Home' Daily Telegraph Form Guide : January 2nd 2010 Contents RACE 1
1. LADY GAGA (M G Price) 3f By Al Ma-
her - Call To Duty (7:3-2-0): Won at Mornington
before 3¼ len win (55.0) Encosta Belief, Royal
Grace 1200m M Valley 3yo (68) Dec 4, then
completed the hat-trick with 3¾ len win (55.5)
Rovigo, Better Be The One 1200m M Valley
3yoF (72) dead track Dec 13 when sent out
nominal fav. Comes in well with 3kg claim.
Looks the one to beat again.
2. ORBITING BELLE (M G Price) 3f By
Spinning World - Flying Belle (5:2-0-2): Listed
form incl 3¾ len, ½ hd 3rd (55.0) Black Caviar,
Miraculous Miss 1200m M Valley Arrow Train-
ing Aug 22 before 7½ len 9th (56.5) Irish Lights
1100m F'ton 3yoF Hcp Sept 5. Resuming.
Won 1017m Moe 2yof Mdn heavy track on
debut. Twice in the money in listed races. Go
3. VALENTINE BLUES (R G Hore-Lacy) 3f
By Murphy's Blu Boy - February Lass (2:2-0-
0): Jumped away awkwardly on debut but still
proved too strong in scoring all the way 3¼ len
win (54.5) Broken Jaw, King Dan 1000m Bal-
larat Mdn Dec 13, then ½ len win (57.0) Pointe
Dancer, Mayfair Melody 1000m Sandown-
Hillside 3yoF (68) Dec 23 when jumped away
awkwardly. Looks promising. Respect on ex-
posed form. Go well.
4. ROVIGO (A J Vasil) 3f By Choisir - Royal
Snip (7:1-2-0): Hope on first-up 3¾ len 2nd
(58.0) Lady Gaga 1200m M Valley 3yoF (72)
dead track Dec 13 when she led. Latest 4½
len last (59.0) Valentine Blues 1000m Sand-
own-Hillside 3yoF (68) Dec 23. Hope on best
form. Take on trust.
5. DEPASSE (M C Kent) 3f: First start. By
Exceed And Excel - Regal Prospect. Not sight-
ed at the trls. Out of a lightly raced Bluebird
who failed to flatter in four race starts. Watch
6. HOONESS (Jason Petch) 3f By Exceed
And Excel - Spectrum's Image (4:1-0-0): Slow-
ly away when 1¾ len 4th (55.5) Ballet Point
1000m M Valley F&M Mdn Dec 4, then toyed
with opposition in scoring 8 len win (55.0)
Tango Express, Cagey Lass 1000m Yarra Glen
3yo Mdn dead track Dec 18 when sent out
fav. Handy form in two runs this time in. Stays
7. MISS RUBINSTEIN (M W Laurie) 3f By
Distant Music - Ruby Dream (3:1-1-0): Struck
interference at start when 4½ len 5th (55.0)
Mo' Money 1000m M Valley 3yo (72) dead
track Nov 20, then again safely held 5½ len
2nd (55.5) Marconi 1000m C'field 3yo (72)
Dec 5. Scored upset win 1000m Seymour
3yof Mdn good track on debut. Respect on
exposed form. Worth including.
8. TIPTOE DANCER (R D Griffiths) 3f By
Elvstroem - Plot (5:1-0-0): Broke through
with hd win (55.0) Solar Shot, Emma's Son-
net 1223m Mornington 3yo Mdn dead track
Dec 11 when sent out fav. Disappointed for
a run when creditable ¾ len 4th (56.0) Valen-
tine Blues 1000m Sandown-Hillside 3yoF (68)
Dec 23 when long odds. This not beyond her.
9. DELON (R G Bell) 3f By Falvelon - Zande
(3:1-0-1): Only unplaced run when 6½ len
5th (55.0) Head Over Heels 1107m Kilmore
3yo Mdn Nov 10. Made good ground late to
score nk win (55.0) Summarise, Honour Jacko
1100m Seymour 3yo Mdn dead track Dec 22
when slowly away. Will appreciate step up in
distance. Hope in stronger field.
10. ROUGE ROSE (S P Nichols) 3f By
Made Of Gold - Skimmer (4:1-1-0): Hit rail near
800m when 8¾ len last (57.5) Aloha 1200m
Sandown-Lakeside 3yoF (68) slow track Aug
16. Slowly away when 2 len 2nd (57.5) No Fa-
ble 1000m Yarra Glen F&M Hcp-62 dead track
Dec 18 when resuming. This not too strong.
1. TOKEN OF HONOUR (D A Hayes) 3g
By Testa Rossa - Princess Plume (6:3-0-2):
Looking to complete a hat-trick following first-
up 1¼ len win (55.5) Towcutter, Ghost Party
1200m Cranbourne (68) heavy track Nov 22
and lg hd win (56.0) Manden, Undeniably
1440m C'field 3yo (68) dead track Dec 16. Fin-
ishing off his races well and should appreciate
extra distance. Expect bold showing.
2. TONZATICKA (P G Moody) 3c By Show
A Heart - Danzin Yeah (5:2-1-0): Two runs
this time in for 1¼ len 2nd (56.5) Umanugget
1400m Sandown-Hillside 3yo (72) dead track
Nov 21 and runaway 2¾ len win (56.0) Dunros-
sil, Cyclone Al 1514m M Valley 3yo (68) Dec
11. Sent out favourite both outings and certain
again to have solid support.
3. ERASET (D T O'Brien) 3g By Reset - This
Era (4:2-1-0): Sent out odds on favourite and
broke through with sht hd win (56.5) Flash Gift,
La Tahaa 1535m Geelong Mdn dead track Dec
3, then again favourite and scored ¾ len win
(56.0) Incitement, Willigobung 1600m Sand-
own-Hillside 3yo (68) Dec 23. Proven at this
distance and can make the most from inside
barrier. Go well.
