The Meadows Greyhounds Tips & Betting Preview October 18th 2014

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Best Bet:
Race 4: Love Affair

Best Roughie:
Race 11: Allen Firestorm

Quaddie:
Leg 1: 1,4,5,7 – Leg 2: 2 – Leg 3: 8 – Leg 4: 1,2,6 – $12 for 100%

Race No. 1Dazling’s Last Hoorah (h’cap)7:15 PM (VIC time)
Handicap event over 725 metres at The meadows Of $10,285 Prizemoney.
1st: $7,200 2nd: $2,060 3rd: $1,025.

No.NameFormBestTrainer

1SHALL SHE ROCK -8m [3]4112142.38(7)D Crawford (Pearcedale)
2BEKS -8m [3]1523242.76(3)P Bouchier (Dennington)
3FLYING TWIST -9m [4]2311143.15(8)A Dailly (Anakie)
4ECHELONIC ACTION -10m [5]22314NBTD Coleman (Lara)
5GOLD AFFAIR TWO -10m [5]2564442.70(7)M Hanke (Miepoll)
6ALLEN WAKE -10m (NSW)[5]36346FSTDA Dailly (Anakie)
7STARC -10m (NSW)[5]12753NBTA Dailly (Anakie)
8UNTRACEABLE -10m [5]21763NBTM Auld (Tatura)
9DU PLESSIS -10m (NSW)[5]Res.47764FSTDA Dailly (Anakie)
10MADDIE GARI -10m [5]Res.84676FSTDO Fraser (Devon Meadows)

Good race to kick off the night and I’ve decided to go with the in form Flying Twist. She has to give the outside division a metre head start but there isn’t a lot of speed drawn out wide apart from Starc so if she can step away cleanly she should be able to settle in the top two early. He two recent wins at Sandown have been super impressive and with a clear run its hard to see her being beaten.

Starc steps from the front mark and he led for a long way here last week. I think he will hit the line a little better tonight so with a clean getaway he should put himself in a prime position and then figure in the finish. Beks is armed with a monster finish and he only requires an ounce of luck in running to feature. Surprisingly he actually does his best racing here and he is a great dog to anchor for second and third in your exotic bets. Untraceable has been a tad disappointing of late but from the pink tonight he may show a little improvement, if he goes around at silly odds he may be worth a saver bet.

Top Four: 3 – 7 – 2 – 8

Suggested Bets:

Win bet on Flying Twist

Exacta: 3,7/2,3,7,8 ($6 for 100%)

Trifecta: 3,7,8/2/Field ($18 for 100%)

Trifecta: 3,7,8/Field/2 ($18 for 100%)

Quinella: 3 to rove with 2,7,8 ($3 for 100%)

Race No. 2Robbo’s Last Flutter7:38 PM (VIC time)
Grade 5 event over 525 metres at The meadows Of $7,150 Prizemoney.
1st: $5,000 2nd: $1,430 3rd: $720.

No.NameFormBestTrainer

1DINA BALE (NSW)[5]71FSHS Collins (Lara)
2SOUL MAKER [5]368T2NBTA Britton (Lara)
3TANTRUM TOMMY [5]25322NBTA Dailly (Anakie)
4QUANTUM BALE (NSW)[5]12541NBTT Womann (Lara)
5IMA SCREW LOOSE [5]22112NBTC Capuano (Anakie)
6SAM TOOCAN [5]73754NBTA Dailly (Anakie)
7GANGNAM STYLE [5]23261FSHJ Shaw (Anakie)
8LAURIE’S CHANCE [5]42253NBTR Britton (Lara)
9DR. TAYLOR [5]Res.35568NBTJ Gill (Darriman)
10DR. WAUGH [5]Res.48874FSHJ Mcmahon (Darriman)

Quantum Bale is an improving type and he looks well placed in this company. He is yet to feature in three runs here but he is a much better race dog this time around and I expect a much improved performance tonight. Last start at Shepparton he hit the line strongly over the 450m journey when winning in 25.57 and on that occasion he beat the classy Jubilea Bale.

