Jason Witham highlights his selections from New South Wales every Tues, Fri, Sat.

Friday, 26 February


1- 1/6/7/2 LEO
Sharp turn of foot, 4th to the smart It’s Me last prep
Won first up last prep, Hugh Bowman riding a positive 
Well drawn, handles wet, exacta with Water Dove

2- 6/3/5/1 HILAL
Remarkable win on debut, showed very sharp turn of foot
Nicely bred colt from astute Hawkes stable
Tommy Berry sticks, drawn to get perfect run

3- 3/13/5/1 MALLORY
Brilliant winner of Widden Stakes last start
Ran fast time, nice tickover trial since
Anticipated fast speed suits, extra trip ideal

4- 2/10/1/7 TRUMBULL
Won the Sydney Stakes first up last prep
Adept on wet or dry, great record this track and distance 
Excellent trials, James McDonald riding a positive 

5- 6/5/7/4 EMERALDS
Chased hard behind classy Savatiano and Kolding last start 
Trialled soundly since, well graded, fitter
Great second up stats, 7 furlongs suits 

6- 7/6/1/8 COLETTE
Outstanding win first up, beating main opponents again today
Looks set to establish herself as one of Australia’s best 
Wet track suits, adaptable, up to a mile ideal

7- 7/3/1/5 NEVER TALK
Powered to the line for tight 2nd in Group 2 last start
Suited by likely wet track and good speed up front
Jason Collett sticks, very sharp turn of foot

8- 13/10/3/8 SKY LAB
Very progressive horse, suited up in distance 
Ran fast sectionals winning last start, adept on wet ground
Up in grade but down in weight, exacta with Great House

9- 5/3/10/1 ZAKAT
Excellent first up 2nd at Flemington down the straight 
Terrific 2nd up record, James McDonald rides
Good stats on wet ground, well drawn, hard to beat

Best 9-5 ZAKAT

Value Play 5-6 EMERALDS

DOUBLE - Race 1
1,6 / 6,3,5

DOUBLE - Race 8
13,10 / 5

PICK 4 - Race 6
7,6,1 / 7,3,1 / 13,10,3 / 5,3

PICK 7 - Race 3
3,13,5 / 2,10 / 6,5,7 / 7,6 / 7,3 / 13,10 / 5


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