4. TESTA MY PATIENCE (M G Price)
3g By Testa Rossa - Entente Cordiale (3:1-
2-0): Sent out nominal favourite and scored
runaway 4 len win (57.0) Curata Dream, It's
Lumsden 1400m Cranbourne 3yo Mdn Dec 6
before creditable ¾ len 2nd (57.0) Luminous
Harmony 1400m F'ton 3yo Hcp dead track
Dec 19. Looking for more ground now and this
will suit. Look for him late.
5. TIO ROSSA (C & C Alderson) 3f By Testa
Rossa - Tio Belle (6:2-2-0): Scored first-up sht
nk win (54.5) Paganini's Soul, Broken 1200m
M Valley 3yo (82) dead track Nov 28 before 2¾
len 4th (58.0) Luminous Harmony 1400m F'ton
3yo Hcp dead track Dec 19 when hung out.
Both wins over 1200m but has showed use-
ful form over this distance in listed event last
prep. Keep safe.
6. DEEP HEAT (Ricky Maund) 3g By Rubi-
ton - Oh Blue Angel (6:1-1-1): Held ground for
second-up ½ hd 2nd (57.0) Better Than Darcy
1100m Stony Creek 3yo Mdn dead track Dec
5 before scoring sht ½ hd win (57.0) Genial,
Guffaw 1469m Kyneton 3yo Mdn Dec 17. Fit-
ter. In form. Must come in to calculation.
7. DESERT VISION (G Eurell) 3g By Desert
King - Whiff (2:1-0-0): Struck interference near
800m on debut and never a factor when 7¼
len 6th (55.0) Porsched 1200m M Valley 2yo
Hcp slow track June 8. Sent out favourite and
didn't disappoint when first-up ½ len win (56.5)
In Gods Time, Quietontheset 1430m Traralgon
Mdn dead track Dec 13. Harder this time. Oth-
ers look to have the edge.
8. ELAPARADO (P G Moody) 3g By Don
Eduardo - Go Lucky (3:1-0-0): Broke through
with len win (55.0) City Blues, Master Guru
1200m Te Rapa Mdn dead track Nov 22 before
6¾ len 8th (56.0) Lil Miss Tait 1400m Pukekohe
Park Rst (70) Dec 16. Mixing form. Likely to
show best with sting out of the ground.
9. FLASH MADICA (T D Kelly) 3g By
Delago Brom - Flash Poppi (9:0-3-1): Minor
placed last three runs incl len 2nd (56.5) Arnie
El 1533m M Valley Mdn dead track Nov 20 and
1¼ len 2nd (54.0) Cabeza 1600m F'ton 3yo
(82) Dec 12. Mdn who has shown enough to
measure up. One for the multiples.
1. MR RIGGS (R D Griffiths) 6g By Carn-
egie - Pivoine (23:5-1-2): Won two of last four
incl 1¼ len win (56.5) Jeune He Is, Mr Mar-
ciano 2100m Stony Creek (78) dead track Dec
5. Latest 7½ len 10th (57.0) Apprehend 2400m
C'field (82) Dec 26. Form on good to slow
tracks but best form has been on the later.
Respect in this field.
2. CHEDDINGTON (M C Kent) 5g By Gi-
ant's Causeway - La Rieuse (22:3-3-5): Led
when ½ len 2nd (58.0) Carbon Trader 2040m
M Valley (72) Dec 11, then 3¼ len 5th (52.5)
Apprehend 2400m C'field (82) Dec 26. Rarely
runs a bad race. Wins over 2000m and 2400m.
Must come in to contention.
3. HAKA BRAVE (C G Murray) 8g By Dan-
ske - Little Klaire (44:5-11-7): Struck interfer-
ence near 400m and disappointed for a run
when 5¼ len 5th (57.0) Trajet 2025m Cran-
bourne (72) Dec 20, then returned to form with
sht nk win (69.0) Tarawera, Quilter 2082m Moe
Hwt (68) Dec 26. Getting back in his races and
running on. Respect on current form. Go well.
4. NOTHIN' TO SEE (A B Dynon) 8g By
Nothin' Leica Dane - Appolinaris (50:5-3-4):
Improvement required on 7 len 6th (54.0) Mac-
edonian 2500m M Valley (89) Dec 4 and 7¾ len
9th (53.0) De Fine Lago 2500m M Valley (82)
dead track Dec 13. Strong record this track
and distance. Fitter for four runs this time in
and improvement wouldn't surprise.
5. PETRO WELLS (A J Vasil) 6g By Galileo
- Catamarca (30:5-5-1): Best of current form
1¾ len 4th (59.0) Lady Pamela 2300m Ballarat
(68) Dec 2. Safely held 7 len 2nd (54.0) Hu-
maway 3000m M Valley (89) Dec 11. Hope on
recent outing this course and distance. Should
find this a little easier.
6. JUMPIN JACK CASH (Patrick Payne)
4g By Dash For Cash - Black Sari (9:2-4-1):
Respect on exposed form incl ½ nk 2nd (59.0)
Ring My Bel 2244m Warrnambool (62) Nov 16
and ¾ len win (57.0) Fraar Knell, Paso Robles
2200m Sale C1 dead track Dec 9. Finished off
well last start to score. Should now see out
7. QUILTER (M C Webb) 9g By Jeune -
Quiver (71:8-5-10): Jumped away awkwardly
when len 2nd (55.5) Robdon Flyer 2444m
Mornington (72) dead track Dec 11, then sht
nk, 2 len 3rd (68.0) Haka Brave, Tarawera
2082m Moe Hwt (68) Dec 26. Veteran not
passed his best. Keep safe.
8. BISHOP OF DERRY (D T O'Brien) 4h By
Giant's Causeway - Zalinda (9:1-1-1): Previous
form sound incl ¾ len 2nd (55.5) Lady Pamela
2300m Ballarat (68) Dec 2 before 9½ len 4th
(51.5) Humaway 3000m M Valley (89) Dec 11.
