Horse Racing

Performance analysis for Monday, August 6, 2018

BY WES MARTIN
Contributor

Friday, August 10, 2018

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RACE 1-MAIDEN CONDITION (5-YEAR-OLDS&UPWARDS) 1000METRES/5FURLONGS ROUND

Transition Time, away from September, looked extremely well, ran accordingly, always going well in the lead from the start, turned for home clear and needed little or no persuasion to beat Astro by five and a half lengths easing down.

RACE 2-MAIDEN CONDITION DIVISION I (THREE-YEAR-OLDS) 1100METRES/5 1/2FURLONGS

Legal Dancer the strong second favourite headed towards the outer rails from early and remained there to give his bakers no hope. On the other hand, Miss Linda Wray, streaked away from the gates on the inner rails and established a decisive lead from early to win unchallenged by 11 lengths from Naturally Mystical.

RACE 3-$250-210,000 CLAIMING (THREE-YEAR-OLDS&UPWARDS) 1400METRES/7FURLONGS

King Within was tracked by Ice Ice Baby as he showed the way to the top of the stretch with his stamina deserting him shortly thereafter. Left in the lead Ice Ice Baby went clear inside the distance but could find no extra when early back marker, Foot Soldier came with a strong late run to sweep by and score by nearly four lengths.

RACE 4-MAIDEN CONDITION (THREE-YEAR-OLDS) 1820METRES/9FURLONGS+25YARDS

Cohete Del Exito led until headed by Daddy's Dilemma 300 metres from the finish. Although running greenly Cohete Del Exito rallied to renew a challenge but failed by one and a half lengths to get back in front. `

RACE 5-$450-400,000 CLAIMING (3-YEAR-OLDS&UPWARDS) 1700METRES/8 1/2FURLONGS

Sweet Destiny led for 600 metres before dropping back quickly leaving Sir Frederick to set the fractions with Danos La Paz pressing for the lead but not proving to be a serious threat 800 metres out. Staying on well in front, Sir Frederick led to the distance but Hey Champ running on well got on terms inside the last 200 metres and battled well to win by a short head in the final stride.

RACE 6-$180,000 CLAIMING (4YOS&UPWARDS) 1600METRES/8FURLONGS

Strike It Lucky and Also Correct were soon well clear of the field as they tried to run each other into the ground. At the top of the stretch Strike It Lucky surrendered leaving All Correct to go clear at the distance. Batidor Di Mundo finished best of the rest without causing any concern to three-length winner All Correct.

RACE 7-MAIDEN CONDITION (3-YEAR-OLDS) 1000METRES/5FURLONGS STRAIGHT

A couple of hops leaving the starting gates left favourite Rundazzle behind with no chance of getting back on terms with her two main rivals. Prince Malik led until overtaken by Traditionalmedicin 100 metres out to score by just over one length with Rundazzle a similar margin back in third.

RACE 8-RESTRICTED ALLOWANCE IV (4YOS&UP/NW3) 1820METRES/9FURLONGS+25YARDS

Agnes T led from the start and was intent on making all the running and gave chasers little chance of getting on terms. No challenge at any stage materialised from Vice Royalty, Blue Tradition and Silence as the three best fancied runners. Dada's Nala, well behind for 1100 metres made steady headway before hitting top pace 200 metres out and flashed by Agnes T close home to win going away by a length and a half.

RACE 9-MAIDEN CONDITION DIVISION II (THREE-YEAR-OLDS) 1100METRES/5 1/2FURLONGS

Aria led from Pandora's Box with the pair going clear from 800 metres out. Aria looked to be travelling better in the stretch drive but a very determined effort from Pandora's Box eventually got her to the front and score by only a neck.

RACE 10-OVERNIGHT ALLOWANCE (3-YEAR-OLDS&UPWARDS) 2000METRES/10FURLONGS

Biblical Legend led into the clubhouse turn and was pursued by Dysfunctional, Superluminal and Dontae down the backstretch. Asked for a serious effort Superluminal made a dash for home 700 metres out to turn for home on top with Dontae coming to challenge. An engaging battle for supremacy unfolded with Superluminal's superior stamina and finishing speed winnig the day by a length and a half.

RACE 11-RESTRICTED ALLOWANCE IV (5YOS&UPWARDS/NW3) 1300METRES/6 1/2FURLONGS

Storming Flyer led a tightly bunched field approaching the top of the stretch before giving way to Buckaluck. Princess Caula was the first to get by the fading front runners but Photogenic emerged as a serious threat 200 metres out. The two battled gamely in the last 100 but Photogenic seemed to have wanted victory less and failed by a head to deny the well-gambled Princess Caula.

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