Race 1 – In Memory Of Clifford William Marsh OAM 3YO Maiden Plate 900m
Rita May impressed on debut when she led and was run down late on debut at Gosford on November 20. She had good trial form prior to that run and she has drawn nicely here.
One Pose wasn’t far away when placed on debut at Gosford and Glacier Queen has trialled okay.
Selections: 11- Rita May 10- One Pose 7- Glacier Queen
Race 2 – Race To Join The People Of Ampcontrol 4YO & Up Maiden Handicap 1400m
Auzstar was unlucky when placed at Gosford on November 9. He was held up on the home turn and went down by half a length. That was his best run and this is a winnable race.
Midnight Oasis hasn’t been far away in her past two starts and she has drawn nicely.
Eptiwins has a place chance
Selections: 4- Auzstar 8- Midnight Oasis 5- Eptiwins
Race 3 – Axel Aria And Levi Lowe Benchmark 64 Handicap 1850m
Hendo’s Magic has had three starts this prep and he is in good form. He was narrowly beaten at Gosford last start and first up in October he was placed at Hawkesbury. He is a winner on this track.
Scorched Land failed at Canterbury last start but he was placed at Newcastle and Muswellbrook prior to that run.
Dalgarno has good country form.
Selections: 5- Hendo’s Magic 3- Scorched Land 7- Dalgarno
Race 4 – Newcastle Stevedores Maiden Plate 1200m
Famous Pedrille was very unlucky when runner up recently at Gosford. He was behind the leaders straightening and he got a bad check and hit the running rail. He has outstanding form for this race and the talented Louise Day has the mount.
Royal Ballet is on debut after bolting in with a recent trial and Just Rolling was runner up first up.
Selections: 1- Famous Pedrille 11- Royal Ballet 4- Just Rolling
Race 5 – Beauford Hotel Maiden Handicap 1600m
Gerardjoseph had no luck when placed at Wyong last start. He was three wide no cover on the speed and he laid in on the turn at top of the straight.
Russian Ruble was narrowly beaten at Hawkesbury last start and Chilko Lake is knocking on the door.
Selections: 9- Gerardjoseph 3- Russian Ruble 14- Chilko Lake
Race 6 – Newsure Insurance Brokers Class 1 Handicap 900m
Rupertaar is a very fast filly resuming from a spell and the short course is ideal. She won a Hawkesbury 2 year old maiden by 3 ½ lengths in July. After a failure at Gosford in July, Rupertaar spelled and is unbeaten in two recent trials.
In Spades is immature but talented and she has raced well here.
Greenheart has placed in two starts on this track.
Selections: 2- Rupertaar 6- In Spades 1- Greenheart
Race 7 – Hobson Engineering Conditional Benchmark 68 Handicap 1200m
Frostin’ was backed at double figure odds when he won narrowly at Gosford last start. His form before that win was moderate but he will gain confidence after running down the leaders in the straight.
Young Heart was well backed when placed at Gosford first up.
Cecilia has a good record on this track
Selections: 7- Frostin’ 11- Young Heart 5- Cecilia
Race 8 – Quarry Mining & Construction Equipment Class 1 Handicap 1300m
Mihocek ran on strong from back when fourth at Rosehill on November 17. He had good provincial form last prep and he will appreciate the longer trip.
Irish Kisses is racing well and so is Noble Beauty.
Selections: 3- Mihocek 7- Irish Kisses 11- Noble Beauty