Freshened. Will find this a little easier. Likely
9. RUSKY YA YA (K Rhodes) 5g By Delago
Brom - Russian Ballet (31:2-1-4): More needed
following midfield 11½ len 6th (53.0) Huma-
way 3000m M Valley (89) Dec 11 and 5 len 6th
(57.5) Donegal Lad 2200m Seymour (62) Dec
22. Others make more appeal.
10. PERISHER BLUE (Nicolas Bompas)
4g By Dash For Cash - Soo (15:1-2-2): Led
when handy 2½ len 4th (56.0) Clanger Count
2300m Ballarat (62) Dec 13. Surrounding
form poor incl 6½ len 11th (56.0) Peace Train
2400m Geelong (62) Dec 26. Only win 1500m
but show handy form over more ground. Not
11. GUMNUT GIGGLER (W J Hill) 7g By
Polish Laughter - Assume Nothing (14:1-1-2):
Long odds when second-up 6 len 8th (55.0)
St Ives 1600m Ararat (62) Nov 8. Minor placed
two of three this time in incl ½ hd 2nd (54.5)
Clanger Count 2300m Ballarat (62) Dec 13.
Fitter. Only win 1800m. Rough chance for the
12. GLOBAL CONQUEROR (M S Hibbs) 4g
By Stravinsky - Privilege (16:1-0-3): Checked
near 600m when 6½ len 8th (55.5) Clanger
Count 2300m Ballarat (62) Dec 13, then 6 len
9th (55.0) Peace Train 2400m Geelong (62)
Dec 26 when disappointed for a run. Only win
2000m Seymour 3yo+ Mdn dead track back in
Sept. Struggled since.
1. GOING SPENDING (K Chapman) 7g By
Dangerous - Go Spending (40:6-5-3): Knock-
ing on the door with ½ hd 2nd (54.0) True Tales
1200m Ballarat Open Hcp Nov 18 and 2 len
2nd (59.0) Emjay Hussey 1200m M Valley (78)
dead track Dec 13. Won 1200m Kyneton (78)
good track Nov 4 three runs back. In form.
Stays under notice.
2. I ROBOT (M D Moroney) 4h By Ishiguru
- Echo Beach (18:3-2-1): Ran wide when 2¼
len 4th (56.0) Youthful Jack 1400m E Farm
Brisbane Plate slow track May 30, then 3¾
len 5th (56.0) Express Air 1600m E Farm Qld
Gneas heavy track June 6. Resuming. Ran 3rd
1200m Ellerslie (90) good track when last re-
suming. Useful form in black type races previ-
ous preps. Cannot be taken lightly.
3. HEZABRUISER (G Eurell) 7g By Lacry-
ma Cristi - Heroic Poetess (13:4-1-1): Midfield
and sent for a spell following 4¼ len 4th (56.5)
Nine Tales 1300m Sandown-Hillside (82) Jan
14. Resumed with encouraging ½ len 4th
(53.0) Johnny Fiasco 1100m C'field Open Hcp
Dec 5. Freshened. In the money all five runs
this trip incl three wins. SCRATCHED.
4. CASCABEL (R D Griffiths) 4g By Bel
Esprit - Gogo Doll (13:3-2-3): Beaten favour-
ite when midfield 3¼ len 7th (57.0) One Lucky
Lady 1600m Sandown-Lakeside 3yo Hcp dead
track July 29. Returned to form with first-up
2½ len win (58.0) Rolngarros, Nullarbor Cross-
ing 1100m C'field (72) dead track Dec 16. In
the money three of four this distance incl two
wins. In form. Stays under notice.
5. OVERTAKE (Luke Oliver) 4g By Johan-
nesburg - Aly's Affair (19:4-3-0): Midfield 5¾
len 7th (53.0) Flying Tessie 1400m F'ton 4&5yo
(89) dead track Nov 3, then finished off well for
2½ len 4th (57.0) No Jurisdiction 1400m Sand-
own-Lakeside (78) Nov 25 when disappointed
for a run. In the money four of five this trip incl
three wins. Hope back over this shorter trip.
6. SCHWARZER (S B & R Laming) 6g By
Keeper - Tokyo Belle (17:3-5-3): Sent for a well
earned spell after sht nk, len 3rd (55.5) Richra-
cer, Inglewood Doc 1800m Sandown-Hillside
(82) Jan 9 (2008). Resumed after lengthy break
with close-up 1¼ len 4th (57.0) Al's Best Mate
1000m Cranbourne (78) Dec 20. Wins over
1400m and 1600m. Not hopeless.
7. PERTURBO (C & C Alderson) 4g By
Jugah - Miss Behaviour (10:4-1-0): Scored
first-up nk win (55.5) Old Blighty, Come On
Bill 1200m Sale (72) dead track Dec 9 before
3¼ len 2nd (55.0) Master Of Design 1200m M
Valley (82) dead track Dec 18. Form on good
to heavy going. Respect on exposed form.
Should make presence felt.
8. ROLNGARROS (J F Moloney) 5g By
Distant Music - Advantage Venus (15:3-3-
3): Jumped away awkwardly when 6¾ len
last (56.5) Dane The Rave 1200m Sandown-
Lakeside (82) dead track July 29. Resumed
with encouraging 2½ len 2nd (59.0) Cascabel
1100m C'field (72) dead track Dec 16. Look-
ing for more ground and this will suit. Look for
9. ELUSIVE TOUCH (M A Kavanagh) 4g
By Elusive Quality - Shelbourne Lass (5:2-0-2):
Jumped away awkwardly and struck interfer-
ence at start when 2¼ len, ½ len 3rd (53.0)
Whitefriars, Seeking Susan 1100m R'wick
Rst0 Nov 3, then returned to form with nk win
(53.5) Danedarra, Cloudygaze 1200m R'hill
(Bm75) Nov 14. Let-up since. Hope in open
10. TAKE THE RAP (D T O'Brien) 3c By No
Excuse Needed - Aroon (7:1-1-3): Just out of
Mdn class with 1¼ len win (57.5) Stoneblack,
Italian Machine 1410m F'ton 2yo Hcp June 27
before 2 len, ½ nk 3rd (56.0) Doubtful Jack,
Mo' Money 1200m M Valley 3yo Hcp dead
track Dec 13 when resuming. Can race on the
pace or come from behind. Keep safe.
