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Runner Index

Race Number:
Race 1
Race Time:


$7200, 4YO & OLDER R40 TO R53 AMATEUR DRIVERS, 1980m

For R40 to R53 4yo-&-older pacers. This race is for Amateur Drivers only and has a Preferential Barrier Draw Based on: Winning Stakes this season using the track grid.

1Flamboyant434727Flamboyant1FtSue BlakeBest draw in a few starts and has competed well in this grade. Has claims.
2Reinimin Patron580293Reinimin Patron2FtMike MaynardSteady enough after finding the lead here 15Jul. May hunt lead again. Place.
3Motoring Major098003Motoring Major3FtBlair WilmottBest effort in a fair while last Sunday to hold 3rd. Multiples from same draw.
4Dismara62208XDismara4FtGavin CookAway from the races for 8 months. Experienced type but should need this.
5She's A Dagg98X536She's A Dagg5FtCheree WiggGreat recovery 15Jul after breaking early. Can measure up in this grade. EW.
6Wee Ring The Changes275779Wee Ring The Changes6FtAndrew FitzgeraldTook a few strides to find space 15Jul. Generally a chance in amateurs grade.
7The Optimist006691The Optimist7FtNeil MunroZoomed home to score at R40-45 level 11Jul. That dash bodes well here. Chance.
8Bolzano087740Bolzano8FtAlan EdgeWent back from the same draw last start. Work to do again from this alley.
9Four Starzzz Shiraz716648Four Starzzz Shiraz9FtColleen NegusTried hard late 11Jul after settling back from 10m. Can add multiples spice.
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10Edge Sheeran470680Edge Sheeran10FtKevin McClintockCrept a little closer last start but still a long way off them. Look to others.
Best Bets: She's A Dagg (5),   The Optimist (7),   Flamboyant (1),   Wee Ring The Changes (6)
Best Mile Rates: Four Starzzz Shiraz (1-56.9),   The Optimist (1-58.3),   Reinimin Patron (1-58.8)     [races less or equal 2000m]
Trainer Changes: Dismara from Trent Yesberg to Gavin Cook
Gear Changes: Dismara (4): SL-Off, BL-On    Legend
Race Number:
Race 2
Race Time:


$7360, NON-WINNERS 2YO & OLDER, 2600m

For 2yo-&-older trotters.

Participants for Race 2: SPECTATORS $16 KIWI ICONIC ROAST TROT
1Cheeky Monkey580940Cheeky Monkey1Ft  
2Random Spur634673Random Spur2FtRicky MayGaining a bridesmaid tag but gives punters a run for their place money. Repeat.
3Myshout982554Myshout3FtSam Thornley(J)Out late at Forbury & is finding the line well through winter. Not the worst.
4Galleons Devotion52Galleons Devotion4FtLeo O'ReillyFollowed home Repeat Pat last week & hasn't put a hoof wrong yet. Danger.
5Butcher Kate6PButcher Kate5Ft  
6Rush4Rush6FtCraig ThornleyShould have derived plenty from last Sunday's debut 4th. Give another look.
7Shiffty539X96Shiffty7FtGavin SmithTired late after doing some work last Sunday. Fitness building. Combos best.
8Millie's Gift36Millie's GiftU1FtNathan WilliamsonInexperience showed at Forbury but displayed her motor too. Top pick in this.
9See It Thru053365See It ThruU2FtKerry HadfieldIn for the fight late in this grade, even if a win is elusive. Multiples must.
10Top Hat And Tails072009Top Hat And TailsU3FtKen BarronStruggling to put in a clean round for now. Can trot, but prefer to watch here.
11Night Watch350P70Night WatchU4Ft  
Best Bets: Millie's Gift (8),   Galleons Devotion (4),   Myshout (3),   See It Thru (9)
Race Number:
Race 3
Race Time:


$7520, R40 TO R54, 1980m

For R40 to R54 pacers. Preferential Barrier Draw Based on: Rating using the track grid. This Race is only open to R40 to R54 Three-Year-Old and Older Pacers Trained on the Northern side of the Hurunui River or the Western side of Arthurs Pass or the Southern side of the Rangitata River, in the South Island.

