Tim's Tips for Flemington

TIM HABEL was a racing journalist with the Sun, then Herald-Sun for 36 years and now works as a contributor for The Age. His selections are published mid-week and each Saturday.

FLEMINGTON SATURDAY JUNE 22, rail 11m, good 4

RACE 1: SNEAKY SUNRISE 1, Pisces 2, Warparty 3, Whateley 4

RACE 2: ABERFELDIE BOY 1, Lionel 2, Mirzann 3, Letsrollthedice 4

RACE 3: CRAIG 1, Rise At Dawn 2, Some People Callme 3, Enxutto 4

RACE 4: ELECTRIC IMPULSE 1, Jenny Jerome 2, Starlight Scope 3, Beour Bay 4

RACE 5: EXTREMELY LUCKY 1, Who Dares 2, Veloce Carro 3, Ashford Street 4

RACE 6: MUNHAMEK 1, Windstorm 2, King Of The Castle 3, Interpretation 4

Munhamek finally had some luck to win the Swan Hill Cup and can repeat as this is no stronger. Windstorm has been terrific in his first two runs for new stable, on trial at 1600m, respect for Sydney raider King Of The Castle.

RACE 7: GEORGIE GET MAD 1, Tobayusure 2, General Firepower 3, Brung King 4

This race has fallen away with key scratchings, Georgie Get Mad can win again if he repeats his gritty on pace win here last time. He will sit outside General Firepower, if he gets a start, and take beating. Tobaysure is at his best fresh.

RACE 8: STEEL RUN 1, Aztect State 2, Eliud 3, Lady In Pink 4

Key runner is Kiwi raider Eliud, promising and set a hot pace in front for last start 1600m win. If the pace is on it will suit backmarkers Steel Run and Aztec State. 

RACE 9: THE BLACK CLOUD 1, Oak Hill 2, Marble One 3, Prinzerro 4

Hot race with most of these preparing for the Creswick next month. Sydney raider The Black Cloud has been racing extra well against older horses. Best of the locals are promising pair Oak Hill and Marble One.

BEST BETS: Aberfeldie Boy, Craig. VALUE: Electric Impulse.


1st leg: 1,6, 8

2nd leg: 7, 14, 16

3rd leg: 2, 5, 6

4th leg:  1, 2, 5

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