NZ Metro TC, Oct 17 & Wairio/Methven TC, Oct 19

J Scott The Inside Word

NZ METRO TC, Friday, October 17

Race 1: MACHS A FLYIN (7, Phill Anderson), mob. 1950m: “Always a chance in these fields if things go his way.”

Race 4: EASTBURN MARA (4, Mark), mob. 1950m: “He’s in a strong field but could be an upset place chance.”

Master Lavros, should be hard to beat at Addington with the benefit of last week's improver's run under his belt.

Master Lavros, should be hard to beat at Addington with the benefit of last week’s improver’s run under his belt.

Race 5: EXPRESSO MARTINI (9, Mark), mob. 1950m: “Is drawn terrible again but raced good last week and upset hope.”

Race 6: MASTER LAVROS (6, Mark), 2, 20m, 2600m: “Needed the run last week and if he does things right he will be very hard to beat.”

Race 9: ASTRAPI (12, Mark), mob. 1950m: “Fresh-up without a trial and drawn bad so looking for luck.”

Outside drives

Race 2: WHOOSH FACTOR (5), mob. 2600m: “Could be an upset place show from the improved draw.”

Race 7: SUPREME GEM (7), mob. 1950m: “She’ll need luck to place from the wide draw in a strong field.”

WAIRIO TC, Sunday, October 19

Race 8: TWICE THE DELIGHT (1, Craig Ferguson), mob. 1609m: “Nice win first-up. Is drawn well and its a step up but should handle rise in class so an each-way chance.”

METHVEN TC, Sunday, October 19

Race 6: STRIKE ON COMMAND (13, Ricky May) & TUXEDO MAX (14, Blair Orange), 2400m std: “Strike On Command’s fresh-up and will need the run from the bad draw.”

“Tuxedo Max is drawn bad and looking for luck.”

Race 11: FAIR DINKUM BROMAC (4, Kimberly Butt), 2400m std: “He’s going good with no luck and can upset for a place.”

Race 12: OASIS DREAM (3, Blair Orange), mob. 2300m: “Drawn good and racing good but its a strong field.”