Race 2B (Randwick), “TAB Rewards Handicap,” puse = AUD $85,000, 2yo “open,” 7 furlongs. Post Time is 10:40 PM Friday EDT.
Top pick – #2 Mr. Darcy (7/1 ML)
2nd pick = #1 Intrepid Way (8/1 ML)
3rd pick = #6 Multitude (18/1 ML)
I should note that I expect the odds on all my selections to be bet down some. The morning line for this race does not make a lot of sense.
#2 Mr. Darcy did the near impossible last time, breaking it’s maiden first out for the extremely patient Chris Waller team. Waller is a phenomenal trainer but he rarely wins with debut maidens or first off the layoff, or with sprinters. The fact that this horse could win in good time says there may be a lot more in store for this one.
#1 Intrepid Way looks the fastest horse on speed figures and if the pace is fast, he may run even faster. Has wins at 6 and 7 furlongs and would be no surprise.
#7 Multitude is well bred and his trainer has very strong stats second off the layoff/second time starter.