It’s been rare in recent times, but with fine conditions throughout the week, we’ll be running on a Good 4 track.
Quaddie (Races – 5,6,7,8)
Skinny Play: 4,8 / 1 / 1,2,3 / 1,3
Wide Play: 1,2,4,6,8,11,12 / 1,2,3,4,8 / 1,2,3,4,5,6 / 1,2,3,7
Best Bet – R6, No1 Elle Lou
Next Best – R5, No8 Moment Of Music
Best Roughie – R4, No8 Echo Effect
Race 1 12:50pm BIOCHEM WATER F&M MAIDEN PLATE 1200m
No 7 IRITHEA
No 4 VERNIER
No 9 MASIPAG
Race 2 1:25pm HUNTER PETROLEUM PRODUCTS CLASS 2 HANDICAP 1200m
No 1 BUON NATALE
No 4 A GOOD YANK
No 5 ECHO EFFECT
Race 3 2:05pm CENTRAL COAST EXPRESS ADVOCATE CG&E MAIDEN PLATE 1200m
No 1 ALU ALU
No 2 CALL THE COPPERS
No 9 MANDOLIZE
Race 4 2:40pm SENPOS DA VINCI – 3&4YO BENCHMARK 65 HANDICAP 1300m
No 7 BIT DUSTY
No 8 ECHO EFFECT (Best Roughie)
No 6 UTHRED
Race 5 3.20pm DOYALSON WYEE RSL CLUB SPRINGTIME HANDICAP – BENCHMARK 75 1100m
LOVERBOY CHARLIE won successive races at Gosford and Hawkesbury earlier in the preparation and hasn't been far from the winner in two subsequent runs at Canterbury.
ZOUTENANT was well beaten at Randwick when resuming but set to improve sharply second-up with the blinkers back on and has won previously at the same stage of his preparation.
SKRIPCHENKO thereabouts in metropolitan races in recent starts. Runner-up only run this track and distance and gets her chance to return to the winners list back to provincial grade.
SELECTIONS: No8 MOMENT OF MUSIC, No4 Loverboy Charlie, No2 Zoutenant, No12 Skripchenko
Race 6 3:55pm WINNING APPLIANCES MONA LISA STAKES 1350m
FITOU unlucky finishing on the placegetters’ heels at Warwick Farm resuming last preparation and goes in everything fresh here.
TYPHOON JOLIE was close up at Canterbury and Randwick in two runs this preparation. 27-days between runs but has won a Hawkesbury trial in the interim. Has a good record this distance range and right in the mix from an ideal gate.
SWING SENSATION resumes on the back of two trials. Won the Rose Bowl at Geelong resuming last preparation and a winning chance fresh here from an ideal gate.
SELECTIONS: No1 ELLE LOU, No2 Fitou, No4 Typhoon Jolie, No8 Swing Sensation
Race 7 4:35pm 2016 CARLTON MID WYONG GOLD CUP 2100m
ORBEC did enough resuming in the Premier's Cup last start. Was in the race until condition gave out. Placed this race last year second-up and goes in everything here at the same stage of his preparation.
JUNOOB put in a good effort to finish in the placings in the Rowley mile on the back of a 47-day break between races. Rates as one of the key chances back up in distance with the run under his belt.
SONG AND LAUGHTER worked home strongly along the fence finishing on the placegetters’ heels in the Premier's Cup. Knockout hope at odds down on the minimum.
SELECTIONS: No3 SACRED MASTER, No2 Orbec, No1 Junoob, No6 Song And Laughter
Race 8 5:10pm BISHOP COLLINS ACCOUNTANTS BENCHMARK 63 HANDICAP 1600m
EVA LUNA had plenty on a maiden field at Kembla last start. Set to go on with the job after a confidence boosting win.
LITTLE MISS BROWN placed last two at Newcastle Beaumont and Wyong. Peaks third-up and gets the chance to return to the winners list with the blinkers on.
SMARTY PANTS wasn't far from the winner at second run in 93-days. Will be fitter and is a winner at the track and distance.
SELECTIONS: No1 BALBOA PARK, No3 Eva Luna, No7 Little Miss Brown, No2 Smarty Pants