Warwick Farm   20 Sep 2017
 
GOING: GOOD 4

All Too Hard@vinery Mdn Plate 1100m

Track: GOOD 4   Partly Cloudy (Max: 21)   Rail: Out 5m 1000m-W/P. Out 3m Remainder, 1400m Chute Out 5m. (Pent: 4.74).  

Military Academy looks the likely leader in the opener. EPIC RANT finished third to Veranillo on debut last Spring. Immediately sent for a spell and recent trials suggest he has matured up nicely as a three year old. Made to find the line in the latest of those and looks ready to run a bold race with Avdulla sticking. BALEARIC has been freshened and trialled well leading into this. Two starts at the Provincials have been solid but back in trip with the Blinkers on are pluses. STAR OF AFRICA could be the best horse given his trials. He makes his debut and while lacking race fitness/experience the stable sure know how to train a juvenile. NOVEMBER MAN and MY ZEBRINKA weren't hopeless on debut and shape as improvers at double figure quotes.  SUGGESTED PLAY: Epic Rant looks the goods.
1 52 BALEARIC
CHRIS WALLER
3YO  B/BR  COLT 56.0KG
F A Kennedy, Mrs B L Kennedy, Boeara Holdings(Mgr: Ms D A Dunphy), R B T Aurisch, Mrs H A Aurisch, Paramount Racing(Mgr: Ms K M Wood), D M McLeish & Mrs M K McLeish
Since last run he has trialed at Rosehill trial over 900m on 4/09/2017; Last outing ran wide early, middle stages; made some head-way from midfield; 2nd of 7 starters at Wyong 3yo Mdn Aug 4 over 1350m, 1 len behind Island Missile with 57kg. Before that slowly away (2l) and blocked for run near 400m; 5th of 7 runners at Hawkesbury 2yo Mdn in Jul over 1000m, 2-1/2 len behind Marble with 57.5kg. Has looked good and is a threat while fresh.
9
G SCHOFIELD
Purple, White Stars And Cap
2 3x EPIC RANT
G WATERHOUSE & A BOTT
3YO  CHESTNUT  COLT 56.0KG
Spendthrift Australia Pty Ltd (Mgr: B W Hughes)
Resuming from a lengthy break. Only had one start last when he was hampered early stages; 3rd of 7 runners at Rosehill 2yo Hcp in Nov last year over 1100m, slow track; 1-1/4 len behind Veranillo carrying 57.5kg. Won trial at Randwick over 1050m on Aug 31. Suited in this grade first-up, rates well.
3
B AVDULLA
Orange, Purple Quarters With Yellow Seams
3 INVINCIBLE GANGSTA
KRISTEN BUCHANAN
3YO  BAY  COLT 56.0KG
D P Treacy, J R Walz, Mrs S A Booth, S J Young, S R Rich, Mrs L Daley, D L Chew & M K Caban
Three-year-old colt (I Am Invincible - La Capone) has trialed two times leading into todays race. Last trial ran 3rd at Wyong barrier trial over 1000m on Sep 11. Hard to have in this line up.
4
J PARR
Black And White Diamonds, Hot Pink Sleeves And Cap
4 65x MILITARY ACADEMY
GARRY WHITE
3YO  BAY  COLT 56.0KG
Hobartville Stud Pty Ltd
Resumes from a spell. Finished off last preparation laid out in straight; 5th of 8 runners at Gosford 2yo Mdn in May over 1000m, 8-1/2 len behind Revenire carrying 58kg. First ever race start overraced early, middle stages and checked near 800m; 6th of 12 runners at Randwick 2yo C&G Mdn in Apr over 1200m, slow track; 7-1/2 len behind Pierata with 56kg. Not up to this grade.
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C W BROWN
White, Brown Star, Yellow Sleeves And Cap
5 5 MY ZEBRINKA
R J QUINTON
3YO  BAY  GELDING 56.0KG
P J Conneely, Mrs C A Conneely, Ms M P Crowley, R L Gent, P E Ulrich, Mrs J B Ulrich, Mrs H D Ulrich, A R Ulrich, G I Calvert, Mrs C A Calvert & Mrs M A Davids
Trialled in preparation for debut last start. At debut, inquiry into performance; ran last in a small field at Canterbury 3yo Mdn Aug 16 over 1100m, 7-1/2 len behind Songlike carrying 54kg. Improvement on first up run required.
8
ANDREW ADKINS
Purple, Green Quarters, Quartered Cap
6 5 NOVEMBER MAN
A & E CUMMINGS
3YO  BAY  COLT 56.0KG
A Cummings (A&B Cummings), P C Racing Investments (P J Carroll), Ziebice Racing ( R J Campbell), L A Clinton, S A Baskett, Mrs S J Baskett, J King, Mrs J L King, Mrs W S Trisulo, S W Bruhn, A W Bruhn, Morphy (C Jarvis) & M J Guildea
Trialled in preparation for debut last start. At debut, made some head-way from midfield; with blinkers first time; 5th of 7 runners at this track 3yo Mdn Sep 6 over 1200m, 2-1/4 len behind Our Mantra with 57kg. Improvement on first up run anticipated.
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B SHINN
Yellow, Red Epaulettes And Cap
7 STAR OF AFRICA
P & P SNOWDEN
3YO  BAY  COLT 56.0KG
Kia Ora 2009 (Mgr: R W Rose), Aquis Farm (Mgr: Miss K A Fogden), Winstar Farm Llc (Mgr: J Mullikin), Newgate S F (Mgr: G D Murphy), China Horse Club Racing Pty Ltd (Mgr: A K Teo) & Horse Ventures (Mgr: M B Sandblom)
First start. By leading sire More Than Ready out of Rock Of Fortune. Won trial over 1045m at Randwick on in April. Looks well above average so a win would not surprise.
6
J BOWMAN
Red, Yellow Stars And Halved Sleeves, Red Cap With White Newgate Logo
8 0x6x4 TEN CARAT
A & E CUMMINGS
3YO  BAY  COLT 56.0KG
Anthony Cummings Thoroughbreds (Mgr: A & B Cummings), J Barton, Mrs M J Barton, L A Clinton, Ms F Latief, M I Jones, Ms N Shymko, M Guildea & M J Hayne
Having second run back today. Last start laid out in straight; 4th of 8 runners at Gosford Mdn Sep 7 over 1000m, 2-1/4 len behind Thistledo carrying 56.5kg. At only start last preparation inquiry into performance; didn't do much in the run; 6th of 8 starters at Randwick 2yo Mdn in Feb over 1000m, on slow going 8-1/2 len behind Villa Carlotta carrying 58kg. Unlikely to be contesting the finish here.
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J R COLLETT
Maroon, Navy Blue V
9 VACATE
JAMES CUMMINGS
3YO  BAY  COLT 56.0KG
Godolphin
First race starter by Exceed And Excel out of Caveat. Has been okay at the trials and should be monitored in betting.
5
K MCEVOY
Royal Blue