TRACK: GOOD 4
HEATS TO WATCH:
It was a very quiet morning with just four trials and as such it was more about focusing on those that turned in standout performances.
TOP 4 PERFORMANCES:
- MIDNIGHT WARRIOR, Michael Mehegan (Ht 1). This 5YO gelding sat outside the speed and appeared to carry his fair share of weight. He wasn’t knocked around in the straight and looked to be in good order. He has had a freshen up since three runs where a combination of pulling and bad luck saw him post some poor results – he can turn a corner.
- FICA GAL, John McArdle (Ht 2). This 2YO daughter of Benfica was the only one to impress in heat two. She bounced on the bunny and was never in danger, winning as she pleased.
- BITE THIS, Lisa Enright (Ht 3). I absolutely loved the way this 3YO gelding accelerated after an average beginning to take a commanding early lead. He was nursed to the post and should be winning a maiden in coming weeks.
- OUR SON GEORGE, Jason Petch (Ht 4). A 4YO gelding who hasn’t shown much to date on the racetrack but this trial suggested he is in for an improved preparation. He got back early doors but clearly had the three Laurie runners covered a long way from home. He was particularly strong over the final furlong and could be one to follow at big odds when resum...