11. MISS SUPERNATURAL (W P Cerchi)
6m By Rubiton - Bicheno (17:4-2-4): Beat
one home and sent for a spell following 6¾
len 8th (53.0) Partiva 1400m C'field F&M dead
track Aug 1. Resumed ¾ len, 1¼ len 3rd (54.0)
Netra, Ariarni 1200m M Valley F&M Hcp dead
track Dec 18. Tougher this time in mixed com-
12. TRUE PERSUASION (M G Price) 3c By
Bel Esprit - True Peace (4:1-1-1): Handy form
in three outings last preparation incl 3 len, ½
len 3rd (55.0) Denman, Stoneblack 1200m
Sandown-Lakeside 2yo Hcp heavy track July
11 and ½ len win (56.5) Tan Tat Brav, Sincen-
garni 1200m M Valley 2yo Hcp dead track July
25 when slowly away. Go well fresh.
13. SUNDAY WONDER (Ms P Harper)
4g By Grass Wonder - Lucky Gwen (6:3-0-0):
Won at Moe before len win (57.5) Teraset, Our
Henry 1300m Cranbourne (68) Dec 6, then 6
len 6th (58.0) Translation 1300m Sandown-
Hillside (72) Dec 23. Can improve back over
this shorter trip. SCRATCHED.
1. SYLVAN O'REILLY (B J James) 6g By
O'Reilly - Salimha (30:7-3-5): Tested in listed
race when 4¾ len 7th (53.5) Itstheone 2200m
Ballarat Cup Nov 18. Surrounding form sound
incl ¾ len, hd 3rd (53.0) Bonindi, No Jurisdic-
tion 1600m F'ton (89) Dec 19 when long odds.
Comes in nicely with 3kg claim. In the money
five of nine this distance incl two wins. Go
2. ANAVALANCHE (R W Smerdon) 5g By
Perugino - Affluent (18:4-0-3): Fitter for three
outings this preparation incl 4¼ len 6th (53.0)
Tears I Cry 1400m F'ton Open Hcp Dec 12 and
handy 3¾ len 11th (55.5) Bonindi 1600m F'ton
(89) Dec 19 when checked near 600m. Useful
form this track and distance. Likely improver.
3. PRODUCED (D S Archard) 5g By No
Excuse Needed - Ballymoon (29:6-7-1): Form
surrounding 4¼ len 7th (53.0) Tears I Cry
1400m F'ton Open Hcp Dec 12 sound incl 2¾
len 10th (56.0) Bonindi 1600m F'ton (89) Dec
19 when struck interference near 100m. Yet to
win beyond 1200m but handy last start effort.
Not without some appeal in open event.
4. OLD JOCK (M G Price) 4g By Montjeu
- Ma Danseuse (12:2-3-2): Vetted after 99¾
len 18th (56.0) Court Ruler 2400m E Farm Qld
Derby heavy track June 6. Made good ground
late for first-up sht hd 2nd (55.0) Blue Oscar
1440m C'field (78) dead track Dec 16. Fitter
and will appreciate step up in distance. Go
5. RAEBURN (D L Freedman) 5g By Dane-
hill Dancer - Portrait (32:4-4-5): Slowly away
and struck interference near turn when 4 len
9th (55.5) Little Boy Blue 1600m M Valley (78)
Dec 4, then ½ len, lg nk 3rd (55.5) Record, Go
My Girl 1800m C'field (78) dead track Dec 16.
Won 1600m M Valley (82) dead track Nov 20
three runs back. Respect on current form. One
of the main contenders.
6. GOOD MEDICINE (P G Moody) 5g By
Specialize - Twigzen Ivy (12:6-1-2): In the
money all five outings this preparation incl
1¼ len, 1¼ len 3rd (54.5) Raeburn, Red Hus-
tler 1600m M Valley (82) dead track Nov 20
and len win (55.0) Ransom Willy, Coppervue
1600m M Valley (82) Dec 11. Freshened. Sent
out favourite last start and didn't disappoint.
Will again have solid support.
7. NO JURISDICTION (D T O'Brien) 4g By
Secret Savings - Exotica (20:4-4-2): Slowly
away when ½ len win (55.0) Lord Pyrus,
Shaville 1400m Sandown-Lakeside (78) Nov
25, then ¾ len 2nd (53.5) Bonindi 1600m F'ton
(89) Dec 19. Finishing off his races strongly.
Look for him late.
8. RAINBAND (R D Griffiths) 6g By Hur-
ricane Sky - Indulged (32:4-8-4): Thereabouts
in five runs this time in incl len 2nd (57.5) Little
Boy Blue 1600m M Valley (78) Dec 4 and 3¾
len 4th (57.5) Good Medicine 1600m M Val-
ley (82) Dec 11 when jumped away awkwardly.
Freshened. Yet to win beyond 1309m but mi-
nor placed two of four this distance. Worth
9. CHOSEN KING (Des McCarthy) 5g By
King Charlemagne - Choose The Blues (10:4-
1-4): In the money all five runs this time in
incl ½ len, ½ nk 3rd (56.5) Landamman, Card
Sharp 1500m Cranbourne (72) heavy track
Nov 22 and 1¼ len win (55.0) Supreme De
Lago, Aiglon 1500m M Valley (72) dead track
Dec 18 when jumped away awkwardly. Form
on good to heavy going. Keep safe.
