NEWCASTLE
Fri 16 Feb 2018
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TAB.COM.AU Likely Positions After 400m No Sprint Lane
Distance 1609m
Based on recent and anticipated racing patterns. For important changes of tactics which may affect the accuracy of this speed map, please refer to the HRNSW website or the Twitter account @HRNSW_Stewards
Start 5:58 PM
Prize Money $6,360
Ponderosa Bigz can go forward and Magical Mel may look to show speed.
Horse 10 Off Front Line Expected Early Pace Pattern Rating Comment
MAX IS BACK
Form: 9 7 r 6 3
BT
Back with a Trail
$51.00 emerg. Unlikely.
MAGICAL MEL NZ
Form: 3 7 3 0 8
LD
Leader
$4.00 Will appreciate this class and looks a major contender.
LITTLE CHANGE
Form: 5 2 4 4 7
FT
Forward with a Trail
$10.00 Eachway chance with a nice run.
CASUAL RIVER
Form: 2 9 9 4 2
MT
Midfield with a Trail
$34.00 Harder than last time and would be a surprise.
PONDEROSA BIGZ
Form: 2 4 0 2 6
FT
Forward with a Trail
$16.00 Can go forward and try to find the fence. Not the worst.
LIVIN IT LOVIN IT NZ
Form: 7 4 2 6 0
BT
Back with a Trail
$4.00 Hard to catch but his best can be threatening.
STYX VIXEN NZ
Form: 6 6 4 4 2
MM
Mid Race Move
$12.00 Not a great barrier but going pretty well. Outside chance.
TRIJET NZ
Form: 1 3 2 7 4
LD
Leader
$12.00 Goes forward but hurt by the barrier.
ADAMANT KISS
Form: 1 6 1 6 5
BT
Back with a Trail
$34.00 Tough from out wide.
LITTLE BUDDY
Form: s 0 1
BT
Back with a Trail
$34.00 Surprise win first up. This would be even more surprising.
Back Row
TWO TATZ PATZ
Form: 2 1 3 6 3
MT
Midfield with a Trail
$16.00 Will need gaps but not hopeless.
THE PURITAN
Form: s 6 1 2 2
MT
Midfield with a Trail
$7.00 Running consistently and has an eachway chance.
FOR THE BETTOR
Form: 1 4 5 1 1
MT
Midfield with a Trail
$6.00 First up. Worth respecting despite the draw.