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Race 6 head to head What A Smasher $1.70 to beat Glory Days What a Smasher should just be too fast over 1200m on a good track with a decent pull in the weights as well. yes

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Good morning,

It looks a tricky day of betting here, so tread carefully. No Quality bets but there may be at noon. Early Saturday preview here

Bet of the day Race  7 4.He No Opilio $3.20 FF 1st $3

Value bet of the day Race 8 11.Prince Turbo $17 FF


Race 1

Confidence: 2/5

1.He’s Done A Runner  back to 1200m suits and drawn to get a good run. RP $3.50


2.Maduro can slot about 6th outer and if they go hard, could get over them.

Race 2

Confidence: 1/5

1.Tigertiger  has rated strongly in better fields. Was held up last start and ran on ok after. Third up and fitter, and drawn the inside.


2.Westfield  had the blinkers go on last start and ran a very good second. Drawn out but has the early speed to get across one off.

10.Colyton Sky had the blinkers go on last start and ran a strong second. Drawn ideally and gets 2kgs off.

Race 3

Confidence: 2/5

7.Excelleration 1st $6 ran two nice races in stronger fields at Trentham. This looks easier and fitter now fourth up. RP $4, $5 FF


3.Roll The Gold drawn to get all favours and be right in it.

9.Platinum Wild Card  was run down late last start. If he can get a softish lead, could hold on.


Race 4

Confidence: 2/5

7.Rockoneve  looked to have a bit to offer when she was held up last start. The small field will help her get over them late. RP $3.30, $3.50 FF


6.Lady Rudolph  is a good mare and 1550m suits now.

3.Hee’s Our Secret won well at Trentham and drawn to get the same run.

Race 5


3.Outthegate was good fresh up and found the line well second up. 1550m suits now third up. RP $4.80


2.Abbey Road 1st $5  racing well again and drawn to get all favours.

1.Ofa Orsome nice finish last start off a wide run. 1550m will suit now and peaking.

5.Yoassarian  good run last start and 1550m will suit.

Race 6


3.Princess Rihanna  won easily here last start and drops to a winning weight and drawn to get every chance. RP $1.90, $1.80


7.What A Smasher 1st $11 is the upsetter. She has been running good races in good speed ratings and just needs the right run to win. Drawn out, but she can jump and if she can find the 1×1, which she could do based on the map, she can win.

4.Mr Universe will be charging home late.

Race 7

Confidence: 2/5

4.He No Opilio 1st $3 was a dominant winner at Trentham leading all the way and is a  nice chance of doing it again. RP $3.00, $3.20


2.Blue On Black  should get a nice trail and be the main danger.

6.8.La Soeur ran on ok last start and will improve with that.

Race 8


11.Prince Turbo  game second here two back then beaten by a sit sprint race last start. Can upset.


6.Platinum Spirit rated very strongly when he finished well for third in an R82 race last start. He has drawn to get every chance and with the drop back in class, looks well placed. RP $4.00

12.Vermont  ran home strongly last start and the extra ground suits now with a light weight.












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