10. RAIN IN AFRICA (C W Little) 4g By
Lonhro - Rainshine (11:3-1-1): Two runs this
time in for 6¼ len 11th (57.0) Cavalaire Bay
1200m M Valley (82) Dec 4 and 4¾ len 12th
(57.0) Rolling Stock 1400m C'field (82) Dec 26.
Fitter. Wins from 1115m to 1720m. Fitter but
prefer to wait until he shows more.
11. SUPREME DE LAGO (D R Sutton) 5g
By Encosta De Lago - La Supreme (17:3-3-3):
In the money last four runs incl nk, 1¼ len 3rd
(58.5) Harkaway, Sarenko 1300m Bendigo (72)
Dec 10 and 1¼ len 2nd (58.5) Chosen King
1500m M Valley (72) dead track Dec 18. Won
1300m Seymour (68) good track Nov 11 three
runs back. One for the multiples.
12. TERASET (John McArdle) 4g By Re-
set - Terrenora (12:4-3-0): Two runs this time
in for len 2nd (59.0) Sunday Wonder 1300m
Cranbourne (68) Dec 6 and ½ len win (57.0)
Montaon, Sir Walter 1600m Seymour (68) Dec
22 when hung in. In form. This not beyond him.
13. FIXED BAYONETS (A B Dynon) 6g By
Commands - Silver Jubilee (19:3-1-3): Struck
interference at start when 8¼ len last (53.0)
Wild One 1000m Seymour Open Hcp Nov
11, then not too far behind when 2½ len 5th
(59.0) Chosen King 1500m M Valley (72) dead
track Dec 18. Rough chance again down in
14. PEACE PRIZE (N J Dyer) 8g By Brief
Truce - La Belle Coquette (44:8-5-5): Dis-
appointed for a run when 4¾ len 4th (51.0)
Flagstaff 1600m Tatura Open Hcp Dec 6, then
2¼ len 4th (56.0) Chosen King 1500m M Val-
ley (72) dead track Dec 18 when hung in and
checked near 400m. Finishing off his races
well. Chance down in the weights.
15. BALLISTIC RULER (C V Kelly) 6g
By Towkay - Ballistic (48:6-9-4): Picnic form
incl 6¼ len 4th (59.0) Sovereign Arch 2000m
Manangatang Cup dead track Oct 10 when he
beat one home before 1½ len, lg nk 3rd (51.0)
Plumbago, Lethal Gal 1400m Kerang Open
Hcp Dec 26. This likely to test. Not keen.
1. CARGO CULT (J A McLean) 8g By Spec-
trum - Cult Figure (39:6-8-2): Form in Group
races incl 8½ len 13th (55.5) Royal Discretion
1400m C'field Jayco Cup Oct 18 (2008) and
19¾ len 15th (53.5) All Silent 1600m F'ton
Emirates Stakes dead track Nov 8 (2008). Re-
suming. Was len winner No Push Over, Bohika
1000m Colac barrier trial dead track Dec 21. In
the money five of seven first-up incl two wins.
Ran handy 4th in listed 1100m C'field Sir John
Monash Stks dead track when last resuming.
2. HAPPY GLEN (R D Griffiths) 5g By Hap-
py Giggle - Happy Empress (29:8-5-6): Racing
keenly. Followed 2½ len 6th (55.0) Custodian
1000m Sandown-Hillside Open Hcp Nov 21
with close-up len 5th (57.0) Keano 1000m
F'ton Open Hcp Dec 19. Won at only previous
runs this track and in the money seven of 12
this trip incl four wins. Go well.
3. GLOBAL WARMING (R W Smerdon)
6g By Agnes World - She's Purring (35:7-9-2):
Thereabouts when 2¼ len 4th (54.5) Custodian
1000m Sandown-Hillside Open Hcp Nov 21
and 2¾ len 9th (54.5) Johnny Fiasco 1100m
C'field Open Hcp Dec 5 when disappointed for
a run. In the money five of ten this distance incl
a win but hasn't saluted since win 1150m Ken-
sington 3yo+ Wltr good track Sept (2008).
4. JOHNNY FIASCO (Ms N Burke) 5g
By Distant Music - Princeton Belle (20:6-6-
3): Sound form in three runs this time in incl
sht nk win (53.0) Ready To Please, Chair-
manoftheboard 1100m C'field Open Hcp Dec
5 and 1¾ len 6th (55.0) Keano 1000m F'ton
Open Hcp Dec 19 when struck interference
near 600m. Drawn favourable barrier and will
5. BOND STREET (R W Harrison) 7g By
Testa Rossa - Northern Bisque (24:6-2-1):
Long odds when 4½ len 7th (54.0) Arch Sym-
bol 1200m Warrnambool Open Hcp slow
track May 6 and 6¾ len 5th (54.0) Gran Sasso
1200m F'ton Open Hcp May 30. Resuming.
Was nk 2nd Viking Turf Belle 1000m Moe bar-
rier trial dead track Dec 10. Won two of five
first-up. Ran 1¼ len 5th 1000m Mornington
(78) good track when last resuming. Worth
6. CUSTODIAN (Tom Dabernig) 5g By Je-
une - On Any Deal (9:6-0-1): Only defeat this
preparation in four outings when handy 2¾ len
6th (53.0) Ahdashim 1200m F'ton Open Hcp
dead track Nov 3. Bounced back with 1¼
len win (53.0) Jeteven, Johnny Fiasco 1000m
Sandown-Hillside Open Hcp Nov 21. Unbeat-
en this trip. Go well.
7. SNIP ESPRIT (J G Symons & S Laxon)
5g By Bel Esprit - French Snip (24:6-3-4):
Disappointed for a run when ½ len 4th (54.0)
Ahdashim 1200m F'ton Open Hcp dead track
Nov 3, then 5¾ len last (57.0) Greatwall Of
China 1300m Sandown-Hillside (95) dead
track Nov 14. Let-up since. Beaten favourite
last start and looking to make amends.
