Gary Harley – Preview – 30.03.23

Race 1 – Sharp Office Midway 2 YO Maiden Handicap 900m

The Escape led on debut at Gosford recently only to be run down and beaten a length. The colt trialled well and the track at Gosford was slow.

Rapt won a recent trial and Pretty Rho is down in class.

Selections:          2- The Escape     7- Rapt                  6- Pretty Rho


Race 2 – Australian Bloodstock Maiden Handicap 900m

Gitalong looked good when a close second in a recent Rosehill trial. He was three wide no cover outside the leaders. He was three lengths from Barber on debut at Randwick back in October. He is pretty quick, and all three starts have been in feature races.

Secret Revolution wasn’t beaten far first up at Warwick Farm recently and Welcome Gypsy has a place chance.

Selections:          2- Gitalong          1- Secret Revolution        5- Welcome Gypsy


Race 3- New Zealand Bloodstock Maiden Handicap 1200m

Salaasel was placed at Flemington in July and her recent tracks have been okay.

Florino is on debut and has good trial form.

Note: Original selection Shipshape is scratched.

Selections:          3- Salaasel           1- Florino


Race 4 – Hunter Valley Premium Meats Maiden Plate 1850m

Gorgeous Zara has good form for this race. She was beaten 3 lengths at Kembla in February and followed up with a close second at Warwick Farm. The filly wasn’t far away at Hawkesbury last start.

Picko Rocks has been placed in three of last four and Mindspace is close to a win.

Selections:          10- Gorgeous Zara           6- Picko Rocks                    4- Mindspace


Race 5 – PFD Foodservice Benchmark 64 Handicap 1850m

Magadan in good form and will appreciate the longer trip. She was an easy Warwick Farm winner on March 1 and last start he was narrowly beaten at Gosford.

Mirror Queen has won four from nine and is a solid stayer.

By Nine was unlucky last start.

Selections:          4- Magadan        1- Mirror Queen               5- By Nine


Race 6 – Horsepower Class 1 Handicap 1600m

In Love And War was a last start Warwick Farm winner and two starts back she was close up on this track.

Sizzler won well at Goulburn two starts back and he was less than a length from the winner at Kembla last start.

Fleur Du Monde won on debut on this track earlier this month.

Selections:          3- In Love And war           1- Sizzler              5- Fleur Du Monde


Race 7- Polytrack Provincial Midway Championship Wildcard 1400m

Loch Eagle has very good heavy track form and he races well second up. He will appreciate the long straight and is well weighted under the conditions.

The Poacher has a good record, and the longer trip will suit.

Spangler can improve on the roomier track.

Selections:          3-Loch Eagle       2- The Poacher 4- Spangler


Race 8 – Coastline Pools & Spas Provincial Class 1 Handicap 1200m

Karedada won his last start by 6 lengths on a heavy track on the Beaumont track in October. He has had two recent trials.

Jedibeel won easily in his only start at Hawkesbury on March 14. Both horses are talented.

Keikoku was placed first up and has a chance.

Selections:          2- Karedada       1- Jedibeel          5- Keikoku