Tips & Results 12th October 2019; Eagle Farm Track Soft(Possible Downgrades) Rosehill Track Good; Caulfield Track Good

Brisbane Races
BR1 TRIFECTA1.h4 Polemic 2.h3 Sir Barnabas 3.h6 Tatcee 4.h5 Shuda Know better

Sir Barnabus First $4.20/$2.05, Tactee 2nd/$1.60, Polemic 3rd/n.t.d.; Trifecta; $21.70; Q/Ex; $3.50/$11

BR21.h5 Strike 2.h9 Palate 3.h2 Disco Lights 4.h1 Dark Son

Strike First/$2/$1.20, Disco Lights 3rd/$3.40

BR31.h1 The Odyssey 2.h4 Magic Trick 3.h8 Howwonderfullifeis 4.h3 Courseshewill

Howwonderfullifeis First/$3.50/$1.50, The Odyssey 3rd/$1.60

BR41.h7 Beat The Beast 2.h4 Elixer 3.h3 Le Mattan 4.h9 Obelos

Beat The Beast(0.8L) 2nd/$2.25, Elixir 3rd/$1.40

BR5 FIRST41.h4 The Sinner 2.h1 Gem Of Scotland 3.h2 Xanthus 4.h5 Ballistic Boy

Gem Of Scotland First/$2.05/$1.10, Ballistic Boy 2nd/$1.90, The Sinner 3rd/$2.15, Xanthus 4th($7.50); First4; $29.90; Trifecta; $13.70; Q/Ex; $2.20/$4.10

BR6 FIRST41.h10 Speaking Bad 2.h11 Advance Warning 3.h8 Holbrook 4.h5 Akage

Advance Warning First/$4.80/$1.90, Akage 2nd/$2.60, Holbrook 3rd/$2, Speaking Bad 4th($5.50); First4; $457.60; Trifecta; $137.80; Q/Ex; $18.70/$33.30

BR71.h5 Smug Satisfaction 2.h2 Daunting Queen 3.h10 Francisca 4.h6 Nothing Needed


BR81.h3 Scallopini 2.h4 Fortensky 3.h5 The Avenger 4.h2 Spectroscope (h7 Cadogan)

Scallopini(0.1L) 2nd/$1.40, Spectrscope 3rd/$7

BR91.h13 The Tenor 2.h7 Tambo’s Mate 3.h11 Valario 4.h10 Denarius (h14 I Dream Of Green)

Tambo’s Mate First/$2.40/$1.35, The Tenor 4th($12)

Sydney Races
SR11.h7 Gotta Want It 2.h12 Burn’m 3.h11 But I Know 4.h1 My Tagason

But I Know(1.3L) 2nd/$2.40

SR21.h5 Aliferous 2.h10 Lord Gododdin 3.h13 Master Of Wine 4.h4 Milk Man

Master Of Whine First/$2.10/$1.35, Aliferous 4th($8)

SR31.h6 Star Reflection 2.h2 Quacker Jack 3.h3 Asterius 4.h4 Greyworm

Greyworm First/$5/$1.90, Quackerjack 3rd/$2.10

SR41.h9 Kooweerup 2.h1 Bettega 3.h3 Brandenburg 4.h5 Cock Match

Brandenburg(2L) 2nd/$2.40, Bottega 3rd/$1.40

SR5 TRIFECTA1.h1 Microphone 2.h2 Cosmic Force 3.h4 Standout 4.h5 True Detective

Cosmic Force First/$2.90/$1.80, Standout 2nd/$3.50, Microphone 3rd/n.t.d.; Trifecta; $37.40; Q/Ex; $10.70/$21.10

SR61.h8 Amani Girl 2.h2 Nettoyer 3.h5 Organza 4.h1 Noire

Nettoyer First/$3.90/$1.60, Amanigiri 3rd/$1.60, Organza 4th($11)

SR7 QUINELLA/EXACTA1.h1 Castelvecchio 2.h4 Quick Thinker 3.h2 Shadow Hero 4.h3 Just Thinkin’

Shadow Hero First/$2/$1.10, Castevecchio 2nd/$1.30, Just Thinkin’ 4th($8); Q/Ex; $2.20/$3.50

SR8 TRIFECTA1.h4 Milatary Zone 2.h5 Behemoth 3.h11 Fiska 4.h10 Mizzy (h3 The Inevitable)The Inevitable First/$3.20/$1.60, Fasika 2nd/$1.60, Mizzy 3rd/$2.20; Trifecta; $33.90; Q/Ex; $4.40/$8.60
SR91.h1 Black Magnum 2.h2 Poised To Stike 3.h4 Ballistic 4.h7 Miss Invincible

Miss Invincible 3rd/$2.230

Melbourne Races
MR1 1.h8 Pounce 2.h6 Euphoric Summer 3.h9 Queen Of Rock 4.h5 Bella Nipotina

Euphoric Summer(2.3L) 2nd/$1.90, Queen Of Rocks 3rd/$2.40, Bella Nipotina 4th($12)

MR21.h3 Rox The Castle 2.h9 Mandela Effect 3.h2 Renewal 4.h6 Vassilator

Rox The Castle First/$3.50/$1.30, Renewal 3rd/$1.40

MR3 FIRST41.h2 Loving Gabby 2.h5 Athiri 3.h6 California Zimbol 4.h8 Don’t Tell The Boss

California Zimbol First/$4.20/$1.40, Loving Gaby 2nd/$1.10, Don’ttelltheboss 3rd/$2.10, Athiri 4th($7); First4; $96.20; Trifecta; $37.20; Q/Ex; $2.50/$8.40

