We’re running on a Soft 5 at Hawkesbury for this 8 race card.
Quaddie (Races – 5,6,7,8)
Skinny Play: 1,2,6 / 6,12 / 6,8 / 8,15
Wide Play: 1,2,3,5,6,11 / 1,3,4,6,7,8,12 / 2,4,5,8,9,11,14 / 2,4,5,8,9,10,13,15
Race 1 1.05pm KATOOMBA RSL/MITAVITE BENCHMARK 65 HANDICAP 2100m
No 3 TOO CHIC
No 2 TWO RONNYS
No 1 HOT MUSTARD
Race 2 1:40pm TUNCURRY BEACH BOWLING CLUB CLASS 1 HANDICAP 1000m
No 5 ALLUVION
No 1 BEND IT LIKE BENNY
No 2 WINNING SUPREME
Race 3 2:20pm NEWS LOCAL MAIDEN PLATE 1000m
No 3 SOLO SONG
No 11 PETITE VOIX
No 10 CRYSTAL SKYE
Race 4 2:55pm ROB ADAM REFRIGERATION MAIDEN HANDICAP 1500m
No 3 MANHATTAN DRIVE
No 1 GO BENNY
No 6 PENNY FLING
Race 5 3:35pm ROHRIG/MITAVITE MAIDEN HANDICAP 1800m
MOQUEEN placed in the G2 Reisling in her first preparation. Well beaten at Canterbury last start but gets her chance back to a provincial maiden.
READY FIRE AIM switched to Sydney by Hawkes Racing and best run in four starts last time out when placed on the Pakenham Synthetic. Have to respect the stable.
ROVING EYE placed this track and distance last start and bright place prospects again.
SELECTIONS: No1 CASS ‘N’ BLACK, No2 Moqueen, No6 Ready Fire Aim, No11 Roving Eye
Race 6 4:10pm BLACKTOWN WORKERS CLUB 3YO MAIDEN PLATE 1300m
MISS BALLANTINE resumes and placed in a recent Rosehill trial. In the market but had excuses when well beaten on debut at Randwick last January. Monitoring market moves closely.
Market watch on the first starters with POTENTATE and ROCKIT prominent.
SELECTIONS: No6 POLEMIC, No12 Miss Ballantine, No7 Potentate, No8 Rockit
Race 7 4:50pm ST JOHNS PARK BOWLING CLUB CLASS 2 HANDICAP 1300m
MORAY struggled on a heavy 9 track here last start after placing at Wyong resuming two runs back. A drier track helps his chances.
SUDDEN BLITZ‘s race manners cost him second spot here last start. Just has to race truly to be right in the finish.
COYS overcame a wide run in transit when runner-up at Goulburn last start. Peaks third up and rates as one of the main chances.
SELECTIONS: No8 CAPTURED, No6 Moray, No14 Sudden Blitz, No5 Coys
Race 8 5:25pm HAWKESBURY RACE CLUB MOTEL CLASS 2 HANDICAP 1600m
ZIJIN CHENG did a good job to win his maiden at Scone last time out at second career start. Still open to plenty of improvement and a winning chance again.
SPEED HERO Canberra winner this trip two runs back before placing at Kembla last start. Gets in on the minimum and expected to be right in the finish again.
SURFER placed last two. Should be right at his peak fourth-up and definite place prospects again.
SELECTIONS: No8 PELETHRONIUS, No15 Zijin Cheng, No10 Speed Hero, No9 Surfer