Dina Bale is showing loads of promise having won her past two starts here, her latest win was in an impressive 30.21 but the eye catching part of that effort was her run home time. She is clearly getting stronger with every run and she is drawn to play a major role tonight. Tantrum Tommy hasn’t had much luck since scoring here in 30.42 but he has posted some smart placings, he can be slow to begin at times but if he gets some room in the early stages he shouldn’t be too far away. Gangnam Style rounds out the chances, he is suitably drawn out wide and he recently beat the promising Weston East at Sandown Park in a more than handy 29.70.

Top Four: 4 – 1 – 3 – 7

Suggested Bets:

Win bet on Quantum Bale

Boxed Quinella: 1,3,4,7 ($6 for 100%)

Exacta: 1,4/1,3,4,7 ($6 for 100%)

Trifecta: 4/1,3,7/Field ($18 for 100%)

Quinella: 4 to rove with 1,3,7 ($3 for 100%)

Race No. 3The Eagles Club (1-5 Wins) Final8:00 PM (VIC time)
Grade 5 Final event over 525 metres at The meadows Of $8,940 Prizemoney.
1st: $6,260 2nd: $1,790 3rd: $890.

No.NameFormBestTrainer

1THUNDER EYES (NSW)[5]62426NBTR Britton (Lara)
2LEAD INTO DEMISE [5]5622130.24(2)R Clark (Toolleen)
3BOTTOM DOLLAR [5]23531NBTA Dailly (Anakie)
4GORHAM BALE (NSW)[5]323F130.33(4)S Collins (Lara)
5LADY DEEDEE [5]77342FSHK Leek (Devon Meadows)
6DUKE BALE (NSW)[5]37531NBTA Dailly (Anakie)
7DYNA CHASER (NSW)[5]4212130.47(7)S Collins (Lara)
8HOT GOLD (NSW)[5]23521NBTL Delbridge (Balliang)
9SISCO FIASCO [5]Res.36327NBTT Galea (Brookfield)
10DYNA ZERG (NSW)[5]Res.51322NBTS Collins (Lara)

Gorham Bale is a class act and he turned in a monster performance to score here last week in 30.38. He can be slow to begin so he will require some luck in running but he is a powerful chaser and if he is within range off the back he will take a power of beating. This track doesn’t really suit his racing style but surprisingly he has been placed in all five tries here with two of those efforts being wins.

Bottom Dollar returned to the winners list last week with a classy 30.22 heat win and if he can get away with them on terms he should have enough speed to drive to the lead. Over this journey he will probably need to lead but with a slow beginner on his outside he should get every chance. Thunder Eyes has been placed in two of his four starts here and he has been hitting the line well of late, from the red he should settle a little closer to the speed and he should be in the mix. Dyna Chaser rounds out the chances, he is better suited to a rails draw but he is going well and he must be included in your exotics.

Top Four: 4 – 3 – 1 – 7

Suggested Bets:

Win bet on Gorham Bale

Exacta: 3,4/1,3,4,7 ($6 for 100%)

Quinella: 4 to rove with 1,3,7 ($3 for 100%)

Trifecta: 1,3,4/1,3,4,7/1,2,3,4,7,8 ($36 for 100%)

Race No. 4Maurice Blackburn Lawyers8:22 PM (VIC time)
Grade 5 event over 725 metres at The meadows Of $8,225 Prizemoney.
1st: $5,750 2nd: $1,645 3rd: $830.

No.NameFormBestTrainer

1GRIFTER BALE (NSW)[5]11126NBTD Coleman (Lara)
2MATLIN’S TORNADO [5]83665FSTDP Repici (Hampton Park)
3EL CHANA [5]21424FSTDL Sturgess (Talbot)
4OSCAR DE LARGO [5]6565243.01(2)R Henness (Heathcote)
5TROPICAL THUNDER (NSW)[5]61384FSTDJ Karamatic (Lara)
6LOVE AFFAIR (NSW)[5]14427FSTDA Dailly (Anakie)
7DOUBLE RINSE (NSW)[5]34143FSTDA Dailly (Anakie)
8ACOLA ROSEBUD (NSW)[5]43554FSTDT Noy (New Gisborne)
9DU PLESSIS (NSW)[5]Res.47764FSTDA Dailly (Anakie)
10MADDIE GARI [5]Res.84676FSTDO Fraser (Devon Meadows)

Love Affair is dropping considerably in class tonight and if she can reproduce here 42.95 winning effort from September she will figure in the finish. She normally begins well and with a wide runner drawn on her outside she should get every chance to settle in the top two or three early.

