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Alexandra Park Harness Picks - Thursday, 21 March

Matt Markham: Best At Alexandra Park Harness On Thursday Night

Racecourse : Alexandra Park (New Zealand)
Racecourse : Alexandra Park (New Zealand) Picture: Sandra Mu/Getty Images

Race 1
7 All Cashed Up

In great form currently and just doesn't know how to run a bad race. Again is greeted this week with a race in which winning looks high on the cards. Might need to make own luck during the running but could also have too much speed for them late if driven cold.
Selections: 7-6-3-2-1

Race 2
7 Shake A Leg

For consistency alone this one has to be on top. A string of placings in the career to date but just hasn't quite been able to break that maiden win. Another handy enough field to contend with here, but is going to be right in the fight for a very long way.
Selections: 7-5-2-9-3

Race 3
5 Youretheoneiwant

Purdon and Phelan trained two-year-old debutant with plenty of breeding to back up some strong public runs ahead of today's debut. Looks a really nice horse in the making and if able to handle the occasion tonight and get into a favourable position, might leave them chasing.
Selections: 5-2-4-1-3

Race 4
9 Jolimont

Has been a little too good for his rivals over the past couple of weeks and seems to be in a really good space. Different set up tonight though from the inside of the second row barrier draw and now relies on that little bit of luck to make things happen. That comes though, and he'll make three in a row.
Selections: 9-6-7-4-5

Race 5
13 Infamee

Mum was very good, and grandma was even better and this fella looks to have inherited plenty of the family ability. His trial runs have been excellent and even from the outside of the second row tonight looks primed to make a strong case of carrying on the family's winning ways.
Selections: 13-2-11-1-7

Race 6
2 All You Need Is Me

Made some very good fillies look second rate when winning last week. Clearly a pacer right on the top of a high at the moment and gets the right draw to make magic happen again here. Should roll to the top and look to dictate and if left to her own accord will be too sharp for them once more.
Selections: 2-8-1-5-6

Race 7
3 We Walk By Faith

Back from an Australian campaign that ended in disaster in the NSW Derby. Reports are good that he's over those issues and with a good draw to work from tonight can find his way onto the speed early and look to make this race his own.
Selections: 3-1-8-10-6

Race 8
3 Don't Stop Dreaming

Another returning from Australia where while things might not have been as successful as they hoped, a boy certainly continued his transition into a man. Immense talent with it all in front of him and if he rolls forward early tonight and takes control of this, he'll take all sorts of beating.
Selections: 3-4-6-2-1

Race 9
2 Aye Aye Captain

Very impressive winning here last time out and might finally be catching on to what the racing game is all about. Good draw to work with again tonight means he's going to be on the speed throughout and in a position from which to strike once again.
Selections: 2-7-1-6-8

Race 10
8 Luby Lill

Way too good for them here last week in the wet and won with plenty in store. Meets a similar looking line up once again here tonight and even off the 20m, with a quick beginning, should be up contesting the speed and looking to wear them down.
Selections: 8-6-7-3-4

Best: 3 Don't Stop Dreaming (Race 3)
Next: 2 All You Need Is Me (Race 6)
Value: 3 We Walk By Faith (Race 7)

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