn the fence in what appears a neater race than her previous few. Canberra three-year-old filly 6. Room Quantity defied her large worth on debut flashing residence late behind a pleasant horse, and is bred to recover from extra floor.

Find out how to play it: Overflowing to win and field trifecta three,four,5,6
Odds and Evens: Cut up

Race three F & M MAIDEN PLATE (1200m)

Skinny maiden at set weights, with most simply making up the numbers. Not so three-year-old Warwick Farm filly 10. Pocket Missile who appears destined for a lot better races after flying residence on debut at Nowra when effectively specked from a double-figure worth. Will possible go a good distance again from the surface gate, however ought to love the large observe and longer straight.

Risks: This appears a pleasant resuming race for four-year-old Goulburn mare 2. Breaking Cowl after 4 trustworthy runs at Hawkesbury in her first prep earlier within the yr. More likely to settle again from the within draw, however coach has made a number of gear modifications, and lead-up trial was sound. Anticipate vital enchancment second-up from three-year-old Canberra filly 12. Starliv with the winkers occurring.

Find out how to play it: Pocket Missile to win
Odds and Evens: Evens

Race four F & M MAIDEN PLATE (1200m)

Play it once more Samantha for women over the identical journey, and five-year-old Canberra mare 6. Rosebank appears to have a weak race at her mercy. Has improved sharply after a spring freshen-up, not far off the winner when effectively backed on the Sapphire Coast earlier than charging late as a $2.40 favorite behind Cash Heist in a stronger maiden at residence. Solely must get some cowl from a barely awkward draw to maintain these.

Risks: Watch the market on three-year-old Canberra filly and first starter 10. Sassy Annie (Zoffany x Sassy Vixen by Towkay) who has trialled OK for a dominant coach/rider mixture. Native four-year-old mare 7. Stazzana likes to settle again within the subject and end arduous, making up loads of floor in her final couple. Attracts properly, and in effectively on the weights after rider’s 2kg declare; whereas one other three-year-old Canberra filly 11. She’s Cherry Ripe can enhance drawn the within after failing to complete off on debut at Queanbeyan.

Find out how to play it: Rosebank to win
Odds and Evens: Evens

Race 5 C, G & E MAIDEN PLATE (1200m)

Now the boys get their flip below the identical circumstances. Powerful five-year-old Canberra gelding four. Katatonic ran some good races in higher maiden firm by winter, and has been positioned 3 times from six begins on this observe. Hasn’t formally trialled and drawn large, however coach has eliminated the winkers, and far stronger rider has been booked.

Risks: Large market watch on three-year-old Canberra gelding 13. Outdated Man Emu (Alert x Ease Louise by Lujain) who seemed good successful a latest trial, and debuts in blinkers for main secure. Canberra four-year-old gelding 7. Nieces And Nephews returns for a second prep with no public trial, however raced in stronger maidens than this in winter, attracts a pleasant barrier, and the blinkers are off for the primary time. Gundagai five-year-old gelding 10. Up Bombowlee resumed off a protracted break doing his finest work late this observe, and additional floor appears a pure plus, however has to beat a large gate.

Find out how to play it: Katatonic every method and field trifecta four,7,10,13
Odds and Evens: Cut up

Race 6 C, G & E MAIDEN PLATE (1200m)

This appears a deeper and extra open contest than the earlier. Warwick Farm four-year-old gelding four. Haunting Spirit has been threatening to win his maiden since early spring, twice operating second at Wyong in opposition to higher opposition. Coach has given him a bit freshen-up, and rung the gear modifications eradicating blinkers, lugging bit and tongue tie. Will push ahead from a center gate, and with any form of respectable run is the one to beat.

Risks: Progressive three-year-old native gelding 13. Pushkar is a transparent risk if he will get any luck and canopy from a large gate. Has hit the road impressively in two runs this prep, and screaming for the longer journey. Look ahead to a giant debut run from four-year-old Wodonga gelding 6. MacGyver’s Me Mate (Greenwood Lake x Momaslittlehelper by King Of Prussia) by a trendy US sire, and dam did win at this observe. Completed close-up in a trial, and attracts to get a pleasant run. Albury three-year-old gelding 12. Houlio’s Dream confirmed sufficient on debut as an easing favorite, and did bolt in a trial right here in late November. Watch the market on three-year-old Kembla gelding 14. Wild Chap (Toronado x Pipkin by Gallo Di Ferro) who hasn’t been seen on the trials since Might, however reportedly working effectively, and attracts to get a cheap run; whereas four-year-old native gelding 10. Zarsnip did not run on final time, however three earlier runs right here had been filled with advantage from effectively off the pace. Rider will prone to take him proper again from a large barrier, and be saved for the final crack.

Find out how to play it: Haunting Spirit to win and first 4 four,13/four,6,10,12,13,14/four,6,10,12,13,14/ four,6,10,12,13,14
Odds and Evens: Evens

Race 7 BM 58 HCP (1800m)

One other warmth of the favored Staying Sequence, and banking on six-year-old Goulburn gelding 2. Defy hitting again after placing in a shocker at Canberra final begin. Gained final time right here in a weaker race over the mile earlier than hitting the road to only miss at Orange, after which a terrific effort overlaying floor in a robust freeway at Rosehill. Attracts effectively over the proper journey.