Double Rinse is a litter and kennelmate to Love Affair and she looks well placed to run the quinella. Two starts ago she hit the line strongly when placed behind Scanez Cee at Ballarat over 545m and she is better suited to this journey. Oscar De Largo is the interesting runner, he is likely to start big odds but his effort when placed here last week behind Shall She Rock was eye catching. Grifter Bale is a handy stayer and he can get into the minor end of the money, he is better suited to a wider draw but he hits the line hard so as long he doesn’t get shuffled too far back he should be thereabouts.

Top Four: 6 – 7 – 4 – 1

Suggested Bets:

Win bet on Love Affair

Boxed Quinella: 1,4,6,7 ($6 for 100%)

Exacta: 6,7/1,4,6,7 ($6 for 100%)

Trifecta: 6/1,4,7/Field ($18 for 100%)

Race No. 5Le Pine Funerals8:38 PM (VIC time)
Grade 4 event over 525 metres at The meadows Of $7,600 Prizemoney.
1st: $5,320 2nd: $1,520 3rd: $760.

No.NameFormBestTrainer

1BALLERINO [4]2114130.29(5)J Borg (Maryborough)
2GEMSTAR (NSW)[4]1F13330.13(8)A Dailly (Anakie)
3DR. RAHOUAL [4]1641730.37(2)J Mcmahon (Darriman)
4PRINCE TO EXCEL (NSW)[4]1117330.15(3)G Jose (Catani)
5DYNA GLINDA (NSW)[4]1757530.17(3)A Dailly (Anakie)
6COBRA BALE (NSW)[4]1171730.10(3)J Hunt (Lara)
7ALLEN ICARUS (NSW)[4]2172830.28(4)S Collins (Lara)
8HOOVER JACK [4]6756529.78(5)A Dailly (Anakie)

Ballerino is likely to start a short priced favourite but I think the value could be with Prince To Excel. Last time out he was placed behind the classy Crawf’s Bread and he is capable of showing sizzling early speed in his races. Three starts ago he beat a quality line-up at Sandown in 29.67 and a similar effort tonight would see him figure in the finish.

Ballerino continues to impress and he was never headed in his last start 30.20 win. I’m not convinced he runs the trip right out but if he does hold the lead he should be able to build up a nice break mid race. Dyna Glinda is very hit or miss early but she has lots of speed when given room to move in the early stages. She is much better than her recent form reads and she could be nice value. Allen Icarus should settle in the first two or three early and he has been placed in seven of 11 here. Cobra Bale is likely to be well fancied but he is poorly drawn and he will need a lot of things to go his way in the early stages.

Top Four: 4 – 1 – 5 – 7

Suggested Bets:

Win bet on Prince To Excel

Exacta: 1,4,5/1,4,5,7 ($9 for 100%)

Quinella: 4 to rove with 1,5,7 ($3 for 100%)

Trifecta: 4/1,5,7/Field ($18 for 100%)

Race No. 6Geotechnical Laboratories Final (gobis)9:00 PM (VIC time)
Grade 5 Final event over 600 metres at The meadows Of $19,650 Prizemoney.
1st: $12,000 2nd: $3,500 3rd: $1,750 GOBIS: $2,400.

