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PEGGY STARDUST (7) was run down last start after trying to take them all of the way in a stronger race. She only went down by 2.8 metres on that occasion. She should find this easier and looks the one to beat.
PATCHWORK JET (6) showed improvement last start when 3rd this track and trip. He is in the mix with even luck from the gate.
LITTLEDEE (5) did plenty of work in the run last time out at Marburg. She could be an improver here with luck in running
KID CALVERT(4) wasn’t too far away over this track and trip last start behind ZED EXPRESS. That run was a good pointer for a race like this and should be thereabouts.
SELECTIONS: PEGGY STARDUST (7), PATCHWORK JET (6), LITTLEDEE (5), KID CALVERT (4)
SUGGESTED BET: PEGGY STARDUST (7) to win
THANKHEAVNFORGIRLS (1) draws perfectly here. 2 runs back was a winner here taking them all of the way. Last start she couldn’t find the front but the run was full of merit. She looks to get every chance form the draw and should be hard to stop.
LETHAL STAR (7) should find this easier than what she has been meeting of late. Her run last start behind STEVIE DEE was ok. With luck from the draw she can figure in the finish
GOALKICKER (2) finds a better draw here. She should race handy to the speed and can be prominent.
ANNAS BEST (3) hasn’t had a lot of luck her last 2 starts. With the better draw she can be an improver
SELECTIONS: THANKHEAVNFORGIRLS (1), LETHAL STAR (7), GOALKICKER (2), ANNAS BEST (3)
SUGGESTED BET: THANKHEAVNFORGIRLS (1) to win
CALL ME TRISH (7) finds a suitable race this time around. She was a winner 2 runs ago at Redcliffe when working from a wide draw, eventually finding the lead taking them all of the way. Last start had no luck from a bad draw at this track and trip. If she gets luck she can take this.
MONTANA HEIGHTS (8) is the sole second row runner here. Last start he wasn’t beaten far behind IM NO OUTLAW. The good draw gives him a good chance.
FOREST MAJOR (2) finished 3rd here 2 starts ago. He should get handy from the draw and can be thereabouts.
EULO FLYER (6) hasn’t had much luck of late. He can race better if he receives a touch of luck.
SELECTIONS: CALL ME TRISH (7), MONTANA HEIGHTS (8) FOREST MAJOR (2), EULO FLYER (6)
SUGGESTED BET: CALL ME TRISH (7) to win
OUR DOUG (7) has been racing some tougher company of late. At his latest outing worked hard in the run when sitting parked finishing down the track behind COBALT BLUES. He find this easier and looks hard to beat.
WECANONLYHOPE (8) finished 8.4 metres in arrears of SUPREME BANNER two starts back before finishing down the track at Marburg when out of position at the start behind DOMESTIC ART. The draw may help her cause. She is one of the dangers.
CANNAN (2) has drawn well here and hasn’t been too away of late. He can figure in the finish.
RISKY BUSINESS (6) has the wide draw to overcome but has been racing well of late. He just needs some luck to be in the mix
SELECTIONS: OUR DOUG (7), WECANONLYHOPE (8) CANNAN (2), RISKY BUSINESS (6)
SUGGESTED BET: OUR DOUG (7) to win
BLACKSADANCE (7) is a lightly raced 3 year old having only the 7 starts. He contested the Breeders Classic here at Albion Park last run prior to a break. His prior form was good. If he is ready to go first up he will be hard to beat despite the draw.
IDIOTS DREAM(1) wasn’t far away at his latest start behind ZED EXPRESS. He has options from the draw and can make his presence felt.
WHATA STRIDE (2) tried to take them all of the way at Marburg last start. There is a chance she will try and lead again from the draw and should be in it for a long way
OUR LITTLE GIRL (8) hasn’t been too far away lately. The draw gives her a chance to figure in the placings.
SELECTIONS: BLACKSADANCE (7), IDIOTS DREAM (1), WHATA STRIDE (2), OUR LITTLE GIRL (8)
SUGGESTED BET: BLACKSADANCE (7) to win
GINATIANO (5) has been flying of late. 2 runs ago was a winner at this track and distance in a mile rate of 1:57. Last start she wasn’t far away behind AMILLION PROMISES over the sprint trip. Back to the 2138 metre journey she looks hard to hold out.
IFOUNDTHEBEACH (2) has found form in recent times since joining the Graham Dwyer stable. He trialled well at Albion Park then took that trial form to the races when finishing a solid 2nd here last start. The draw is a plus and he is a definite threat.
RITCHIE BEE (1) lands a good run here from the draw, he can fill a place.
ALWAYS AT NIGHT (8) will be stalking RITCHIE BEE in the run. He has been hindered by mostly bad draws of late. He maps to get a good run here and can be competitive.
SELECTIONS: GINATIANO (5), IFOUNDTHEBEACH (2), RITCHIE BEE (1), ALWAYS AT NIGHT (8)
SUGGESTED BET: GINATIANO (5) to win
MONTANA CHIEF (5) didn’t have much luck from a similar draw here on Thursday in a mile rate of 1:54.3. He should find this easier and is worthy of an each way ticket.
RUATO BAY (1) lands a good draw here. He hasn’t been too far away of late off bad draws. He can improve
COREY WILLIAM (6) returned to the winner’s circle Thursday when pushing forward and leading all of the way. He should push forward again here and will take some catching.
KURAHAUPO GAMBLER (8) should receive a good trip from the draw and can place.
SELECTIONS: MONTANA CHIEF (5), RUATO BAY (1), COREY WILLIAM (6), KURAHAUPO GAMBLER (8)
SUGGESTED BET: MONTANA CHIEF (5) each way
SHILAH (10) is returning from a break. He is a handy pacer on his day. With even luck in running he can be charging home late.
NEWPORT DREAMZ (5) has had no luck in his 2 runs since returning from a spell. He may push forward here from the gate. If he can get a handy position in the run he is in the mix.
DYNAMIC DEEJAY (1) finished 2nd from the same draw last start. He will get a good run in transit again and will be thereabouts.
SPONDOOLEY (8) hasn’t been far away of late. He generally races well from a good trailing draw and can be in the money
SELECTIONS: SHILAH (10), NEWPORT DREAMZ (5), DYNAMIC DEEJAY (1), SPONDOOLEY (8)
SUGGESTED BET: SHILAH (10) to win