London Lady has hoof on the till
RACE 1 CANBERRA (1,200M)
3 EXERT (1:1-0-0): Well bred 3yo who kicked off career with sht nk win (57.5) Shadow Affair, Erika 1,200m Canberra Mdn Plate Good(3) trk Jan 23. Might pay to follow this Godolphin 3yo. Top chance.
9 SHADOW AFFAIR (4:0-2-1): First-up struck interference at start but ran on well 2¼-len 2nd (56.5) Luxury 1,000m Canberra F&M Mdn Plate Good(3) trk Jan 8. Then up to this trip, closed intently to just miss sht nk 2nd (55.5) Exert 1,200m Canberra Mdn Plate Good(3) trk Jan 23. Lightweight chance.
7 ONEMOREGYPSY (5:1-0-1): Second-up when 4¾-len 6th (54.0) Palazzo Pubblico 1,200m W Farm 3yoF (Bm67) Good(3) trk Jan 7. Then favourite when tracked pace in lg hd, 1¾-len 3rd (55.5) Malizia, Kentucky Darter 1,400m Canberra C1 Good(3) trk Jan 23. Fitter. Among the dangers.
2 BANK ON HENRY (3:1-1-1): Overcame a wide run for 2¼-len win (52.5) Grey Ninja, Hudson County 1,400m Canberra Mdn Plate Soft(5) trk Aug 15. Then rested after ½-hd, len 3rd (57.5) Warinda, Sindariya 1,600m Canberra Plate C1 Soft(6) trk Aug 29. Back for second campaign. Shown ability and can make a winning return.
RACE 2 WALCHA (1,000M)
5 BIEN COUPEZ (Runs:4 Wins:0 Places:3): 4.8-metre 7th 55.5kg to Golden Shoes in 1,006m Port Macquarie Mdn Jan 8. Checked near 600m.
13 SOUTHERN ORDERS (Runs:9 Wins:0 Places:4): 0.1m 2nd 57kg to How Will I Know in 1,200m Tamworth Mdn Jan 18. 2nd settling, 2nd at 800m, 2nd at 400m.
2 FAITH AND FURY (Runs:11 Wins:0 Places:7): 1.7m 9th 58.5kg to Pont Royale in 1,400m Bendigo Mdn Sept 10. 6th settling, 7th at 800m, 7th at 400m.
6 HOGWARTS (Runs:3 Wins:0 Places:1): 1.3m 2nd 59kg to Ridges Pride in 1,300m Gilgandra Mdn Jan 4. 1st settling, 1st at 800m, 1st at 400m.
RACE 3 CANBERRA (1,000M)
5 LEUCURA (8:3-3-0): Wagga 4yo who brought up hat-trick with 1¼-len win (55.5) Ayva, Springdale Heights 1,200m Wagga Plate C2 Heavy(9) trk July 5. Raced keenly in town when 4½-len 6th (54.0) All Salsa 1250m C'bury 3yo Rst0 Good(3) trk July 23. Resumes. Has a lovely draw and runner-up both previous times first-up. Big watch.
2 FELL SWOOP (3:2-1-0): Skinny odds first-up, posting 3¼-len win (57.5) Dialect, Grand Rouge 1,000m Canberra E&G Mdn Plate Good(3) trk Jan 8. Again too strong as odds-on favourite 4½-len win (55.5) Mitchell Road, Singled Out 1,000m Canberra C2 Good(3) trk Jan 23. Going great guns and well placed for hat-trick.
6 MARY'S DAWN (9:3-0-2): Folded off a wide run 32¼-len last (55.5) Sweet Serendipity 1,100m Gosford (Bm65) Good(3) trk Dec 29. Stuck on much better in ¾-len, nk 3rd (55.5) Remlaps Jewel, Great Choice 1110m Bathurst (Bm65) Good(3) trk Jan 20. Latest sound when led. Has the inside gate. Danger.
7 HOTEL MOSKVA i (5:1-1-0): Resuming. Not seen in competition since 9¾-len last (55.0) Rustle Of Silk 1,000m Goulburn C1 Good(4) trk Feb 21. Awkwardly away and overraced 3¼-len 4th (57.5) Rustle Of Silk 1,000m Sapphire Coast (Bm50) Good(4) trk March 7. Expect she'll need this after the long spell.
RACE 4 WALCHA (1,440M)
4 GOOD JUDGE (Runs:12 Wins:2(1G) Places:3): 0.5m win 56kg in 1,400m Tamworth BM55 Jan 30. 3rd settling, 3rd at 800m, 3rd at 400m.
2 SWEET FEET (Runs:13 Wins:3(2G) Places:1): 1.0m 3rd 55.5kg to Wisen Up in 1,400m Tamworth BM64 Jan 18. 3rd settling, 2nd at 800m, 2nd at 400m. Overraced early stages.
1 ONE LAST POET (Runs:8 Wins:3 (3G) Places:4): 1.0m win 56kg in 1,400m Parkes Cls 2 Jan 24. 1st settling, 1st at 800m, 1st at 400m.
6 HULA GIRL (Runs:15 Wins:2 Places:3): 0.2m win 53kg in 1,400m Grafton Cls 1 Jan 25. 12th settling, 12th at 800m, 10th at 400m.
