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OUTLAW FELLA (5) will take further benefit from his latest start when 2nd up from a break and attacking the line strongly in the closing stages over the mile. Settling back in the pack from the 2nd line, his closing panels were strong behind STOMPEM. With even luck, he might just sneak home.
BEE GEES BANDIT (6) claimed a qualifier here 3 starts back when able to control the tempo with no pressure in front, zipping home a sub 27 closer. Game in facing the breeze at his next start when 3m from the winner SQUIRE, he was only 4m away last week. If it’s too willing early, he can finish hard.
SOMWHEREOVARAINBOW (8) will be needing some luck in transit here, yet if the gaps open in time, the 2138m with the closing shot is right up his alley. Charging late last start when beaten a neck, he just needs to see the gaps.
SQUIRE (2) wasn’t suited last start when forced to roll the sleeves in the breeze over this trip and he soon faded late. A smart winner over the mile 2 starts back when swooping, he won’t be far away.
SELECTIONS: OUTLAW FELLA (5), BEE GEES BANDIT (6), SOMWHEREOVARAINBOW (8), SQUIRE (2)
SUGGESTED BET: OUTLAW FELLA (5) to win
NEWMERELLA SHARKIE (4) had to do it tough early last start when wide off the track looking for position, but he continues to press forward and received cover with 1000m to travel. Not entirely suited, it was a big run to be within 2m of the airborne TENNYSON BROMAC. He can arrive here.
PROPHESY (2) proved too strong against mares only company here 2 starts back when sent forward in the middle stages of the 2138m trip, she rounded them up and kept on running when clearing out to a 16m victory. Buried in the run last start, with the good alley, she can capitalise in this.
STOMPEM (7) showed good hustle in the early stages last start to take up the front-runners role from gate 2 and once in control was never in danger. Placed his previous 2, he can go close again.
WITHALOTOFLUCK (8) will be needing it from this gate as he looks set to be in a tricky spot, yet he has the class on his side. He attacked the line strongly last start and can be probing for openings.
SELECTIONS: NEWMERELLA SHARKIE (4), PROPHESY (2), STOMPEM (7), WITHALOTOFLUCK (8)
SUGGESTED BET NEWMERELLA SHARKIE (4) to win
COBBLER LANE (6) finds the right type of contest and despite coming up with a tricky alley, he can prove too strong. Game in the breeze 2 starts back when 3m from the winner BUMPER, he was again in for the fight last time behind TENNYSON BROMAC. A winner here 4 starts back, this looks his.
RECIPE FOR DREAMING (8) will be needing his share of luck from this gate, but if able to sight the gaps in time can be closing out strongly. Fitter again after 2 runs back from a break, he was buried in transit last start when only 7m away. With factors in his favour he can challenge.
CAESARS ASTRUM (3) did her share of work in the run last start and was in for the fight to hold on for the silver when within 2m of victory. She can be around the money again here from the gate.
RIVERLEIGH WILLIAM (10) stuck to the pegs last start and worked home in nice style to grab the bronze when 3m from the winner. The gate hurts here, but this is no harder and he can chime in.
SELECTIONS: COBBLER LANE (6), RECIPE FOR DREAMING (8), CAESARS ASTRUM (3), RIVERLEIGH WILLIAM (10)
KINETIC KATE (5) is crying out to win one of these mares qualifiers, yet she just seems to find luck against her. Last start from this same gate, she was held up and if the space arrived sooner, she might well have threatened. Runner up to IMA BLACK BEAUTY 3 starts back, tonight can be the night.
DOLLY MACH LOMBO (3) was a smart winner here on Mon when sent straight to the front and once taking control never looked in danger, zipping home in a pair of sub 28 sec closing panels to take a new career PB. Fitter from the run after she was 2nd up from a break, she can look to dictate again.
JUSTALITTLE TORQUE (2) showed great early hustle last start and finding the pegs from gate 3 was able to go all the way. With slick early moves, she can hustle and will be in the right spot to strike.
STEVIE DEE (6) is racing in nice touch at present from some bad gates and lands another sticky one here. Charging home from the rear to be 1m from TASSINI last week, look for her swooping hard.
