Can Kennywyn in any case ranking his first win in his 34th birth these days?
His breeder, proprietor and teacher, Les Roberts’s, solution is unquestionably “sure”.
The son of $2 million yearling Time Thief is finally poised to make his consult with to the winner’s circle when he runs at house in Sunday’s Horsepower Maiden Handicap over the 1000m.
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No person may doubt the six-year-old’s consistency given his 16 placings, 4 of them at Muswellbrook from seven appearances there.
The bay gelding comes off a in most cases fair run at his final birth on December 28 at Scone the place he completed 5th to Pearl Roan who franked the shape with every other win on the identical monitor 5 days in the past.
“He’s received $60,000, I don’t know if I would like him to win,’’ Roberts joked. “Folks inquire from me if I get annoyed and I say ‘no, why I’d I be, he’s paying his method’. I used to be having a look the opposite day and noticed a horse that had received 4 races and had extra begins than him and it had most effective received $67,000.’’
BEST BET: WANDONNA (Race 5, No. 14)
Gary Portelli-trained filly who used to be 3rd to Castelvecchio on debut. Two runs on this time had been a 3rd to Geo and a fourth to every other at hand one in Napster.
NEXT BEST: SUMMER ORCHID (Race 3, No. 9)
Began $4.40 on debut when 9th of 10 at Taree on January 2 with excuses and is 1,000,000 instances higher and will have to run much better right here.
VALUE BET: MAKANA (Race 1, No. 14)
Todd Howlett-trained native through Sure Sure Sure’ sire Rubick. Spelled after one run again within the spring; trialled properly at Beaumont just lately.
BEST EXOTIC: QUADDIE
Race 4: 1, 2, 3. Race 5: 10, 14. Race 6: 2, 3, 5, 7. Race 7: 1, 11
JOCKEY TO FOLLOW: GRANT BUCKLEY
Kicked off 2020 with six winners within the first seven days of the yr and will stay the tally ticking over on Sunday.
BEST BET: VALARIAN (Race 3, No. 6)
Stablemate of Zarhron, who’s going for 5 Cowra Japan Cups. As for Valarian, he’s winless after 14 runs however getting nearer to a win than he has ever been.
NEXT BEST: COLONEL VON TRAPP (Race 2, No. 4)
Cleverly named son of Myfavouritethings, this Garry White-trained gelding became in a creditable debut fourth at Mudgee 12 days in the past. Move properly.
VALUE BET: BELLS ‘N’ BOWS (Race 7, No. 6)
Received the Cotton Cup at Warren in November. Been excellent in 3 runs for the brand new camp and is down at school on fresh outings.
BEST EXOTIC: QUADDIE
Race 5: 1, 2, 3. Race 6: 2, 3. Race 7: 1, 5, 6. Race 8: 2, 3
JOCKEY TO FOLLOW: SHAUN GUYMER
Has a hectic day with rides in each one of the crucial 8 races, 3 of them for Garry White.
“He tries however he has simply been an unfortunate horse. He likes the rainy and we’ve got been looking ahead to a rainy monitor however we’ve got been in a drought for 3 years.
“We had about 15 mils (on Thursday) and it’s nonetheless coming down so I feel the monitor will have to be rain affected.’’
Kennywyn loomed as much as position at his final birth however 5 weeks between runs, his health gave method overdue.
“That’s all it used to be,” Roberts mentioned. “He had a monitor damage and I needed to ease up on him.
“He drew dangerous at Quirindi in the beginning sooner than that and he were given uncovered with a furlong and part to head and nonetheless ended up operating fourth. He can beat himself a bit of in his race manners.
“He is a flexible horse. If he attracts dangerous you need to return on him however he all the time unearths the road,’’ Roberts says.
That shouldn’t be a subject these days for the reason that Kennywyn has drawn gate Three and will have to be capable to take a at hand place in operating for his common rider Michael Squires.
“I bred him,’’ Roberts mentioned. “I had his mom however she chipped a knee. She gave the impression of being excellent however she most effective had the only birth after which I needed to retire her.
“I despatched her Time Thief, he may not be the most productive stallion the sector however he’s the most productive bread and higher stallion. Maximum of his progeny win races or do one thing.’’
Kennywyn will recognize the edge out of the monitor at Muswellbrook on Sunday having positioned at either one of his runs on heavy tracks.
On most sensible of that he has positioned at two of 5 begins on gradual going.
INSIDE MAIL WITH SHAYNE O’CASS: MUSWELLBROOK
Makana is a filly educated at the monitor through Todd Howlett. Raced bang at the velocity however light on debut at Scone in September and spelled. Lots to enthuse about her fresh trial at Beaumont and she or he has drawn Four for ‘Gibbo’. Kennywyn remains to be on the lookout for a win after 33 begins however has positioned 16 instances. Sweet Bar has claims.
BET: MAKANA WIN; KENNYWYN EACH WAY; EXACTA 14 TO BEAT 13; QUINELLA 13, 14
Jan Bowen’s Actual Rainbow used to be massively spectacular when she received at Gunnedah, main all through. Greg Ryan on these days from a pleasing alley once more. Kim Waugh mare Oxford Bella used to be far away 3rd to the at hand Absolute Accept as true with right here after profitable at Taree. Selected Monarch landed some excellent bets when he staged a decided on-pace win on debut at Port.
