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Randwick: Sat 1 Aug

Race No Race Winner SP
1 3&4Y HCP 1300m 2. Not Feint Hearted $8.50
2 C3 Highway 1200m 16. Niccirose $9
3 BM94 1300m 2. Man Of Peace $7.50
4 BM72 1000m 9. De Grawin $10
5 BM78 1600m 6. Adana $7
6 C&G BM78 1800m 2. Kiss The Bride $3.70
7 BM88 1100m 2. Inanup $5
8 F&M BM78 1800m 4. Fulmina $2.50
9 BM78 1400m 6. Off Shaw $4.60

Track: Heavy 9

Rail: Out 9m 1600m – 0, out 7m remainder

Quaddie (NSWTAB): $286.40 (2/2/4/6)

Sydney Racing Results: Mark’s Blackbookers

Very testing track at Randwick on Saturday – judging by the times and spread of margins the turf must have been like glue. Being on pace was an advantage all day, and the inside was better early, although they were getting to the middle of the track in the second half of the card. Given the circumstances, it was good to turn a profit on a tricky day. De Grawin and Adana provided nice collects at decent odds, and Single Bullet went close to making it a big day at $21.

Very hard to blackbook anything out of this meeting. A few horses won by spaces and returned big new peaks, but I’ll be treating the form from this meeting with caution. The one horse I will mention is Single Bullet (Race 7) – his trials suggested he’d come back really well and this performance, on what was probably an unsuitable surface, confirmed that.

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Rosehill: Sat 25 Jul

Race No Race Winner SP
1 2Y HCP 1200m 2. Smart Image $2.70
2 F&M BM78 1200m 3. Freehearted $13
3 C3 Highway 1500m 1. Eiger $13
4 HCP 1100m 3. Eduardo $3.70
5 BM78 2400m 1. Korcho $3.60
6 3Y BM70 1400m 6. Dancing Gidget $4.80
7 Listed Winter Challenge 1500m 3, Mugatoo $4.60
8 BM88 1300m 4. Poetic Charmer $9.50
9 BM78 1100m 5. Varda $2.70

Track: Soft 7

Rail: Out 8m entire circuit

Quaddie (NSWTAB): $747.20 (6/3/4/5)

Sydney Racing Results: Mark’s Blackbookers

Rosehill played a little differently to how I expected. Despite the 8-metre rail position, runners-on were suited and they were getting very wide by the second half of the card. As usual, the times suggest the surface was better than the official Soft 7. It’s the standard Sydney rule of thumb – Rosehill is better than the official reading, Randwick is worse.

We’ll have to treat the form from this meeting very cautiously. Plenty of winners were flattered by the pattern, and conversely horses many horses were totally unsuited.

Race 3: Bajan Gold – Ready to win a Highway, or at the provincials.

Race 6: Travest – Caught in the wrong spot here after being set an impossible task the start before. Deserves a win.

Race 7: Mugatoo – Rated an equal PB here. He’s got a platform to go to a new level this prep, looks a Group class horse for sure.

Kensington: Sat 18 Jul

Race No Race Winner SP
1 2Y HCP 1400m 6. Giovanna Run $3.90
2 C2 Highway 1100m 5. Tallis $7.50
3 3Y BM74 1100m 8. Killin $9
4 3Y&4Y BM78 1800m 11. Le Lude $8
5 BM94 1800m 8. Paths Of Glory $31
6 BM88 1400m 1. Man Of Peace $4
7 BM78 1000m 4. Spaceboy $3.10
8 BM78 1400m 2. Madam Legend $7
9 BM78 1550m 7. Zoureha $14

Track: Heavy 8

Rail: True entire circuit

Quaddie (NSWTAB): $2,154.80 (1/4/2/7)

Sydney Racing Results: Mark’s Blackbookers

The Kensington track  played against all precedents and expectations – on-pace was a huge plus, as was being rails-in-run, a pattern I’ve never seen before on a rain-affected Kensington. The only positive I can take from the meeting from a punting perspective is that I tread pretty warily and didn’t get stuck into any of the short favourites. You have to feel some sympathy for those who took early prices about the likes of Handspun and Strawb, only to see them become virtual no-hopers by race time.

