Horse To Follow: Cylinder Beach who should have some money in him before the southerners arrive.
Run Of The Day: Bonneval made them look second rate.
Ride Of The Day: Blake Shinn on Generalissimo, wouldn’t have won without the ride.
Forget It Ran: Spright, should have finished closer after being held up.
Royal Randwick - Saturday April 8
Race 1 – WHISPERED SECRET $4, won from TOGA PICTA, ALL TOO HUIYING.
Whispered Secret was the best supported runner being $6 into $4 with Muraahib always being solid around the $4.40 mark. Ace High had some support with the rest having little support.
Race 2 – GENERALISSIMO $14, won from ROSA CAROLINA, SIREN’S FURY.
Best supported was the unplaced Ubatuba who was $21 into $8, Rosa Carolina and Hussterical also had good support being $11 into $8.50 and $6.50 into $4.80 respectiviely. The winner had little support being $12 out to $14.
Race 3 – SHOALS $3, won from FORMALITY, SERENA BAY.
The winner was the best supported runner in the race being $4 into start $3 favourite. The original favourite Almanzora was unwanted opening $2.80 before starting at $4.20.
Race 4 – MARYORE $31, won from BETTER NOT BLUE, ZIGANUI.
Pomelo was the only runner they wanted in this race where she opened the $3.60 favourite before starting at $2.60 before finishing unplace. The winner Maryore was unwanted being $17 out to $31.
Race 5 – DERRYN $8.50, won from GLOBAL GLAMOUR, IMPENDING.
Defcon was the best supported runner in the race being $17 into $10 before finishing unplaced. All 3 placegetters had solid support starting marginally shorter than the opening quotes.
Race 6 – BONNEVAL $4.40, won from PERFECT RHYME, LASQUETI SPIRIT.
Bonneval was always solid in the market opening at $4.20 before touching $3.40 and then getting out late to start at $4.40 on the back of very good support for Nurse Kitchen who opened at $6 before starting $4.20 favourite. No other signifigant moves.
Race 7 – WINX $1.12, won from HARTNELL, SENSE OF OCCASION.
As you would expect Winx completely stifled the market. Happy Clapper had some support being $21 into start $17. Hartnell was $11 out to $18.
Race 8 – Sydney Cup no race.
Big Duke was a solid favourite being $2.90 into $2.70. Supported to beat the fav were Penglai Pavillion $10 into $6.50, Almoonqith $51 into $18 and Kinema $31 into $19.
Race 9 – FOXPLAY $7.50, won from ZANBAGH, DIXIE BLOSSOMS.
Silent Sedition and Dixie Blossoms were the 2 best supported in an open market being $4.50 into $3.80 fav and $8 into $6.50. Foxplay opened $6 getting out to $8.50 before starting $7.50. A number off runners had some minor nibbles.
Race 10 – SECRET AGENDA $10, won from MISSROCK, ARTISITRY.
Secret Agenda had good support opening at $14 before starting at $10. Best backed in the race was 3rd placegetter Artistry who was $10 into $5.50 second fav with Ravi being 4.40 into start $3.60 favourite.
The Money Was Right: Whispered Secret was very well supported in the first.
Left It In The Bag: Artistry in the last was very well supported before finishing 3rd.
Friendless: Maryore was friendless before getting the cash in the fourth.
Toowoomba – Saturday April 8
Race 1 – NOBLE HUSSLER $23, won from SKATE TO PARIS, BEACH DRUM
The only one they wanted was unplaced favourite Girl In A Million who was $4.20 into a clear $1.80 favourite. The winner was unwanted being $9 out to $23.
Race 2 – CANTBUYBETTER $6, won from SHIPWRECKED, COUNTER MEAL.
The winner Cantbuybetter was unwanted opening $4.20 before starting $6. Shipwrecked was best supported being $7 into $4.40 fav with unplaced Motion Granted very well supported being $9.50 into $5.50 second favourite.
Race 3 – REAL EGO $13, won from UNO BEST, HELAROCITY.