1Alexy052660Alexy1FtRicky MaySteady diet of racing for the veteran. Draw a big help, but needs to lift.
2Von Art513566Von Art2FtMatthew WilliamsonBest draw since her Forbury 3rd & has a chance to get on-place. EW claims.
3Pete's Dash876755Pete's Dash3FtJessica Young-GrantGrinding type through the winter but more convincing than some here. First4s.
4Donegal Carrickfin00PX00Donegal Carrickfin4FtRoss HoughtonRound safely since resuming but lacking extra gear. Looking for improvement.
5Hello Adele9517X7Hello Adele5FtJo HerbertWell beaten here 15Jul but will have needed the run. Better than that. Combos.
6Allandale00807XAllandale6FtRobbie HolmesFresh up since lacking punch over the summer circuit. Tricky ask from the draw.
7Hes Fast And Furious466786Hes Fast And Furious7FtJohn DunnFaded late here 20Jun but drops down in grade today. Can give this a shake.
8Rin Tin Tin56X510Rin Tin Tin8FtKerryn Tomlinson(J)Caught in a tough spot last week but Forbury win showed merit. Can atone.
9Shards Fury46X135Shards Fury9FtBrad WilliamsonDidn't give up from similar draw here 15Jul. Genuine hope with any luck.
Best Bets: Von Art (2),   Shards Fury (9),   Hes Fast And Furious (7),   Rin Tin Tin (8)
Best Mile Rates: Alexy (1-56.8),   Donegal Carrickfin (1-57.2),   Allandale (1-58.5)     [races less or equal 2000m]
Gear Changes: Hello Adele (5): SL-Off, P-On    Legend
Horse Movements: Hello Adele to Jason & Ian Thomas at Charing Cross, Allandale to Robbie Holmes at Leithfield Beach, Shards Fury to Bruce Negus at Burnham
Race Number:
Race 4
Race Time:


$8000, NON-WINNERS 3YO & OLDER, 2600m

Participants for Race 4: HORNBY LIQUOR CENTRE PACE
1All Together NowP80XAll Together Now1FtTerry ChmielDashed home from last to win 14Jul trial. #1 draw not ideal but keep safe.
2Sheezagoldengirl542640Sheezagoldengirl2FtSam Thornley(J)Dragged back here 13Jun but had done her dash. Needs to improve in this.
3Archie0Archie3FtColin DeFilippiCharacter-building debut 15Jul but should have learned from that. Place spice.
4Miss Markle409Miss Markle4FtRobbie HolmesExcuses galore last time with no space emerging. Can lob up at a real price.
5Glitz And Glam5PX544Glitz And Glam5FtJohn DunnSteady enough runs since resuming. Won't wow them but chance with right tempo.
6Searing Light086496Searing Light6FtKen BarronLacking a sprinting gear in winter efforts. Not a deep field, but First4s best.
7Get Outta TownGet Outta Town7FtRobbie CloseNever really clear on the inner 14Jul trials. Won his May qualifier. Consider.
8White Shark060XWhite Shark8FtRicky MayHalf a length from Ali X in sole workout for this, Plain last campaign. Odds.
9Rocknroll Diva0X3704Rocknroll Diva9FtMatthew WilliamsonShowed plenty of purpose when clear here 15Jul. Capable of clearing maidens.
10Watching Our Coin453843Watching Our Coin10FtMurray EdmondsDidn't flinch 04Jul & doesn't toss in many bad outings. Multiples must in this.
11Asian Elvis4505XAsian Elvis11FtSamantha OttleyBold 2nd in quick last 400m 06Jul trials. First start in 18 months. Can upset.
12Pure Courage057036Pure Courage12FtKyle CameronShort way home helped at Timaru but too far back here 09Jul. First4s option.
13Mr Cash Man685Mr Cash Man13Ft  
Best Bets: Rocknroll Diva (9),   Get Outta Town (7),   All Together Now (1),   Glitz And Glam (5)
Star Trialist: All Together Now - 1st of 4, N Cnty TOA, 14/07/21, 2600m Stand , WnrsTime: 3-23.2, 800m: 58.1, 400m: 28.3, Margins: neck, 3/4len, 8 len.
Trainer Changes: All Together Now from Michael Purdon to Terry Chmiel
Gear Changes: Archie (3): SL-Off, RD-On, Asian Elvis (11): RD-Off    Legend
Race Number:
Race 5
Race Time:


$8160, 3YO & OLDER R40 TO R44, R45 WITH COND., 2600m

For R40 to R44 3yo-&-older pacers. Also R45 horses with winning stakes up to and including $24000 for lifetime.

