A tricky afternoon of racing is on the cards for punters this Tuesday at Cessnock. There does appear to be some depth in the fields but it’s an even spread, making it hard to find the winners.
Geelong trainer Heath Conners is optimistic his apprentice Talia Rodder will beat a handling charge ahead of her engagement on stable speedster Centexpress at Sandown.
Accomplished New Zealand galloper Ginga Dude is still a month away from signing off on another successful Australian campaign.
A decision on whether talented sprinter Latin News runs in Sydney or Brisbane on Saturday will not be made until later this week.
Craig Williams’ winning run continued on Monday when he was named the Victorian Racing Personality of the Year.
The local assault on the Hong Kong international meeting was thrown into confusion by upsets in the leadup races at Sha Tin on Sunday.
Racehorse trainers would be subjected to drug testing and a 0.02 alcohol level under proposed amendments to the Australian Racing Rules.
After being sold to Hong Kong and then later purchased as a hack in Australia, New Zealand bred four-year-old Aye Aye makes a long-awaited return to the racetrack at Cessnock on Tuesday.
An excellent book of rides should see champion country hoop Robert Thompson take out the jockey challenge at Tamworth on Monday.
An excellent card of racing has been set down for Hamilton on Monday. The eight event meeting will be run under overcast skies, the track will be in the dead/slow range and the rail is in the true position for the entire circuit.