Race-by-race preview and advice for Warwick Farm on Wednesday
Take Two in this category but on the mile-long journey, and it’s one of the more open battles of the day. On the progress and aptitude score, home-track 4 years 11. Spaltette is ready to take fifth place despite the largest draw. Has been solid across the line in the deeper BM 72 class on Saturday last two, and gets a crucial weight advantage over a few of its rivals.
Dangers: Always been a five year fan 2. Transvestite who lost the boil from an intense effort which returned from afar to Kembla on “Gong” day. Suspecting the constant big weights were wreaking havoc, but back in rank under just 57kg with blinkers on for the first time. Local training 4. So sneaky led all the way to win a BM 69 country second; while the home-track mare 6. Majella improved significantly, falling from Group 3 Belle of the Turf to Gosford.
How to play it: Spaltet up for grabs. Chances and Events: To divide
Race 5 MARES 4 YEARS AND MORE BENCHMARK 72 HCP (1400m)
Older mares block the horns in another open competition. The talented Godolphin mare 3. Nikau can continue his work after winning an impressive second place in the provincials. Pulled to find a similar position just behind the speed, and it’s quite within its reach, very trending upward.
Dangers: Many of them led by a little run mare 9. Atlantic seas, who will appreciate the longer trip after catching up by picking up here. Tough country mare 8. The girls are ready arrives in town at an ideal time on his favorite terrain, affected by the rain. He picked up a dominant Federal victory in Canberra to hit hard again in the Moruya Cup. Both 7. O’tartan Girl, Who resumes after two tidy tries, and 11. Mystical rebel, second with blinders applied, are playoff prospects at odds.
How to play it: Nikau winner and trifecta winner: 3,8,9 / 3,8,7,9,11 / 3,8,7,9,11. Chances and Events: Chances
Race 6 WHOLE 4 YEARS AND OVER & GELDINGS BM 72 HCP (1400m)
The boys’ edition is even larger and more difficult with a number of occasions. Bending over for the track at home, five 6. Salty, which should be right at its fourth peak, and is significantly on a seven day backup. Was imagined at a higher price when working from home heavily in a better BM 72 last time, and records its best for loose soil.
Dangers: Big watch on the smart home trail, four years old 11. Nishikori having its first run since early spring behind two progressive trials. Nicely bred five year old 5. Montserrat hasn’t run since early June, but is arriving quickly and attracting the interior. Bolted in the second of two recent trials, and if he looks at them well from the 350m, he’ll have a hard time holding up. Expecting a serious improvement in third place from 2. Zell with much needed weight relief.
How to play it: Savory to win and box exacta 5,6,11. Chances and Events: To divide
Race 7 3 years and over BENCHMARK 72 HCP (1200m)
Trained on the track, resumed at six 2. Excluding Shaw has two more wins out of five attempts and comes back in a suitable race behind two solid open class trials. Superior wet tracker and above odds.
Dangers: Good class ex-Queensland mare 6. Lepreezy had two gradual starts for the new Warwick Farm team and can come back a notch in the classroom. Included in all Exotics, Province-driven and Last-Start winner 5. Rhythmic pulse fourth place; four-year-old stable mate in first selection 9. Emperor of the Oceans who draws to have a good track; and 4. vain resuming behind two quiet tests.
How to play it: Off Shaw to win. Chances and Events: Parties
Race 3: (5) RUPERTAAR
Race 7: (2) OUT OF SHAW
Race 4: (11) SPALTETTE
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