Gary Harley – Preview – 10.02.24

Race 1 – Bonvilla Estate 2YO Maiden Handicap 900m

Bronco Revolution was trapped four wide no cover when she finished midfield behind Golden Slipper second favourite Switzerland at Randwick on January 27. She was narrowly beaten at Canterbury two starts back.

Capital Dancer has led all the way in two Central Coast trials and Turbinado is on debut after a trial win.

Selections:        3- Bronco Revolution    5- Capital Dancer                    7- Turbinado


Race 2 – Webber Provincial 3YO & Up Maiden Plate 900m

Sharpen The Knives was stiff first up when a close third on this track on January 27. She was back worse than midfield looking for a run at the top of the straight and was across heels at the 300m before charging home.

Well Timed resumes after a Kembla trial win and was narrowly beaten at Kembla in July.

Royal Bombadier has a place chance.

Selections:        10- Sharpen The Knives            8- Well Timed  7- Royal Bombadier


Race 3 – Stronger Together For Spinal 4YO & Up Maiden Plate 1600m

Himeros had his first start for the new stable when runner up at Gosford. He was checked at the 1400m and came across heels at the 200m and ran on okay.

You And I was three lengths away at Gosford last start and draws nicely.

Pine Valley has a chance in this field.

Selections:        3- Himeros                  8- You And I                 5- Pine Valley


Race 4 – Peterson House Midway Benchmark 64 Handicap 1600m

Poseidon Ruler is on a seven day back up after a good effort from well back in a Rosehill Midway. He was placed in a Randwick Midway in December and he has a 3kg claim for promising apprentice Molly Bourke.

Outakandy is chasing a hattrick after impressive wins at Kembla and Wyong, while Piraeus showed a glimpse of his best on this track last start.

Selections:        1- Poseidon Ruler         3- Outakandy 2- Piraeus


Race 5 – Calvary Mater Newcastle F&M Benchmark 64 Handicap 1200m

Shine Your Light was narrowly beaten at Scone first up in January and she will be fitter this time. She finished powerfully to win at Scone back in March, and before a spell the filly went around in the Group 2 Percy Sykes at Randwick.

Dawla was impressive winning last start at Wyong after racing second last three wide with no cover.

Invasive Dreams has good country form and must be considered.

Selections:        7- Shine Your Light                   5- Dawla          6- Invasive Dreams


Race 6 – Tinta Belmont Super Maiden Handicap 1200m

This is s a very strong maiden but if Je Reve repeats his debut placing at Warwick Farm on Australia Day he will be hard to beat. He was checked at the 800m and wide with no cover from thereon working hard. He finished third and fought all the way down the straight.

Rock Hard Love is on debut after a couple of nice trials and draws well.

Groundrush had two metropolitan placings last preparation and has had a recent trial.

Selections:        2- Je Reve                   5- Rock Hard Love                   1- Groundrush


Race 7- Prosperity Advisers Group Class 1 & Maiden Plate 1880m

Whatadilemma bolted in here over 1600m in early December and he was placed at Kembla two starts back. Last start he led and tired on this track but he will probably be ridden more patiently here, and he has a 3kg claim for Zac Wadick.

Wecansay Dun came from last to win at Gosford on January 24 she will appreciate this longer trip and Mornington Peir has a chance.

Selections:        5- Whatadilemma                    8- Wecansay Dun                     13- Mornington Pier


Race 8 – Connectability CG&E Benchmark 64 Handicap 1200m

Fire Star has been runner up in his past three starts and he can break through from the rails draw. He was unlucky last start when slowly away and beaten under a length.

Stablemate Mirra Impact has drawn wide but is racing well and French Marine can improve.

Selections:                    3- Fire Star                   11- Mirra Impact                      1- French Marine