No.NameFormBestTrainer

1HEAPS OF ABILITY [5]5346234.47(4)C Schlensog (Anakie)
2DEADLY BOY [4]4112134.46(6)S Mckenna (Napoleons)
3ATHOS [4]5135134.89(4)R Gray (Pyalong)
4KAYO MARCIARNO [5]56413NBTG Neocleous (Yinnar South)
5DARBAIN DASHER [4]5573134.88(5)R Conway (Bunyip)
6TWEAK [5]2675334.68(5)T O’donovan (Devon Meadows)
7ZIPPING BART (NSW)[5]15162NBTP Dapiran (Northwood)
8DYNA GELDOF (NSW)[5]38372NBTS Collins (Lara)
9ROCK DOMINATION (WA)[5]Res.2543334.72(1)J Hunt (Lara)
10ACOLA ROSEBUD (NSW)[5]Res.4355434.77(1)T Noy (New Gisborne)

Deadly Boy caught the eye with an all the way heat win in 34.46 last week and with a clean getaway he should repeat the dose. He has a great record over both the 525m and 600m journeys and his sectionals from last week have him leading by a couple of lengths as they pass the post the first time.

Heaps Of Ability is well named and if he can get out into some open spaces soon after the start he will be a major player. The draw is against him tonight but he is too good to dismiss. Kayo Marciarno is the run on dog in the event and he is a great anchor for third and fourth in your exotics. He has been placed in eight of his 14 tries here and he could be a great place bet again. Athos was a handy 34.89 heat winner and he races fairly well here, this is a rise in class for him but he must be included in your quaddies.

Top Four: 2 – 1 – 4 – 3

Suggested Bets:

Win bet on Deadly Boy

Trifecta: 2/1,3,4/Field ($18 for 100%)

First Four: 1,2,3/1,2,3/4/Field ($30 for 100%)

First Four: 1,2,3/1,2,3/Field/4 ($30 for 100%)

Quinella: 2 to rove with 1,3,4 ($3 for 100%)

Race No. 7Hudson Pacific9:22 PM (VIC time)
Grade 5 event over 525 metres at The meadows Of $7,150 Prizemoney.
1st: $5,000 2nd: $1,430 3rd: $720.

No.NameFormBestTrainer

1HIGHBURY (NSW)[5]3441330.18(2)R Britton (Lara)
2CRUISER’S SOL [5]47133NBTD Crawford (Pearcedale)
3ALLEN GIZMO (NSW)[5]5346430.20(6)A Dailly (Anakie)
4VELOCEMENTE [5]3424229.99(3)A Dailly (Anakie)
5CLAY BIRD (SA)[5]46655NBTM Chilcott (Heathcote)
6RADINKA BALE (NSW)[5]2145430.31(6)S Collins (Lara)
7HOT WHIRL [5]6332529.99(6)J Sharp (Lara)
8HOOKSY [5]1327129.95(4)T Auld (Tatura)
9YOKO [5]Res.3416330.38(6)J Carr (Devon Meadows)
10DR. SAMSON [5]Res.16464FSHW Mcmahon (Darriman)

Hooksy returns to the city circuit tonight and he looks a moral at $1.20. He couldn’t have drawn any better and he showed he is back to his brilliant best when scoring at Shepparton in 25.28 last week. He has a couple of keen railers drawn underneath so he should get all the breaks in the run to the first turn.

Highbury looks the obvious danger, he was a classy 29.55 Sandown Park winner two runs back and from the red draw he should sit just behind Hooksy for most of the journey. Hot Whirl has broken 30 seconds here previously and if she can cross early she should run a cheeky race at odds, whilst Radinka Bale has more than enough speed to cross but she isn’t overly strong, so she may be able to hold on for a place.

Top Four: 8 – 1 – 7 – 6

Suggested Bets:

Trifecta: 8/1,6,7/Field ($18 for 100%)

Trifecta: 8/1/Field ($6 for 100%)

Trifecta: 8/1,6,7/1,6,7 ($6 for 100%)

Race No. 8Sky Racing Topgun Oct. 25th9:40 PM (VIC time)
Free For All event over 525 metres at The meadows Of $8,940 Prizemoney.
1st: $6,260 2nd: $1,790 3rd: $890.

