The Lowe Guineas – 21st January 2017

The Lowe Guineas

“Let’s Get Ready To Rumble”

Track King Legend Manor Park Stud’s miler Wester Rintin heads a quality field that is set to do battle down the Sydney Harbour 1800m track in Saturday’s renewal of the Lowe Guineas. The race, boasts a proud history and looks set to provide another fascinating spectacle. Charismatic trainer Manor Park Stud, a man reputed to turn up the screws on cup day, makes the long trip from home base with the Fast Donny Franky mare, who tops the race ratings. She ran fourth in the heat behind Admiration, appearing not to quite enjoy the ride from the midget on top.

The winged one’s new season campaign started perfectly, with a win in the Amethyst Trophy. He saddles Admiration here, who produced something like her better form, when she came on late to beat the runner from Pugstable Rave On. She knows the Sydney Harbour strip and runs for Lyman Eighmy. Entropy, the daughter of Chaos finished behind Captain’s Flicka last time. She should enjoy the good ground on Saturday.

Bad To The Bone has run some decent races in strong company, and could raise his game again. Captain’s Flicka was impressive in the heat on dead ground, and the stable will hope for a similar effort over good ground. Lady Sardean, Big Bad Lawmaker and Creek Secured look next best and all have scope for improvement.

With many unknowns, and form reversals along the way, it is a race that looks set to produce a titanic battle and a nail-biting finish.


Race field

# Form Horse Stable Jockey Final Odds
1 2,2,1,4 Wester Rintin Manor Park Stud !Michelle Llarenas! N/A
2 3,3,1,1,4 Bad To The Bone Bristol Turks Rochelle Peques N/A
3 1,1,4,1,1 Admiration Angel’s Flight Lyman Eighmy N/A
4 5,5,1 Captain’s Flicka St Simon Racing Garth Puller N/A
5 2,5,1,6,5 Lady Sardean Sardean Lodge Isadora Mominee N/A
6 1,6,1,2,6 Big Bad Lawmaker Burgersfortheboyz Judith Eakes N/A
7 1,3 Entropy Hareeba David Eye N/A
8 7,9,4,4,2 Creek Secured Rawhide Exie Marzan N/A
9 7,2,7,2,7 Wings Mild Cape Hall Felica Lonergan N/A
10 1,4,8,1,2 Rave On Pugstable Tiesha Rohla N/A


1. Wester Rintin

4yo mare from Manor Park Stud, Career earnings: $976,200
Overall rating: Admirable(56) – Competitive
Born:Fri 1st Jul 2016, bred by Bones Graveyard Stud

Stable comments: – “Big question mark against mine after the heats. Hoping a change of jockey does the trick so will be a case of wait and see. Captain’s Flicka and Admiration look the two faves after winning their heats easily. Change of ground might bring Entropy into it as has both xp and style in its favour. Should be a great race no matter. Good luck to all and may the best horse win.”

2. Bad To The Bone

4yo stallion from Bristol Turks, Career earnings: $1,183,922
Overall rating: Reasonable(54) – Competitive
Born:Fri 1st Jul 2016, bred by Bristol Turks
Lineage:By Requiem out of Hyper Kitten

Stable comments: – “I don’t know what to expect in this race. I thought Bad To The Bone did struggle a bit in the heat, maybe because it was his first race with a new jock. Who knows.
Horse will be fit come race day and ground should suit but this is going to be one tough race, finishing in the money would be a good result.”

3. Admiration

4yo mare from Angel’s Flight, Career earnings: $1,582,400
Overall rating: Admirable(56) – Competitive
Born:Fri 1st Jul 2016, bred by GOLDCASH

Stable comments: – “I can not lie, I was extremely puzzled by Admiration last cup run and will be hoping that whatever she was feeling like that day is gone. Her form seem to be back at the right time facing a group of talented medium runners who are off the charts talent wise from some of the best stables in the game. Their are like 6 or 7 horses who can walk away and win this thing on any given day. Good luck to all!”

4. Captain’s Flicka

4yo mare from St Simon Racing, Career earnings: $355,000
Overall rating: Reasonable(54) – Competitive
Born:Fri 1st Jul 2016, bred by GOLDCASH
Lineage:By Sirius Whispers out of Istanbul

Stable comments: – “My form in cups lately has been – great heat, poor final, I expect the same to happen here. Everything was in my favor in the heats, track conditions (dead) etc. With the ground changing to good, I pick Wester Rintin and Admiration to fight this one out.”

5. Lady Sardean

4yo mare from Sardean Lodge, Career earnings: $435,600
Overall rating: Admirable(55) – Stalker
Born:Fri 1st Jul 2016, bred by Sardean Lodge
Lineage:By Lord Snowdon out of Sardean

Stable comments: – “Lady Sardean is pretty much just making up the numbers. The hope is for top 5 but we will see how she goes. Should be a competitive race especially among the first 4 in the race (see what I did there?). No idea who wins.”

6. Big Bad Lawmaker

4yo stallion from Burgersfortheboyz, Career earnings: $716,000
Overall rating: Admirable(57) – Breakaway
Born:Fri 1st Jul 2016, bred by JamesBrown
Lineage:By Wild Thomas out of Comply Grun

Stable comments: – “Wherever you are on Saturday night make sure you don’t miss the Lowe Guineas as this is going to be the mostly hotly contested race of the weekend. All the big guns are there and expect them to be prominent. Angel, Captain, Bristol and Manor head a cast of TK heavyweights. Our Colt Big Bad Lawmaker has proven to be a real problem child in his short career and was on his worst behaviour in the heat again ignoring all RI’s. Even on his best days this colt would give Paracetamol a headache. Not sure if the blinkers and tongue tie would help, I think he needs a straightjacket so he doesn’t harm or knock over half the entries.”

7. Entropy

4yo mare from Hareeba, Career earnings: $377,400
Overall rating: Admirable(55) – Fast finisher
Born:Fri 1st Jul 2016, bred by Nashayman
Lineage:By Chaos out of Wisha Dabi

Stable comments: – “Entropy will appreciate the firmer ground for the final and will improve on the heat performance. The jockey was over zealous so the horse didn’t have a strong finish, but I expect her to run through the line better in the final. This is a classic edition of the race with so many well trained competitors from top stables. Good luck to all.”

8. Creek Secured

4yo stallion from Rawhide, Career earnings: $159,055
Overall rating: Reasonable(54) – Stalker
Born:Fri 1st Jul 2016, bred by Rawhide
Lineage:By Godzilla out of Naomi’s

Stable comments: – “In the unlikely even that the track remains dead we expect a good race from Creek Secured. But with weather conditions looking to turn the track good a place seems unlikely!”

9. Wings Mild

4yo mare from Cape Hall, Career earnings: $153,900
Overall rating: Admirable(55)
Born:Fri 8th Jul 2016, bred by Templegreen
Lineage:By Lucas Sessa out of Super Sized Girl

Stable comments: – “

10. Rave On

4yo stallion from Pugstable, Career earnings: $737,400
Overall rating: Satisfactory(49) – Mud-lark
Born:Fri 1st Jul 2016, bred by Lost In The Fog
Lineage:By Our Gary out of Durango Zod

Stable comments: – “He ran a nice second in the heats which was promising, but as there is no chance of rain he will struggle to find his best form. Perhaps a 3rd if we are lucky.”

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