Gary Harley – Preview – 28.11.21

Race 1 – Kris Lees 3YO & Up Maiden Handicap 900m 

Chameleon Choice has the best form and he will appreciate the short course. He was only beaten 1.5 lengths when third at Flemington in January. He hasn’t raced since failing behind Golden Slipper winner Stay Inside at Randwick in January. He is very quick and is trialling well. 

Snowdrop was an easy Scone trial winner recently and Little Miss Magic won a recent Warwick Farm trial. 

Selections:  1- Chameleon Choice  3- Snowdrop  4- Little Miss Magic  


Race 2 – 2YO Maiden Handicap 1850m 

Athletica is on debut after an easy trial win. The colt has drawn wide but he is very quick and there is a decent run to the turn. 

Hard To Say finished fourth in the Breeders Plate before an easy trial win on the Beaumont track. 

Last Bid Liam led to the closing stages in the Max Lees Classic on The Hunter Day. 

Selections: 2- Athletica  4- Hard To Say  7- Last Bid Liam 


Race 3 – Paul Perry Class 1 Handicap 1850m 

Vyner was impressive winning at Wyong last start. He held off a subsequent winner and two starts back he was runner up at Kembla. 

Made By Khan is a former Victorian which won two trials before a solid placing first up at Gosford. 

Rockover is fitter for two runs this prep. 

Selections: 5- Vyner  1- Made By Khan  6- Rockover 


Race 4 – Charlestown Square Maiden Handicap 1300m 

Sabalenka has been beaten two lengths in both starts to date at Canterbury and Hawkesbury. The filly has shown no speed and last start at Canterbury she finished strong from well back. 

Strombus has been close up in his only two starts on this track and he has drawn okay. 

Misty Dreams has good form and could fill a place. 

Selections: 10- Sabalenka  4- Strombus  7- Misty Dreams 


Race 5 – Gary Harley Benchmark 64 Handicap 2300m 

Freedom Square has had seven starts for three wins and three placings. He was strong to the line when a last start Gosford winner over 1900m. Dylan Gibbons will claim 2 kilograms. 

Deniliquin put up a phenomenal performance to win last start at Gosford after being badly checked. 

Outlook is racing well. 

Selections: 1- Freedom Square  5- Deniliquin  6- Outlook 


Race 6 – Reward Hospitality Prv & Crty Maiden Plate 1300m 

Aureus Angel has only had two starts and the mare has a great chance here. She flashed home when narrowly beaten on debut at Gosford on October 28. She finished fourth at Hawkesbury last start and she has the rails barrier and Rachel King. 

Pirrama will improve on her first up run and Adelina is racing well. 

Selections: 3- Aureus Angels  5- Pirrama  8- Adelina 


Race 7 – Robert Thompson Benchmark 64 Handicap 1200m 

Major Murphy is in good form and can overcome a wide barrier. He has been placed twice recently at Hawkesbury and Wyong. Tamworth apprentice Jackson Searle will claim 3 kilograms. 

Juventus is the class runner and the metropolitan claim brings him in with a good chance. 

Lonely Power resumes and is unbeaten in two country starts. 

Selections: 4- Major Murphy  1- Juventus  9- Lonely Power 


Race 8 – Summer Provincial Series- Heat 3- Class 5 Plate 1500m 

Grande Rumores run on The Hunter Day was outstanding. She finished powerfully when runner up a length behind the unbeaten Norwegian Bliss. She has drawn well. 

Cream Rises is talented and will be hard to beat. 

Saquon won a Rosehill midway last start. 

Selections: 13- Grande Rumore  8- Cream Rises  7- Saquon