Upcoming runners 18 June 2017

Sunday 18 June 2017

Race 6: Open Benchmark 97 - 1100m
Horse no: 1
Time: 3.55 PM
Jockey: M RODD (59kg)

Starcraft (NZ) x Firesong (NZ) 6yo gelding. He's come through his last start-run really well, he looks great, and galloped nicely during the week. Unfortunately, he gets a high weight of 59kg for the race on Sunday, but he seems to carry the weight well; he's drawn barrier 2, but honestly seems to prefer a wider barrier. There should be a lot of pace in the race; we'll get in behind them wherever he's comfortable travelling and try to get to the outside. Stepping up to 1100m will be good for him and he's in good form; hopefully he'll be right in the finish again.


Race 9: Class 4 - 1600m
Horse no: 5
Time: 5.35 PM
Jockey: M RODD (56KG)

Foxwedge (AUS) x Marie Soleil (USA) 3yo gelding. He's in really good form at the moment; James is very pleased with him. He's drawn nicely in barrier 2 and from that barrier we'll try and be nice and positive out of the gate and get into the first four or five, just behind the main speed. Michael (Rodd, jockey) can ride his race from there and hopefully get into some clear room in the home straight. Stepping up to 1600m should suit him and hopefully he'll be right in the finish again.