Participants for Race 5: AVON CITY FORD MOBILE PACE
1Frosty Reception460978Frosty Reception1FtLeo O'ReillyComfortably held in her last two outings. Ace draw helps, but First4s best.
2Kansas City Jim030090Kansas City Jim2FtGemma Thornley(J)Can land handy from inside draws but lacking in the home straight. Odds.
3Leconte542575Leconte3FtJonny CoxMaiden win remains elusive, but usually running on late. Have another go today.
4It's Me680048It's Me4FtSam Thornley(J)Looking a bit more likely in July & nice 4th from this draw 04Jul. Has claims.
5Tiger Lou059820Tiger Lou5FtColin DeFilippiGood 2nd to Shards of Manhattan two starts back. Mobile helps. Can win.
6Honour Before Glory885458Honour Before Glory6FtRobbie CloseCouldn't get clear until late 15Jul. Not far away prior either. In the mix.
7Kingsdown Atom055700Kingsdown Atom7FtMatthew WilliamsonCrept past a couple late here 11Jul. Tighter ratings band helps. Multiples.
8Belle's Boy08087PBelle's Boy8FtJohn DunnUseful 3rd at 14Jul trials for new trainer. Can surprise in Canterbury debut.
9Lincoln Skipper900744Lincoln Skipper9FtStephen McNallyShown some adaptability in recent outings. Will require that from draw. First4s.
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10Auchtercairn456762Auchtercairn10FtRicky MayEmerged late for 2nd here 11Jul. May find traffic issues from #10. Multiples.
11Magic SignX97435Magic Sign11FtJim CurtinHad a chance to edge closer 04Jul. May land nice midfield spot though. Each way.
12El Dorado0X7604El Dorado12FtGerard O'ReillyTiring when he locked wheels 09Jul. 02Jul 6th caught the eye. Upset hope.
13Myrcella553305Myrcella13FtJessica Young-GrantTough swing in draws from Sunday & tends to grind out her last 200m. Odds.
Best Bets: Tiger Lou (5),   Magic Sign (11),   Belle's Boy (8),   It's Me (4)
Best Mile Rates: Kingsdown Atom (2-03.9),   El Dorado (2-07.5)     [races between 2401m and 2799m]
Trainer Changes: Tiger Lou from Jason & Ian Thomas to Colin & Julie DeFilippi,   Belle's Boy from Earl Swain to Matt Purvis
Gear Changes: Belle's Boy (8): BL-Off, Kingsdown Atom (7): RD-Off, Tiger Lou (5): BL-Off    Legend
Race Number:
Race 6
Race Time:


$7520, 3YO & OLDER R45 TO R49, 2600m

For R45 to R49 3yo-&-older pacers.

1Artatac210342Artatac1FtSamantha OttleyNicer draw than Friday & showed purpose here 15Jul. Can give this a shake.
2Pro Surfer7X7662Pro Surfer2FtKorbyn Newman(J)Gave a sight in front here 15Jul. Similar tactics on offer from draw. Consider.
3Refine100808Refine3FtRicky MayPassed a few late on an easy track here last Sunday. Can sneak into multiples.
4Martin John965578Martin John4FtRobbie CloseLocked wheels late here 04Jul but chance had passed. Looking for improvement.
5Aveross Rustler688239Aveross Rustler5FtGemma Thornley(J)Didn't offer much late here 15Jul. Tighter grade, but seeking shortcuts here.
6Evidently977168Evidently6FtJim CurtinTough going from barrier 7 since Methven. Slides in one slot. Upset claims.
7The Naenae Express653167The Naenae Express7FtJohn DunnSteady enough since overdue maiden win down south. Combos bait with luck.
8Beeps510749Beeps8FtCraig ThornleyNo gate speed last time & may go back again from this draw. True price here.
9The Greenkeeper0X8080The GreenkeeperU1FtTim WilliamsJoins Bob Butt after northern career ended in the bunker. Tote your guide.
Best Bets: Artatac (1),   Pro Surfer (2),   The Naenae Express (7),   Refine (3)
Best Mile Rates: Pro Surfer (2-03.5),   Aveross Rustler (2-03.7),   Martin John (2-06.3)     [races between 2401m and 2799m]
Trainer Changes: The Greenkeeper from Jay Abernethy to Bob Butt
Gear Changes: Refine (3): BL-On    Legend
Race Number:
Race 7
Race Time:


$8320, 3YO & OLDER R40 TO R49, 2600m

For R40 to R49 3yo-&-older trotters.

Participants for Race 7: LAMB & HAYWARD TROT
1Sally Lindenny033296Sally Lindenny1FtGerard O'ReillyJust fair here 02Jul but shifts into slightly easier grade. Place must from ace.
2Greenbank Betty7070X8Greenbank Betty2FtTim WilliamsLooked likely until the turn 11Jun. Chance to step & lead again. Can improve.
3Monaro Mako084301Monaro Mako3FtJohn DunnSmart maiden win 04Jul. Not a bad field to meet coming out of maidens. Combos.
4Beyond The Horizon660243Beyond The Horizon4FtJustin SmithKeeps putting in with gusto in these grades & is certainly race fit. Has claims.
5Kenny Keko761729Kenny Keko5FtGavin SmithTough trip here 04Jul but front-running 2nd 13Jun your guide. Don't disregard.
6Gotta Ticket39078XGotta Ticket6FtBen Hope(J)Struggled as the campaign wore on last term. Placed once after a spell. Odds.
7Alvira Hest700906Alvira Hest7FtAndrew FaulksNot quite rounding off her races as you'd like. Not a tough field though. Upset.
8Tequila Sunset284231Tequila Sunset8FtKyle CameronCapped off good form with tough win last Sunday. No harder here. Can repeat.
9South Park055910South Park9FtKorbyn Newman(J)Lacked any punch here 11Jul after Forbury win 3 days prior. Take on trust.
10Unique Rose026746Unique Rose10FtTerry ChmielHandy enough when she got clear here last time. Could pose questions late.
11Michelle749309MichelleU1FtSamantha OttleyRound safely last time, but unable to threaten the leaders. First4 fringes only.
12Make My Sundon0X8306Make My SundonU2FtSarah O'Reilly(J)Slight freshen up since middling effort here 30May. Work to do from unruly.
13Listen Easy378799Listen EasyU3FtKen BarronEarly mistake didn't help last Sunday. Best when on-pace, so stretched here.
14Faith No More005X55Faith No MoreU4FtLaura McKay(J)Done nothing wrong in two starts back. Just needs to be closer on the turn. EW.
Best Bets: Tequila Sunset (8),   Beyond The Horizon (4),   Greenbank Betty (2),   Faith No More (14)
Best Mile Rates: Alvira Hest (2-04.5),   Beyond The Horizon (2-05.7),   Tequila Sunset (2-05.8)     [races between 2401m and 2799m]
Gear Changes: Gotta Ticket (6): RD-Off, SL-Off, FD-On, BL-On, Listen Easy (13): SL-On    Legend
Race Number:
Race 8
Race Time:


$7840, NON-WINNERS 3YO & OLDER MR40 TO MR46, 2600m

For MR40 to MR46 pacers.

