22:16 Turf Paradise
Race 6 - Allowance Optional Claiming
Race 6 - Allowance Optional Claiming
Distance: 1m 0y Runners: 7
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1m 0y
BLANKET OF ICE knuckled down well to fend off Don't Hold Me Back (second) and Exemplar (third) here in October and is expected to get the better of those reopposing rivals once more. Awesome Slate, who arrives on a four-timer, looks best of the rest.
No Runner Rating Previous Odds Odds Each Way 1/4 1-2
1 (1)
Don't Hold Me Back
Daniel Vergara/Steve Henson
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
Spotlight Form: 444727
SP
He has won four times from 6f to 1m. Beaten 13l behind Power Corrupt at 18-1 when seventh of 12 on his latest outing at Turf Paradise over 1m (good) last month. Others bring stronger recent form to the table.
2 (2)
Sky T
Glenn Corbett/Kim Oliver
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
Spotlight Form: 512655
SP
Winner of six races from 5f to 1m. Finished 3 1/2l behind Just Meteor when fifth of 8 at 11-2 on his latest outing at Turf Paradise over 4f last month. Minor money is unlikely to be beyond him.
3 (3)
Betrbegone
Jorge Bourdieu/Joe Toye
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
Spotlight Form: 455112
SP
Winner of five races from 5f to 1m. Beaten 1l by Tappin Vegas when second of 8 at 3-1 on his latest outing at Turf Paradise over 1m (good) last month. Reliable performer who could feasibly sneak some minor money.
4 (4)
Awesome Slate
David Lopez/Cindy Krasner
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
Spotlight Form: 512111
SP
Winner of seven races from 3f to 1m 3f. A winner at 19-2 at Hastings Racecourse over 1m 3f on his latest outing in October, beating Crazy Prophet by 1l. Arrives on a four-timer and afforded the utmost respect.
5 (5)
Exemplar
Andrew Ramgeet/Shawn Davis
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
Spotlight Form: 216513
SP
Winner of five races from 6f to 1m. Third of 7 behind Blanket Of Ice beaten 3/4l at 17-4 on his latest outing at Turf Paradise over 1m in October. Rarely runs a bad race and has strong place claims.
6 (6)
High Security
Scott Stevens/David Van Winkle
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
Spotlight Form: 451343
SP
He has won three times from 7f to 1m. Third of 8 behind Tappin Vegas beaten 2l at 14-5 on his latest outing at Turf Paradise over 1m (good) last month. Closely matched with Betrbegone (second) on that run and cannot be ruled out.
7 (7)
Blanket Of Ice
Israel Hernandez/Stan Hartman
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
Spotlight Form: 116361
SP
Winner of six races at 1m. A winner at 14-1 at Turf Paradise over 1m on his latest outing in October, beating Don't Hold Me Back by a short head. Battled on well that day and expected to give another good account of himself.
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