J Scott The Inside Word

FORBURY PARK TC, Thursday, February 2

Race 5: KOWHAI MONARCH (10, Terry Chmiel), UR 1, 30m, 2700m std: “Gets into right race and an each-way chance.”

ASHBURTON TC, Saturday, February 4

RACE 1: SAY YOUR PRES (2, Mark), 2400m std: “Back to the all-weather will suit and a good each-way chance.”

Arannalea, looking for improvement back to a mobile and the ace draw at Ashburton on Saturday. (Race Images photo).

Race 4: BEST DEFENCE (6, Mark), 2, 10m, 2400m std: “Was crook last start so has been treated but needs to improve.”

Race 6: ARIADNE LAVRA (7, Samantha Ottley), mob. 1609m: “Nice filly doing a good job. We’ve paid the late payment so hopefully she justifies that decision by winning.”

Race 10: ARANNALEA (1, Mark), mob. 2400m: “Missed away last start but is back to a mobile and a good draw so an each-way chance.”

Race 11: GLENFERRIE CLASSIC (11, Samantha Ottley), mob. 1609m: “Is racing super and not a bad draw and if they go hard. She’s a winning chance.”

Outside drive

Race 5: SWEET MARYLOU (5), 2400m std: “Looking for luck.”