MEHI MAIDEN HANDICAP Tips (Race 2)
Moree Value Bet - Race 2 No. 7 Tintern Power
Anthony Cavallo and Kodie Nestor have combined for 17 winners this season at a strike rate of 20.7%, and they team up again with this son of Star Witness who did have excuses last start at Mudgee.
Tipped out following what was just an even effort on debut last December, Tintern Power found the line strongly both first and second-up this autumn prior to that May 9 outing, with a Soft 7 track was attributed to that flop.
He's been a little hit or miss out of the barriers which is the knock, but back on a good surface and for now, better suited dropping to six furlongs, is as well placed as he's ever been and is finally a price.
MOREE CUP 5TH SEPTEMBER CLASS 1 HANDICAP Tips (Race 5)
Moree Best Bet - Race 5 No. 1 Mr Severino
Although it admittedly wasn't the strongest of Provincial Maidens, this three-year-old was tough on debut at Newcastle, whacking away well for an eventual third as clearly the pick of the on-pace runners.
Mr Severino was disappointing following that on a Soft 7, but finding a Good 4 at Goulburn on March 11, kicking on strongly late to deny a serious late challenge over the mile.
Now under the care of trainer Sue Grills, there was no intent in his first run for the new yard on April 30 although he closed off strongly and in a much weaker race over a more suitable trip, can roll forward from out wide.
THANK YOU TRANS4M RAIL BENCHMARK 58 HANDICAP Tips (Race 6)
Moree Next Best Bet - Race 6 No. 3 Blinkin Fast
This veteran that has won two races at Moree and up to 1300m while staying at Benchmark 58 level, does look well placed this Thursday following an eye catching third at Quirindi on May 10.
Dropping from 1400m to 1100m on that occasion given the five-week gap between runs, he had been competitive in stronger company prior to that and was on a Heavy 8 for his last attempt in this grade.
A galloper that has always been more effective on top of the ground, Blinkin Fast gets conditions to suit and although drawn out, was likely heading back irrespective given the amount of early speed engaged in this field.