RANDWICK will host the $10 million THE EVEREST today – richest race ever run on turf anywhere in the world. Great program and lots of winners to find!
$100,000 TAB HIGHWAY CONSOLATION. 1400-metres.
SELECTIONS: 12 DON’T GIVE A DAMN: 5 Zamex; 3 My Tagoson; 10 Cascata Rossa.
BEST ROUGHIE: 15 BRONZED VENOM.
SUGGESTED BET: DON’T GIVE A DAMN to win.
DON’T GIVE A DAMN has won 2 of 3 starts, second in the other. Impressive horse, ran odds-on, sat on the pace and won easily Rosehill last time. Looks the one again. ZAMEX has won 4 of 9, won two on end both TAB HIGHWAY’S last prep, resumed 10th of 12 Sunshine Coast. Fitter now, well worth another chance. MY TAGOSON has won past two Randwick in these races. Has genuine winning claims again.
$100,000 VICTORY VEIN PLATE. 1000-metres.
SELECTIONS: 12 REBUKES; 10 The Enzo; 8 Munich; 7 Legend Of Condor.
BEST ROUGHIE: 9 STUNTS.
SUGGESTED BET: Box Quinella/Trifecta: 7 – 8 – 9 – 10 -12.
LOTS of guess work here, many unraced. REBUKES is a Sepoy filly trialled very well, rates highly. THE ENZO is a colt by Stratum looked very strong winning a trial. Respect. MUNICH a colt by Snitzel, has trialled really well several times. Strong claims. LEGEND OF CONDOR was an impressive trial winner at Rosehill, sure to have ability. SANTAS and SPIN both ran very well on debut. Tricky race, watch betting.
LISTED $125,000 REGINALD ALLEN QUALITY. 1400-metres.
SELECTIONS: 4 SWEET DEAL; 1 Regimen; 7 Workdrinks; 8 Faith In Hand.
BEST ROUGHIE: 5 YULONG XINGSHENG.
SUGGESTED BET: SWEET DEAL each-way.
SWEET DEAL was good run when 3-length 6th Alizee G2 Tea Rose before 8th behind Alizee G1 Flight. This a big drop in grade, rates highly. REGIMEN has won 3 of just 4 starts, latest solid winner Warwick Farm, Sep 20. Well-placed, chance here. WORKDRINKS has a win and two seconds from 3 runs, latest 2nd Rosehill two weeks ago. Go well. FAITH IN HAND scratched Wednesday for this, good 3rd Flemington last time. Respect.
$200,000 TAB ANNIVERSARY HIGHWAY. 1400-metres.
SELECTIONS: 8 PUMPKIN PIE; 11 Suncraze; 2 Galaxy Warrior; 3 Delightful Feeling.
BEST ROUGHIE: 7 DARTS AWAY.
SUGGESTED BET: PUMPKIN PIE to win. Quinella: 8 – 11.
PUMPKIN PIE is a real talent, won 4 of 12, out of his class last time when 3.8-length 10th of 12 G2 Premiere, behind In Her Time last start. This ideal, go close. SUNCRAZE won 3 of 9 with 6 seconds, so has a fabulous record. Last start winner here in one of these races beating the smart Don’t Give A Damn. Hard to stop. GALAXY WARRIOR and DELIGHTFUL FEELING are both well suited in this and have genuine each-way claims.
$100,000 THE STAR MILE. 1600-metres.
SELECTIONS: 10 JAMINZAH; 11 Invincibella; 0 Oklahoma Girl; 6 Souchez.
BEST ROUGHIE: 2 MAN OF HIS WORD.
SUGGESTED BET: JAMINZAH each-way.
JAMINZAH won two on end at Flemington before Randwick 4th then Warwick Farm win last start in fast time. Looks a real chance here. INVINCIBELLA ran 6th in the G1 Qld Oaks before spell, two trials, resumed with impressive win Rosehill. Extra ground suits, fitter, sure to run well. OKLAHOMA GIRL has been looking for the mile, gets it here, last start ran on hard when 3rd. Chance. SOUCHEZ has run 4th at his past two Rosehill and Randwick. Chance.