We’ll have to treat the form from this meeting very cautiously. Plenty of winners were flattered by the pattern, and conversely horses many horses were totally unsuited.

Race 1: Montefilia – Very good run in the 2YO race, was never near the rail. Has clearly come back well.

Race 2: Blue Missile – Another who kept coming despite being unsuited by the pattern. Should be competitive in another Highway.

Race 9: Zourhea – Only winner on the day who really defied the pattern. Will jump in handicap rating now but should hold her form now she’s at her peak.

Rosehill: Sat 11 Jul

Race No Race Winner SP
1 2Y HCP 1100m 2. North Pacific $2.70
2 BM78 2000m 7. Korcho $19
3 C3 Highway 1. Rothenburg $4.80
4 BM74 1500m 1. Lewis $6
5 F&M BM78 1100m 5. Varda $2.70
6 BM78 1500m 6. Edison $5
7 Listed Winter Stakes 1400m 8. Noble Boy $4.60
8 BM88 1200m 8. Inanup $9
9 BM78 1200m 13. Partners $4.80

Track: Heavy 8

Rail: Out 5m entire circuit

Quaddie (NSWTAB): $1,885.90 (6/8/8/13)

Sydney Racing Results: Mark’s Blackbookers

Track was officially a Heavy 8, and that was pretty accurate. Rosehill has generally played a bit better than the official reading lately, but with rain on the day on Saturday that wasn’t the case. The track actually raced fairly, as long as you could get off the fence in the straight, as most could. Being in the first half of the field was preferred but not essential, and those racing nearer the fence in the run had some advantage but again it wasn’t essential, and as mentioned they got off the fence in the straight, although they won from everywhere outside about 3 horses off.

Race 1: Even allowing for the first use of the wet track, this should prove to be a very strong 2YO race – the winner North Pacific will be a Group race contender in the early Spring, and I’m keen to see where the placegetters Sahra and Shaik go next. Both were coming off impressive provincial wins and Saturday’s efforts stamped them both as coming metropolitan winners.

Race 2: My Swashbuckler – Cold comfort for us (he was a great bet at $7 on Saturday), but this horse should be at his absolute peak now. A jockey change – or at least a more positive ride – should see him winning next time out in the 2000m range.

Race 8: Kordia – Worth following, but with a caveat – he might be a little one-dimensional in his racing style, and with his short SP on Saturday isn’t likely to be any flash price next time out. Is certainly capable of winning at his next appearance but it will be dependent on price and setup as to whether he’s a betting proposition.

Randwick: Sat 4 Jul

Race No Race Winner SP
1 BM72 1300m 1. Edison $8
2 C3 Highway 1000m 12. Leo $41
3 3Y BM70 1100m 10. Tailleur $2.25
4 BM88 1800m 6. High Opinion $7.50
5 BM78 1000m 5. Spaceboy $3.60
6 BM78 2400m 6. Tigre Royale $7
7 BM78 F&M 1400m 12. Vitesse $5.50
8 BM78 1300m 3. Handspun $3.80
9 BM78 1600m 3, Agassi $2.50

Track: Heavy 9

Rail: Out 4m entire circuit

Quaddie (S-TAB): $788.10 (6/12/3/3)

Sydney Racing Results: Mark’s Blackbookers

Bias: Track was officially a Heavy 9 but realistically it was about as wet as it gets. The Randwick track is in really poor shape at the moment, it’s becoming a real issue. With a bit of a southerly wind, it was best to be on pace and nearer the inside – it wasn’t an insurmountable bias but that was clearly the best part of the track.