The winner was very well supported starting at $13 after opening at $21. Helarocity had very good support also opening $4.80 before starting $3.40 favourite. Uno Best had no support at all opening at $20 and starting at $51.
Race 4 – KUZNETSOVA $4.20, won from DON’T TELL MAMA, ROXY RHYTHM.
Kuznetsova was solid opening at $4 before getting into $3.40 then back at to start $4.20. Don’t Tell Mama was $3.30 out to $3.90. Honey Holt was the best supported runner being $9.50 into $6 before finishing unplaced.
Race 5 – RULING FORCE $ 7.50, won from BLUE JEST, CHIVADAHLII.
Unplaced Passionflower was easily best supported opening at $3.20 before starting at $2.70. The winner Ruling Force was solid opening at $7 before touching $10 then getting back in late to start $7.50.
Race 6 - DREAMS APLENTY $1.80, won from SPRING TYCOON, DAZZLE EM SID.
The winner was best supported opening at $2 getting into $1.70 before starting at $1.80. Unplaced runners Isn’t She Elegant and Iron Craft were well supported being $51 into $17 and $51 into $21 respectively.
Race 7 – CYLINDER BEACH $3, won from MAGNATUNE, SHEISWHATSHEIS.
Best backed runner was the unplaced Dream Finnish who was $7 into $4.80. Transporter also had supporters and was $14 into $9. The winner was solid opening at $2.70 before starting at $3.
Race 8 – JUMBO PRINCE $9.50 AND COL ‘N’ LIL $34, won from SIEGFRIED.
Jumbo Prince had very good support being $15 into $9.50 with Col N Lil was unwanted being $26 out to $34. Trubia was the best supported runner being $8.50 into $4.80 before finishing unplaced.
Race 9 – QUATRONIC $9, won from IN HIS STRIDE, LAND OFFICE.
The best supported runner was the unplaced Isis Magic who was $31 into $9. Others who had good support were In His Stride who was $7 into $3.80 and Fiery Heights was always well supported opening $4.20 before starting $3.40 favourite.
Race 10 – TAILLEVENT $13, won from PRIVLAKA, FORBIDDEN KISSES.
The winner had good support opening $21 before starting $13. The best supported runner was Rhyme Nor Rhythm who opened at $6.50 before starting at $3. Other who had good support were Privlaka and King’s Dance who was $41 into $17.
The Money Was Right: Jumbo Prince was $15 into $9.50 before deadheating in the Weetwood.
Left It In The Bag: Girl In A Million was a very big go before finishing a long way of them.
Friendless: Noble Hussler in Girl In A Million’s race was $9 out to $23
Caulfield – Saturday April 8
Race 1 – KOBAYASHI $8.50, won from PLUTOCRACY, BANISH.
The best supported was Plutocracy who was $4 into a clear $2.15 favourite. Banish was unwanted opening $2.40 before starting $4.
Race 2 – LIFE LESS ORDINARY $11, won from OVERBERG, ZAHSPEED.
The winner had good support opening $16 into $11. Good support for Use The Lot being $21 into $7.50, Rockstar Rebel $4.20 into $2.90 favourite and 3rd placegetter Zahspeed who was $21 into $13.
Race 3 – SWORD OF LIGHT $5.50, won from MRS GARDENIA, TOFFEE NOSE.
The best backed runner was Mrs Gardenia who was $21 into $10 before finishing 2nd with Toffee Nose also well backed being $4.20 into $3.60. The winner was always solid around the $5.50.
Race 4 – LYCURGUS $21, won from MISS STRATHALLAN, PARTHESIA.
The winner was unwanted being $11 out to $21 with third placegetter Parthesia having good support being $26 into $11. Others who had good support were Fontein Lad, Miss Strathallan, High Bounty and Bint El Bedu.
Race 5 – CRYSTAL DREAMER $3.40, won from MALIBU STYLE, BULLPIT.
Crystal Dreamer was the best supported runner opening at $4.40 into $3.40 favourite. The opening favourite Gun Case had little support opening at $3.70 before starting at $5.