Form analyst, RIC CHAPMAN, previews Wednesday’s Warwick Farm meeting, with horse racing tips and analysis for all 7 races. Good luck, punters!
Rail: Out 3m entire
Track: Soft 7
Warwick Farm R1 Mdn (2YO) Plate 1300m
This looks like a competitive, high-class maiden field. You should look past the fact AFFIDAVIT was thrashed on debut. Stable has a huge opinion of him and he was put away after that failure. His trials this time back have been breathtaking. Have in your numbers.
ROBUSTO is coming along very well. Ran a good 4th on debut, then spell. Resumed this grade with a solid 3rd and must be fitter, faster this time around.
Team Snowden would not book Hughie for TO HIS CREDIT unless he was smart. Watch market here on debut. Will run on hard.
Tip: AFFIDAVIT @ $9.00
Warwick Farm R2 – Mdn Hcp (3YO) 1200m
BARANOF has had a lot of chances to win a race and hasn’t. But he has talent and runs well enough to get you in often. Has placed at both his last starts this grade and last run when 2nd was commanding. Should run well.
KIPSBAY can perform well this grade. Is 4th up so respect. Watch market. Fitter now and big hope.
ARBITRATION seems to be a handy filly who has finishing power. Will get back, but looks to run like she did this grade last start when 2nd at Wyong. This is 100m longer. Looms large.
Tip: ARBITRATION @ $6.20
Warwick Farm R3 – BM68 (3YO) 1400m
BENAUD looks to be a progressive type and he is resuming here. Looks to have powerful finishing burst and off this draw should get a great suck into the race. Hughie will get him out and he might be a fair bit better than these.
STICK TO YOUR GUNS is very fast and he showed them a clean pair of heels from the gate when leading all way to easily win his maiden here over 1200m. Given huge weight and was courageous 3rd next run in a Cl 1. Will lead these and go close.
PATERNAL is up in class here after good debut win this trip in a maiden at Newcastle. Clearly has finishing power and looms large.
Tip: BENAUD @ $6.00
Warwick Farm R4 – BM72 (3YO +) Hcp 2200m
JUST A JEDI mixes his form a bit too and is all over the shop on occasions but when he’s good, he can run well. Did win a similar race 3 starts back so be wary of him. Gets a very handy 2kg allowance.
LEGEND HAS IT is now super fit and is trained here. This, after the scratchings is a week race so he can bob up.
DON ARCANGELO mixes his form. Can run on and is very fit. Can place here.
Tip: JUST A JEDI @ $3.20
Warwick Farm R5 – BM72 (3YO+) Hcp 1200m
GEO is one of the best bred horses racing and as such always meets with support. He may get a lot of it today as his two trials leading into this first-up run have been outstanding. You should expect him to run on today.
This mare EVENING BRIDE took the step up to this grade last start after a pair of provincials wins and did very well running on for an unlucky 3rd two weeks ago. Her record is impressive and she is honest.
BEEP TEST resumes here but in debut prep was racing consistently and creating a name for herself. Trialled well and must be considered.
Warwick Farm R6 – BM72 (4YO+) 1400m
BETHENCOURT looks well placed for a kill first up. He actually goes better at this trip than over longer ones so should bounce out of the gates, be handy and finish very hard today. Trials have been great. Will take a great deal from that hit-out. Gets a 2kg claim today. Rates highly.
You have to love a horse like JAILBREAK. Just puts in every start. Hasn’t won for a while but always hits the line hard and the 2kg claim is a huge help. Watch betting.
CARLISLE BAY is honest and always hits the line well. Is very fit too. Big danger.
Tip: BETHENCOURT @ $7.00
Warwick Farm R7 – BM72 (4YO + Mares) Hcp 1100m
SUNBORN with Hugh Bowman in the saddle resumes here. Has a superb gate and will go home hard.
EYE SEE THINGS also has a great gate and her 2nd first-up this grade was a terrific hit-out for this. Should be fitter.
BROOKS BATTLE should be fit for this after 3 trials. Was creating a name for herself last prep when comfortably winning easier races. Watch market. She does love this track as she is trained here.
Tip: SUNBORN @ $8.40