Gary Harley – Preview – 21.04.22

Race 1 – Horse Power Maiden Handicap 900m

Inequality has good form and draws nicely for his first up run over the short course. On debut he was beaten three quarters of length on a heavy track at Newcastle in November. In his only other start, he was beaten three lengths in a Listed race at Eagle Farm.

Perfect Point resumes and he was narrowly beaten on this track in November.

Beauty Boom has trialled okay.

Selections: 2- Inequality   1- Perfect Point       4- Beauty Boom


Race 2 – The Prince Of Merewether F&M Benchmark 64 Handicap 1400m


Starboreta has been placed in three of her past five starts. She has been placed twice on this track and was narrowly beaten here on March 4.

Cross Step has good country form and her last run was good while Visceral had good form last prep.

Selections: 5- Starboreta 4- Cross Step           1- Visceral


Race 3 – OAS Technology Maiden Plate 1300m

Podium resumes after three placings in all three starts in his first prep. He trialled nicely recently at Rosehill, closing off well at the end of the trial under no pressure. Podium was a dual acceptor but he will run here.

Baranof has been placed five times and Mojo Classic was narrowly beaten in his only start here.

Selections: 5- Podium       2- Baranof    3- Mojo Classic


Race 4- Kloster Motor Group Prov & Ctry Maiden Handicap 1500m

Ausbred Bluebird has only had two starts in her career and in her last start on New Year’s Eve she was placed at Gosford. The filly had a nice quiet trial at Warwick Farm recently.

Fromdustwemust had no luck last start and she was beaten a head at Hawkesbury two starts back.

Isla was only beaten a length at Hawkesbury on debut.

Selections:    4- Ausbred Bluebird          8- Fromdustwemust           5- Isla


Race 5 – Allied Moving Services Maiden Handicap 1200m

Aircraftman has had three starts this prep for two seconds at Canterbury. In September he was beaten narrowly in a strong Kembla maiden. First up on February 18 he went down by three quarters of a length at Canterbury.

Newley Wed’s only two starts have been at Sandown before Christmas. She has been beaten less than a length in both.

Sir Rastus has trialled okay.

Selections: 2- Aircraftman           5- Newley Wed       3- Sir Rastus


Race 6- Charlestown Square Benchmark 64 Handicap 1850m

Outburst is lightly raced with a good record and he was a strong winner at Scone last start. He has been placed in a Listed race in June 2020. He looks like the longer trip will suit.

Theo Legion is a front runner which led all the way last start.

White Boots can improve if the track is dry.

Selections: 4- Outburst     9- Theo Legion        2- White Boots


Race 7 – Avid PM Conditional benchmark 68 Handicap 1200m

Optimo is in a new stable and he cruised in an impressive recent trial win. He has been placed at Randwick and on the Kensington track and McEvoy rides.

Briars Kingdom won well at Goulburn last start and Verbek is in good form.

Selections:    6- Optimo     1- Briars Kingdom   7- Verbek


Race 8 – Novocastrian Electrical CG&E Benchmark 64 Handicap 1400m

Harvey’s Way is talented and is ready to fire. He has had two runs back on unsuitable tracks and he is at his best at Newcastle.

Strombus looked good winning a weaker race here last start and New Republic has a chance.

Selections: 3- Harvey’s Way       9- Strombus              11- New Republic