8. SPECTACULAR SAINT (Peter Boynton)
6g By My Halo - Klaudia (16:6-2-0): Vetted
after 5½ len 9th (56.5) Chasm 1206m Benalla
Open Hcp Oct 5 (2008). Only run last prepa-
ration 6¼ len 10th (54.0) Secret Flyer 1000m
F'ton Open Hcp April 18. Resuming. Was 4th
Cargo Cult 1000m Colac barrier trial dead
track Dec 21. In the money six of ten this trip
incl five wins. Cannot be taken lightly.
9. ALEXANDER BEETLE (D J Cannon) 7g
By Rustic Amber - Cedging (21:6-5-3): Strug-
gled in the conditions and sent for a spell af-
ter 11¼ len last (53.0) Langfibian 900m Gold
Coast Qlty heavy track Jan 3. Resumed after
lengthy break with ½ nk 2nd (53.0) Keano
1000m F'ton Open Hcp Dec 19. Sound first-
up performance. Strong record this track and
distance and will again take catching.
10. ALLIED FORCE (D A Hayes) 5h By
Redoute's Choice - Urge To Merge (13:3-3-1):
Followed 5½ len 8th (53.0) Gran Sasso 1200m
F'ton All Victorian dead track July 4 with 4¼
len 8th (58.0) Kenny Kid 1000m Sandown-
Hillside (89) dead track July 22. Resuming.
Scored 7 len win Bendigo Mdn heavy track
when resuming two preps back. Hope on best
form. Take on trust.
11. IMMORTALITY (Ms D Chapman) 6g
By Lion Hunter - She's God's Gift (25:5-4-3):
Slowly away when 6½ len 10th (54.0) Custo-
dian 1000m Sandown-Hillside Open Hcp Nov
21, then 2¾ len 8th (54.5) Keano 1000m F'ton
Open Hcp Dec 19. Safely held in two runs this
time in. Wait until he shows more.
12. ZEDI KNIGHT (B J McCarthy) 5g By
Zeditave - Sly Sandra (9:5-1-0): Two starts
this campaign for 8½ len 9th (53.0) Uncle Ivan
1000m C'field Open Hcp slow track Sept 27
and 5¾ len 13th (53.0) Johnny Fiasco 1100m
C'field Open Hcp Dec 5. Unbeaten this course.
Better than current suggests. Improvement
13. STATELY DASH (M Sell) 9g By Rocky
Sprent - Rich And Royal (23:4-6-3): Midfield
and sent for a spell after 5¾ len 4th (56.5) Si-
gnor Socks 1000m Ballarat (68) heavy track
June 4. Resumed ½ len 2nd (50.0) Magic
Weekend 1100m R'hill Rst0 Dec 9. Tougher
this time. Others make more appeal.
1. FALVELON'S DREAM (S P Gower) 5m
By Falvelon - She's A Pipe Dream (41:5-8-4):
Not far behind when 2¾ len 8th (53.0) Tramun-
tana 1050m M'ville Fly Hcp dead track Nov
28, then sht hd 2nd (57.5) Bel Shoes 1000m
M Valley M dead track Dec 13 when disap-
pointed for a run. Respect on recent outing in
2. TANGO'S CHOICE (M G Price) 4m By
Redoute's Choice - La Rumba (13:5-2-0): Fol-
lowed len 2nd (57.0) Falvelon's Dream 1100m
M'ville F&M Hcp Nov 7 with handy midfield 2½
len 5th (56.0) Meteor Mistress 1200m C'field
F&M Dec 5. Good strike record incl win 1100m
M'ville F&M (91) good track Oct 17 three runs
back. Respect in this field. Go well.
3. BEL SHOES (S J Richards) 4m By Bel
Esprit - Costa Grande (15:5-2-2): Struck inter-
ference near 200m when 6½ len 12th (53.0)
Heartland 1400m C'field F&M Hcp dead track
Aug 15. Made good ground late to score first-
up sht hd win (56.0) Falvelon's Dream, Woppitt
1000m M Valley M dead track Dec 13. In the
money all second-up runs incl two wins. Ex-
pect bold showing.
4. ISA HALO (Kate Goodrich) 7m By
Lacryma Cristi - Signoritta (17:6-3-0): Scored
first-up lg nk win (56.5) Emma Princess, Raffin
1000m M Valley F&M (89) Nov 13 before handy
2½ len 4th (57.0) Bel Shoes 1000m M Valley
M dead track Dec 13. Strong record this track
and distance. Respect in this small field.
5. OVER EXPOSED (D R Sutton) 4m By
Exceed And Excel - Bright Light (6:2-0-2):
Sound form in three outings this preparation
incl 2½ len 4th (53.5) Pimpernel 1135m Gee-
long C1 Dec 3 and ¾ len win (54.0) Ferocia,
Kariba Kariba 1000m M Valley (82) Dec 11.
Only lightly raced but looks genuine improver.
Will make presence felt.
6. NO PUSH OVER (D J Cannon) 5m By
Brief Truce - Madame Pushy (14:4-1-3): Re-
spect on exposed form incl 1¼ len 2nd (53.0)
Ariarni 1200m M Valley F&M Hcp-82 dead
track Oct 30 and 2¾ len 4th (53.0) Roof Raiser
1300m Sandown-Hillside F&M Hcp Nov 21.
Was len 2nd Cargo Cult 1000m Colac barrier
trial dead track Dec 21. Minor placed both
runs this course. Go close.
7. EMMA PRINCESS (M D Hinton) 4m By
Invincible Spirit - Sophie Princess (14:2-3-1):
Runner-up previous two starts incl ¾ len 2nd
(54.5) Kariba Kariba 1000m M Valley (72) dead
track Nov 20 before trailing the field home
when 12½ len last (51.5) Meteor Mistress
1200m C'field F&M Dec 5. Good record this
track and distance. Stays under notice.