MR41.h2 Meryl 2.h1 Manicure 3.h4 Embrace Me 4.h11 Platinum Angel

Manicure 2nd/$1.70

MR6 QUINELLA/EXACTA1.h7 Missile Mantra 2.h3 Flit 3.h10 Emeralds 4.h1 Lyre

Flit First/$2.35/$1.30, Missile Mantra(0.1L) 2nd/$2.40, Lyre 4th($4.80); Q/Ex; $10.10/$14.60

MR71.h2 Gailo Chop 2.h5 Avilius 3.h7 Homesman 4.h8 Gatting

Avilius 4th($2.05)

MR81.h3 Alligator Blood 2.h7 Subedar 3.h13 Vegas Knight 4.h8 Skiddaw (h2 Dalasan)

Alligator Blood(0.1L) 2nd/$2, Subedar 4th($16)

MR91.h14 Princess Jenni 2.h4 Widgee Turf 3.h13 Mahamadeis 4.h6 Sikandarabad (h11 Age Of Chivalry)

Age Of Chivalry 3rd/$3.30, Sikandarabad 4th($13)

MR10 TRIFECTA1.h1 Ball Of Muscle 2.h2 Trekking 3.h4 Despatch 4.h3 The Bostonian

Trekking First/$4/$1.60, Ball Of Muscle(0.4L) 2nd/$2.60, The Bostonian 3rd/$2.30; Trifecta; $99; Q/Ex; $14.70/$22.30

MR5 H9 QUAFILA($15); Run well last start considering it sat wide the entire trip and only beaten 3.35lengths. Doesn’t do anything 2nd and third up (9 starts for no wins no placings). Loves the track and distance and won the group 1 South Austrlain Derby over the 2500m. So the step up to the 2400m is ideal. From barrier 3 can be up on speed or just behind the leading pair. Carries 54.5kgs dropping 4 kgs from last start. Ticks a lot of boxes here. She is our best !  

QAFILA($17); 8th beaten 6.95L; she had a beautiful run behind the leader and took the lead on straightening, her run petered out at the distance. Looked disappointing initially, her jockey stated she needed the run. She has 51.5kgs in the Caulfield Cup a follow up at 50/1 for sure.

SR6 H8 AMANI GIRL($4.60); Ran well first up coming from the back and running on nicely beaten 2 lengths. Has placed in group 3 company before and arguably should have won the Frank Packer Plate (group3) last prep after being held up and not tested at all. From barrier 5 after scratchings should jump straight to the lead or take a sit behind if something takes it on. Loves the distance so the step up to the 1600m is ideal. Good chance in this race with 54kgs on her back.  

AMANIGIRI($3.30); 3rd $1.60 a place beaten 1.4L; led them up but never looked like she would go on with it, held on for 3rd.

BR9 H13 THE TENOR($15); Ran well last start but the 59kgs told in the last 200m. Stepping up to the 1200m looks ideal as the horse will be able to settle into a better rythm. If the rain does arrive at Brisbane it wont bother him having won in the soft before and the breeding suggests that as well being by Your Song who was a swimmer. The track he loves 1 from 1 here. The 3kg weight drop to 56kgs looks ideal  and with that weight and from barrier 1 he should lead outright in this field and be super hard to run down. Huge chance !

THE TENOR($12); 4th beaten 2L; could not have wished for a better run in transit, on the fence loomed large at the distance but died on his run every chance.

MR10 H1 BALL OF MUSCLE($9); Finished in last place last start. But he is not a group 1 horse he has proven that on 8 occasions. Back to a group 2 here. He will lead this field and dictate the pace and hopefully kick clear at the 200m. Loves the track and distance 58.5kg is no problem at all. The whips will be cracking with 100m to go.

BALL OF MUSCLE($8); 2ND $2.60 a place beaten 0.4L; sat outside the leader put paid to Despatch on the corner kicked clear fought on, just beaten by a better one on the day.  

SR9 H1 BLACK MAGNUM($4.60); Has been racing really well this prep. The form around him is pretty good. 2 starts ago he ran second to God Of Thunder and Spanish Dream ran third. Spanish Dream came out and won next start. Ran second to Califonia Zimbol last start and that horse is in Melbounre contesting a group 3 race. Likes the track. Loves the distance and from barrier 1 can go staright to the lead and dictate the pace. Has a 1.5kg claim and drops 1kg from last start. And is adept in all conditions. Huge chance. 

BLACK MAGNUM($5.50); 5th beaten 3.5L; challenged along the fence at the distance had every chance, another day for him with less weight?

Gotta love Spring Racing! Some fantastic fields today so lets dive in and talk about some of the group 1’s. The Thousand Guineas: Flit looks the obvious having no luck last start but if the pace is on we think Missile Mantra will steam home over the top of them. Emeralds is a sneaky chance for the exoctics !. Caulfiled Stakes: Avilius looks the horse to beat in this race, but the old boy Gailo Chop from barrier 1 will lead this field and if they leave him alone in front he will be hard to run down, definitely a target race for him. Caulfield Guineas: I think they are missing the obvious with Alligator Blood he has good tatical speed to overcome barrier 13 and can be up in the leading division, with the right run he is the one to beat again.The Toorak: we think Widgee Turf  and Princess Jenni will be steaming home late and finish over the top of them.  Randwick the Spring Champion Stakes hopefully Castelvecchio can get back to winning ways, after a flat second up perfromance and running home nicely first up the 2000m looks ideal. My colleague thinks Quick Thinker will be super hard to beat stepping out to 2000m and being by So You Think it will be no problem at all. Cant wait for todays racing to unfold and hopefully plenty of winners to boot. On that exciting note have a wondeful day and enjoy your racing. GOOD LUCK to all From Horsebuck$

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