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Midweek Blackbookers - August 7

BY Alex Marsh - @ajmarsh87
2 months ago Horse Racing



Race 6 - (1500 METRES) - DIAMOND BOW - 2nd. Trainer: Wendy Kelly.

Lightly raced mare and dropping in the ratings. Settled towards the rear and whilst admittedly had the tempo on, was always going to need this fresh and fit winner has showed city class potential in the past. Her form from last prep suggests she has some ability with efforts around Laure Me In, Kazio etc indicating her rating can climb to that mid 70 range (currently at 63).


Race 7 - (1200 METRES) - HEIR OF TAVISTOCK - 4th. Trainer: Ellerton & Zahra.

Middle distance/staying type resuming over a distance he was always going to find a little sharp which was evident when he came off the bit early however continued to grind away well but just lacked the turn of foot in what was a strong BM64. Well bred, his only full brother is a winner at 2200m which looks to be the path this 4yo will head down and is capable of working through the lower benhcmarks. 




Race 5 - (1250 METRES) - SHOCK ALERT - 2nd. Trainer: Bjorn Baker.

May have taken the honors for the bravest effort on this Canterbury card where he did donkey work in dragging the field up to a hot tempo and was clearing out enough from third in the end which added further merit to the ...


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