QUADDIE KING: CANTERBURY
CANTERBURY midweek this Wednesday and we have a very competitive Quaddie to try and work out for you. Heavy 8 and forecast for some more rain so watch the weather:
First leg: We start this Quaddie with a Benchmark 75 Handicap over 1550-metres:
LAUSSAL ($2.90) Godolphin runner, close 4th Kurnel Jaxon, Warwick Farm two starts back into last start half-length 2nd Jolly Honour, Randwick heavy ground. Go close.
SMART AS ($4.60) first-up 2nd Braces, Canterbury heavy was good before last start led close 3rd Coonawarra, same venue. Can win now fitter.
HAMMOND LANE ($6.50) had three runs back from a break, 8th Warwick Farm was OK before improved 2nd Coonawarra, heavy Smart As 3rd. Chance now, loves it wet.
LIGHTNING NIC ($5.00) heavily backed fav when first-up ran good 3rd Kembla, before narrow 2nd High Mist, Kensington last time. Untried heavy ground, form is good enough.
IMANUI ($5.50) has good record, wet no issue, resumed close 10 Manolo Blahniq, Rosehill, fitter now, heavy a plus, can win from decent gate. Respect.
Second leg: This second leg is a Benchmark 76 Handicap over 1100-metres:
BELLA VELLA ($4.80) very honest, 3 wins and 6 placings from 11 starts, wet no problem, won Wyong 73, spell, trial into first-up 3rd Alassio, Kensington. Fitter, go close.
WE HAVE LIFT OFF ($5.50) lightly-raced, showed ability first prep, break, two impressive trials coming in here winning both on wet ground. Should run very well.
UNWISE ($4.80) Godolphin runner, resumed from break 2nd Kembla before long odds-on fav and easy maiden win Kembla last time on soft ground. Has good potential, respect now.
EMPRESS MATILDA ($4.20) has a win and a second from just 4 starts, was very good first-up when 4th Alassio, Kensington after trialling well twice leading in. Fitter now.
MOCCASIN MISS ($7.50) resuming, 3rd Randwick two runs back was very good before last start 9th Serene Miss, Canterbury before break. One trial leading in here. Respect.
Third leg: This third leg is a Benchmark 74 Handicap over 1250-metres:
MAD FOR ART ($5.50) 3YO has 4 wins from just 7 starts, Gosford 2nd was good effort before led and easy winner here heavy ground last time. Hard to beat again.
PIANISSIMO ($5.00) three runs back from a break have all been good, 3rd here Mad For Art and last time ran on well 2nd Manolo Blahniq, Rosehill. Can win.
EL DORADO MINE ($6.00) trialled well Warwick Farm before resuming with impressive win Warwick Farm, heavy ground. Fitter again, chance.
MEDOVINA ($3.40) Godophin runner, 2 wins 2 placings from 5 starts, 2nd Warwick Farm, break resumed 4th High Mist, Kensington. Fitter, wet a query, chance on form.
FILOMENA’S GRACE ($9.50) win here two runs back beating Villa Carlotta was very strong, last time led on heavy 9, Randwick, tired late. Well worth another chance, wet track form good.
Final leg: We finish with a Benchmark 75 Handicap over 1900-metres:
PRESCIENCE ($4.80) Irish import, ran 3rd Sandown in Melbourne before impressive winner same venue on heavy ground before break. Has trialled twice for this and go close if ready.
WALK THE STREETS ($6.50) ran good 4th Braces here three runs back on heavy ground, latest 9th Tornado Gal, Rosehill. Best form gives him a chance here.
CORMAC ($5.50) 2nd Warwick Farm soft, 4th Chalmers heavy WF before 7th Monsieur Sisu, Canterbury on heavy ground last start. Honest, suitable race this.
BALMAIN BOY ($8.00) ran 6th Canterbury was OK effort before last start 8th Rosehill in stronger race than this. Has a chance.
BOCHY ($7.50) has 4 wins from just 12 starts, latest ran fav sat off the pace too strong late to win a 65 at Muswellbrook. This harder but on the rise. Chance.
THE KING’S QUADDIE:
Leg 1: Laussal, Smart As, Hammond Lane, Lightning Vic, Imanui.
Leg 2: Bella Vella, We Have Lift Off, Unwise.
Leg 3: Mad For Art, Pianissimo, El Dorado Mine.
Leg 4: Prescience, Walk The Streets, Cormac.
**Prices are subject to change.