Sydney Specials : Scone - 11th May 2019

Fat meeting at Scone on Saturday with a number of key betting races and happy to hone in on the last three legs of the Quaddie.

Into The Abyss winning the Hyland Boxing Day Sale Mdn Hcp
Into The Abyss winning the Hyland Boxing Day Sale Mdn Hcp Picture: Racing and Sports

Talented filly Into The Abyss was simply a horror show last start, when only narrowly edged out in the Group 3 JHB Carr Stakes [1400m].

Had no luck from the inside draw and while flashing late, she just missed.

Her effort prior was very good behind Multaja and confident the fillies have the edge over their elder rivals.

Drawn the rails again which is a slight concern, but feel Schofield should be able to kick her up and hold a position just off the lead.

She will need a touch of luck coming into the straight, but expect them to be fanning across the track and she should get her chance.

On best form she rates clear at the weights and while she hasn't done a lot of winning (1/11), confident Glyn can throw her over the line.

Worth noting Glyn was aboard at her only career win to date (debut back in December, 2017).

In the final event the James Cummings trained Viridine appears well placed to break through.

Returning as a gelding this preparation, Viridine is back better than ever, only narrowly beaten first up, before he simply didn't handle the heavy track in the Group 1 Galaxy [1100m].

Freshened up (28 days) going into the Hall Mark Stakes [1200m], he didn't have a lot of luck when only narrowly beaten behind his stablemate Trekking.

Hasn't won in some time (581 days), but this is a big drop back in grade and from the middle draw, he should get all the favours.

If he runs up to the level of his performance behind Ball Of Muscle, he should be right in the finish.

Simon Dinopoulos' Three Tips For Sky Sports Radio:

Race 6 #10 Cadogan @ $13.00

Race 7 #11 Into The Abyss @ $6.00

Race 8 - #2 Viridine @ $4.40




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