1Unchanged Memory966678Unchanged Memory1FtMartin HerbertUsual earnest effort when clear 18Jul. Can land a spot or two closer. Multiples.
2Moody River867243Moody River2FtJohn DunnRan a zippy last mile on Sunday & there's no Cyrus in here. Should go close.
3Greenback Boogie322848Greenback Boogie3FtSarah O'Reilly(J)Worked admirably out wide 11Jul & moves in a bit closer. Not the worst.
4Justace380X03Justace4FtRicky MayHeld up late in his two runs since resuming. Can go forward & threaten.
5Classie WashingtonX53028Classie Washington5FtTerry ChmielDidn't find extra when getting out 15Jul. Mobile suits, but First4s preferred.
6Conquistador0007P0Conquistador6FtKorbyn Newman(J)Had the ideal trip 20Jun but couldn't capitalise. Hard to recommend in this.
7Adhara237396Adhara7FtAshleigh StewartDidn't go her way 11Jul but moves to front row at least here. Place hope.
8King Arthur29260XKing Arthur8FtJoseph GrayNot spotted publicly since end of his grass campaign. Likely to need this run.
9Corfu Bromac674800Corfu Bromac9FtMurray EdmondsCopped a tough run here 11Jul and gets no love in the draw again. Stretched.
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10Mach's Eliminator850344Mach's Eliminator10Ft  
11RozhaX7095XRozha11FtShaun AndersonWon 2-horse trial 22May but not sighted since. Faces race-hardened rivals. Odds.
12Carrera Lucia7X666XCarrera Lucia12FtRobbie CloseSlightly outgunned at 14ul trials since joining Todd barn. Combos fringes.
Best Bets: Moody River (2),   Justace (4),   Greenback Boogie (3)
Star Trialist: Rozha - 1st of 2, Marlb OTB, 22/05/21, 2400m Mobile, WnrsTime: 3-07.8, 800m: 62.8, Margins: 35 len.
Trainer Changes: Carrera Lucia from Steve & Amanda Telfer to Regan Todd
Gear Changes: Carrera Lucia (12): BL-Off, RD-On, Classie Washington (5): SL-On, Conquistador (6): SL-Off, Rozha (11): SL-Off    Legend
Horse Movements: Adhara to Paul McDonald at Lincoln
Race Number:
Race 9
Race Time:


$8160, 3YO & OLDER R40 TO R49, R50 TO R54 WITH COND., 2000m

For R40 to R49 pacers. Also R50 to R54 horses with 1 win for lifetime.

