Gary Harley – Preview – 31.03.22

Race 1 – Sage Painting Maiden Handicap 900m

One Way Street is a fast horse resuming on the back of a nice Gosford trial in which he displayed his usual form. He has had two starts for two close seconds at Wyong before Christmas.

Marooniyah was never off the bit in winning a recent trial and Rapid Response was run down late first up.

Selections:    1- One Way Street             12- Marooniyah      3- Rapid Response

Race 2 – Prosperity Advisers 2YO Maiden Handicap 900m

Lord Of The Hunter has the best form and resumes following a Gosford trial win. He finished fourth, 1 ½ lengths behind Russian Conquest in the Max Lees Classic here in November. Last start two weeks before Christmas he was fourth in the $400,000 Inglis Nursery.

Compelling Truth led and was run down when placed in his only start at Ballarat on March 15.

Enfolded is on debut after a nice quiet trial.

Selections:    1- Lord Of The Hunter       4- Compelling Truth           6- Enfolded

Race 3 – Sharp Office Maiden Handicap 1200m

Mystic Mermaid was narrowly beaten in her only start at Wyong in September. She raced away to win a recent Warwick Farm trial and she has trialled and raced well on rain affected tracks.

Strombus was impressive in winning a recent trial and his race form is good.

Blueskin got too far back when fourth as a short- priced favourite in his only run at Gosford.

Selections:    8- Mystic Mermaid             1- Strombus              3- Blueskin

Race 4 – New Zealand Bloodstock Maiden Plate 1870m

Wolfburn has been a model of consistency with three placings and a fourth from his past four starts. He has raced well on this track in the past and he is a leader.

Spitfire has placed twice at Canterbury this preparation and he races on the speed.

Milka is racing well enough to run well in this field.

Selections: 10- Wolfburn              8- Spitfire       11- Milka

Race 5 – Rarity Wholesale Benchmark 64 Handicap 1870m

Stellar Performer beat a good maiden field on this track first up on February 24. Second up on March 19 he was only beaten 1 ½ lengths at Rosehill after storming home from the tail of a big field. Bowman has the mount and she has won two from three on wet tracks.

Sacramento Joe is a solid stayer and had a recent tick over trial after a strong Gosford win six weeks ago.

Rosovo has won two of three, the last one on a heavy track.

Selections: 4- Stellar Performer 2- Sacramento Joe           6- Rosovo

Race 6- Red Funnel Class 1 Handicap 1600m

Endorsement’s only two starts have been at Newcastle where he has a win a and a second. He came from back to win a 1200m Maiden on February 24 before coming from last to go down by 2 lengths over 1400m here on March 17. He has a soft draw and Bowman rides again.

Thousand Years has had three starts for a win and two placings and likes a wet track.

Aton Of Delight is racing well on this track.

Selections: 3- Endorsement        7- Thousand Years             2- Aton Of delight

Race 7- Polytrack Provincial-Midway Championships Wildcard 1400m

This is a very open race with many chances.

Contributingfactor is talented and has won two from four on this track. His first up run was okay when fourth to Never Talk on March 17. He has won two races on soft tracks and Tommy Berry rides.

Confessed is back from Queensland where she was a last start Eagle Farm winner. She races well on this track.

Pippali caught the eye with a fast finishing placing in a strong race on this track on March 17.

Selections: 3- Contributingfactor          10- Confessed         14- Pippali

Race 8 – TAB Venue Mode Class 1 Handicap 1200m

Former Victorian Why Big Bry is good value from the soft draw. He is an on pace runner and both New South Wales runs have been at Gosford. He won by five lengths in a Maiden on February 19 and was run down late on March 12.

Super Extreme bolted in on debut at Goulburn on March 11 on a heavy track. Banana Queen was an easy Rosehill Maiden winner in November and she won a recent trial.

Selections: 1- Why Big Bry            8- Super Extreme    3- Banana Queen