Craig Rail's Preview for Tabcorp Park

Fri, 17 Jan 2020

The outstanding pacer Jilliby Kung Fu returns to the race track having not started since July 2018. During his 4yo season, he took out the 4yo Bonanza at Melton then travelled to New South Wales to win the Chariots of Fire before his memorable second behind My Field Marshall in the Miracle Mile (1.46.9). He hasn't raced since finishing second behind Wrappers Delight in the Super Series Final. He adds to the quality of the large program of twelve races and he has been trialling exceptionally well but he couldn't have drawn worse than the inside of the second line.

Track information

Circumference: 1040m, Sprint Lane: Yes, Leader's win: , Leading Trainer: Emma Stewart, Leading Driver: Chris Alford

The Moral

Race 3 - No.10 Freddy Funk

There are no morals on this program, even though there are twelve races but Freddy Funk will be hard to beat again in the Claiming event.


Take On

Race 6 - No.8 Moonshine Linda

She is resuming since a victory in the Breeders Crown in August and has trialled nicely but she meets a very strong field first up.

Best Bet(s) - $25 win
R4 No.1 - Major Exclusive$2.8*
He is a very smart 4yo pacer racing in the peak of form and will take beating from the pole position over the short distance.
R8 No.4 - Call Me Hector$3.4*
He was heavily supported over the 1200m dash last week and was a massive second after racing wide for the trip.
Best Value - $10 win, $15 place)
R9 No.3 - Scruffy Doolan$3.2*
He had a decent crack for the lead but ended up parked without cover when a strong second last week.
R10 No.12 - Huli Nien$4.5*
He sprinted sharply from off the speed when a big winner last week and should prove hard to beat again.
Best Roughie(s) - $5 win, $15 place
R6 No.10 - Auntie Poppy$9*
She ran a nice race when resuming and will be suited if there is a genuine tempo throughout.
Money Race(s)
R2 $48 Flexi Trifecta's
It could be a leader/ behind leader scenario with the 1 & 2
1,2/ 1,2,8,10/ 1,2,4,6,8,10 $24, gives 100%
1,2,8,10/ 1,2,8,10/ 1,2,4,6,8,10 $24, gives 50%
R4 $24 Flexi Trifecta's
Major Exclusive and Fourbigmen are the class runners of the field.
1,2/ 1,2/ 3,6 $12, gives 300%
1,2/ 1,2,3,6/ 1,2,3,6 $12, gives 100%
R8 $40 Flexi Trifecta's
Call Me Hector and Rocknroll Ronnie are in great form.
4,5/ 1,4,5,8/ 1,2,4,5,8,9,11 $20, gives 66.66%
1,4,5,8/ 1,4,5,8/ 1,2,4,5,8,9,11 $20, gives 33.33%
Early Quaddie(s) - $68 Early Quaddie + $70 Quaddie
1,4,10/ 1,2,10/ 9,10/ 1,2$36, gives 100%
1,4,10/ 1,2,8,10/ 2,5,9,10/ 1,2$32, gives 33.33%
Quaddie(s) - $68 Early Quaddie + $70 Quaddie
1,4,10,11,13/ 6,8,9/ 5,7,8/ 4,5$40, gives 44.44%
1,4,6,7,9,10,11,12,13/ 6,8,9/ 5,6,7,8,10/ 4,5$30, gives 11.11%

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