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Race 1 - CASTLE HEIGHTS (NZ) 2YO HANDICAP (1000 METRES) 1:20PM
Total prize money $30,000
Tab No. Silk Horse Name Trainer Jockey Dist. Win % Expert Rating
1
HARNOVA Neil Godbolt Ms Alison Threadwell 50%
2
BENASONG Daniel Want Ben Looker 100%
3
NICKLE Ross Stitt Ms Chloe Baker (a2/53kg)
4
VALLEY ROYAL Ken Lantry Andrew Gibbons
5
BEARLY THINKING Greg Kilner Raymond Spokes 0%
6
HEBRIDES MANEUVER Greg Drury Scott Thurlow
7
HOWICK David Kelly Matthew Palmer
8
NAYVADIUS Grant Prosser Ms Belinda Hodder
9
LANDSDOWNE LASS (NZ) Ethan Ensby Jason Taylor 0%

Easy Form Summary
HARNOVA resumed with a nice run at Newcastle and with the aid of perfect barrier can break through here. BEARLY THINKING looks a useful type, she is close to her maiden win. Of the first starters, watch VALLEY ROYAL and HOWICK.

Race 2 - TWIN WING (NZ) 3YO+ MAIDEN PLATE (1000 METRES) 1:55PM
Total prize money $20,000
Tab No. Silk Horse Name Trainer Jockey Dist. Win % Expert Rating
1
PORN STAR PETE John Shelton Ben Looker 0%
2
MUTUAL AGREEMENT John Shelton Stephen Traecey 0%
3
SMART ALI (NZ) Ken Lantry Andrew Gibbons 0%
4
CHERYL ANNE CAN Jim Herriot Ms Kasie Stanley 0%
5
SISTER BERTRILLE Shane Everson Craig Franklin 0%
6
VALLEY CROSSING John Shelton Matthew Paget 0%
7
DREAM STARLET David Kelly Ric McMahon 0%
8
FUN FOR ME Matthew Dunn Matthew McGuren 0%
9
MISS SMINKER Morgan Butler Raymond Spokes 0%
10
REDEEMABLE Gordon Yorke Ms Belinda Hodder
11
SEHAAB Neil Godbolt Serg Lisnyy 0%

Easy Form Summary
SMART ALI has put together two good runs this time in, he is placed to break through. First starter REDEEMABLE has trialled well and could be a threat. FUN FOR ME resumes off a lengthy spell and can improve. DREAM STARLET may find the racing here easier than Adelaide.

Race 3 - WARRIOR WITHIN MAIDEN HANDICAP (1200 METRES) 2:35PM
Total prize money $20,000
Tab No. Silk Horse Name Trainer Jockey Dist. Win % Expert Rating
1 DOUBLE SPACE Sue Grills Ms Sophie Young SCRATCHED
2
GENERAL NELSON Steven Phelps Ms Rachael Murray 0%
3 THE EXHIBITIONIST Stephen Lee Matthew Palmer SCRATCHED
4
LADY OF LINCOLN Ethan Ensby Craig Franklin
5
DO DAR Dwayne Schmidt Ben Looker 0%
6
DUKE OF FREDERICK Carolyn Halliday Jason Taylor 0%
7 JEWEL DU ROUGE Matthew Dunn Matthew McGuren SCRATCHED
8
ARLOARLO Grant Prosser Peter Graham 0%
9
FRISCO ALBERT Paul Matts Wanderson D'Avila 0%
10
ALL TOO HOT Alan Ryan Scott Thurlow 0%
11
MISS MARSEILLE Michael Jokic Matthew Paget 0%

Easy Form Summary
THE EXHIBITIONIST has been tackling stronger maidens than this, he gets his chance. DUKE OF FREDERICK should find a nice run here. Debut by ARLOARLO was sound enough. Keep on eye on first starter JEWEL DU ROUGE.

