Fifty Stars and Fifty Bars

HORSES Moonee Valley Race 1 – E.J. Whitten Time To Test HCP – 1200m (Friday night) #2 Cheerful Legend – $7/$2.8  With the rail at the 6m position, being up on speed should be advantageous. With that in mind, Hidden Legend looks like getting a soft run in front and should take some catching. Suggest … Continued

February 26, 2021

Behemoth – That’s a huge B*tch

What a weekend we have coming up! Caulfield hosts the running of three Group 1’s, The Futurity, The Oakleigh Plate and The Blue Diamond. Rosehill might be playing second fiddle but the races there will be like the last snag at a BBQ, keenly contested. The first at Rosehill may see a future star go … Continued

February 18, 2021

The old Buc and ‘The Dragon’

HORSES Moonee Valley Race 2 (Friday night) – Mdn Plate – 1200m #4 Silly Point – $3.90 Silly Point might be a terrible place to field, but looks an excellent betting proposition. No luck at a vital stage last start, and still found the line well. With Craig Williams in the saddle and an inside … Continued

February 5, 2021

Bats, whips and late night frivolity

HORSES Rosehill Race 7 – Expressway Stakes – 1200m #1 Kolding – $12/$3.3 The booking of J Mac indicates this Chris Waller trained Gelding is ready to fire first up. Two trials leading into this were quieter than a librarian on their lunchbreak. Maps to get the box seat in what will be a slowly … Continued

January 29, 2021

Big Bash Doubleheader

HORSES Randwick Race 8 – Carrington Stakes – 1400m#3 Order Again – $6.50   This Chris Waller-trained gelding looks set for this, good first-up when winning, drops back in distance, quiet trial since, this recipe points to a peak performance second up.  Often gets back in its races but finishes faster than you in the sheets! … Continued

January 22, 2021

Magic Millions, Playoffs & the GABBATOIR

HORSES Magic Millions 2yo Classic – Gold Coast R6 No.12 Swift Witness win @ $4.00 and No.14 Miss Hipstar @ $19/$5.50. “Going with a two-pronged attack for the Gold Coast 2yo feature, both these girls are backing up within 7 days which as been a money-making form factor in previous years. Gai’s horses are running through brick walls … Continued

January 15, 2021

Starc after Sunset

HORSES Doomben Race 8 No.11 Isotope @ $1.70 WIN Absolutely trotted in last start and hard to see anything turning the tables on the Gollan flying machine, the wet track doesn’t hold any fears! RandwickRace 5 No.4 Fulmina @ $2.70 WIN Expect this horse to be much closer in the run than was first up, was the run … Continued

December 17, 2020

The Villiers & The Vikings

HORSES The Villiers Randwick Race 8 No.11 Berdibek @ $26 Each Way In a very open race don’t be surprised if the John Oshea trained galloper storms home at bloody huge odds and causes a boilover, the run at Kembla was full of merit and trial since says ready to go in the Xmas feature … Continued

December 11, 2020

Weekly Tips – Packers & the Pope

HORSES Lee Steere Classic Ascot R6 No.3 Chantorque $4.40 WIN This filly s airborne this preparation and looks to continue the picket fence form with the step up to 1400m looking perfect at a track she has never lost a race at. A.J Scahill Stakes Ascot R7 No.10 Celebrity Queen $2.00 WIN Was enormous late … Continued

December 4, 2020