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Form Analysis: Albion Park Mar 24

FORM ANALYSIS BY DARREN CLAYTON - @DASHMAN01

 

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BEST BET: 
R4 N1 Frankie Rocks

FINISH WITH A BANG:
R9 N1 Riverleigh Rocket

BEST VALUE:
R3 N9 Celestial Arden

QUADDIE

L1: 5-8-9
L2: 4-5-9
L3: 1
L4: 1-5-6

RACE ONE

MY ELUSIVE DREAM (4)
arrives for visiting trainer Shane Sanderson and no stranger to the track he will look for his 10th AP victory. He worked home nicely last start when 1m from EXPRESSIONIST at Menangle. That followed a 3rd when looking to lead throughout off gate 9. He can take control of this.
SPARKLING CULLECT (1) can’t seem to catch a break in recent starts and has been unlucky in the run yet still has managed to place 3rd in 3 of his past 5. Last start he went back from gate 7 and still worked home well and the start prior he was charging late.
DARK ENERGY (3) makes his Qld debut for the visiting KerryAnn Tyrner team and has started twice since returning from a spell. Resuming in a strong race at Bathurst he was under 10m from the winner BLAZIN N CULLEN. Finding position he will be right in the mix here.

SELECTIONS: MY ELUSIVE DREAM (4), SPARKLING CULLECT (1), DARK ENERGY (3), IMA GRUMPY POSSUM (9)
SUGGESTED BET: MY ELUSIVE DREAM (4) to win

RACE TWO

BAZZAS ART (5) can look to make it an early double for Shane Sanderson and the run of MY ELSUIVE DREAM will be a good pointer. Bazzas Art was only beaten 4m behind EXPRESSIONIST in the same race last time out at Menangle. A stylish winner at Penrith 2 starts back he can get forward and take this.
MUCHO MACHO MAN (8) has been setting the Redcliffe triangle alight and arrives at headquarters with 6 successive wins. Versatile and toughing it out in his victories, he will need plenty of luck from this gate as he looks likely to be buried. Going too well to leave out.
GET IN THE GROOVE (9) was a tough winner 3 starts back when rolling forward to cut the breeze and putting away STATEMENT MADE who has win both starts since. Put a line through her latest start after striking trouble and she can bounce back into the money here.

SELECTIONS: BAZZAS ART (5), MUCHO MACHO MAN (8), GET IN THE GROOVE (9), WITH AUTHORITY (10)
SUGGESTED BET: BAZZAS ART (5) to win

RACE THREE

CELESTIAL ARDEN (9) was a winner 5 starts back when closing out strongly over the 2300m at Menangle and was then sent for a break. Returning with a strong finish over the mile in a mid-week event, his past 2 runs have been eye-catchers, the latest when 9m from the airborne FRANCO NELSON. He can storm over the top.
MAJESTIC MAJOR (4) was grabbed in the closing stages 2 starts back when SMOOTH SHOWGIRL sailed home over the top. Last week over the 2138m trip he finished best running a nice closing 800m. He will be right in the fight once again.
MAKO BANNER (5) has been in super form this term and from his past 11 starts has 6 wins and 5 second placed runs. He worked hard in the run last week and fought hard to hold the silver. He can roll forward again to apply the acid and will be in the mix in a wide open FFA.

SELECTIONS: CELESTIAL ARDEN (9), MAJESTIC MAJOR (4), MAKO BANNER (5), EXPRESSIONIST (8)
SUGGESTED BET: CELESTIAL ARDEN (9) each-way

RACE FOUR

FRANKIE ROCKS (1)
was shooting for his 6th straight win when starting fav here 2 starts back and his chances were ended when he soon ended 4 back on the pegs from the inside 2nd line gate. His run was big last week when luckless from gate 7. With the speed to lead he will look to dictate.
FEEL THE COURAGE (8) will be glued to the back of Frankie and be looking to issue a closing sprint when the gap appears. 3 starts back he took them all the way from gate 5 for a strong win over the mile including a nice closing 800m split. He will be probing for the run and can flash late.
GANGSTER BOY (4) is in top form with his last 2 wins both coming over this trip. 2 starts back he shot forward from gate 6 and threw down the challenge and was too strong in a classy victory. Only grabbed on the line last start over the mile, he will be applying the acid again and can challenge.

