Race 1 Jennings Print – Maiden Plate 1250m
Chris Waller has accepted with seven of the ten runners. On form and barrier trials, Wallers Captivare is the one to beat. He has had 11 starts for 7 placings and was narrowly beaten on this track in May. Capitvare caught the eye with a fast finishing second in a recent trial.
Mount Smart is on debut for Kris Lees after an impressive trial win.
Strombus was placed in his only start.
Selections: 1- Captivare 6- Mount Smart 8- Strombus
Race 2 – Red Funnel Maiden Plate 1250m
Tavi Lámour is a smart filly resuming after closing in late from last in a recent Randwick trial. She has only had one start when narrowly beaten on a heavy track at Canterbury in June. She has drawn okay and is well weighted under the set weight conditions.
Mirra View was unlucky on this track last start and Noble Beauty was runner up at Nowra in her only start.
Selections: 11- Tavi Lámour 5- Mirra View – 6- Noble Beauty
Race 3- TAB Venue Mode Maiden Plate 1850m
This is an open race but Oceanic Flash has the best form. In the autumn he was placed at Gosford and Wyong over 2100 metres and his first up run was okay after being held up on the turn.
Just Like Lisa steps up to the longer trip and has blinkers on for the first time. And Wild is racing okay.
Selections: 4- Oceanic Flash 9- Just Like Lisa 11- Wild
Race 4- Reward Hospitality Maiden Handicap 1400m
Loch Eagle was an odds on favourite when runner up on debut at Hawkesbury recently. He will be better for the experience and there has been a rap on him from the stable. He is on his home track but it is a strong race.
I Am Nefertiti was unlucky on this track last start and she will be hard to beat.
Bon Vivant resumes after a nice trial
Selections: 1- Loch Eagle 8- I Am Nefertiti 2- Bon Vivant
Race 5- Charlestown Square Class 1 Handicap 1400m
This is a very classy Class 1 Handicap. Deficit has had four starts for a win and three placings. He was only beaten a length last start at Rosehill in June and he was placed at Wyong and Gosford. He had a quiet trial recently and has the rails barrier.
Harvey’s Way is talented and his last performance when a fast finishing third on this track was outstanding.
Dynasties bolted in on debut on this track in May and she hasn’t raced since.
Selections: 2- Deficit 3- Harveys Way 5- Dynasties
Race 6- New Zealand Bloodstock Benchmark 68 Handicap 1600m
Contributingfactor is very promising and he is crying out for this longer trip. His last to first win over 1300 on this track on October 12 was an eye catcher. He steps up in class but will only carry 54 kilograms.
French Response was outstanding when she came from well back to win easily on this track last start.
Dinado won by a big space at Kembla last week.
Selections: 7- Contributingfactor 2- French Response 3- Dinado
Race 7- Bella Group Services Class 1 Handicap 900m
In Spades is a lightly raced filly with potential. She led when beaten a head in her only run on this track on May 22. Next start the filly won the 2 year old Muswellbrook Red Crown and has not raced since.
Mezinjit has good country form and resumes after a smart trial win.
Keith is trialling well and won well on debut at Canberra in March.
Selections: 7- In Spades 8- Mezinjit 3- Keith
Race 8- Yarraman Park Benchmark 64 Handicap 1250m
Tidal Impact has won two from three and she faces her toughest task. She won a Coonamble Wellington Boot Prelude by more than 9 lengths in March. The filly resumed with an easy all the way Muswellbrook win on October 18. She is very fast and has barrier one.
Raoul’s record stands at seven starts for a win and six placings. He won first up at Scone and was narrowly beaten at Tamworth last start.
Pure Fuego can be a big improver.
Selections: 12- Tidal Impact 4- Raoul 3- Pure Fuego