$500,000 ST LEGER STAKES. 2600-metres.
SELECTIONS: 2 BIG DUKE; 1 Libran; 4 Who Shot Thebarman; 6 Auvray.
BEST ROUGHIE: 7 FOUNDATION.
SUGGESTED BET: BIG DUKE to win.
BIG DUKE is getting better all the time. Has great Sydney record, improved again when 2nd Foundry, G1 The Metropolitan, Randwick 2400m last time. Go close. LIBRAN followed dazzling win in G3 Kingston Town with grinding 6th G1 The Metropolitan, Randwick. Weight scale much better for him here. Chance. WHO SHOT THEBARMAN old-timer but still racing well. Eye-catching run last time when closing 4th G1 The Metropolitan. Respect.
LISTED $500,000 SYDNEY STAKES. 1200-metres.
SELECTIONS: 12 IN HER TIME; 10 Washington Heights; 13 Bonny O’Reilly; Takedown.
BEST ROUGHIE: 8 DERRYN.
SUGGESTED BET: IN HER TIME to win.
BRILLIANT mare IN HER TIME had great Brisbane prep before spell, resumed with stunning win in G2 Premiere, beating English. The one to beat. WASHINGTON HEIGHTS since returning from Hong Kong has been a revelation, won 3 of only 4 runs here, including past two, latest last to first G2 Shannon. Go well. TAKEDOWN fitter now after two good runs back from a spell. Respect.
$10,000,000 THE TAB EVEREST. 1200-metres.
SELECTIONS: 4 REDKIRK WARRIOR; 2 Vega Magic; 1 Chautauqua; 10 She Will Reign.
BEST ROUGHIE: 5 CLEARLY INNOCENT.
SUGGESTED BET: REDKIRK WARRIOR each-way. Box Trifecta: 1 – 2 – 4 – 5 – 10.
GREAT race. REDKIRK WARRIOR is big and strong and very fast. Newmarket winner, resumed at Flemington last time with stunning win. Sure to run very well again. VEGA MAGIC another big, strong speedster, form great, resumed with solid win Caulfield then easy win G1 Memsie. Has been kept fresh, hard to beat. CHAUTAUQUA champion sprinter, gets back and runs on, always a risk. Flashed late last time, this ideal and his Grand Final. SHE WILL REIGN Golden Slipper winner at two, resumed with great win MV G1. Go close.
GROUP 3 $500,000 CRAVEN PLATE. 2000-metres.
SELECTIONS: 1 HAPPY CLAPPER; 7 Mackintosh; 4 Star Exhibit; 8 Spectroscope.
BEST ROUGHIE: 5 CLASSIC UNIFORM.
SUGGESTED BET: Anchor HAPPY CLAPPER in multiple bets.
HAPPY CLAPPER is flying, resumed with G2 Tramway win before 2nd to Winx in the G1 George Main, then comfortable winner G1 Epsom. This distance no issue, looks the winner. MACKINTOSH ran 5th to Winx in the G1 George Main before closing 3rd in the G2 Hill Stakes. Probably looking for this trip now. Run well. STAR EXHIBIT former WA mare now trained in Vic, much better when 5th JRA Cup last time. Fitter, strong claims.
$100,000 SYDNEY HARBOUR EXCLUSIVE SPRINT. 1000-metres.
SELECTIONS: 3 LATIN BOY; 4 Pick Me Up; 6 Ozark; 7 Realise Potential.
BEST ROUGHIE: 15 GADFLY.
SUGGESTED BET: LATIN BOY each-way.
HARD to knock the form of LATIN BOY, he’s won his past four starts, latest Warwick Farm when carried 62.5kgs. Has a definite chance again in tough race. PICK ME UP is always competitive these races, last start solid winner Rosehill and he has a good chance again from gate 1. OZARK won 2 on end before spell, resumed 4th Diddums, Rosehill was good run. Chance here. REALISE POTENTIAL is another with a winning chance in tough race.