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MANZALA (Race 5)

RACE 1 - 1:20PM The Shiraz Sprint Rating 0 - 56 Handicap (1100 METRES)

Hayzee Fantayzee resumes here. She was placed at Gawler behind May's West before she was solid in the market when 6th behind Shooting For Stars at Balaklava and should run well here on the back of a recent trial which was ROCK HARD was a Balaklava winner in August and led them up in city class last time when beaten almost 12 lengths behind Lonrodex. He draws out but is a winner his only start here. RIZSKI mixes form but comes off a good run when 3rd behind Magic Delta at Balaklava and would be in the finish somewhere if he gains a start. BRAZANO has a good fresh record and was placed behind Our Heidi at Morphettville back in December. KUSHAN KHANIVALE was placed behind Midnight Rush at Gawler in August and was placed at his only start here. OUR SELECTION resumes and has trialled He was a winner here in February.

SELECTIONS: 7 HAYZEE FANTAYZEE, 13 Rock Hard, 14 Rizski, 1 Brazano
PLAY: Something each-way ROCK HARD at a price.


RACE 2 - 1:55PM One for the Ladies Maiden Plate (1350 METRES)

Lips Don't Lie was placed behind Crown Moshe at Balaklava before a good effort when 2nd behind Bulls On Parade at Morphettville. That's good form for this the blinkers go off and she gets her chance. SUPERIOR SAM is a former Lindsay Smith galloper first-up for the Clarken/O'Shea stable. She won a recent Murray Bridge trial and the blinkers come off from a good barrier. DIAMOND'S CHOICE is lightly raced and tackled the Sires before a break. She has trialled OK behind stablemate Dubenenko and can run a race here. DARE TO BE FREE has been placed at his past three the latest behind Enciphering at Murray Bridge. She gets some weight relief and looks well placed. PUISSY GALORE resumes she was placed at Gawler behind Hostess Susie before a break and has trialled OK running 3rd to a subsequent city winner Royal Handed. STAR STUDDED BELLE has been around the mark the latest running 3rd behind Enciphering at Murray Bridge and draws a nice barrier.

SELECTIONS: 6 LIPS DON'T LIE, 11 Superior Sam, 14 Diamonds Choice, 1 Dare To Be Free


RACE 3 - 2:30PM The Shareholders Maiden Plate (1600 METRES)

Little Chicago was on speed and game running 2nd behind Off The Cuff at Balaklava before being ridden back and closing late to finish 4th behind Soames at Murray Bridge. He gets some weight relief and should take some beating here on his home track. LONGER ROUTE was good on debut when narrowly beaten by Think Tank at Murray Bridge. He should give this a shake. BE BRAVE comes off the same race on debut and made good ground. She draws wide but should run well. HI BABY FACE was close-up behind Enciphering at Murray Bridge last time and can run well.

SELECTIONS: 2 LITTLE CHICAGO, 10 Longer Route, 13 Be Brave, 9 Hi Baby Face
PLAY: Backing LITTLE CHICAGO each-way.


RACE 4 - 3:05PM Winegrapes Growers Class One Handicap (1600 METRES)

Lights Of Broadway has been in the money at five of 13 starts and should be ready to fire third-up here after running 5th behind Tupoleu at Murray Bridge last time out. FANTASTIC HOST was a Balaklava winner back in May and comes out of two stronger races in the city chasing home Angaston and Texan Windstorm his past couple. DIVINE BREW ran a good race up on speed first-up when 5th behind Allusion at Murray Bridge and should give this a shake from a good barrier. DISSMATIC got back and made ground behind Angaston on the Parks last time. AIKHAL was a good winner three starts back and gets some weight relief to improve here. TIYATA is a former Chris Waller galloper with Bill Williams and was a Yarra Valley winner in January and must be kept safe here. BUGAATTI GOLD won her maiden here in February and was OK first-up when 5th behind Katin's Club at Balaklava.

SELECTIONS: 11 LIGHTS OF BROADWAY, 2 Fantastic Host, 4 Divine Brew, 8 Dissmatic


RACE 5 - 3:40PM The Grenache Gallop Benchmark 58 Handicap (2050 METRES)

Manzala has won five races and was beaten 4.3 lengths behind Prince Jofra over 7 3⁄4 f last time. He's trialled since, gets out to a suitable trip and his best would be hard to beat here. ETEREA was $101 when he held off Transzam to win at Murray Bridge and will be in the finish again with a repeat.
CRIMSON VINE has been runner-up at two of her past three the latest behind Black Marmalade at Gawler. She's still a maiden but can run well. CHARTIN was a Murray Bridge winner two starts back and was placed at his only start here. LOVE FROM LUCY was a Balaklava winner three starts back and OK in her latest behind Bellavardo at Murray Bridge. SASUN was good running 3rd behind Vino Decasa Nostra on the Parks last time. He draws a good gate and can run well. MYSTIC KNOT was placed behind Eterea at Murray Bridge before running down the track behind Italian Redwood at Balaklava. KATE'S REBEL should be ready to fire after three runs back and will have no weight on her back.

SELECTIONS: 1 MANZALA, 6 Eterea, 9 Crimson Vine, 8 Love From Lucy
PLAY: Something on MANZALA at big odds (2/3).


RACE 6 - 4:15PM Chris McDonald Memorial Benchmark 58 Handicap (1200 METRES)

Whenthedeelingsdun scored consecutive wins here in January. She was well tried when resuming in July before going back to the trials, she was well beaten behind Bonnie Gangster at Morphettville but draws the perfect gate to improve. PRETENTIOUS LASS has been placed at two of three runs here and comes off an OK effort behind The Great Baby at Morphettville which is a strong form for this.
MY MALOO was a winner here in March and strips fitter for two runs back, the latest behind Storm Hunter on the Parks. MUNSTER can improve here second-up after being well beaten behind Miss Remski at Balaklava but draws a nice barrier and can improve. THE DIFFERENCE was a good Bordertown winner two run back but draws out.

SELECTIONS: 6 WHENTHEDEELINGSDUN, 7 Pretentious Lass, 3 My Maloo, 1 Munster


RACE 7 - 4:50PM The Cabernet Pursuit Benchmark 56 Handicap (1350 METRES)

Mccain was perfectly ridden coming off the speed to charge over rivals at Balaklava last week. He gets in OK after the claim and should give this a shake. DUAL FUEL has a good record and hasn't raced since running 2nd behind Whiskey 'N' Women at Gawler. She's a nice mare who has been placed at two of three fresh and should be right in the finish. BIT OF A REBEL was a winner here back in March before running 4th behind Street Hustler here in April. He draws a good gate and can run well fresh. JUST JAZZ was placed behind Katim's Club at Balaklava before running 2nd behind Sipsmith at Murray Bridge and she should be right in the mix here. SO YOU CAN has been around the mark and was runner-up behind Connemara Queen at Mt Gambier, the winner has done so again since.

SELECTIONS: 1 MCCAIN, 4 Dual Fuel, 2 Bit Of A Rebel, 9 Just Jazz
PLAY: Backing
 MCCAIN to do it again.

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