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Gold Coast features preview

One of the many decent race meetings to be conducted in Australia tomorrow takes place at the Gold Coast Turf Club, with a day full of black type races. With thanks to @brissyraces, here's a look at a couple of the features.

Race 7, Prime Minister's Cup:
Too many to go over them all so if I don’t mention your horse don’t worry too much. MID SUMMER MUSIC has to go on top. I’d be lying if I said gate 15 wasn’t some type of concern and they have said they won’t be up on pace. She has been facing Black Caviar, Atlantic Jewel and Foxwedge etc so this looks a far easier assignment. PHELAN READY hasn’t won for a couple of years, but he loves the coast track, loves a wet track and ran 4th in the Newmarket, so is in form. DURHAM TOWN is a Group horse in NZ and will run well. FILLYDELPHIA will like getting to a tougher 1300m and wet not a concern. CARRY ME BLUEY can sit midfield and I would be very surprised if he didn’t look the winner at some stage. TOP DROP was heavily backed in early markets last week so must be going very well. A couple of horses at big prices to consider for wide quaddies are DALZAR who returned well last run and particularly MEET GEORGE who loves the wet, is going well and is up to a race like this with conditions to suit.

On Top: 3-MID SUMMER MUSIC
Hardest To Beat: 10-CARRY ME BLUEY, 11-MEET GEORGE, 1-PHELAN READY

Race 8, The Hollindale.
The massive spruik horse is MAWINGO. I wasn’t as taken with his 1st up win as others on first glance. He was catapulted into that race but he did run well. What I like about him is that he obviously has a lot of class and I’m guessing he will come on a lot from that run. On his overseas form it looks as though he should get through the ground and a big plus is that he should sit midfield or closer from a good gate and be in front of some of the other main chances. He looks pretty smart. If he happens to fail where do we look? FORETELLER is going particularly well and he is ready to win. The big problem for him is that he will go back and give a big start. This may not suit but look for him late and follow him. ‘The Prophet’ likes WALL STREET and the blinkers come off. He may push forward and could improve sharply back to WFA. SHEZ SINSATIONAL is exactly that and has a big race in her over the carnival. Not sure where they sit here but she can run well. SCENIC SHOT, TRIPLE HONOUR and LIGHTS OF HEAVEN chances to run into first 4’s.

On Top: 12-MAWINGO
Others: 9-FORETELLER, 13-SHEZ SINSATIONAL, 3-WALL STREET

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