Gary Harley – Preview – 30.06.23

Race 1 – Hunt Hospitality Provincial Benchmark 64 Handicap 1850m

Owari was run down late at Hawkesbury last start, and he has been placed twice on this track. He has a positive barrier and 2kgs off for Amy McLucas.

Three Wise Men drops in class and Myeyesadoreyou is racing well.

Selections:        1- Owari          2- Three Wise Men                   8- Myeyesadoreyou


Race 2 – The Entrance Leagues Club Class 1 Handicap 1500m

Giancarlo came from a long way back to win first up on this track two weeks ago. He draws well and will appreciate the longer trip.

Mr Fabulous is first up but his Victorian form is okay. Good Vintage is a last start Kembla winner.

Selections:        1- Giancarlo               2- Mr Fabulous            3- Good Vintage


Race 3 – Club Maitland City Midway Benchmark 64 Handicap 900m

Chipper is pretty quick, and the rails barrier is gold. He has a win and two placings from his past four starts.

Smiling Prophet has a good record on this track over this trip and The Escape is knocking on the door.

Selections:        3- Chipper                   7- Smiling Prophet                   9- The Escape


Race 4 – A. Hughes, P. Mears, A. Larkins Maiden Handicap 900m

Confess Our Dreams is on debut and is unbeaten in two recent Wyong and Kembla trials. She has the rails barrier and van Overmeire is in good form.

Keysborough resumes and will sprint well fresh while Asgoodasyougett is racing well here but has a wide draw.

Selections:        7- Confess Our Dreams           2- Keysborough            1- Asgoodasyougett


Race 5 – Booth Contracting Maiden Handicap 1500m

Coto De Caza had no luck at Warwick Farm two starts back and this is a much weaker field. He has drawn okay, and he wants this trip.

Mickey’s Medal has been placed twice and has a nice barrier and a 2kg claim.

Bianco Nero will run well from the rails barrier.

Selections:       4-Coto De Caza                       5- Mickey’s Medal                    9- Bianco Nero


Race 6- Harcourts Super Maiden Plate 1200m

Kind Words was impressive in both starts at Canterbury during the Winter. She normally gets back and is a strong finisher suited to this track.

Chartwell resumes after two placings last preparation and Battle Of Vienna was runner up in a strong race at Hawkesbury on debut.

Selections:       4- Kind Words             1- Chartwell                 3- Batlle Of Vienna


Race 7- A- Plus, Poly Welding, Sleapy’s Foundation Benchmark 64 Handicap 1200m

Harvey’s Way found the line okay first up, and he races well on his home track. He will be fitter, and Alysha Collett has the mount.

Power Of The Brave resumes and is unbeaten and has a good barrier, while Zaru has a solid record.

Selections:        2- Harvey’s Way           8- Power Of The Brave             9- Zaru


Race 8 – The Bradford Hotel Conditional Benchmark 68 Handicap 1300m

Justfour resumes from a spell after a lovely quiet Scone trial. All three wins have been on firm tracks, and she is good value.

Terrameades fought hard to win here last start and Sunzou is in good form.

Selections:        16- Justfour                  4- Terrameades                        6- Sunzou