Race 1 – Sage Painting 3YO Maiden Handicap 1200m
Shaddy’s last run was an eye catcher when he made up good ground for a close third at Canberra in May. The colt was an easy Warwick Farm trial winner on October 9. He has drawn well and Bullock rides.
Colours is on debut after an easy all the way Hawkesbury trial win.
Bullet Hero trialled nicely at Randwick recently.
Selections: 5- Shaddy 7- Colours 2- Bullet Hero
Race 2 – $1M Hunter Race Day Nov 14 Maiden Plate 900m
Triple Ace has raced twice for two solid placings at Tamworth and Dubbo in the winter. He has had two recent trials and he bolted in on the Beaumont track on October 2. The barrier is ideal and he has the speed to be handy from the outset.
Ballistic Moon was placed in a strong Maiden here on October 3 and he is a big player.
Miss Kono is quick and the short course is a plus.
Selections: 7- Triple Ace 5- Balistic Moon 8- Miss Kono
Race 3- Hungerford Hill Wines Benchmark 64 Handicap 1600m
La Tigresa will appreciate the shorter trip on a track where she races so well. First up on August 8 she was unlucky when a fast finishing second on this track and next start she went to 1400 at Newcastle and was too strong late. The mare won at Hawkesbury two runs back and he was narrowly beaten there last start.
Estroverto is ready to win again and Significance is fitter this time
Selections: 3- La Tigresa 6- Estroverto 4- Significance
Race 4 – Joanne McLean Memorial Class 1 Handicap 1250m
General Dubai led all the way to win a 1400 Maiden here last start. The shorter trip shouldn’t pose a problem. her jockey Keagan Latham has ridden 15 Provincial winners already this season.
Knight will improve on his first up run and this is a suitable race.
Perfect Radiance had a very quiet trial and she is a winner on this track.
Selections: 5- General Dubai 1- Knight 7- Perfect Radiance
Race 5- TAB Venue Mode Class 1 & Maiden Plate 2350m
Dundee put the writing on the wall with a close second at Wyong last start. He has been placed on this track over this tough trip and he will stay all day. At Wyong his jockey took off at the 800m and that may be the way to ride him.
Avalene keeps grinding away and she has been placed in her last three starts.
Kikikapow just missed at Port Macquarie last Saturday
Selections: 2- Dundee 10- Avalene 5- Kikikapow
Race 6 – Sharp Electronics Group Maiden Handicap 1400m
Tuscan Gaze was green on debut when runner up on this track two weeks ago. The colt just kept coming and the longer trip is a positive. Waller trains and jockey Lee Magorrian is one of the best provincial riders.
Lanu Moana has been placed in six of her seven starts and her first up run was outstanding.
Regulation has trialled okay
Selections: 2- Tuscan Gaze 1- Lanu Moana 3- Regulation
Race 7 – Yarraman park Benchmark 64 Handicap 900m
The unbeaten Never Talk resumes here after a couple of quiet trials. The filly came from midfield to win on debut at Tamworth in May and then she went to Muswellbrook to win the Red Crown by 4½ lengths, she has a lovely barrier and she is on her home track.
Yulong Knight held on well at Randwick last start and he is pretty quick.
Star Raider has a place chance.
Selections: 9- Never Talk 1- Yulong Knight 4- Star Raider
Race 8- Australian Bloodstock Conditional Benchmark 68 Handicap 1200m
Catapult is ready to win after a fast finishing third at Warwick Farm last start. He was narrowly beaten on this track in June before a spell and he has drawn a decent barrier.
Great News won two ‘on the trot’ before a spell and trialled nicely recently.
Mosht Up is racing well enough
Selections: 3- Catapult 7- Great News 10- Mosht Up