No.NameFormBestTrainer

1BANJO BOY [4]4233129.73(1)K Virtue (Tooradin)
2DYNA NICO (NSW)[4]1411230.15(1)A Dailly (Anakie)
3TAKE CHARGE [4]2116230.20(8)S Mckenna (Napoleons)
4SPRING LEAF (NSW)[3]1344430.01(3)A Dailly (Anakie)
6BUCKLE UP MASON (TAS)[1]1272329.74(3)J Hunt (Lara)
7CRAWF’S BREAD [1]1822130.03(1)D Crawford (Pearcedale)
8DYNA BETH (NSW)[4]6776130.15(5)A Dailly (Anakie)

The classy Banjo Boy returned to his best form at Sandown Park last week with a dazzling 29.40 win from this draw and a repeat of that type of effort would see him score with ease again. He has won here previously in an eye popping 29.73 and the manner in which he hit the line at Sandown last time suggests he isn’t too far away from that type of form.

Dyna Nico blew her rivals away when scoring at Warragul recently in 25.74 and she has more than enough speed to lead this field for a long way, in her previous 500m runs she appeared to stitch up late, however she is a stronger type this time around and she should give a great sight. Buckle Up Mason is a track specialist and he has been racing well without winning of late. The empty draw underneath should help him and a top three finish appears on the cards. Crawf’s Bread is never far away in this class and he must be included in your exotic bets.

Top Four: 1 – 2 – 6 – 7

Suggested Bets:

Win bet on Banjo Boy

Quinella: 1 to rove with 2,6,7 ($3 for 100%)

Exacta: 1,2/1,2,6,7 ($6 for 100%)

Trifecta: 1/2,6,7/Field ($15 for 100%)

Race No. 9Rsn – Racing & Sport9:58 PM (VIC time)
Mixed 4/5 event over 600 metres at The meadows Of $8,745 Prizemoney.
1st: $6,120 2nd: $1,750 3rd: $875.

No.NameFormBestTrainer

1GO MOBO [4]1353335.12(3)D Coleman (Lara)
2LITTLE RED (NSW)[5]T5F87FSTDR Britton (Lara)
3SMART MAXWELL [4]4612134.64(5)D Coleman (Lara)
4HESSION BOOTS [5]4637434.64(4)R Clark (Toolleen)
5SUPERSONIC HAWK (NSW)[5]2565634.87(5)J Britton (Anakie)
6RUMERO REASON (NSW)[4]7445234.48(3)A Dailly (Anakie)
7ROCK DOMINATION (WA)[5]2543334.72(1)J Hunt (Lara)
8ZIPPING JOE (NSW)[5]6332634.65(8)D Mcdonald (Devon Meadows)

Go Mobo has the good draw and he looks ready to step back up to the 600m journey. His most recent racing has been over the 500m journey and he had been lacking a bit of early zip which made things difficult for him. From the red he should punch through and hold the early lead and from there on it should be a matter of times and margins.

Smart Maxwell has been airborne of late and if he crosses the red early he will give a great sight. His chances hinge on him being able to lead but he really is flying at present and is always a chance. Hession Boots is much better than his form reads and he is a must for exotic bets. He is likely to settle back in the field but he has a good record here and he always finds the line strongly. Zipping Joe rounds out the chances, he was never out of trouble here last week and he will be looking to make amends.

Top Four: 1 – 3 – 4 – 8

Suggested Bets:

Win bet on Go Mobo

Exacta: 1,3/1,3,4,8 ($6 for 100%)

Trifecta: 1/3,4,8/Field ($18 for 100%)

Trifecta: 1,3,4/1,3,4,8/1,3,4,6,7,8 ($36 for 100%)

Race No. 10Topcat Video10:20 PM (VIC time)
Grade 5 event over 525 metres at The meadows Of $7,150 Prizemoney.
1st: $5,000 2nd: $1,430 3rd: $720.

No.NameFormBestTrainer

1DR. DES [5]7144330.22(4)W Mcmahon (Darriman)
2ALLEN ZENTAX (NSW)[5]5622330.03(4)A Dailly (Anakie)
3LEKTRA OUTLAW [5]23525NBTA Dailly (Anakie)
4ALLEN GRAVION (NSW)[5]8361530.35(4)M Delbridge (Balliang)
5FEIKUAI ZACK [5]37422NBTA Inger (Nambrok)
6SURF JESTER (QLD)[5]77158NBTJ Gill (Darriman)
7ALOTTA LUCK [5]33271NBTG Jose (Catani)
8WHITE WALKER [5]6457230.33(2)T Reid (Yuroke)
9CLASSIC NITRO [5]Res.4451630.62(2)J Carr (Devon Meadows)
10GHOST ROASTER [5]Res.6335430.57(4)C Mclennan (Airport West)

Allen Gravion scored a commanding 25.38 Shepparton win two runs back and he really looks well placed in this event. There isn’t a lot of early speed drawn around him so he should get plenty of room to muster speed and if he can settle in the top three he will prove too strong in the run home.