RACE 5 CANBERRA (1,300M)
10 LONDON LADY (5:0-2-0): Fair return 4¼-len 4th (55.0) Vanishka 1,000m Nowra 3yo Mdn Good(3) trk Dec 31. Then favourite when boxed away for ¾-len 2nd (57.0) Mayez 1,110m Bathurst F&M Mdn Good(3) trk Jan 20. Has her hoof on the till. Looks very hard to beat.
13 SHADOW AFFAIR (4:0-2-1): Tidy return when 2¼-len 2nd (56.5) Luxury 1,000m Canberra F&M Mdn Plate Good(3) trk Jan 8. Went back from wide gate but steamed home to just miss sht nk 2nd (55.5) Exert 1,200m Canberra Mdn Plate Good(3) trk Jan 23. Two runs back excellent. Drawn wide but must include.
7 THE IMP: First start. Third city trial 4th Rembrandt 795m W Farm barrier trial (Mdn) Good(3) trk Jan 8. Godolphin 3yo making debut. Big watch.
4 OUR ROCKET (9:0-1-3): Ran on fairly in small field 2¼-len 2nd (59.0) Mr Bogart 1,000m Kembla Grange Mdn Plate Good(3) trk Jan 17. Then crossed to lead when ¾-len, ½-len 3rd (59.0) Dora 'n' Boots, Gerberas 1,300m Kembla Grange Mdn Plate Good(4) trk Jan 31. Knocking on the door. Looks well placed.
RACE 6 WALCHA (1,440M)
3 MISS CAITLYN (Runs:33 Wins:9(5G) Places:2): 4.0m win 52kg in 1,300m Armidale Open Jan 26. 2nd settling, 2nd at 800m, 1st at 400m.
1 DEVILGATE ROAD (Runs:34 Wins:10(6G,1H) Places:9): 1.3m win 55kg in 1,600m Gilgandra Open Jan 4. 1st settling, 2nd at 800m, 2nd at 400m.
4 CLUNES ROCKET (Runs:28 Wins:5(4G) Places:7): 6.7m 9th 56kg to Ballinaclash in 1,400m Warwick Farm Rs0MW Jan 21. 4th settling, 4th at 800m, 5th at 400m.
2 CASINO SWOOP (Runs:18 Wins:4(3G) Places:6): 5.4m 5th 59kg to Miss Caitlyn in 1,300m Armidale Open Jan 1. 4th settling, 4th at 800m, 4th at 400m.
RACE 7 CANBERRA (1,400M)
2 NOVERRE MAN (43:7-5-5): Won Moruya 1,425m BM55 event before 2¾-len 6th (58.0) Macks Cutie 1,425m Moruya (Bm60) Soft(5) trk Jan 5. Overraced middle stages when 1¾-len 2nd (58.0) La Charge 1,500m Kembla Grange (Bm60) Good(3) trk Jan 17. Worth eachway.
4 IZ THAT THE TIME (20:4-0-1): Got going late ¾-len 4th (57.5) Destined To Win 1,400m Canberra (Bm55) Good(3) trk Jan 8. Up in grade over same route for ns win (54.0) Halfpenny Gate, Law Of The Land 1,400m Canberra (Bm65) Good(3) trk Jan 23. Chance.
5 WARINDA (14:2-6-2): Put away on a high note ½-hd win (57.0) Sindariya, Bank On Henry 1,600m Canberra Plate C1 Soft(6) trk Aug 29. Then poorly away first-up but closed late when beaten favourite 1½-len, ¾-len 3rd (58.0) Twomenanahorse, Aupose 1,200m Canberra (Bm60) Good(3) trk Jan 23. Fair return after missing the break here. Fitter. Impossible to fault him.
6 DESTINED TO WIN (10:2-0-4): Closed late in first-up 1¾-len 4th (57.0) Tenacity Lad 1,200m Canberra C1 Good(3) trk Dec 14. Then handily placed and kicked on for lg hd win (58.0) Parchoise, Fluctuations 1,400m Canberra (Bm55) Good(3) trk Jan 8. Game win over this route second-up. Not as well drawn but remains a key player.
RACE 8 WALCHA (1,000M)
1 BUSTING THROUGH (Runs:8 Wins:2(2G) Places:2): 2.6m 3rd 55kg to Little Jatz in 1,200m Port Macquarie Rest Aug 1. 1st settling, 1st at 800m, 1st at 400m.
2 CAPTAIN SHAZAM (Runs:16 Wins:2(1G) Places:6): 0.3m 2nd 59.5kg to Arabian Money in 1,100m Armidale BM55 Jan 26. 3rd settling, 3rd at 800m, 4th at 400m. Protest lodged, dismissed.
3 CHAMPAGNE WARRIOR (Runs:7 Wins:2(1G) Places:2): 1.0m win 57.5kg in 1,000m Gunnedah Cls 1 Jan 12. 2nd settling, 2nd at 800m, 2nd at 400m. Hung in in straight.
5 POET'S TRICK (Runs:7 Wins:1(1G) Places:2): 0.1m win in 1,000m Kempsey Mdn Jan 13. 3rd settling, 3rd at 800m, 2nd at 400m. Rider told to use more care.