8. VIVE LE ROCK (A L Krushka) 4m By
Rock Of Gibraltar - Vive (13:3-0-0): Form sur-
rounding 10¾ len last (55.5) Papercut 1008m
Moe (72) heavy track Nov 30 sound incl handy
3½ len 8th (54.0) Bel Shoes 1000m M Valley
M dead track Dec 13 when disappointed for a
run. Best at this distance. Worth including.
9. STATUS SYMBOL (K M Keys) 4m By
Hemingway - New Status (7:1-3-0): Beaten
favourite but not disgraced when 3¾ len 6th
(54.5) Ariarni 1200m M Valley F&M Hcp-82
dead track Oct 30, then 2¾ len 5th (54.0) Bel
Shoes 1000m M Valley M dead track Dec 13.
This not beyond her. Keep safe.
RACE 8 10.20 (2040m)
1. TESTALUX (R D Griffiths) 6g By Testa
Rossa - Luxapal (42:5-7-8): Beaten favourite
when made late ground for 3 len, 1¾ len 3rd
(55.0) Escape Artist, Jeune He Is 1900m Tra-
ralgon Open Hcp dead track Dec 13, then re-
turned to form with 1½ len win (59.0) Falvette,
Belle Famille 2040m M Valley (78) dead track
Dec 18. Good record this track and distance.
Racing keenly. Must come in to calculation.
2. DE ARIAS (J Edwards & B W Elking-
ton) 6g By Montjeu - Miss Fonteyn (39:7-3-8):
Two runs this time in for 7½ len 11th (56.0) Its
Prince 1500m M Valley (89) dead track Nov
28 and encouraging 4 len 12th (56.0) Bonindi
1600m F'ton (89) Dec 19. Fitter. Wins from
1600m to 2200m. In the money five of six this
distance. Respect in this small field.
3. THE TIGER (C & C Alderson) 4g By
Catbird - Tio Belle (15:2-3-0): Long odds and
ran accordingly when first-up 8 len last (54.0)
Danzylum 1400m C'field Open Hcp Dec 5,
then improved showing for 1½ len 2nd (55.0)
Lord Pyrus 1800m Sandown-Hillside (78) Dec
23. Wins over 1500m and 2206m. Will strip fit-
ter for recent outings. Go well.
4. MONTAHLIA (M C Kent) 6m By Montjeu
- Zatsalady (13:3-2-3): Sent out favourite and
scored runaway 8 len win (52.0) Kingston Di-
rection, Pharell 3000m M Valley Open Hcp Jan
9. Sound first-up performance when ½ len,
½ len 3rd (57.5) Blackfriars Bridge, Miss Lily
Rose 2040m M Valley M (89) dead track Dec
13. Look for her late.
5. STAKHANOVITE (G D Searle) 5g By
Jeune - Stackaway (20:2-6-5): Handy midfield
2½ len 5th (53.5) Bergstrom 1600m Murray
Bridge Christmas Cup Dec 6 before 1¼ len,
nk 3rd (56.5) Noble Connection, Magnificat
2030m M'ville (86) Dec 19. Wins have proven
hard to come by. One for the multiples again.
6. THE RED EMPEROR (D R Harrison)
4g By Spartacus - Princess Gaius (12:3-2-
3): Rarely runs a bad race. Followed 1¼ len
4th (53.0) Fairygem 1800m C'field (89) Dec 5
with close-up 2¼ len 7th (53.0) Grand Des-
tiny 2000m F'ton (95) Dec 19. Has won up to
1600m. Boxed on well last start. Cannot be
7. TRAJET (Ms N Burke) 4g By Good Jour-
ney - Tres Belle (10:3-2-1): Hung out when 6
len 11th (57.0) Carbon Trader 2040m M Valley
(72) Dec 11, then toyed with rivals in scoring
all the way 3½ len win (57.0) Solander, Nautical
Anchor 2025m Cranbourne (72) Dec 20. Won
twice over this distance. In form. Keep safe.
8. BLACKFRIARS BRIDGE (G A Cous-
ins) 4m By Blackfriars - Miss Megari (9:2-0-2):
Slowly away when 4¾ len 9th (53.0) Bullion
Mansion 1400m Sandown-Lakeside M (78)
Nov 25, then returned to form with ½ len win
(54.0) Miss Lily Rose, Montahlia 2040m M Val-
ley M (89) dead track Dec 13. Fitter for three
runs this time in. Respect on recent outing.
9. FALKEN (S P Nichols) 4g By Grass
Wonder - Gypsy Marauder (16:3-5-1): Re-
turned to form with ¾ len win (56.5) Flash'n
Dough, Record 1600m Cranbourne (72) Dec
6, then 4¾ len 5th (55.5) Lord Pyrus 1800m
Sandown-Hillside (78) Dec 23. Yet to win be-
10. JEUNE HE IS (Shane Stockdale) 6g By
Jeune - Weiland (31:3-9-6): Handy form last
six starts incl 3 len 2nd (53.5) Escape Artist
1900m Traralgon Open Hcp dead track Dec
13 and len 2nd (57.5) Know His Power 1964m
Yarra Glen (72) dead track Dec 29. Won 2038m
Mornington (68) good track Nov 14 five runs
back but these have proven hard to come by.
