J Scott The Inside Word

NZ METRO TC, Thursday, February 23

Race 1: CASTLEREAGH (4, Mark), mob. 1950m: “Good run first-up. Has drawn better so an each-way chance.”

Race 7: LIBERTY ROSE (9, Mark) & SHEEZA SPORT (10, Samantha Ottley), mob. 1950m: “Liberty Rose has been trialling nice and banking on luck from the draw but an each way chance.”

“Sheeza Sport has been trailing nice too. If she gets any luck is a strong chance.”

Race 10: SAY YOUR PRES (1, Mark), 2600m std: “Going good races and an each-way chance.”

Outside drives

Race 2: FRANCO CALIPH (6), mob. 1950m: “Went ok in the amateur driver races at Waikouaiti. Could be an outside place chance in an open field.”

Race 3: RUSSIAN EXPRESS (6), mob. 1950m: “Had his first race for 10 months at Waikouaiti so could be improved but looking for luck.”

AUCKLAND TC, Friday, February 24

Race 3: WHITTAKER (8, Samantha Ottley), mob. 2200m: “Good race for him and providing he handles the Auckland way is a winning chance.”

HORORATA TC @ METHVEN, Sunday, February 26

Race 4: DELIGHTFUL MEMPHIS (1, Blair Orange), mob. 1609m: “Got the right draw again and gets her chance to get back to winning form.”

Delightful Memphis, the one to beat in the 3YO fillies race at Methven on Sunday.