Selections and Best Bets for Canterbury : 21st April 2021

Selections and best bets from Chris Scholtz for the Canterbury meeting on April 21 with Trial Watch and Blackbook runners.

Canterbury Park
Canterbury Park


RACE 1: (1) Yankee Rapids

RACE 2: (8) Xtremetime (EW)

RACE 4: (2) Fifteen Aria

RACE 8: (10) Born A Warrior (EW)

RACE 1: 1-5-2-3

RACE 2: 8-3-1-6

RACE 3: 1-7-3-6

RACE 4: 2-8-6-1

RACE 5: 2-5-6-4

RACE 6: 5-8-6-10

RACE 7: 6-8-3-7

RACE 8: 10-14-6-16


Noted Trial Runners April 21

TRIAL WATCH BEST: Xtremetime; Astrologer; Rocstar Boy

CANTERBURY: Xtremetime (R2); Graphite Mist (R2); Astrologer (R3); Cork Harbour (R3); Saiko (R3); Bartoselli (R3) ; Brillar (R3); Either Oar (R5); Montserrat (R6); Kobe Rocks (R8); Instant Attraction (R8)

NEWCASTLE THURSDAY: Rocstar Boy (R1); Wheel (R1); Cotehele (R2); Ovoid (R2)

RECENT TRIAL WATCH WINNERS: Monte Di Fiore; Jamaea; Good Omens; Ellsberg; True Valentine; Luvoir; De An Andretti; Aslav; Statesville; Paulele; Nature Strip; Capital Reign; Shadow Colour; Enchanted Heart; Grande Rumore; Billiondollarbaby; Lillium.


Eligible Blackbook Runners – April 21



Blackbookers – Selected April 17

(Follow for next 3 starts)

DARING BELLE: Should respond for a strong rider.

ENTRIVIERE: Classy mare. Follow her progress.

MINHAAJ: Untested in traffic. Forgive run.

RAINBOW CONNECTION: Has a bright future.

SALLY POPS: Can win in the right grade. 

THE BIG EASY: Better placed over a longer trip.

YEARNING: Capable filly. Will keep improving.

RECENT BLACKBOOK WINNERS: Anamoe; Mo'Unga; Translator; Dom To Shoot; Masked Crusader; Mount Popa; Gem Song; Chaillot; Subedar; Scorched Earth; Nimalee; Emanate; Bonaparte; Marsannay; Poetic Charmer.

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Chris Scholtz

Managing Director Tronta Media P/L; Contributing Editor Racing & Sports
Chris is an award winning racing media professional working in the print, radio and online mediums since 1971 and managing director of his own racing industry media company since 1988. He has covered all of Australia’s major racing carnivals, numerous international events and is widely recognised as a leading form assessor and race analyst. Chris brings his passion for racing to as its contributing editor since its launch in 2000.