Race 4 - SHAMARDASHING OPEN HANDICAP (1200 METRES) 3:10PM
Total prize money $20,000
Tab No. Silk Horse Name Trainer Jockey Dist. Win % Expert Rating
1
CROOKED BLAZE Leon Davies Matthew McGuren 22%
2
TYPHOON RED Neil Godbolt Ben Looker 27%
3
STEVE’S SURPRISE Hunter Kilner Matthew Paget 22%
4
DIXIE LAD Neil Godbolt Ms Belinda Hodder 20%
5 HAMMOON BOY Sue Grills SCRATCHED
6
OUR BLEVIC Ian Cook Ric McMahon 13%
7 COASTAL GEM (NZ) Greg Howells Ms Kasie Stanley SCRATCHED
8
DABAMIRAK Paddy Cunningham Ms Chloe Baker (a2/53kg) 20%
9 LUCKY SKY Colin Dixon SCRATCHED

Easy Form Summary
CROOKED BLAZE comes in off a strong win and does race well here (5:3-1-0). STEVE'S SURPRISE ran solidly when resuming, look for improvement. OUR BLEVIC is another who loves this track. HAMMOON BOY will be primed to run a big one.

Race 5 - MR O'CEIRIN (NZ) MAIDEN PLATE (1400 METRES) 3:45PM
Total prize money $20,000
Tab No. Silk Horse Name Trainer Jockey Dist. Win % Expert Rating
1
BOY IN A MILLION Stephen Lee Matthew McGuren 0%
2
SHREWD ’N’ DRAC Greg Kilner Ms Carla Dougherty (a3/50kg) 0%
3
YABULU LAD Andrew Parramore Matthew Paget 0%
4 DIKRAAN Peter Cheers Serg Lisnyy SCRATCHED
5
SILKSCAPE Sue Grills Ms Sophie Young 0%
6
THE SKRILL Paul Grills Ms Jodi Worley (a0/52kg) 0%
7
DEPARTURE TAX Julie Hodder Ms Belinda Hodder 0%
8
LOLAFROMPENSACOLA Scott Henley Ric McMahon 0%
9 MILADY DUCHESS Carolyn Halliday SCRATCHED
10
NOBLE ETHICS Daniel Want Ben Looker 0%
11
ONEMOREMELODY Peter Cheers Ms Chloe Baker (a2/53kg) 0%
12 LUV OUR STRATUM Stephen Lee Andrew Gibbons SCRATCHED
13 QUEEN CORA Stephen Lee SCRATCHED
14
SCIOLTA Ethan Ensby Craig Franklin 0%

Easy Form Summary
QUEEN CORA is drawn a little awkwardly but her run at the Gold Coast suggests she is up to winning. THE SKRILL hasn't been far away his last couple. BOY IN A MILLION should be involved at finish. SILKSCAPE and YABULU LAD warrant consideration.

Race 6 - QUEENSTOWN BENCHMARK 55 HANDICAP(SCALED -1.5KG) (1400 METRES) 4:20PM
Total prize money $20,000
Tab No. Silk Horse Name Trainer Jockey Dist. Win % Expert Rating
1
POWER RECEIVER Andrew Parramore Ms Carla Dougherty (a3/50kg) 14%
2
ONSLOW Brad Munro Ms Chloe Baker (a2/53kg) 18%
3 BRONZED VENOM Matthew Dunn SCRATCHED
4
RADIOLOGIST Gordon Yorke Craig Franklin 8%
5
HARVARD GRADUATE Tony V Green Ms Belinda Hodder 10%
6
SPERANZA Stephen Lee Matthew McGuren 14%
7
ART ATTACK Jenny Graham Ben Looker 7%
8
CAMAYOC Stephen Lee Andrew Gibbons 6%
9
CLASSROOM DESTINY Jason Reilly Ms Kasie Stanley 8%
10 PHYIL’S PRINCE Paul Grills Ms Jodi Worley (a0/52kg) SCRATCHED
11
IBELIEVEINMIRACLES John A Sprague Raymond Spokes 8%
12 ZAMBEZI MOMENT Warren Gavenlock Jason Taylor SCRATCHED
13
KING VICTOR Ian Cook Matthew Paget 6%

Easy Form Summary
ONSLOW steps up to 1400m and that looks ideal at this stage. ART ATTACK is racing soundly and will be a danger. HARVARD GRADUATE has been freshened. CAMAYOC and POWER RECEIVER are experienced campaigners and must go in multiples.

