Meeting: Canterbury Park
Date: 11th September
Track Condition: Good 4
Track Expectations: Track will be pretty firm and we can expect this to play like a typical Canterbury. Advantage to those settling in the first few.
Key runners and ones to watch:
- Erno lightly raced, promising gelding for Kim Waugh, Notice that Husband, Mark, is in the ownership group. By boom young sire Rubick, the horse is yet to put in a bad performance. James McDonald sticks after being on when the horse ran second first-up at Warwick Farm. Expect it runs a new peak this time and should be in the finish.
- Appian Way She was a mare with Darren Weir last year who is now in the Snowden camp. They got her to win first-up too! She always had plenty of ability and the win fresh showed enough to suggest she can win again through the grades. Expect she runs well down in weights with a positive jockey change.
Colada is better than maiden grade and didn’t have much luck last start. Like Robbie Dolan on. Blinkers go on Way Back When which is a good sign of intent for Bowman/Waller. Parche will likely spot them a start but has talent.
Like the fact that Sakura has trialled twice leading into this. She should be ready. Dance Hall Girl as an on-pacer should be better for the fresh run while Miss Scorcher gives some weight to her rivals and will be on pace.
Astralis will be handy and better for her fresh effort. Freshen for this and a trial in between. Papal Warrior is a horse the owners seem to have a bit of time for. New stable and did trial well I thought.
Kylease comes in ready to go fresh off two decent trials. Appian Way went up big odds as I expected, but she has talent. November Man will run better than he did last start and perhaps a decent each-way bet.
Erno goes up short and for good reason. Really promising type. Quadriga another talented type who is resuming off a smart trial. Lilith comes to town off a decent win. Fancy you’ll get a price to see if she can measure up.
Very open race on our early ratings. Achondrite with the typical Waller build up and should be ready to produce something now. Misty Summer gets a nice run in behind the speed and should be big odds. Perfect Rhyme drops in grade you’d fancy, will the market find him?
Another even race to finish the quaddie with the first emergency Paulo Place a strong chance if he gets in. Waking Moment drops to a winnable race while Beaufort Park looks set to peak.