Tag Archives: The Rating Bureau

Race Assessment: Tulloch Stakes

"This is a very difficult race to assess the winning standard for with a query over all of the horses in the market."

Race Assessment: Golden Slipper

"This looks likely to be a solid to fast run Golden Slipper courtesy of Houtzen drawn in Barrier 16). She has run along at above average to fast speed at every start so far and it’s very likely she’ll do that again here."

Race Assessment: Blamey Stakes

"Looking at the lead up form into this race, we expect the winner will need to run to at least an 103 WFA Performance Rating at the weights being carried and possibly in the 104-105 range."

Pago Pago Race Assessment

"This looks likely to be a keenly run race. Condor Heroes likes to lead and run along but he has plenty of opposition with Coruscate , All Too Huiying and Ducimus drawn inside him with good early speed figures..."

Race Assessment: Zeditave Stakes

"Looking at the lead up form into this race, we expect the winner will need to run to at least a 94 WFA Performance Rating at the weights being carried."

Race Assessment: Surround Stakes

Anticipated rain in Sydney over the weekend has put a big question mark on the Randwick track for this weekend's G2 Surround Stakes. Daniel O'Sullivan's The Rating Bureau gives his take on the race...

CS Hayes Stakes Preview

After an inconclusive Manfred Stakes, Daniel O'Sullivan has rated the Stuart Webb trained colt $8 in a wide open CS Hayes Stakes. With a positive barrier he can settle closer and will shorten from $15 on the Exchange.

The Rating Bureau: Australia Stakes, Friday 27th January 2017

'Black Heart Bart is the clear standout in this and we are happy to be accordingly.'

The Ratings Bureau: Magic Millions 2YO Classic

Both Houtzen and From Within come into this race with dominant ratings and we are prepared to back both, playing for the best result on Houtzen who has proven her ability with higher pressure early speed.

The Rating Bureau: Darley Classic

“From Barrier 5 here Our Boy Malachi should settle just off the leading bunch with cover (perfect) and then if he unleashes the same finishing effort he did last start, he’ll be very hard to hold out.”