Race 1 – Sharp Office F&M Benchmark 64 Handicap 1200m
Arale will be at short odds first up from a spell. She won successive races at Hawkesbury and Kembla prior to a spell, and she was narrowly beaten in a strong recent trial. The mare is a leader and Tom Sherry rides.
Irish Kisses has been placed twice recently at Rosehill and Kembla, while Leggy Point was an easy Gosford winner on debut.
Selections: 2- Arale 3- Irsih Kisses 8- Leggy Point
Race 2 – The Prince Of Merewether Provincial Class 1 Handicap 1500m
Viennoiserie is a smart mare who is knocking on the door. She finished alongside boom horse Floating on this track and was unlucky two weeks back. The mare has wet track form and draws perfectly with Dylan Gibbons aboard.
Wrathful looked good winning here two weeks ago and is smart, while Tiva Bay is racing well.
Selections: 6- Viennoiserie 1- Wrathful 3- Tiva Bay
Race 3- Australian Bloodstock Maiden Handicap 900m
Parrying is a fast horse who won a recent Warwick Farm trial by 6 lengths. He won another Rosehill trial on October 21. The blinkers come off and the tongue tie goes on, and he will appreciate the short course.
Calamity Fox trialled nicely at Gosford recently and has speed, while So Rosie is a first starter with a nice trial under here belt.
Selections: 1- Parrying 2- Calamity Fox 6- So Rosie
Race 4 – Charlestown Square Maiden Handicap 900m
Fast Response is on debut after an easy trial win on the Kensington track. He displayed good speed in the trial, and he raced away to win unextended. He has a soft draw and Andrew Adkins has the mount.
Shezanalister won four barrier trials before a close second at Muswellbrook on Melbourne Cup Day.
Capital Theatre has been placed at Kembla and Newcastle in his last two starts.
Selections: 1- Fast Response 6- Shezanalister 4- Capital Theatre
Race 5 – Kloster Motor Group Midway Benchmark 68 Handicap 900m
Vegas Raider won the $200,000 2-Year-Old Inglis Challenge at Scone on Cup Day in May. He came from near last in a field of sixteen. He was unplaced twice at Randwick and Flemington in June and July but trialled well recently.
With Your Blessing had good form including a Kensington win last preparation.
Aspen Chase was good first up and he won two on the trot in May.
Selections: 5- Vegas Raider 4- With Your Blessing 3- Aspen Chase
Race 6 – Jennings Print Maiden Handicap 1600m
Flexing was narrowly beaten at Goulburn in his second start on October 30. He will be at his top third up and he has a favourable draw and Tommy Berry rides.
Ruberto was slowly away and ran on nicely on debut at Goulburn two weeks ago.
Supra Marnium has a place chance.
Selections: 3- Flexing 4- Ruberto 1- Supra Marnium
Race 7- Hunter Valley Premium Meats Maiden Plate 1200m
Cappelletti resumes with a new trainer, and he bolted in with a recent Hawkesbury trial. He has speed, and after sharing the lead in the trial he raced away to win the trial by 2 lengths. He hasn’t dawn well, but Tommy Berry has the ride.
Sunshine In Paris is on debut and is trialling well while Doubtless Lady has a chance.
Selections: 4- Cappelletti 14- Sunshine In Paris 12- Doubtless Lady
Race 8 – Horsepower CG&E Benchmark 64 Handicap 1200m
This’llbetheone wasn’t far away when placed at Randwick first up in a much stronger field. He led at Randwick and from this barrier he may lead again, and he drops in class.
Ka Bling was placed at Canterbury and Newcastle last preparation while Plagiarized can run well.
Selections: 8- This’llbetheone 1- Ka Bling 5- Plagiarized