LAST week we found 3 of the 4 Quaddie legs for you, including a couple of long-shots and it paid almost $14k – we’ve got to have another go this week!
$80,000 MARATHON SERIES FINAL. 4000-metres.
SELECTIONS: PRIZE 1; Spur On Gold 2; Bayanova 3; Refectory 4.
BEST ROUGHIE: REFECTORY.
SUGGESTED BET: PRIZE to win.
PRIZE will be ready now. Won 3 on end, two hurdle trials, good 2nd Spur On Gold Oakbank 3600m, fitter, hard to beat. SPUR ON GOLD did a great job to overhaul Spur On Gold, Bayanova, Oakbank. Hard to beat again. BAYANOVA is a solid stayer, very fit, strong claims.
$60,000 THOMAS NORTH HANDICAP. 1600-metres.
SELECTIONS: UNBREAKABLE 1; Pay Up Bro 2; Super Haze 3; Elite Tiger 4.
BEST ROUGHIE: AURUM SPIRIT.
SUGGESTED BET: UNBREAKABLE each-way.
UNBREAKABLE was impressive winning first-up Bendigo 1400m then battled away OK second-up on leader-biased track. Fitter, good gate. PAY UP BRO always running on, good run last time 2nd Top Me Up, Bendigo. Strong claims. SUPER HAZE is an import, fitter now after closing first-up 7th Strike Force, Flemington. Chance. ELITE TIGER is in good form.
$250,000 IRT VOBIS Gold Mile. 1600-metres.
SELECTIONS: BURNING FRONT 1; Bel Burgess 2; Zebrinz 3; Entre Nous 4.
BEST ROUGHIE: MANAGERESS.
SUGGESTED BET: BURNING FRONT to win.
BURNING FRONT is well-weighted having won 5 of his past 6, beaten for first time in long time last start 5th Observational Bendigo Mile. Previous form stunning. BEL BURGESS in career-best form, likes to lead and make own luck. Go close again. ZEBRINZ doesn’t win often but recent form is strong. ENTRE NOUS is also in good form, has chance.
$250,000 TROA VOBIS GOLD HEATH. 2000-metres.
SELECTIONS: RUTHVEN 1; Tarquin 2; Hard Call 3; Toffee Nose 4.
BEST ROUGHIE: SIRFONTEIN.
SUGGESTED BET: RUTHVEN to win.
RUTHVEN has the best form. Last start was a fabulous 4th to Jon Snow in the G1 ATC Derby. If not flat from that will win here! TARQUIN is backing-up from last week when trailed speed, tired late. Fitter, this likely to have been the aim. HARD CALL hasn’t raced for a month when won Yarra Valley. Has won past 3 – in great form. TOFFEE NOSE is honest.
$300,000 VOBIS SIRES. 1200-metres.
SELECTIONS: JE SUIS TYCOON 1; Pure Scot 2; Sun Quan 3; Riverina Romance 4.
BEST ROUGHIE: WOMAN IN RED.
SUGGESTED BET: JE SUIS TYCOON.
JE SUIS TYCOON made debut in strong race when closed late, 2nd Bendigo. Fitter, longer trip helps, drawn well, go close. PURE SCOT in top barn, impressive winning Bendigo on debut before charged late 3rd Speed Street, Bendigo last time. Hard to beat. SUN QUAN made debut in same Bendigo race, wide throughout, battled bravely 5th. Fitter, chance.
$150,000 VOBIS GOLD DISTAFF. 1400-metres.
SELECTIONS: WHISTLE BABY 1; French Emotion 2; Diamond Baroness 3; Tykiato 4.
BEST ROUGHIE: GOLD FONTEIN.
SUGGESTED BET: WHISTLE BABY to win.
WHISTLE BABY was third-up when charged late for impressive 2nd Give Us A Go Bendigo last start. Fitter, ready to win now. FRENCH EMOTION has been racing well in good company. Ran 2nd I Am A Star G2 Sunline MV before ran on well 4th here last week. Strong claims. DIAMOND BARONESS and TYKIATO both have solid claims in tough race.
LISTED $120,000 BEL ESPRIT STAKES. 1200-metres.
SELECTIONS: ROCKET TOMMY 1; Malibu Style 2; Crystal Dreamer 3; Legless Veuve 4.
BEST ROUGHIE: O’MALLEY.
SUGGESTED BET: ROCKET TOMMY to win. Quinella with MALIBU STYLE.
ROCKET TOMMY is flying, has won past three, last 2 at Flemington. Fast and tough, well-weighted here, tough to catch again. MALIBU STYLE is another racing well, also well-weighted, closing 2nd Crystal Dreamer here last time. CRYSTAL DREAMER led throughout for solid and dominant win last time. Rising 2kg but still go close.
$250,000 VOBIS GOLD SPRINT. 1200-metres.
SELECTIONS: TYCOON TARA 1; Rich Charm 2; Prussian Vixen 3; Lucky Liberty 4.
BEST ROUGHIE: A LOTTA LOVE.
SUGGESTED BET: TYCOON TARA to win.
TYCOON TARA ran 2nd First Seal G2 race here before break, resumed well fancied, failed on bog track in Sydney. Right track, right trip and good gate. RICH CHARM is flying, won past 2 in impressive style, likes this track, good gate. PRUSSIAN VIXEN is another in career-best form. Makes own luck – chance. LUCKY LIBERTY is a good galloper resuming. Respect.
$250,000 VOBIS GOLD REEF. 1600-metres.
SELECTIONS: KAZIO 1; Think Babe 2; Ana Royale 3; Sword Of Light 4.
BEST ROUGHIE: CHEREE’S SINZIG.
SUGGESTED BET: KAZIO to win.
KAZIO has raced just 3 times, won on debut, 3rd MV before charged late 3rd Bendigo Guineas last time against the pattern. Hard to beat. THINK BABE also raced just 3 times, won past 2, this harder, shows touch of class. ANA ROYALE is drawn gate 1, 2nd past two including MV. Honest. SWORD OF LIGHT was a very good winner here last time, chance again