Kembla has had some good weather, so we’re running on a Good 3 here.
The rail is out 3m for the entire course and we’re expecting fine conditions for racing.
Quaddie Races – 5,6,7,8
Skinny Play: 1,3 / 1,7 / 2,6 / 7,9
Wide Play: 1,3,4,6 / 1,3,4,6,7,9 / 1,2,3,5,6,7,8 / 1,7,8,9
Race 1 12:19pm HYGAIN BENCHMARK 65 HANDICAP 1300m
No 5 LAD ABOUT TOWN
No 3 ALERT BY SEA
No 1 SO CERTAIN
Race 2 12:54pm BROCK RYAN MAIDEN HANDICAP 1600m
No 4 LAMMA HILTON
No 7 ZARIZ ALWYNS
No 6 THE DEACON
Race 3 1:29pm MITCHELL BELL 4YO & UP MAIDEN HANDICAP 1200m
No 1 NO DOUBT
No 7 SEBBAG
No 8 BREATHING FIRE
Race 4 2:04pm NAOMI COCKSEDGE 40TH BIRTHDAY 3YO MAIDEN HANDICAP 1200m
No 4 QUE PASA
No 8 MA TANTE
No 2 EUSEBIO
Race 5 2:44pm MARKEY SADDLERY CLASS 1 HANDICAP 1000m
OLD MAN SAM impressive debut winner over 1200m here. Back to 1000m a query but hard to knock the winning form.
TEMPUS has struggled on heavy tracks last couple. Placed only run this track and distance and can improve sharply on a drier surface.
SUMMER'S BIRD placed this track and distance off a 64-day break between races last start. Will be fitter and expected to be in the finish again.
SELECTIONS: No 1 TO BE SURE, No3 Old Man Sam, No6 Tempus, No4 Summer’s Bird
Race 6 3:24pm GWENDA MARKWELL BENCHMARK 65 HANDICAP 1600m
SHE BRINGS hasn't had much luck this preparation. Working up to a win and one of the main chances.
LOVE TAKES OVER well beaten on the Heavy 10 at Warwick Farm last start. Win this track and distance two runs back rates well for this and set to improve sharply on the drier track.
SELECTIONS: No 1 SPIRITOS, No7 Wings, No9 She Brings, No3 Love Takes Over
Race 7 4:04pm HAPPY 60TH BIRTHDAY PAUL JOHNSTON MAIDEN PLATE 1400m
HEZA PROFESSIONAL placed at Kembla resuming last start and protested unsuccessfully against the second horse. Fitter second-up and ready to win.
HEMISPHERES deserves a win after finishing in the placings all four starts this preparation. Expected to be right in the finish again from an ideal gate.
PIANISSIMO finished his race off nicely when runner-up at Newcastle Beaumont resuming. Gets the chance to go one better with the first-up run under his belt from an ideal gate.
SELECTIONS: No 6 BULLA BABY, No2 Heza Professional, No7 Hemispheres, No5 Pianissimo
Race 8 4:44pm SUTHERLAND SHIRE TILE SUPPLIES CLASS 1 HANDICAP 1400m
FRAGONARD impressive debut winner at Goulburn on debut in the Godolphin blue. Looks capable of working through the grades and a winning chance again.
MORE CAVIAR has finished fourth both runs this campaign on metropolitan tracks. Right in the mix here peaking third-up back to provincial grade.
BALBOA PARK struggled at Canterbury on debut but will be fitter and rates a winning chance in provincial grade from an ideal gate.
SELECTIONS: No7 FIRST APPROVAL, No9 Fragonard, No8 More Caviar, No1 Balboa Park