J Scott The Inside Word

NZ METRO TC, Friday, March 22

Race 2: MICHELLE (9, Sheree Tomlinson), mob. 2600m: “Fresh-up and has drawn bad against smart three-year-olds so will need luck.”

Race 4: UPTOWN LADY (2, Samantha Ottley), mob. 1980m: “Meets a strong field so looking for luck.”

Race 11: SIOUX PRINCESS (5, Sheree Tomlinson), UR, 2600m std: “Gets a tough race and has got to do things right so take on trust.”

Race 12: IMMORTAL CHANGE (9, Samantha Ottley), mob. 1980m: “Fresh-up with no trials and drawn bad so will struggle.”

WAIRIO HRC @ Winton, Saturday, March 23

Majestic Rollon, a two-year-old trotter on debut against the older maidens at Winton on Saturday.

Race 1: MAJESTIC ROLLON (7, Laura McKay),  1609m stand: “A mile from a stand is a bit unknown. Has average ability and looking for improvement.”

Race 3: FIRE BUG (14, Sheree Tomlinson), mob. 1609m: “Drawn in the car park but if gets luck is an each-way chance.”

Race 8: NAIYA FRANCO (2, Sheree Tomlinson) & SMOKE N REACTOR (3, Laura McKay), mob. 1609m: “Naiya Franco has drawn handy in a nice field but needs to improve.”

“Smoke N Reactor has a handy draw in a smart field but she is racing good.”

BATHURST (NSW), Saturday, March 23

Race 2: MISTER FINNIGAN (10, Guy Chappie), UR, mob. 1730m: “Back row might not be a bad thing but a top four spot would be a bonus.”