TOP SELECTION: Race 7, No. 3 RISE HIGH - $2.50
Very talented galloper resuming and just wasn't quite himself in a 2 run prep at the back-end of last year, but they did think enough of him to put him up $8 fresh against the best horse in Hong Kong; Beauty Generation. They don't trial any better than what he did on January 25 and expecting him to bounce back tonight.
NEXT BEST: Race 5, No. 3 HAPPY DRAGON - $2.30
Progressive type that won by a stretch 2 starts back and it was a good effort last time out after having to go back from a wide gate, there wasn't much making ground out wide and was doing his best work late for 4th. Up in the weights but should be closer tonight and draws for a softer run for Purton in what's a rather thin line-up.
EACH WAY: Race 8, No. 2 EPIC - $12.00
Wasn't much wrong with the HK debut on February 2 where he wasn't quite so sharp away but whacked away fairly well in the straight and was only beaten 3 lengths in the end. Will find this easier back to Class 3 company and whilst drawn out, Callan should be rolling forward anyway and could give cheek here.
ROUGHIE: Race 9, No. 6 WATER DIVINER - $26.00
Talented sprinter when right that's won twice in this class and competitive aga...