Gary Harley – Preview 11.08.21

Race 1 – Astern @ Darley Handicap – 3yo Maiden 1300m

Publicist was very good on debut when a close second to the talented Brigantine on the Kensington track on July 21. He has speed and the longer trip won’t be a problem.

Mikasa came from way back when beaten a length on the Kensington track last start.

In The Blink ran on well first up.

Selections: 2 -Publicist      12 – Mikasa              11- In The Blink

Race 2 –Precise Air Handicap 3yo & Up Benchmark 64 Handicap 1850m

Chateau Park should have finished closer when placed at Gosford last start. He was back last and was checked on the turn. This longer trip will suit him.

Mother’s Mercy will appreciate the 3kg claim and she is a winner on this track.

Zudin just missed at Kembla last start.

Selections: 8- Chateau Park       1- Mother’s Mercy             4- Zudin

Race 3- TAB Handicap 5yo Benchmark 72 1500m

Dinado is second up after a creditable performance on the Kensington track on July 28. She has won second up, and last prep was an easy winner over 1800m at Eagle Farm and runner up at Canterbury

Majella came from last when beaten 2 ¾ lengths first up on the Kensington track.

Royal Banquet is the class runner and he will appreciate a firm track.

Selections: 7- Dinado        8- Majella                 1- Royal Banquet

Race 4- Sky Racing Handicap Benchmark 64 Handicap 1500m

Cat D’oro was a good thing beaten last start at Wyong. He had a lovely run behind the leaders to the turn where he was badly held up for some time. He was cut out late when looking for a split.

Toomuchtobear has good Victorian form and Linguee was an impressive last start winner.

Selections: 8- Cat D’oro    2- Toomuchtobear           5- Linguee

Race 5 –Ranvet Handicap Benchmark 72 1200m

Selburose is a fast mare racing in good form. She led clearly in the straight when beaten a length on the Kensington track two starts back. Last start she sat outside the leaders when within half a length of the winner at the finish.

Exotic Ruby was narrowly beaten on the Kensington track last start and Windsweep will be strong late.

Selections: 2- Selburose      1- Exotic Ruby                  5- Windsweep

Race 6- Vinery Stud Handicap Benchmark 72 900m

Mr Polar is backing up after a solid second placing over this course on Saturday. He was three wide with no cover from a wide barrier and fought hard. He has speed to burn and has won races on this track.

Remlaps Gem is very quick and has won races from 900-1000 metres.

Miss Dior hasn’t been far away in two recent Randwick starts

Selections: 4- Mr Polar      3- Remlaps Gem                8- Miss Dior

Race 7- XXXX Handicap Benchmark 72 1300m

Soami won well on the Kensington track last start on July 28. Two starts back he was narrowly beaten at Canterbury. He has drawn well, and Reece Jones claims 3kg

Land Ahoy likes this track and he is strong finisher while Conceited has a chance.

Selections: 4- Soami          11- Land Ahoy        5- Conceited