Selections and Best Bets for Canterbury : 19th August 2020

Selections and best bets from Chris Scholtz for the Canterbury meeting on August 19 with Trial Watch and Blackbook Reports.

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RACE 5: (11) Sauvestre (EW)

RACE 7: (8) Pressure (EW)

RACE 1: 1-3-4-5

RACE 2: 3-2-6-8

RACE 3: 6-5-7-1

RACE 4: 8-2-7-6

RACE 5: 7-4-10-5

RACE 6: 11-4-12-3

RACE 7: 8-5-3-1



CANTERBURY: Sacred Captain (R1); Big Angel (R2); Phemonoe (R4); Forbidden Love (R4); Strike (R5); Aim (R6); Celer (R6); General Soho (R6)

HAWKESBURY THURSDAY: Come Si Bella (R1); Russbuss (R3); Princess Betty (R3); Who Shot Maggie (R4); Initiation (R4); Let It Pour (R4); Princess Glamour (R4); Chianti (R5); Exotic Ruby (R5); Toryjoy (R7); Aspect Ratio (R8); Ruby Tuesday (R8); Bethencourt (R8)

RECENT TRIAL WATCH WINNERS: Savatiano; North Pacific; All Saints'Eve; Hard Faith; Rifles; Home Of The Brave; Skymist; Anders; Media Starguest; Bigger Than Thorn; Torun; Quatum; Dancing Gidget; Eduardo; Mugatoo; Castlecomer.


Eligible Blackbook Runners  - August 20

HAWKESBURY THURSDAY: Dismissal (R1); Carif (R7); Savacool (R7)

Blackbookers – Selected August 15

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AGREEABLE: Shaping as a quality filly.

CASCADIAN: Set for another good campaign.

MASKED CRUSADER: Big talent. Best still ahead of him.

ANGEL OF TRUTH: Going well for new stable.

RONDINELLA: Strong start to her spring program. Classy mare.

IMPASSE: Should improve with this run behind him.

DREAM MASTER: Worked hard first-up. Fitter next time.

RECENT BLACKBOOK WINNERS: Behemoth; Taikomochi; Badoosh; Getyourgreyon; Emeralds; Chassis; Zourhea; Maddi Rocks; Creedence; Inanup; Krone; Sixties Groove; Frankely Awesome; Sure Knee; Viridine; Harbour Views; Tyzone.

Racing and Sports

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.