Not really a day for blackbookers with the track playing the way it was, but the Godolphin horses Tailleur (Race 3) and Handspun (Race 8) both returned good figures in winning their respective races. They’ll be hard to beat again in similar races if they maintain that form. A lot of horses on the card performed well below their top on the very wet track and I’ll be forgiving of those who were in the market and underperformed when they reappear on a drier surface.

Rosehill: Sat 27 Jun

Race No Race Winner SP
1 3Y BM74 1400m 9. Steel Diamond $11
2 C2 Highway 1400m 7. Rothenburg $7
3 Handicap 1300m 1. Sweet Thomas $11
4 F&M BM78 1800m 14. Fulmina $4.40
5 Benchmark 94 1100m 4. Roheryn $3.10
6 Listed WJ McKell 2000m 10. Frankly Awesome $10
7 Listed Civic 1350m 8. Trumbull $6
8 Benchmark 78 1500m 11. Orcein $4.60
9 Benchmark 78 1200m 5. Kordia $3.50

Track: Heavy 8, upgrade to Soft 7 after Race 4

Rail: Out 2m entire circuit

Quaddie (NSWTAB): $2,232.20 (10/8/11/5)

Sydney Racing Results: Mark’s Blackbookers

Bias: Track officially a Heavy 8 upgraded to a Soft 7. Raced in the 6 range on times – yet again, Rosehill races better than the official reading at the moment, and Randwick worse. There was only a moderate wind and the rail was out 2m. It proved hard to lead on the day, and while it was possible to make a winning run on the inside part of the track, coming down the middle was better.

Race 1: Academy – flying this time in. Sat wide and was too good at Wyong first up, and has rated really well again here and been a bit stiff to run into Steel Diamond who pulled out a new PB. Can win on Saturday if he can hold that form for another run or two.

Race 5: Roheryn, Embracer – Roheryn looked outstanding and rated well, but doubt the market will miss him next time out. Embracer is worth another chance given that the lead wasn’t the place to be on Saturday.

Race 6: Creedence: Sixties Groove – his handicap rating is high enough but he’s ticking over nicely and is ready to peak. Can win if they find the right race for him.

Randwick: All Aged Stakes Day (Apr 18)

Track: Soft 5, upgraded to Good 4 after Race 1

Rail: Out 7m entire circuit

Quaddie (NSWTAB): $20,088.90 (4/9/14/8)

Sydney Racing Results: Mark’s Blackbookers

Race 1: Fender

Race 3: St Covet’s Spirit

Race 4: Kinane

Race 7: Tofane

Race 9: Military Zone

Randwick: The Championships Day 2 (11 Apr)

Track: Hyavy 8

Rail: Out 4m entire circuit

Quaddie (NSWTAB): $10,807.90 (10/2/3/4)

Randwick: The Championships Day 1 (4 Apr)

Track: Heavy 8

Rail: True entire circuit

Quaddie (S-TAB): $7,506.80 (6/1/18/2)

Sydney Racing Results: Mark’s Blackbookers

Race 1: Doubtland

Race 4: Colette

NSW Winners

Mark Rhoden is a full-time professional punter who has been betting on New Sales Wales racing for a living for a number of years. Prior to this, Mark spent many years analysing and trading NSW racing for some of Australia’s biggest bookmakers.

He runs the NSW Winners service for Champion Bets, giving members the professional edge on New South Wales metro and provincial racing.

NSW Winners members receive:

  • Mark’s value selections for all NSW metro and provincial race meetings (typically 3 – 4 meetings per week). Each bet includes selection, recommended stake and betting advice (fixed price or other option)
  • Full rated markets for every Sydney metro meeting including Mark’s market percentage and rated price, a recommended stake for betting and runner comments. This information is delivered on an interactive ratings spreadsheet with all information to track your betting throughout the day.
  • Suggested quaddie numbers for all Sydney metro meetings.

Join NSW Winners here

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