J Scott The Inside Word

NZ METRO TC, Friday, May 12

Race 8: DELIGHTFUL MEMPHIS (10, Blair Orange), mob. 1950m: “Gets an ideal draw to fill a top three placing again.”

Race 10: MAJOR LUCKY (12, Samantha Ottley), mob. 1950m: “Will need luck from a bad draw and is a notch below the top ones.”

Race 11: WHITTAKER (9, Samantha Ottley), mob. 1950m: “Has drawn bad but gets a nice race and an each-way chance.”

Outside drive

Race 4: BUSHIDO (4), mob. 2600m: “Will be tougher up in grade but won well last week. Hopefully he’ll handle it.”

WINTON HRC, Saturday, May 13

Eyre I Come, luckless in the Rowe Cup last start at Auckland on April 28 and heads south for a suitable free-for-all trot at Winton on Saturday.




Race 8: EYRE I COME (7, Blair Orange), mob. 2400m: “Gets in a good race but Dark Horse is very smart. He should be top three player.”


TIMARU HRC, Sunday, May 14

Race 2: BELLE OF BROOKLYN (SCR), mob. 2000m: ”

Race 7: BETTOR UNDER FIRE (SCR), 2600m std:

Outside drive

Race 1: MR FAHRENHEIT (5), 2600m std: “Solid both starts to date and an each-way chance.