Feikuai Zack has been racing consistently at Wentworth Park of late and he has won here previously in a smart 30.12. He can be a little hit or miss early but if he gets away he is sure to make an impact. Alotta Luck set the track alight at Sandown last week when winning in 29.38, on that occasion she uncharacteristically pinged the lids, if she pings again then she wins easily but I’m not convinced that she can come out like that again. Allen Zentax does his best racing here and he could be nice value in this event.

Top Four: 4 – 5 – 7 – 2

Suggested Bets:

Win bet on Allen Gravion

Exacta: 4,5/2,4,5,7 ($6 for 100%)

Trifecta: 4,5,7/2,4,5,7/1,2,3,4,5,7 ($36 for 100%)

Quinella: 4 to rove with 2,5,7 ($3 for 100%)

Race No. 11Ajs Corporation10:42 PM (VIC time)
Grade 5 event over 600 metres at The meadows Of $8,225 Prizemoney.
1st: $5,750 2nd: $1,645 3rd: $830.

No.NameFormBestTrainer

1GIRTHY [5]453F7FSHC Capuano (Anakie)
2WHISTLER BALE (NSW)[5]1516535.16(4)M Delbridge (Balliang)
3UNDER TAKER [5]34775FSHL Repici (Hampton Park)
4SKYFIRE [5]72211NBTS Drummond (Heathcote)
5OUR SHIRAZ [5]51531FSTDJ Higgins (Linton)
6DON JULIO [5]88184FSTDR Henness (Heathcote)
7ALLEN FIRESTORM (NSW)[5]82246NBTA Dailly (Anakie)
8TEKKI MINX [5]64528FSTDD Crawford (Pearcedale)

Whistler Bale is dropping considerably in class tonight and she is unbeaten in her two tries here. Her winning times here aren’t flashy but she is a much better chaser this time around and she could probably get down to the 34.50 mark tonight. There are slow beginners all around her so she should settle top three and prove too strong in the run home.

Skyfire was a recent strong 29.75 Sandown Park winner and he has indicated that he is now ready for this trip, the box draw hasn’t done him any favours but he has been stepping a lot better of late. Our Shiraz is very consistent and he has a solid record here over 525m. He has the ability to ping the lids and if he can settle in the top two early he should be a major factor. Allen Firestorm is the smokey, he had no luck when debuting over this trip two runs back, if he could get a clearer passage early he may just cause an upset.

Top Four: 2 – 4 – 5 – 7

Suggested Bets:

Boxed Quinella: 2,4,5,7 ($6 for 100%)

Exacta: 2,4/2,4,5,7 ($6 for 100%)

Trifecta: 2/4,5,7/Field ($18 for 100%)

Race 12 – 525M Grade 5 – 11.00PM

Hestia Bale was far from disgraced in her placing here last week and with the drop in class tonight she should be able to go one better. I can see her settling in the top three early and she should make a strong move mid race, there really isn’t a lot of depth in this event so she should prove too strong.

Dyna Zod has been disappointing of late but he is capable of much better. If he can get a fairly clear passage early and sight the bunny he should be able to boost his confidence. Feikuai Molly has been placed in five of nine of this trip and she normally begins well, if the favourite happens to find bother there is every chance she might be off and gone with the prize. Lonesome Nitro rounds out the chances, he has scored two strong wins here to date and he only needs some luck at the first bend to feature.

Top Four: 2 – 5 – 4 – 8

Suggested Bets:

Win bet on Hestia Bale

Exacta: 2,5/2,4,5,8 ($6 for 100%)

Trifecta: 2,4,5/2,4,5,8/2,3,4,5,6,8 ($36 for 100%)

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