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    Posted: 11 Jan 2019 at 7:45pm
Can't believe there isn't a thread for this.

2yo looks a great betting race, keen on Movie Role at a price
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Originally posted by Heavy10 Heavy10 wrote:

Can't believe there isn't a thread for this.

2yo looks a great betting race, keen on Movie Role at a price

The Raceday really doesn’t deserve its own thread IMO.

Sales restricted racing.....yuck!! Rewarding mediocre horses racing with massive prize money, just doesn’t sit well with me.

That said, best of luck to the connections that strike it rich.

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Interestingly it is built on a 2yo race yet the races opened to older horses look better than the 2 and 3 year old races. 
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Dunbrody Power in the maiden.
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Originally posted by Lord Hybrow Lord Hybrow wrote:

Originally posted by Heavy10 Heavy10 wrote:

Can't believe there isn't a thread for this.

2yo looks a great betting race, keen on Movie Role at a price

The Raceday really doesn’t deserve its own thread IMO.

Sales restricted racing.....yuck!! Rewarding mediocre horses racing with massive prize money, just doesn’t sit well with me.

That said, best of luck to the connections that strike it rich.



The last 3 winners of the 2yo race go OK...
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Looks a good meeting overall.

Think the 3yo race has lost a bit with no Native Soldier and Ljungberg.

Was all over Czarson in the classic before the draw. Movie Role and Better Reflection the best at double figures.

Houtzen and Invincebella look the main players for multis.

Tally looks well placed but like Surprise Bullet at good odds to run a place.

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Stay well clear of backmarkers in my opinion. There'll be plenty of hard luck stories in these capacity fields. So much is dependent on the ride and getting luck at the right time.

I don't think l'll be betting but if l do l'll be looking for horses who will settle just off the speed with ideally some room to move into the race.

If Outback Barbie gets a split it will just win. Bit short though.

As for the 2 year olds - I was on Exhilarates last week and obviously she was super impressive but l don't know if l want to take $4.60 about her backing up against a much stronger field. She's a chance but so are many others. $4.60 isn't appealing to me.

I'll be intrigued to see what Usain Bowler does. That last start Flemington win down the straight was something else. But it's a completely different ball game tomorrow.

Good meeting. Competitive fields but tough to find a winner l reckon.
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Originally posted by Lord Hybrow Lord Hybrow wrote:

Originally posted by Heavy10 Heavy10 wrote:

Can't believe there isn't a thread for this.

2yo looks a great betting race, keen on Movie Role at a price

The Raceday really doesn’t deserve its own thread IMO.

Sales restricted racing.....yuck!! Rewarding mediocre horses racing with massive prize money, just doesn’t sit well with me.

That said, best of luck to the connections that strike it rich.



Beats 5 horse fields @ Morphettville...



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Originally posted by djebel djebel wrote:

Interestingly it is built on a 2yo race yet the races opened to older horses look better than the 2 and 3 year old races. 


And that's the way it should be...

Given the chance, horses maturing should improve.

Also I'm sure how often 2YOs in these Restricted Catalog Races go on and win The Golden Slippers or Blue Diamond.
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Wtf is going with Sylpheed

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Wow! Mr Markou $133 BSP wins the 2nd, what an absolute training masterclass by Currie!
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Shouldn’t be allowed near a racecourse like his son. Making a mockery of Racing Queensland.
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Split second there in the straight where I thought Sylpheed owner was a genius
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Sylpheed did a remarkable job. She was just outbobbed by old Tally who is no slouch.
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Originally posted by MJB MJB wrote:

Stay well clear of backmarkers in my opinion. There'll be plenty of hard luck stories in these capacity fields. So much is dependent on the ride and getting luck at the right time.

I don't think l'll be betting but if l do l'll be looking for horses who will settle just off the speed with ideally some room to move into the race.

If Outback Barbie gets a split it will just win. Bit short though.

As for the 2 year olds - I was on Exhilarates last week and obviously she was super impressive but l don't know if l want to take $4.60 about her backing up against a much stronger field. She's a chance but so are many others. $4.60 isn't appealing to me.

I'll be intrigued to see what Usain Bowler does. That last start Flemington win down the straight was something else. But it's a completely different ball game tomorrow.

Good meeting. Competitive fields but tough to find a winner l reckon.

Track playing well, backmarkers getting their chance
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Deary me!!!! I can't & shouldn't complain but oh....what might have been & I did take a 1st 4 at Flem the previous race.
Took this 4 horse Q then Exact'd Houtzen both ways with them. Did also have $5W on each but.......

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Track has played the best it has in years imo
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Originally posted by Gay3 Gay3 wrote:

Deary me!!!! I can't & shouldn't complain but oh....what might have been & I did take a 1st 4 at Flem the previous race.
Took this 4 horse Q then Exact'd Houtzen both ways with them. Did also have $5W on each but.......

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Originally posted by Heavy10 Heavy10 wrote:

Originally posted by MJB MJB wrote:

Stay well clear of backmarkers in my opinion. There'll be plenty of hard luck stories in these capacity fields. So much is dependent on the ride and getting luck at the right time.

I don't think l'll be betting but if l do l'll be looking for horses who will settle just off the speed with ideally some room to move into the race.

If Outback Barbie gets a split it will just win. Bit short though.

As for the 2 year olds - I was on Exhilarates last week and obviously she was super impressive but l don't know if l want to take $4.60 about her backing up against a much stronger field. She's a chance but so are many others. $4.60 isn't appealing to me.

I'll be intrigued to see what Usain Bowler does. That last start Flemington win down the straight was something else. But it's a completely different ball game tomorrow.

Good meeting. Competitive fields but tough to find a winner l reckon.


Track playing well, backmarkers getting their chance


Yep you're right. Track is very even which is a nice surprise.

I'm going to back one at 100/1. Paquirri in the next. It's over the odds. I thought he was unlucky in the Gosford Guineas. That form has already stood up today.
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Hey MJB, was it your cash that caused Paquirri to shorten 20 pointsfixed?  Wink
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Yes, l would say so

Into 60/1 now. 100's was clearly overs.

But it means absolutely nothing if it doesn't run into the money. Can't eat odds.
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Protest 2nd v1st gold coast IMHO
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Ran very well l thought.

It just wasn't a race suited to backmarkers.

If it drew a gate it would have been thereabouts.

Worth following if it's placed in an easier race.
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Get on next start, but price won’t be the same
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Had small play Sebrekate and Movie Role in big one.. No idea though, could be carnage with the chances coming across early from wide
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I’ll be cheering for Better Reflection
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Sebrekate never got a crack at them, wasn't a bad run for a $70 shot..wish he had come wide with winner.

That lead up race week before on Goldy is the good form for this race
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Exhilarates. Wow. Massive win.

Had no right to be anywhere near the finish. What a filly.
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Originally posted by MJB MJB wrote:

Exhilarates. Wow. Massive win.

Had no right to be anywhere near the finish. What a filly.

Smart tactics by McEvoy. The speed was always going to be solid and she had the last say.
Well done James Cummings and KMac (AKA the best jockey in Oz).
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