Country Cups Challenge | Gympie Cup
Gympie Turf Club, Gympie Racecourse, Exhibition Road, Southside, Gympie / Sat 26 Oct
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SOMEWHEREINHEAVEN (3) finds a winnable race here. She has been ultra-consistent of late placing 4 from her last 5 starts. With the draw advantage over her main rivals she looks the one to beat.
MARTHAS VINEYARD (9) started a short price favourite here 2 runs back where she struggled to get into the race off a slow tempo. Her run last start at Albion Park was solid. She is worthy of another chance.
ARTFUL MASTER (8) has only had the 3 starts and improves each run. He can feature here.
CANNAN (7) is always thereabouts and is a chance here.
SELECTIONS: SOMEWHEREINHEAVEN (3), MARTHAS VINEYARD (9), ARTFUL MASTER (8), CANNAN (7)
SUGGESTED BET: SOMEWHEREINHEAVEN (3) to win
LIGHTHORSE (1) lands the pole draw which he won from here 3 starts back. Last start he finished down the track at Albion Park when working hard in the run. This race is within reach.
DOWNTOWN LUCCA (4) is racing well of late. A last start 2nd at Albion Park see’s him right in contention here.
FUI FUI (7) should find this easier than previous assignments. If he has some luck in running he is a chance.
BOMBOLE NERE (3) has a good draw here which gives her a chance.
SELECTIONS: LIGHTHORSE (1), DOWNTOWN LUCCA (4), FUI FUI (7), BOMBOLE NERE (3)
SUGGESTED BET: LIGHTHORSE (1) to win
MOONLIGHT BUTCHER (2) was an impressive winner here 2 starts ago, then went to Albion Park where he was forced to work in the run behind RISKY BUZINESS. He should go close here.
CHEYENNE AUTUMN (3) hasn’t ben too far away her last 2 runs at Albion Park. This race looks more suitable. She is a genuine chance.
WECANONLYHOPE (5) was a winner 2 starts back at Albion Park. She can feature on that effort.
SELECTIONS: MOONLIGHT BUTCHER (2), CHEYENNE AUTUMN (3), WECANONLYHOPE (5)
SUGGESTED BET: MOONLIGHT BUTCHER (2) to win
GIVE ME FIFTY (8) is going well of late. He was a winner here 3 runs ago and has produced some solid efforts his last 2 starts at Albion Park. The second-row draw is no luxury but he looks the one to beat.
WHERES TASCOTT (3) produced a good effort at Albion Park last time out behind ALL GOOD WALLY when working hard in the run. She is a chance from the draw.
KID CALVERT (2) wasn’t far away last start at Albion Park behind LITTLEDEE. He is a winner at this track. He is racing well enough to make his presence felt here.
SELECTIONS: GIVE ME FIFTY (8), WHERES TASCOTT (3), KID CALVERT (2)
SUGGESTED BET: GIVE ME FIFTY (8) to win
RED LUCK (4) lands his easiest assignment for some time. He finished third last time out at Albion Park when buried away on the pegs in the run. He can land handy from the draw here and be hard to hold out.
LITTLEDEE (3) was a winner last start at Albion Park and finished second here 2 runs ago. She is a genuine chance.
DALLAS COWGIRL (6) has a good record here at Marburg. With even luck from the draw she won’t be far away.
SELECTIONS: RED LUCK (4), LITTLEDEE (3), DALLAS COWGIRL (6)
SUGGESTED BET: RED LUCK (4) to win
STUDLEIGH WILL (8) finds a winnable race after taking on some handy company at Albion Park recently. Two runs back he did all of the work outside the leader and battled on well to finish 2nd to AMILLION PROMISES. That form line rates well for a race like this. He looks hard to beat
FLYING WINGARD (7) was a winner at Albion Park 2 runs back and finished down the track last time out when working in the run. He is a good chance here.
SWAFFAM WATER (9) is racing well of late. She won her last start at Albion Park and with luck she isn’t out of this.
SELECTIONS: STUDLEIGH WILL (8), FLYING WINGARD (7), SWAFFAM WATER (9)
SUGGESTED BET: STUDLEIGH WILL (8) to win
TOPNOTCH MACH (1) finds a winnable race here. He has been placed his last 2 starts at Albion Park. From the draw he has options and looks hard to stop.
AQUA CRUISER (2) finished second at this track 2 starts ago behind his stablemate TOP FLIGHT CRUIZE. He didn’t have much luck last start at Albion Park. The draw is a plus. He is one of the leading chances
YKIKAFIL (4) produced a solid run at Albion Park first up from a break. He will take improvement out of the run and can be in the finish here. can be thereabouts. The smaller field may help his chances.
TANYAS PAST (3) is having her first run at Marburg. She has been going well enough at Albion Park to feature here.
SELECTIONS: TOPNOTCH MACH (1), AQUA CRUISER (2), YKIKAFIL (4), TANYAS PAST (3)
SUGGESTED BET: TOPNOTCH MACH (1) to win