J Scott The Inside Word

NZ METRO TC, Friday, October 16

Race 1: FAIR DINKUM BROMAC (8, Phill Anderson) mob. 1950m: “He couldn’t go with them in his own class last week so I’ve dropped him back to an amateur race. He’s only two starts off a Met multiplier so he’ll keeping going for that.”

Race 4: PERISSA (5, Craig Ferguson), mob. 1950m: “She’s had a freshen-up but had a run at the Methven workouts last week. She usually goes good fresh so should be competitive.”

METHVEN TC, Sunday, October 18

Race 10: LOUIE FINN (8, Sam Ottley), mob. 2300m: “He’s had a freshen-up. He’s placed both grass starts so it won’t worry him. Sam’s working for me now so can drive him.”

Outside drive

Race 9: FRANCO HARRINGTON (2), 3000m std: “He’s won on a grass track before. Is racing good and in a strong race but a chance again.”