Participants for Race 9: FIRST DIRECT TAXIS PACE
1Mr Asia055779Mr Asia1FtCraig ThornleyTends to get back & grind away. Should be hunting gaps late. Needs luck.
2Royal Jester5700X0Royal Jester2FtKen BarronShould strip fitter after average outing at Timaru. Looking for more to feature.
3Zia Bromac42016Zia Bromac3FtTim WilliamsUnder par here 11Jul but they carved out a good mile rate. Capable of atoning.
4Little GeeX70007Little Gee4FtLeo O'ReillyBattling away regardless of draws and this field is a bit deeper. On the bench.
5Penelope Bromac000X07Penelope Bromac5Ft  
6Kennedy903106Kennedy6FtColin DeFilippiBounced back 11Jul after 04Jul failure. Can work into combos off front line.
7Proteus8231Proteus7FtGavin SmithBuilt nicely to 15Jul win & not a bad field to strike out of maidens. Consider.
8Vesnina041X57Vesnina8FtJohn DunnHandy efforts from midfield or worse since resuming. Should be match-fit. EW.
9A Rocknroll Star137X80A Rocknroll Star9FtSarah O'Reilly(J)Nabbed by a swooping rival late 14Jul trials. First look here. Roughie in this.
11Jenabella43P848Jenabella11FtAlana Cameron(J)Had to wait for her shot behind Sheeza Artist 15Jul. Can sneak into First4s.
12Pay Me Visa462687Pay Me Visa12FtRobbie CloseAll favours here last time and has work to do from the draw. Needs to lift.
13Boulton Home260X04Boulton Home13FtSamantha OttleyTried hard up the passing lane last time. Ducking for cover again. Multiples.
14Safe Zone60X088Safe Zone14FtDan Roberts(J)Hasn't helped herself with tardy beginnings this term. Place upset with manners.
15Take After Me430X22Take After Me15FtRoss HoughtonGood efforts off the front row since returning to pacing. Tricky draw. Upset.
Best Bets: Vesnina (8),   Zia Bromac (3),   Proteus (7)
Best Mile Rates: Proteus (1-59.9),   A Rocknroll Star (2-00.0),   Take After Me (2-01.9)     [races less or equal 2000m]
Star Trialist: A Rocknroll Star - 1st of 2, M Cant TOA, 06/07/21, 2400m Stand , WnrsTime: 3-07.1, 800m: 57.5, 400m: 27.3, Margins: 1 1/2len.
Gear Changes: Little Gee (4): BL-Off, SL-On, Proteus (7): ACD-On, Take After Me (15): RD-On, Vesnina (8): ACD-Off    Legend
Runner Index
Adhara -  Race 8
Alexy -  Race 3
Allandale -  Race 3
All Together Now -  Race 4
Alvira Hest -  Race 7
Archie -  Race 4
A Rocknroll Star -  Race 9
Artatac -  Race 6
Asian Elvis -  Race 4
Auchtercairn -  Race 5
Aveross Rustler -  Race 6
Beeps -  Race 6
Belle's Boy -  Race 5
Beyond The Horizon -  Race 7
Bolzano -  Race 1
Boulton Home -  Race 9
Butcher Kate -  Race 2
Carrera Lucia -  Race 8
Cheeky Monkey -  Race 2
Classie Washington -  Race 8
Conquistador -  Race 8
Corfu Bromac -  Race 8
Dismara -  Race 1
Donegal Carrickfin -  Race 3
Edge Sheeran -  Race 1
El Dorado -  Race 5
Evidently -  Race 6
Faith No More -  Race 7
Flamboyant -  Race 1
Four Starzzz Shiraz -  Race 1
Frosty Reception -  Race 5
Galleons Devotion -  Race 2
Get Outta Town -  Race 4
Glitz And Glam -  Race 4
Gotta Ticket -  Race 7
Greenback Boogie -  Race 8
Greenbank Betty -  Race 7
Hello Adele -  Race 3
Hes Fast And Furious -  Race 3
Honour Before Glory -  Race 5
It's Me -  Race 5
Jenabella -  Race 9
Justace -  Race 8
Kansas City Jim -  Race 5
Kennedy -  Race 9
Kenny Keko -  Race 7
King Arthur -  Race 8
Kingsdown Atom -  Race 5
Leconte -  Race 5
Lincoln Skipper -  Race 5
Listen Easy -  Race 7
Little Gee -  Race 9
Mach's Eliminator -  Race 8
Magic Sign -  Race 5
Make My Sundon -  Race 7
Martin John -  Race 6
Megarock -  Race 9
Michelle -  Race 7
Millie's Gift -  Race 2
Miss Markle -  Race 4
Monaro Mako -  Race 7
Moody River -  Race 8
Motoring Major -  Race 1
Mr Asia -  Race 9
Mr Cash Man -  Race 4
Myrcella -  Race 5
Myshout -  Race 2
Night Watch -  Race 2
Palisade -  Race 7
Pay Me Visa -  Race 9
Penelope Bromac -  Race 9
Pete's Dash -  Race 3
Pro Surfer -  Race 6
Proteus -  Race 9
Pure Courage -  Race 4
Random Spur -  Race 2
Refine -  Race 6
Reinimin Patron -  Race 1
Rin Tin Tin -  Race 3
Rocknroll Diva -  Race 4
Royal Jester -  Race 9
Rozha -  Race 8
Rush -  Race 2
Safe Zone -  Race 9
Sally Lindenny -  Race 7
Searing Light -  Race 4
See It Thru -  Race 2
Shards Fury -  Race 3
Sheezagoldengirl -  Race 4
She's A Dagg -  Race 1
Shiffty -  Race 2
South Park -  Race 7
Take After Me -  Race 9
Tequila Sunset -  Race 7
The Greenkeeper -  Race 6
The Naenae Express -  Race 6
The Optimist -  Race 1
Tiger Lou -  Race 5
Top Hat And Tails -  Race 2
Unchanged Memory -  Race 8
Unique Rose -  Race 7
Vesnina -  Race 9
Von Art -  Race 3
Watching Our Coin -  Race 4
Wee Ring The Changes -  Race 1
White Shark -  Race 4
Zia Bromac -  Race 9