Risks: Constant six-year-old Cowra mare 6. Dictation appears an actual probability after stable class three runs at Bathurst and Dubbo. At peak health now, with main nation rider again on. Native four-year-old gelding three. Jungle E book is prepared for the additional journey after getting little or no luck in a BM 60 at Canberra earlier than working residence OK this observe and grade. Will drift again, however able to operating the quickest closing 400m within the subject. Below-rated five-year-old Canberra gelding four. Sugar Pine labored residence OK final begin in that very same race as Jungle E book after getting a lot additional again than regular. Earlier runs right here have been good, and new rider ought to be extra optimistic from a wider draw. Kembla three-year-old gelding 10. Colonnade is up in grade after flashing residence to win his maiden at Moruya, however nonetheless in properly on the 54kg restrict; whereas embody five-year-old Wodonga gelding eight. Savvy Acquisition who has received solely as soon as from 27, however positioned an additional 9 instances. Hit the road arduous final run on this observe, and the blinkers have been utilized.

Find out how to play it: Defy to win
Odds and Evens: Evens

Race eight CLASS 2 HCP (1000m)

A stack of hopes in an excellent high quality dash, though very powerful with a lot of the large weapons drawn large. Eager on evenly raced three-year-old native gelding four. Blitzar who resumes for less than his third begin for main native secure. Missed by a head on debut right here in August earlier than dominant maiden win from simply off the pace at Dubbo. Drawn large however has the tactical pace to get throughout.

Risks: Promising three-year-old Canberra filly 12. Affinity Past rubber-stamped her potential with an explosive first-up win from the entrance at residence, operating her closing 600m in a blistering 32.73 secs. Additionally drawn out, however she hits the bottom operating, and appears supremely in on the weights dropping to 54.5kg. With a 3kg declare, four-year-old Canberra gelding 2. Main Time would have been close to the highest line if not for drawing proper off the observe. Has solely completed additional again than second as soon as in his previous 5, and likes to stalk the pace and take over early within the straight. His destiny would possibly effectively be recognized after the primary 150m. Rival three-year-old Canberra filly 6. All In Warfare was terrific charging residence to win resuming in a helpful class 2 at Queanbeyan, and received second-up final time, however she attracts the surface barrier. Canberra five-year-old gelding 7. Mad As Zariz scored a dominant maiden win at Queanbeyan three runs again, and hit the road arduous in an excellent class 1 final begin. Loves to take a seat on pace, and drops in weight. Yet one more three-year-old Canberra filly 13. Disobedient ought to be included in exotics after a troublesome front-running maiden win right here a fortnight again; whereas by no means simple getting a tough line on five-year-old Canberra mare three. No one’s Puppet resuming with no public trial. The winkers come off and he or she has a wise sufficient first-up document, however may be terribly unreliable.

Find out how to play it: Blitzar to win; field exacta 2,four,12; and first 4 2,four,12/2,four,6,7,12,13/ 2,three,four,6,7,12,13/2,three,four,6,7,12,13
Odds and Evens: Evens

Race 9 CLASS 1 HCP (1300m)

One other even race, though prone to be dominated by the one form-line. Progressive four-year-old Goulburn mare 6. Ameares has gone to a different stage in her final two, beating a helpful maiden subject on the Sapphire Coast earlier than ending effectively behind a wise one at Canberra. Tough draw however prefers to take a seat exterior runners and sweep residence.

Risks: Rival three-year-old Goulburn gelding 7. Cap’s Boy comes out of that very same class 1 in Canberra when ending solely a whisker behind Ameares first-up and got here from a lot additional again. Finishing the trio from that very same race on December 27, evenly raced four-year-old canberra mare eight. Flying Yankee was swamped late after main, and could have a fair more durable job right here drawn very large. Enhancing five-year-old Wodonga mare 9. It is Christmas landed her maiden on this observe in good type a month again, and has been freshened, though following the pattern of the day, additionally drawn a nasty barrier.

Find out how to play it: Ameares to win and field trifecta 6,7,eight,9
Odds and Evens: Cut up

Race 10 SUMMER SPRINT (1200m)

One of many function and best races of a bumper day is saved for final, and there is any variety of robust possibilities throughout the large subject. Native seven-year-old gelding 6. Snippet Of Gold scored a cracking first-up win coming from midfield in a robust BM 74 this observe, and whereas his second-up type is usually not as robust, he drops 3kg and attracts to get a path with some cowl.

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Risks: After a nine-month break, well-liked seven-year-old native gelding four. Noble Descent resumes over the suitable journey. The Corowa Cup and Albury Mile winner from final autumn hasn’t publicly trialled, however been in work for a very long time, and almost at all times comes at hand shortly. Has a 30 per cent successful strike fee from 25 begins. Canberra five-year-old mare 10. Gold Contact is constructing a robust document, and completed arduous in that very same race behind Snippet Of Gold after back-to-back wins at Gundagai and Canberra. By no means raced higher, and attracts to be within the end. Jerilderie four-year-old mare 9. Essential Response should use all her customary pace to recover from from a clumsy gate, however she’s received three of her final 4 in opposition to thinner opposition in dashing vogue, and is the best-weighted runner within the race after rider’s declare. Proficient six-year-old Goulburn gelding 5. Frequent Objective has had two runs again in stronger metro firm, and whereas this appears appropriate third-up, has to beat a large gate; whereas well-travelled five-year-old Albury mare 11. Yousay Bolt resumes off a quiet trial, though is one other who attracts large. Took on robust metro firm final yr, together with overwhelmed below two lengths as a effectively backed favorite in a freeway at Rosehill.

Find out how to play it: Snippet Of Gold every method and first 4 four,6,10/four,5,6,9,10,11/four,5,6,9,10,11/ four,5,6,9,10,11
Odds and Evens: Evens

BEST BETS
Race four: (6) ROSEBANK
Race 7: (2) DEFY

BEST VALUE
Race 5: (four) KATATONIC

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