John Scorse' tips for Friday 25 May 2018

Race 1

1 3 2 4

1 – Jewel of the Clan Super impressive on debut.  Very speedy and hard to run down here.
3 – Reason to Smile – Placed both runs to date.  And solid effort in closing at Qbn.  Extra trip suits.
2 – Black Magnum – Both city trials have been on heavy tracks.  Watch market.
4 – Onsettling Down – Place chance.

 

Race 2

5 1 6 3

5 – Valansa – Improving young stayer.  Super win at Wagga. Big chance for the hat trick.
1 – D’Beak – In good form this prep and will be prominent throughout despite big weight.
6 – Catch the Culprit – Impressive winning two in a row before last start failure.  Can bounce back here.
3 – City of Kirkwall – Next best.

Race 3
5 1 12 2
5 – Revitup Rednut – Big performance from back at the Sapphire Coast last time.  Hard to beat from ideal gate.
1 – Lansala – Placed both runs on the turf last prep.  Better than first up run suggests.
12 – Stratum’s Rose – Chased hard for second when resuming this time in.  Should get a nice run here.
2 – Ambellara – Watch market.

 

Race 4

11 6 5 3

11 – Shezacraftsman – Former NZ mare resuming for the new yard. Big chance here.
6 – Luga Lad – Placed three of last four and backs up from last Saturday. Chance from good gate.
5 – Bills My Boy – Consistent placegetter last prep and can improve second up from a good gate.
3 – Denver – Next Bet.

Race 5
3 2 4 5

3 – Polar Blast – Beautifully placed here off solid profincial placings.  Well drawn and looks too good for these.
2 – Bull Bailey – Has come back very well this prep and solid win last start.
4 – The Potato Pontiff – Consistent last couple of starts.  Should be close up again her.
5 – Countof Monte Carlo – Next best.

Race 6
3 7 10 9
3 – Waldo Waldorf – Racing very well.  Solid win in the Federal last start and can repeat the dose here.
7 – The Last Sommet – Gets back but has a big finish and has been very consistent.  Will be strong again late here.
10 – Star of the Clan – Showed good speed to lead all the way winning the Maiden.  Will improve again here.
9 – Seduction – Next best.

Race 7
10 5 3 1
10 – Zambada – Made up a ton of ground when placed first up.  Should  be very hard to hold out here.
5 – Fire Stoker – Very speedy and will lead these for a long way here.  Shooting for the hattrick.
3 – Undaoaf – Should be ready to peak after three runs this prep.  Likes this surface.
1 – Charcuterie – Resuming for new stable.  Watch market.

Race 8
5 2 12 3
5 – Duchess Moshe – All runs this prep first class for this. Boxed on well last start and beautifully placed here.
2 – Fame Shines – Big drop in class here.  Previous City and Provincial form strong.
12 – Sweet Knuckle – Promising filly who made need longer.  Include in exotics.
3 – Cliff – Next best.

Best Bet
Race 8 Number 5 Duchess Moshe – Smart filly who was gallant in defeat in strong race at Kembla last start.  Very hard to beat here.
 

Best Value
Race 3 Number 5 – Revitup Rednut – Well drawn and should get all the favours.