Form analyst, SCOTT MCDONELL, previews Saturday’s Ascot meeting, with horse racing tips and analysis for all 10 races. Good luck, punters!
Track Condition: Good 4
Rail Position: Out 6m entire circuit
SICHERN has won both runs back in a canter. Makes own luck going forward and can measure up to this. He goes on top in this.
ALIEN FROM MARS has been powering home in all three runs this time in. If she can sit close enough to them on the corner she will be in mix again.
SHORT TALK led them up and got the job done at Pinjarra last start. If she can roll along on the speed she will be in this for a long way.
MEGAMI looked a touch unlucky when held up final stages in the small field here on debut. Looks over the odds to me and will be having something each way.
Liked the way LOOPY’S BABY hit the line when beaten less than a length here on debut. Sure to be better from the outing and she looks well placed in this.
CAPRICORN MAN finished the race off solidly when placed here last start. Drawn a touch awkwardly but would not leave out of multiples.
PANZDOWN is a class gelding who was dominant first-up from spell. Will be better from that outing and he can win again.
ACROMANTULA chased home Panzdown here last start. He is a model of consistency and rarely runs a bad race. He can fill the quinella spot again.
CHANTORQUE is the big query resuming from a spell. She has won two of her four starts fresh and must include her based on that stat alone.
MATERIAL WITNESS just got too far off them last start but liked the way he got to the line. Won previous start and will be having an each way interest on him.
SUPER EX was excellent first-up from spell. Chased home to grab eye catching placing and he will be better from that outing.
STATE OF POWER finished too well to win at Belmont first-up then ran into a placing behind a couple of smart ones last start. She can win this.
Tip: MATERIAL WITNESS
TRIX OF THE TRADE has won 7 of his 8 starts and won all four this time in. Drawn to get the ideal run in transit and should win again.
HEAR ME SING comes into this off three straight placings all behind Trix Of The Trade. Should cross and lead these again and can fill the quinella spot again.
ROKANORI has done nothing wrong winning both his starts in style. He does step up to another level here but can sneak into a placing.
Tip: TRIX OF THE TRADE
CONSTANT DREAMING sprinted quickly and put the race beyond doubt in Listed level here last start. Only needs to find that form to win again.
FINE ROMANCE chased home Constant Dreaming here last start but could not reel her in. She meets her again and she will not be far away again.
Forget that UNI QUEEN went around last start. She was wide throughout and entitled to tire over final 200m. Drawn to get a much better run and sure to be a factor.
Tip: CONSTANT DREAMING
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BLACK CHIPS looks nice each way odds in this. He won two in a row earlier this campaign and has followed up with three straight placings since. No reason he will not be in mix again.
FRIAR AWAY deserves a win. He has been placed in three of his last four starts and been luckless in a couple of them. Would not be surprised to see him give this a shake.
WITHOUT REASON outstayed them here last start when making a long sustained run. Rock hard fit and he will make this a true staying test.
Tip: BLACK CHIPS
TRI FOR US was well supported when favourite here last start and she got the job done making it two in a row. Drawn to get the ideal run in transit and she can win again.
WINIFER looks well and truly over the odds in this. Forget her finishing position here last start when she was badly blocked final stages. Drawn perfectly and she looks a nice each way bet.
PICTURE PERFECT has been a bit disappointing in two runs back from spell. Comes into this third-up from spell and he can find some form.
Tip: TRI FOR US
CRISTAL DANE has controlled the race from the front winning her last couple by clear margins. She will lead again and no reason she will not win again.
COMES A TIME deserves a win. He has been placed in all three runs this time in and overdue to return to winners stall.
WEAPONSON won at Belmont three starts back then has just found one better in his last couple. Racing in consistent form and will be in finish again.
Tip: CRISTAL DANE
HOW’S THE SERENITY looks one of the better bets on the program. Demolished them here last start and she only has to produce similar to get away with this.
MOOD SWINGS has not been beaten all that far in his three runs this time in. Should get a nice trip in behind the speed and have last crack at leaders.
SASSY TRADER comes into this third-up from spell. Made good late here last start and grabbed minor placing. From ideal barrier cannot leave out.