5 11.30 SECRET OF VICTORIA HCP 2000m
1--- 967 OLYMPIC GOLD 4 .....................R Fourie 60 $15.0
2--- 640 SANGRIA GIRL 6 ....................F Coetzee 59.5 9.00
3--- 585 IMPERIAL COSSACK 5 ............... K Jupp 58.5 13.00
4--- 742 CAYMEN ISLAND 3 .......... B Fayd'Herbe 58 8.00
5--- 473 GRISHAM 1 ................................ C Puller 56.5 5.00
6--- 134 SPORTS FACTOR 7.................. K Teetan 56 7.00
7--- 312 LIFE OF PI (SNL) 8................... K Neisius 55 3.50
8--- 740 LOUIE'S PRIDE 2...................M Winnaar 54 21.00
9--- 643 SEALED ORDERS 9 .......... G Schlechter 52.5 5.00
SEALED ORDERS 1, Life Of Pi 2, Grisham 3, Caymen
6 12.05am SOUTHEASTER SPRINT 1100m Q1
1--- 34s TAKE A CHANCE 5.................F Coetzee 60 15.00
2--- 231 CASEY COOL 8 ................. G Schlechter 58 5.00
3--- 761 RELINYANE 2.................... B Fayd'Herbe 57.5 5.00
4--- 872 MAINBRACE 3 ............................. K Jupp 56 7.00
5--- 555 WETHREEKINGS 1............... M Byleveld 56 13.00
6--- 67s CAPTAIN'S LEAGUE 7 ............. K Teetan 55.5 21.00
7--- 422 NOBLE ACT 6 .......................... K Neisius 55 5.00
8--- s01 POSH JOSH 4 ............................ P Botha 52 4.00
POSH JOSH 1, Casey Cool 2, Noble Act 3, Mainbrace 4.
7 12.40am SCEPTRE STAKES 1200m DD1 Q2
Grade 2 WFA.
1--- 1s0 LADY WINDERMERE 2 ............ K Teetan 58 3.20
2--- 130 FAVOURITE ISLAND 13.......... M Latorre 58 21.00
3--- s13 DANCE WITH AL 7 .................F Coetzee 58 2.60
4--- 401 PURPLE ORCHID (GB) 6......... K Neisius 58 11.00
5--- 2s2 SERVILIA 10....................... G Schlechter 58 11.00
6--- 874 JOSHUA'S MISTRESS 3.............. G Behr 58 26.00
7--- 016 BADGER'S COVE 1 ..................... K Jupp 58 31.00
8--- 419 PROMISES TO KEEP 5 ... G van Niekerk 58 21.00
9--- 123 SCINTILLA 11 ............................R Fourie 58 13.00
10--- s55 GIANT'S JEWEL (AUS) 4 .. B Fayd'Herbe 58 15.00
11--- 362 SEAL OF APPROVAL 14 B Morgenrood 58 15.00
12--- 386 FLYING BOOTS 8....................F Anthony 58 31.00
13--- 1s1 LA ROSITA (AUS) 12............. M Byleveld 58 7.00
14--- 244 SEMINOLE 9 .............................. C Puller 54.5 15.00
LADY WINDERMERE 1, Dance With Al 2, La Rosita 3, Purple
8 1.15am JOSHLIN PLATE 1200m Q3
1--- 580 BUSH PIRATE 8 ................ B Fayd'Herbe 58 7.00
2--- 230 RABATTACHE 2 ......................... C Puller 58 4.00
3--- 419 LION IN WINTER 5 ...................... K Jupp 58 5.00
4--- 67s MOONLIGHT GAMBLER 4.....F Coetzee 58 21.00
5--- 000 SIX ARTICLES 7 ................... C Du Plooy 58 31.00
6--- 000 CHIEF BLACKFOOT 3 ...........M Winnaar 58 31.00
7--- 6s4 ICEMBERG (ARG) 1................. K Neisius 55.5 2.80
8--- 79s OPEN GULCH (ARG) 9 .............. P Botha 55.5 15.00
9--- s95 PERSEPOLIS 10 ................... M Byleveld 55.5 13.00
10--- 774 THE HOLY LOCH 6 ................. M Latorre 55.5 15.00
ICEMBERG 1, Bush Pirate 2, Rabattache 3, Lion In Winter 4.
9 1.45am LADY WINDERMERE 1200m DD2 Q4
F&M Rating 72.
1--- 1 IRRESISTABLE CHRIS (BRZ) 11 K Neisius 60 2.60
2--- 543 MUSIC ON MY MIND 17 ........F Coetzee 59.5 13.00
3--- s16 HURRICANE KATRINA 9 . B Fayd'Herbe 58.5 9.00
4--- 2s1 NANTUCKET 7............G van Niekerk (a) 58.5 5.00
5--- 67s GLOWING EMBER 15 ................. G Behr 58 31.00
6--- s79 SEVEN VEILS 18 ..................... M Latorre 58 21.00
7--- 680 TARA CAN 10 ..........................F Anthony 57.5 21.00
8--- 645 ROYAL DOMINION 16 ...............R Fourie 56.5 13.00
9--- 78s TWINKLE STAR 3 ......................... S Cele 56 11.00
10--- 331 FANTASIA 12..................J Vyapooree (a) 55.5 13.00
11--- s70 SPEEDY TIBBS 6 ...................... R Khathi 55.5 31.00
12--- 100 BEBEL 14 ........................... G Schlechter 55 31.00
13--- 624 OYSTER BAY 5 ..................... M Byleveld 55 8.00
14--- 230 CAPE TON BABY 13.................. C Puller 54.5 21.00
15--- 583 QUIXOTIC 4 .............................. K Teetan 53.5 11.00
16--- 900 PRINCESS MAGIC 8 ......C Pettigrew (a) 52 31.00
Emergencies: (in order)
17--- 010 ROSETTA STONE 1 ................................. 60.5 21.00
18--- 61 ZENDALENE 2 ......................................... 60.5 21.00
IRRESISTABLE CHRIS 1, Nantucket 2, Hurricane Katrina 3,
Kenilworth (SAF) races tonight TAB CODE: TH
● ON SKY RACING
● Tips by AAP
DAILY DOUBLE RACES 7 & 9
TAB FIRST 4 ALL RACES
QUADDIE RACES 6, 7, 8, 9
t won at track. c won this distance at the track. d
won this distance another track. w won in wet. b
beaten favourite. 0 not in first nine. s spell at least
three months. h home track. p pulled up. l lost rider.
n won at night.
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details but cannot accept responsibilty for any errors.
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