The opening action is a maiden contest with some on debut and others who have had starts but are yet to win. Trap 6 Arlyne Brickman is one on debut who has been impressive in his trials action, winning quite well on both outings when commanding all the way last time from a tricky draw. The draw would be slightly against him again here but if he can slip around clear could have a big chance to oblige on his first run.
The fifth race on the card is a Grade J race. J means when a greyhound wins a maiden event it moves to this grade next.
It’s a difficult race with very little form to go off, but Trap 3 Misty Shadow is a dog with nine races so far, including one win and placing on six other occasions. When winning last time up romped up to win by six and a half lengths when making all on that start, so if it’s wearing its trapping boots today it could go in again.
The 12th race on the card is a grade B race and Trap 2 Pat C Big Canoy really caught the eye in this race. This dog was running around Daytona Beach until its last start when moving here to Palm Beach – and it wasn’t disgraced on that start when leading everywhere but the line to be narrowly denied by a length.
Well drawn on the fence again and I think could build up a winning lead today. Gets the Nap selection to win on this start at a price.
The 14th race is the first of the Grade A action. There are a couple of runners who won on their last starts – but I’m siding with a dog running consistent and that is Trap 4 Mr Sparrow who won three starts ago and been placed on his last two since.
Has been running over further and seems to relish the longer race but is a strong stayer and if turning close could certainly turn the screw close home.
The final race on the card is another Grade A action. A lot of the runners in this race are bang in form and none more so than Trap 2 Pat C Paul, who came here on debut and managed to win quite well. The clock was impressive as well when breaking the 30 second barrier, so should improve for that run again and could be one to keep an eye on for the future.
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