SELECTIONS: KINETIC KATE (5), DOLLY MACH LOMBO (3), JUSTALITTLE TORQUE (2), STEVIE DEE (6)
SUGGESTED BET: KINETIC KATE (5) to win
MATTGREGOR (4) has been in the money at his past 3 starts, the latest when only beaten a neck. It took the states most in-form pacer TENNYSON BROMAC to wear him down in that over this trip. Leading them up 2 starts back, he was nabbed by LEOS BEST and he might just be able to fight them off this time.
LEOS BEST (5) hasn’t had the best of luck in recent starts, his latest outing when impeded by a galloping runner. His effort was better than the return here 2 starts back after starting from gate 7 and if he can limit the early burn without being too far back, he will get his chance to challenge.
THE SHADY ONE (3) is racing well and last week when angled to the pegs was closing strongly to grab the bronze when 3m in arrears. With smart speed early when used, they might just want to fire an early shot to settle handy.
MAFUTA VAUTIN (1) was in for the fight last start when only beaten a head after doing the heavy lifting in the breeze. With a cheap run on offer here, he can look to chime in when the gaps arrive.
SELECTIONS: MATTGREGOR (4), LEOS BEST (5), THE SHADY ONE (3), MAFUTA VAUTIN (1)
SUGGESTED BET: MATTGREGOR (4) to win
GETARATTLEON (1) cashed-in last start after showing a win wasn’t far away when sitting in the trail from this gate over the mile and packing too many guns up the passing lane. His run for the silver 2 starts back was a real eye-catcher and with the right trip on offer here will be ready to snipe.
OUR SEQUEL (4) rolled to the front here 2 starts back and looked to take them all the way when grabbed in the closing stages and forced to settle for the bronze. Things didn’t really go to plan last start behind TENNYSON BROMAC and with the option to get forward can be right in the fight.
CLASSIE AMERICAN (5) had been paced in successive runs leading in to his latest start from inside the 2nd line. Working off the pegs he attacked the line strongly to arrive for a smart win. Limiting the burn, he can feature.
RANFURLY RULZ (3) found his race at Marburg 2 starts back and was able to dictate in front. Taking on a 2nd division qualifier last start he used the passing lane to get within 2m. He can place here.
SELECTIONS: GETARATTLEON (1), OUR SEQUEL (4), CLASSIE AMERICAN (5), RANFURLY RULZ (3)
SUGGESTED BET: GETARATTLEON (1) to win
BRADS LUCK (9) was a winner here 3 starts back when proving too strong from the breeze and forging clear to claim a dominant 15m victory. Placed in both runs since that win, the latest was a game effort after finding the front from gate 7 and only fading late. Despite the gate, he should take this.
STORMONT STAR (3) did his share of work when sent forward in the early stages from the 2nd line here 2 starts back and was fighting hard to hold 2nd. He struck some trouble in the run last start that hurt his chances and if limiting the workload here, look for him issuing a challenge for the silver.
FLYING WINGARD (2) has the early moves to find the front in this and over the mile will be trying to see it out. Not suited when working last start, he was an easy winner against much easier opposition 2 starts back.
NO CONFESSION (6) is racing in nice touch with 2 minors either side of a 2nd division qualifying victory. Strong to the line last start, he can look for the right trip to chime into the money here.
SELECTIONS: BRADS LUCK (9), STORMONT STAR (3), FLYING WINGARD (2), NO CONFESSION (6)
SUGGESTED BET: BRADS LUCK (9) to win
GREG THE GREAT (3) was in for the fight here on Tues and digging in was 1m from the winner FOURSHARESMOREBEERS after facing the breeze. That made it 3 successive 2nd placed runs and with his manners still a query, if he can get it together on release, this looks his chance to cash-in.
ALS LAW (1) made the most of the mobile conditions here 2 starts back and after finding the pegs, took cover before firing the winning shot up the passing lane. Too keen here on Wed from the front over the longer 2647m trip, he can look for the right trip behind the speed to sprint hard up the stretch.
QUITELY SPOKEN (7) will take great benefit from her latest start when returning from a spell over the mobile 2138m. Holding up in front, she was only worn down in the latter stages by OUR OVERANOVA. The 20m looks achievable.
MIRACLE RISING (8) will also be off the 20m tape and was solid last start when claiming the bronze from the mobile. Not suited here 2 starts back when thwarted for the lead, he can be thereabouts in this.
SELECTIONS: GREG THE GREAT (3), ALS LAW (1), QUITELY SPOKEN (7), MIRACLE RISING (8)
SUGGESTED BET: GREG THE GREAT (3) to win