SELECTIONS: FRANKIE ROCKS (1), FEEL THE COURAGE (8), GANGSTER BOY (4), BETTABE PERFECT (9)
SUGGESTED BET: Exotics 1-4-8-9

RACE FIVE

JESSICA AMBER (1) was a winner 6 starts back in a mid-week conditioned event when swooping late to score. Since that win she has some mixed results, but her past 2 when sent forward have been tidy efforts. On Tues she was 12m from KOTARE YORK and back to mares only company she gets her chance with options from the good alley.
COME CULLECT (6) speared out from gate 6 over the Menangle Mile last start and worked in behind the leader and winner REAZA GRUNTER. With 2 wins on the track when last in Qld, she will be right in the fold.
DRIVE THE DREAM (5) started from gate 2 last week and after settling with running line cover was just held up when she needed to go. Flattening out in the stretch she worked home well to be 4m from IMA GRUMPY POSSUM. With even luck in transit from the centre of the line she has claims.

SELECTIONS: JESSICA AMBER (1), COME CULLECT (6), DRIVE THE DREAM (5), MANDY KRIDEN (9)
SUGGESTED BET: JESSICA AMBER (1) to win

RACE SIX

ANYCHANCE (2)
won his qualifier 4 starts back when working around the field strongly and finishing best. His run 2 starts back had merit behind CASINO TOMMY and last week never saw space when 10m from GEORGIA GRACE. This is his best gate this time in and he can make the most of his chances.
CHANGE OF MIND (6) was a winner 6 starts back and that win came when on his last sunshine raid where he pressed ahead from gate 6 to find the front over the mile and record a strong 9m victory. Since that win he has luckless from wide gates. The distance is the query.
CHAL FIRE (1) broke a long run of outs last start scoring a well-deserved victory when leading throughout from gate 1 and running a strong closing 800m. He had been luckless this time in and produced some top runs before landing the win. He will have the options here if the pressure is too strong.

SELECTIONS: ANYCHANCE (2), CHANGE OF MIND (6), CHAL FIRE (1), DON BOSTON (4)
SUGGESTED BET: ANYCHANCE (2) to win

RACE SEVEN

JACKS AT THE BEACH (7) rolled forward from gate 5 to find the breeze in a qualifier over the 2138m trip last week and fought gamely when 2nd to KARLOO MAC. A winner of an Aspirational 4 starts back when pressing on to the front, he will be suited back to the mile and with this front line will have the chance to find the pegs and dictate.
BOBBIES GIRL (9) landed a hat-trick of victories that included a pair of Aspirational wins each time when working home strongly in the closing stages. Forget her last start when making an error, she returns from a freshen after that run and will be working home late once again here.
BLISSFULINFIDELITY (1) has been in nice touch and after a 3m 4th to ONLY ONE PROMISE in a Rising Stars heat was then able to grab the bronze in the final behind that same horse. He found his race with a tidy win at Redcliffe off the 2nd line 2 starts back and from this gate will be ready to strike.

SELECTIONS: JACKS AT THE BEACH (7), BOBBIES GIRL (9), BLISSFULINFIDELITY (1), JUSTATIC (8)
SUGGESTED BET: JACKS AT THE BEACH (7) to win

RACE EIGHT

BULL MARKET (6)
was a big run last week after making an error at the 800m and losing all chance he rallied strongly and went within 7m of the winner. A strong winner 3 starts back over this trip and then not suited off inside the 2nd line 2 starts back he can atone for last week’s error here.
MAX RICHTER (3) put up a mammoth effort last week when 3 wide the trip and still fighting it out on the line to be 2m from the winner. 2 starts back he was working home strongly from gate 12 to grab the silver behind COMPLY OR DIE over the mile. He will be right in the mix in another open claimer.
BROADWAY PLAYBOY (5) hit the line strongly last start and was only 2m from THE PACMAN. That followed a good run in a mid-week FFA when working in the run from gate 7 and finishing 10m from IDEAL SCOTT. He can feature here.

SELECTIONS: BULL MARKET (6), MAX RICHTER (3) BROADWAY PLAYBOY (5), EXCEPTIONAL MACH (9),
SUGGESTED BET: BULL MARKET (6) to win

RACE NINE

RIVERLEIGH ROCKET (1)
was a good winner 5 starts back when leading throughout off gate 5 and never in danger to record a 9m victory. He has been off the 2nd line in all 4 starts since which does not suit his pattern, yet has still been racing strongly. Back to the front he leads here and looks the winner.
OUR QUINN (6) held the pocket trail 2 starts back at Bathurst from gate 1 and was able to finish within 6m of the winner CHERRY MAHONEY. He found the line strongly at Penrith last start to grab the bronze and has podium claims.
YANKEE STRUTTER (4) found the front in the early stages before releasing the pressure and held on for the silver behind MODERN ERA. That was his best gate for some time and off the front again can scoot out early and can create the space to look for the pocket trail. Some hope here.

SELECTIONS: RIVERLEIGH ROCKET (1), OUR QUINN (6), YANKEE STRUTTER (4), KURAHAUPO GAMBLER (9)
SUGGESTED BET: RIVERLEIGH ROCKET (1) to win