Friday Flash for September 20th

Fortuna has a big day at Hawkes Bay Racing on Saturday 21st with  the recently crowned Horse Of The Year, Melody Belle seeking to defend her Group One Windsor Park Plate Title – A $1.70 Hot Favourite, she  will be hard to beat from the Barrie 6 draw. At Taupo on Friday 20th LEADERBOARD gets the ace draw race 2 with Opie aboard. Trip may be a bit short for this European imported stayer, but with the right run and in a fresh state, he could go close. RHAPSODY IN BLUE is at Taupo as well – Race 5 – and also has a nice draw with M McNab in the saddle – she gets firmer track conditions than her last start at Matamata where she went out odds on favourite but just struggled a bit in the very Heavy track. AABIRresumes after a long break Friday night – Race 1 -in Singapore but has the outside draw to contend with over the 1000 metre trip on the Polytrack