Race 2 Illawarra Engineering Services Maiden
#1 Fantastic Zoe
She finds a very weak maiden here and looks perfectly drawn to stay out of early trouble. Although her trial time of 30.49 doesn’t make you overly enthusiastic on paper, she received checks in the run that cost her several lengths and I believe with a clear run she is capable of a 30.10 to 30.20 run which is good enough to win this. It is just one of those races where I can’t find another winner.
BACK (WIN) Fantastic Zoe on the Betfair SP
Race 6 Dapto to Wenty Heat
#3 Fullstop Period
I am always happy to keep backing a dog who has yet to be defeated, especially after his extremely gusty win over this trip last start where after being squeezed and battered early, he bulldozed his way to the front after the first turn and held on to win. He really had no right to win the race after so many hits early.
He looks a real smart race dog in the making and is in the astute Mark Gatt kennel. Absolute Gunn and Bralyn Jackson were slow out early last start so they should not cause him much grief early.