Race 7 - BONFIRE (GB) CLASS 3 HANDICAP (1100 METRES) 4:55PM
Total prize money $20,000
Tab No. Silk Horse Name Trainer Jockey Dist. Win % Expert Rating
1
CARRY ON JAKE Paddy Cunningham Ms Chloe Baker (a2/53kg) 18%
2
DANDY TOFF Andrew Parramore Matthew Paget 66%
3
DUCHILLI Paddy Cunningham Ric McMahon 17%
4
QUEEN CHARLOTTE Matthew Dunn Matthew McGuren 27%
5
QUELLE LIAISON Michael Costa Ms Rachael Murray 16%
6
ROTHBURY Sue Grills Darren Jones 12%
7
CLIVEDEN HOUSE Paul Grills Ms Jodi Worley (a0/52kg) 13%
8
DANCE CHELLE Theresa Lennon Peter Graham 20%
9
SHANNONBROOK MISS Hunter Kilner Raymond Spokes 21%
10
SKY BROOK Dwayne Schmidt Andrew Gibbons 10%
11
RIDGES PRIDE Vanessa McLennan Stephen Traecey 11%

Easy Form Summary
QUELLE LIAISON returned with a solid hit out at Doomben and may have a class edge on some of these. DANDY TOFF is a young gelding who looks to have ability, he may be the main threat. Positive cases can be made for DANCE CHELLE and QUEEN CHARLOTTE.

Race 8 - REDNAV CLASS 3 HANDICAP (SCALED +0.5KG) (1700 METRES) 5:35PM
Total prize money $20,000
Tab No. Silk Horse Name Trainer Jockey Dist. Win % Expert Rating
1
BACKHOUSE BILLY Jenny Graham Matthew McGuren 11%
2
OAKFIELD INVADER Paul Matts Ms Chloe Baker (a2/53kg) 12%
3
I TOO CAN DANCE Daniel Want Ben Looker 14%
4
CRICHTON (NZ) Stephen Lee Matthew Palmer 13%
5
CANTILLATE Stephen Bennett Ms Kasie Stanley 10%
6
COOL WATER (NZ) Scott Henley Ric McMahon 11%
7
CHEERS THANKSALOT Michael Jokic Ms Chelsea Jokic 10%
8
JESTER DANE Peter Evans Stephen Traecey 13%
9
THUNDERING HEART John McLachlan Andrew Gibbons 8%
10
MYSTERY Ken Lantry Ms Alison Threadwell 7%
11
CLIPAHOLIC Ronald Broomhall Ms Belinda Hodder 8%
12
CONNOLLY Carolyn Halliday Wanderson D'Avila 5%
13
DOLPHIN TALE Peter Cheers Serg Lisnyy 3%
14
SILVER RIVER Neville Sutton Ms Carla Dougherty (a3/50kg) 12%

Easy Form Summary
BACKHOUSE BILLY wasn't far away in a Highway race at Randwick last start, that's good lead-in form here. I TOO CAN DANCE has improved as he has been stepped up in trip. CRICHTON is back in grade, watch. JESTER DANE and CANTILLATE are best of the rest.

Race 9 - JOIN THE 2017 KENSEI CLUB CLASS 1 HANDICAP (SCALED -1.0KG) (1000 METRES) 6:10PM
Total prize money $20,000
Tab No. Silk Horse Name Trainer Jockey Dist. Win % Expert Rating
1 BLACK DENIM Michael Costa Ms Rachael Murray SCRATCHED
2 DARKENING Matthew Dunn Matthew McGuren SCRATCHED
3 AD FINEM Trevor Rogers Anthony Merritt SCRATCHED
4 SNITZEL’S JOY Danny J Bougoure Cassandra Schmidt SCRATCHED
5
PAT KASH (NZ) John Shelton Ben Looker 5%
6
CENT TO BE GOOD Dennis Watling Ric McMahon 10%
7
NATURAL CONNECTION Gordon Yorke Craig Franklin 14%
8
PENNY ELLA Ken Lantry Serg Lisnyy 16%
9 FIVE SPICES Wayne Oakenfull Matthew Paget SCRATCHED
10
CONSOLARI Jason Reilly Ryan Bishop 6%
11
MYBOYCELLITO Sean Hendry Jason Taylor 4%
12
CRAZY AS ZOU Daiki Chujo Minehiko Shimodaira (a2/51kg) 7%
13
SAMUEL JAMES Michael Jokic Ms Chelsea Jokic 6%

Easy Form Summary
Most of these are first up. AD FINEM impressed with his two runs in Sunshine Coast and appears the one to run down. SNITZEL'S JOY is a mare who has shown ability, she can win. BLACK DENIM, DARKENING and MYBOYCELLITO all are genuine chances.