Gary Harley – Preview – 14.10.23

Race 1- APS Industrial Class 1 & Maiden Plate 2300m

Every Effort has a poor win record but his last two placings on the Beaumont track and Gosford indicate he can win this race. Talented apprentice Anna Ropa’s 3-kilogram allowance is gold, and he races as if he will run the trip.

Warialda Warrior is racing okay while Ten Downing Street can run well.

Selections:        1- Every Effort               7- Warialda Warrior     5- Ten Downing Street


Race 2 – Cabac Benchmark 64 Handicap 1600m

Teritory Express races well on this track and his three runs this prep have been full of merit. He is a back marker and first up on September 15 on this track he came from way back to win running away. Second up he was beaten a head at Kembla then last start he walked out of the barrier when midfield at Rosehill.

The Hungarian won well first up and Lyrical Gangster can improve.

Selections:        2- Territory Express       1- The Hungarian         4- Lyrical Gangster


Race 3 – AFL Telecommunications Midway Class 1 Handicap 1200m

Let’s Go Bro has only had three starts back in the autumn and he had good form with Saturday’s jockey Jess Taylor aboard in every start. He won a Newcatsle maiden and before a spell he was beaten a long head at Hawkesbury. He has won two recent Warwick Farm trials and drawn well.

Lalalguna was doing her best work first up on this track and Starboard has a good record.

Selections:        1- Lets Go Bro             2- Lalaguna                 3- Starboard


Race 4 – Klein Tools Super Maiden Plate 900m

Unraced 3-year-old Narcissist is trailing well enough to win here on debut despite a negative barrier. He was a close second in a Rosehill trial last month and on October 3 he won a Rosehill trial impressively.

Parisian Rose is also on debut, and she won a Rosehill trial on October 6 and Keysborough was beaten a length first up here on September 30.

Selections:        7- Narcissist                 9- Parisian Rose           2- Keysborough


Race 5 – NHP Electrical Engineering Provincial Benchmark 64 Handicap 900m

Drums Of War is very fast and could prove difficult to run down over the short course. He led until the closing stages when runner up over this course on debut on August 29. He then led all the way for an easy win at Taree on September 24.

Soobooco resumes after a Beaumont trial, and he was a Wyong winner before a spell and Omar always runs well.

Selections:        8- Drums Of War         3- Soobooco    4- Omar


Race 6 – TLS Jungle Juice Cup Conditional Handicap 1350m

Willinga Freefall resumes after solid Provincial Midway Championship form during the Autumn. He was placed behind smart stablemate Loch Eagle and Spamgler in the Championship Wild card on March 30. He has a good first up record, draws barrier one and apprentice Ben Osmond claims 3 kilograms.

Running Bear is well placed after a smart Denman Cup win at Muswellbrook and Eyeque races well here.

Selections:        1- Willinga Freefall       3- Running Bear           7- Eyeque


Race 7 – Schneider Electric F&M Maiden Handicap 1200m

Cosy Corner put the writing on the wall with a close second over this course on September 30. She was narrowly beaten on debut here in April and the filly has never been far away in all four race starts. Miss Bayles has races well in her only two starts and she will be strong late and favourite Just In Time has outstanding trial form.

Selections:        1- Cosy Corner            5- Miss Bayles              6- Just In Time


Race 8 – Tigerlight CG&E Maiden Handicap 1200m

Battle Of Vienna and Rapido the Snowden stable mates are the two favorites and have the best form. Battle Of Vienna beat Rapido home in a very strong Hawkesbury Maiden on September 7. The two horses clashed again at Newcatsle on September 30 with Rapido finishing a length ahead of Battle Of Vienna.

Rolling Magic is best of the others

Selections:        2- Battle Of Vienna      3- Rapido         9- Rolling Magic