BET: REAL RAINBOW WIN; BOX TRIFECTA 2, 3, 4, 6
Summer season Orchid is every other one from Kim Waugh stables. This daughter of Wandjina used to be arduous out there ($4.20) when she debuted at Taree on January 2. Completed 9th of 10 however there have been excuses. Forgive. Brother Sassy made flooring when 3rd on debut at Mudgee 12 days in the past. Added adventure fits. Rocquette appeals every method.
BET: SUMMER ORCHID WIN
My Benalla, a $2000 yearling purchased through Sue Grills, has already received $25,000 with two wins and an overly shut moment from most effective 3 begins. Has a tendency to get a ways again however flashes house. Simply wishes the highest journey. Entitlement is a last-start winner who beat a next winner. Move properly. The Warlord used to be an eye-catcher in a Scone trial 5 days in the past. Timion may sneak into the placings at odds.
BET: MY BENALLA WIN; BOX TRIFECTA 1, 2, 3, 5
Wandonna is a Gary Portelli-trained filly who completed 3rd on debut to Castelvecchio. Has come again in excellent nick, too. 3rd to Geo on Kensington monitor then completed fourth to Napster who received at Canterbury on Friday night time. Code Blue is a risk. This good-looking son of Tavistock will run 2400m someday however he’s were given a splash of high quality. Disco Diva is the ‘moment’ of the Portelli runners however has a hope.
BET: WANDONNA WIN; CODE BLUE EACH WAY; QUINELLA 10, 14; EXACTA 14 TO BEAT 10
Listing would possibly not run right here which leaves us with Common Scarlet on most sensible. The Luke Morgan-trained son of Arlington has a tidy document of 10 begins for 4 wins and 3 placings. A type of minors got here at his most up-to-date time out when an on-pace 3rd within the Inverell Shorts. Paul Perry-trained Sausalito has received 5 and positioned 8 instances from 29 and has a excellent draw. Sir Donald used to be runner-up within the Inverell Shorts at $41.
BET: DIRECTORY WIN OR GENERAL SCARLETT WIN
Leo is an engaging runner. Was once educated through the Snowdens for 5 begins together with an outstanding win at Goulburn sooner than he used to be moved on. He’s going to put on the colors of his sire, I Am Invincible, right here these days. If he runs as much as his trials, he more than likely might be! Choisir filly Sister Ellie used to be spectacular profitable on debut for who else however Paul Perry. Recruiting To Win is a Snowden gelding trialling properly and is going tremendous contemporary.
BET: LEO EACH WAY; BOX TRIFECTA 1, 7, 10, 11
INSIDE MAIL WITH SHAYNE O’CASS: COWRA
Making a song Dixie is a well-bred Now not A Unmarried Doubt filly from the Joseph/Jones solid who has appeared at hand in her trials all sides of an unsuccessful debut at Gundagai in early August the place she used to be $3.20 to $2.25. All In Battle has received two and positioned as soon as in 5 begins. Shall be sturdy overdue. Press Week and Outdated Guy Emu are contenders.
BET: SINGING DIXIE WIN
Colonel Von Trapp is a son of Dane Shadow who completed even fourth of 9 at Mudgee on debut 12 days in the past. Higher for the enjoy. Jailbird Jayjay is winless after 18 begins however has positioned 8 instances. Positioned two of 4 contemporary. Fortunate To His Associates desires the commute.
BET: COLONEL VON TRAPP WIN; QUINELLA 4, 6
Valarian is educated at the monitor through Andrew Molloy whose loved Zarhron is aiming for a 5th Cowra Japan Cup. Valarian has now not received in 14 begins however these days may properly be the day for the gelding after very good moment final time. Russian Missile bears looking at. Merc price runner. Preferrred Boss a hope.
BET: VALARIAN WIN
Brilliant Thought is educated through Edward Cummings and used to be most effective overwhelmed two lengths in a Bm60 at Canberra when she resumed over 1000m. Two of her 3 wins were second-up. Crimson Awl has his first run for the brand new camp. Looks as if he’s had problems however has skill when proper. All Too To hand and Yeas And Nays have claims.
BET: BRIGHT IDEA EACH WAY; RED AXE EACH WAY; QUINELLA 1, 6
Large Legged Lady will recognize this grade having run at her house monitor at Wyong at previous two and ‘most effective’ overwhelmed 4 and 5 lengths, respectively. Runner-up to Climate Channel sooner than that. Garry White’s Brown Thomas has sufficient skill to take this out. Marketplace watch instructed. Soviet, Petain and Dictation price bearing in mind.
BET: BIG LEGGED WOMAN WIN
All eyes are on Zarhron because the 10-year-old chases a 5th Cowra Japan Cup. The loved native received 4 in a row then had a sound excuse for lacking out on final yr’s large one. Teacher says he’s going properly sufficient to win every other. Best draw and jockey. Molasses has received a few nation sprints. Move properly once more. Jetgirl is an evident participant.
BET: ZARHRON WIN; BOX TRIFECTA 2, 3, 8, 12, 13
Bells ‘N’ Bows received the Cotton Cup at Warren in November for Rodney Robb. Been with Stephen Farley at Wyong for previous 3 and has run properly. Heads again to the bush right here and can take beating. Mr Epic used to be fourth in Cotton Cup. Rinviata will definitely have admirers and for excellent explanation why.
BET: BELLS ‘N’ BOWS WIN
Catcha Crown scored a wonder first-up win at $101 at house monitor Bathurst on December 23. The pony has positioned in any respect 3 of second-up runs. Drawn 3 — best. Romeo Vella used to be 3rd to the at hand Howra at Canberra final month. The Inflamer and Upward thrust To Popularity are authentic gamers in an open race.
BET: CATCHA CROWN EACH WAY