J Scott The Inside Word

FORBURY PARK TC, Thursday, April 2

Race 1: LANDORA’S GIRL (3, Blair Orange), 2200m std: “Trotter with a lot to learn and big field makes it hard so take on trust but a top four chance.”

Race 2: I GET AROUND (12, Blair Orange), mob. 1700m: “Been disappointing and drawn bad in a nice field. She’s better than her she’s been showing and with luck can get some of it.”

Race 6: MARITIME ARDEN (7, Michelle Neilson), mob. 1700m: “Will be outclassed.”

Race 7: ZENA MAC (18, Blair Orange), UR 1, 2200m std: “Racing good with no luck. A chance if she begins well.”

Race 9: REKLAW SUPREME (3, Robbie Close), 2700m std: “Gets a front row draw and a drop back. My best chance of the night.”

Race 11: ROCK TILL YOU DROP (6, Kimberly Butt) & CHAMPAGNE DREAMS (9, Blair Orange), mob. 2200m:

“Rock Till You Drop is trialling just fair so needs to step up.”

“Champagne Dreams has a drop back in class but a horror draw. With luck is a winning chance.”

NZ METRO TC, Saturday, April 4

Race 4: ARANNALEA (11, Mark), mob. 1950m: “Drawn back row makes it tough but seems well and good enough to be a runner’s chance.”

Race 6: SMOKE N FIRE (11, Michelle Neilson), mob. 1950m: “Racing good off terrible draws. Drawn bad again so looking for luck.”

Race 7: GOODNESS GRACIOUS ME (8, Blair Orange), mob. 1609m: “Racing great but this is a strong field. With luck is a winning chance.”

Race 8: ZAKSPATROL (3, Kimberly Butt), 2600m std: “In or out type and out of form at the moment.”

Outside drive

Race 2: THEBESTLOVE (5), 2600m std: “Capable in grade if manners hold.”