Craig Rail's Preview for Gunbower

Sun, 08 Dec 2019

Gunbower host a terrific day of racing featuring the Trotting and Pacing Cups. Andy and Kate Gath won the Stawell Trotters Cup with Chief Running Cloud last week and will be looking to secure the Gunbower Cup today with Il Pirata, which has been in great form at Melton. The Pacing Cup appears to be an open betting affair with several winning chances. The best hopes appear to be Brackenreid and Our Jimmie from their inside draw and also American Zest.

Track information

Circumference: 1239.04m, Sprint Lane: Yes, Leader's win: , Leading Trainer: Paul Buhagiar, Leading Driver: Chris Alford

The Moral

Race 6 - No.9 Onthecrestofawave

She may not quite be in the "moral" category but she possesses a brilliant burst of speed.


Take On

Race 6 - No.3 La Player

He was in great form at the end of his last preparation but his trial efforts have only been fair leading up to his first up performance.

Best Bet(s) - $25 win
R6 No.9 - Onthecrestofawave$2.4*
She came with a booming finish to win in similar grade at Horsham then didn't have much luck at Melton
Best Value - $10 win, $15 place
R2 No.8 - Busters Grin$5.5*
He has a good turn of speed and has a trailing draw behind the likely leader.
R1 No.6 - Mar Pacifico$3*
She ran a great race after racing without cover in fast time last outing and appears to be well placed under these conditions.
Best Roughie(s) - $5 win, $15 place
R7 No.9 - Animated$14*
He is a versatile horse and hasn't enjoyed the best of luck in recent times so he can improve on his numerical form.
Money Race(s)
R1 $63 Flexi Trifecta's
Mar Pacifico and Blue Coman are the main chances.
6/ 3,4/ 1,3,4,5,7 $24, gives 300%
3,4,6/ 3,4,6/ 1,3,4,5,7 $24, gives 100%
R8 $40 Flexi Trifecta's
Cee Cee In America and Mamas New Dude are clearly the top two chances.
9,10/ 9,10/ 2,4,7,8,11 $20, gives 200%
9,10/ 2,4,7,8,9,10,11 $20, gives 33.33%
Early Quaddie(s) - $63 Early Quaddie + $60 Quaddie
4,6/ 7,8,9/ 2,6,7/ 5,9$36, gives 100%
3,4,6/ 1,3,4,7,8,9/ 2,6,7/ 5,9$27, gives 25%
Quaddie(s) - $63 Early Quaddie + $60 Quaddie
6,7,10,11/ 9/ 1,3,8,9,10/ 9,10$30, gives 75%
6,7,8,10,11/ 1,3,9/ 1,3,4,5,6,8,9,10/ 9,10$30, gives 12.50%

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