with Clint Hutchison
RACE ONE, RATED 40-15 (C5), 1,650 METRES
Money Express showed improvement in his final 1,200 metres gallop (1.26.9) and looks primed to run well. Pretty Double has picked up the quality of his work and his final 400 metres (24) breeze-up was better. Millennium Legend worked quite well on the grass over 800 metres and a better showing is expected. World Star is fitter now.
RACE TWO, RATED 60-40 (C4), 1,800 METRES
Honey Money showed some improvement in his final 800 metres gallop on the dirt and is primed to run well. Albela has looked very fit and his work since his last outing on January 7 has been satisfactory. Natural Echo worked strongly over 1,200 metres in his final gallop (1.23.2) and looks in outstanding order. Brown Beauty is maintaining his condition and can improve with the gear change.
RACE THREE, RATED 60-40 (C4), 1,650 METRES
Yacht Master is fitter now, and his final 400 metres breeze-up was nice work. Mountain King looks much fitter now and his final 800 metres (51.6) was his best work to date. Chariot Of Wei Hai looks in good shape and has worked promisingly in a series of gallops. Smart Win has not been asked to do a great deal since his last run on January 14, but remains in good order.
RACE FOUR, RATED 60-40 (C4), 1,200 METRES
King's Success has been working far better in several top-class gallops than his rating suggests and looks set to run a top race. Ahead A Head is fitter for his last run and his final 400 metres gallop (25.9) was sound work. Champ De Union continues to impress in his work and his final 800 metres gallop (56) was superb. Ke Jia Wang has shown potential in his work and looks good enough to be competitive in this grade. Everest worked enthusiastically in his final couple of gallops and a better run can be expected.
RACE FIVE, RATED 75-55 (C3), 1,200 METRES
Town Of Fionn worked in a sterling manner on the turf on Monday over 800 metres (46.9) and may have even improved further since his last outing. Helene Elegance won a trial on January 17 at Happy Valley and looks fit and well. Money Strong won a turf trial at the city course and has shown a shade of improvement in his work. Able Eagle shaped very nicely in a turf trial at Happy Valley and has improved since his last run on New Year's Day. Globe Mark was not pressured in his Happy Valley trial, but showed some positive signs and he does look fit enough.
RACE SIX, RATED 80-60 (C3), 1,650 METRES
Arabian Wager oozed class in his turf gallop on Monday when clocking 47.1 over 800 metres under Douglas Whyte. Toy Quest looks fit and well and his final grass gallop was sound work. Prince Golf appears to be holding his condition extremely well and his last few gallops have been faultless. Good Trio worked in a steady manner over 1,200 metres (1.20.7) last weekend and he does look fit and well. Strategus is not working as well as he can.
RACE SEVEN, RATED 100-80 (C2), 1,650 METRES
Bearcat displayed his well-being in no uncertain terms when jumping out of the gates on the dirt on Monday in a brilliant piece of work. My Chief looks fit and well and his turf gallop on Monday was nice work. Bold Winner worked very well for Craig Williams over 1,200 metres (1.18.4 ) in his final piece of work and looks fitter now. Kiddyland looks in superb condition and his final couple of gallops have been rock solid. Fine Society is not showing enough improvement in her work at this stage.