Tips and race-by-race guide for Wagga Wagga on Friday
Odds and Evens (First 2): Split
Race 2: CLASS 1 & & MAIDEN PLATE (1600 m)
Even race over the mile at set weights, with little depth. Long been a fan of regional 4YO gelding 2. Jungle Book who can break a long term of outs fourth-up this preparation. Is far better than his record recommends, and is drawn to be hidden with cover back in the field.
Dangers: Improving 4YO Goulburn gelding 4. Verdi can enhance huge time going out to this journey third-up and is an apparent hazard; while 3YO regional gelding 5. Weja enjoyed the action up the mile third-up powering house to declare his maiden and with type apprentice taking 2kg off, can definitely figure once again.
How to play it: Jungle Book to win and quinella 2 and 4.
Odds and Evens: Evens.
Race 3: MAIDEN HCP (1000 m)
Tricky little sprint, with a couple of very first beginners on board, however 3YO filly 5. Gentlemen’s Words looks the one to beat fourth-up from leading Victorian steady after charging house into a location this track a fortnight back.
Dangers: Expect 3YO Wodonga gelding 2. Jimmy John to recover after leaving in the house last start, and there were reasons. Has excellent early speed, and formerly was just captured in the last stride on this track when a greatly backed brief rate favourite. Gundagai 5YO mare 3. Awadhi was extremely $151 on launching when charging house late to simply miss out on a location at this track. Will drift back from a large gate and attempt to duplicate the dosage, so keep watch on the marketplace.
How to play it: Gentlemen’s Words to win and quinella 2 and 5.
Odds and Evens: Split
RACE 4: MTC MAD SCRAMBLE (1000 m)
Aptly called competitive and really open sprint under handicap conditions. Wodonga 6YO gelding 2. Cash Crisis hops over the border at the correct time for excellent strike-rate steady. Has completed hard in his last couple, and even much better drawn here to be hidden midfield and conserved for one last rise.
Dangers: With lots of speed on in advance, gently raced 7YO Albury gelding 1. Whycatchim is fitter, and can likewise go back to the winner’s stall third-up. Did his finest work late last start under a substantial weight in the house, and while hauling 60 kg is still a job, this is the lightest he’s brought this preparation. Canberra 7YO mare 5. Mixed Blossom is a first-up expert and looks fit at huge chances on the limitation weight off a good trial; while anticipate competing 6YO Canberra gelding 6. Polar Star to recover off a bad run when topped at TheValley Drops 4.5 kg from that, and will be ridden much more forward. Albury 5YO gelding 9. Air Gordon is another who likes to race on the speed, and has actually struck a purple spot winning his last 2. Gets in well at the weights, although more depth here; while the more fancied runner he beat in the house, 5YO Jerilderie gelding 10 Moving On Up is likewise stepping up in grade, however can’t be dismissed dropping an enormous 8kg in weight after the rider’s claim, and drawn to get a cosy work on the fence behind the speed. Include 5YO Goulburn gelding 3. Stone Cold in broader exotics who resumes without a public trial, however typically works out fresh and is drawn perfect.
How to play it: Cash Crisis each method and very first 4 1,2,5/ 1,2,5,6/ 1,2,3,5,6,9,10/ 1,2,3,5,6,9,10
Odds and Evens: Split.
RACE 5: BRAGGER CUP BM 50 HCP (1600 m)
Even however lower grade race for the milers. Goulburn 6YO gelding 1. Defy brought up lame after getting house alright in a much more powerful Highway at Rosehill 2 runs back prior to letting punters down as a well backed preferred in a BM 58 at Queanbeyan when rider removed method too early. Up to a substantial 61 kg, however if he’s ridden quieter back in the field from a within draw, can go out and surface over the top of them in what is a really weak race.
Dangers: Forbes 4YO mare 9. Miss Charlie has actually been up for a while, however rounded off alright behind a good horse at Bathurst last start at huge chances.
How to play it: Defy to win.
Odds and Evens: Odds
Race 6: STAN SADLEIR STAKES (1400 m)
Competitive and relatively open race. Despite a large draw, this is a range where 5YO Queanbeyan gelding 2. Bart can provide a tonne of cheek in advance. Was over-run in the more powerful Tony Campbell Cup at Canberra 2 runs back prior to battling on difficult to win a great race over the mile this track beating the ultra constant Parliament.
Dangers: Progressive 5YO Albury gelding 8. Shinseki has actually stepped up well in excellent business to run a location in his last 2 striking the line well both times, and draws to get a great path. Local 5YO mare 4. Lady Mironton is the weighted runner of the race dropping a massive 8.5 kg from a good closing fresh effort in a BM 65 at Canberra, and second-up type is strong; while the winner of that race 5YO Braidwood mare 5. Irish Lucy is 5kg much better off, however deals with more early pressure here, and not likely to get things all her own method front.
How to play it: Bart to win and box trifecta 2,4,5,8.
Odds and Evens: Split.
Race 7: CLASS 1 HCP (1200 m)
Another difficult and open fight. Improving 4YO regional gelding 3. Backwater Trader can peak once again fourth-up after winning on launching in really heavy ground in lateJuly Has blocked well in his last 2, and draws to be hidden midfield on the fence, and conserved for one last rise.
Dangers: Wodonga 4YO gelding 2. Chipsaredown had a hard time resuming from a large barrier at Echuca after a good one-off launching win at Wangaratta in fall, however steady typically puts them well, and he can recover. Albury 4YO mare 8. Princess Cordelia has actually struck the line hard from well back in her last 3, and will value the additional journey. Emerging 3YO Wodonga gelding 6. Halo Warrior was well backed at chances prior to careering away to win his first first-up at Cootamundra, and while this is harder, he has excellent early speed and draws to get a good run.
How to play it: BackwaterTrader to win and box exacta 2,3,8.
Odds and Evens: Split
RACE 8: MAIDEN PLATE (1200 m)
Fairly thin race to end up augurs well for 4YO Leeton gelding 1. Crimson Hoffa third-up after flashing house from near last this track last start and additional range looks perfect.
Dangers: Expect enhancement second-up and drawn within from 4YO Goulburn gelding 3. Love Me Broke who was really plain resuming atMoruya Local 4YO gelding 5. Zarsnip has actually revealed limited enhancement in 3 runs this preparation, however draws to get a beautiful path simply off the speed; while 4YO regional gelding 4. Supalux hasn’t had a great deal of luck this preparation, typically discovering the line late recovering back from large barriers. Drawn off the track yet once again however leading district jockey aboard is a plus.
How to play it: Crimson Hoffa to win.
Odds and Evens: Split.
Race 5: 1.Defy Race 8: 1. Crimson Hoffa
Race 4: 2. Cash Crisis
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