J Scott The Inside Word

NZ METRO TC, Friday, April 5

Race 2: SMOKE N REACTOR (1, Sheree Tomlinson) & UPTOWN LADY (5, Samantha Ottley), 2600m std:

“Smoke N Reactor put in a good effort last week. A stand start over 2600m is of concern but a place hope.”

“Uptown Lady is racing good and providing she steps good is a winning hope.”

Race 8: MICHELLE (8, Terry Chmiel), UR 1, fr; & SIOUX PRINCESS (10, Sheree Tomlinson), UR 3, fr, 2600m std:

“Michelle is in a tough race so may struggle.”

“Sioux Princess is racing out of her class so is needing luck.”

Lulu Le Mans, looking to advance her record with Sheree Tomlinson to drive at Newcastle on Saturday night.

NEWCASTLE (NSW), Saturday, April 6

Race 8: LULU LE MANS (7, Sheree Tomlinson), mob. 1609m: “Is fresh-up so will need the run but still has a winning chance.”

RANGIORA HRC, Sunday, April 7

Race 10: IMMORTAL CHANGE (9, Laura McKay) & ROCK N JOY (14, Olivia Thornley), mob. 2000m: “Immortal Change is on the improve. Has drawn bad but an upset place hope.”

“Rock N Joy is booked to race in Oz after this and will need luck.”

Race 11: ROCKAHULA JOE (10, Samantha Ottley), mob. 2000m: “He was poor last week and a real let down so needs to improve.”

ARMIDALE (NSW), Sunday, April 7

Race 5: BARRETT (1, Sheree Tomlinson), mob. 1609m: “Good draw and is in a strong field but a winning hope.”