Daily Dogs – Saturday, February 22

Wentworth Park: Race 1 (6:17pm AEDT)
No. 1 Showtime Jack

Showtime Jack will take winning form into the first at Wentworth Park this evening and looks well placed to make it two in a row. The son of Unlawful Entry rarely runs a bad race and ha won two of his last four starts, including a particularly eye-catching performance at Richmond last time out. He can go straight to the lead in this contest and will be hard to catch.

Wentworth Park: Race 2 (6:37pm AEDT)
No. 7 Look Fancy Nancy

Look Fancy Nancy has been a model of consistency recently and looks well placed to record another win at Wentworth Park tonight. The daughter of Kinloch Brae hasn’t missed a placed at her last five; recording consecutive wins two and three starts back before filling the minors after running into early trouble last week. She’s rock-hard fit and if she crosses the field, will be tough to beat.

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Wentworth Park: Race 8 (8:40pm AEDT)
No. 8 Royal Emgrand

Royal Emgrand was another impressive last-start winner and with even luck, he can make it two in a row. Royal Emgrand flew home, albeit comfortably beaten to finish second behind Oscar Awards two back before producing one of the better performances of his career to salute by close to eight lengths last week, jumping from Box 8.

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Wentworth Park: Race 9 (8:58pm AEDT)
No. 2 What A Debacle

What A Debacle peeled off an outstanding time last week and a repeat of that effort would have him winning again. The son of Oaks Road has continued to improve with racing this time, but his last-start effort suggested that he has found peak condition and he is primed to do it again.

Daily Dogs – Friday, February 21

Healesville: Race 5 (12:34pm AEDT)
No. 7 Banyuatis

Banyuatis relishes racing down the straight at Healesville and looks well placed to return to winning form this afternoon. The son of Turanza Bale recorded a lovely win here late last year and has continued to return competitive efforts in five subsequent starts, is rock-hard fit and likes jumping from out wide.

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Healesville: Race 6 (12:57pm AEDT)
No. 1 Kelli Pochette

Kelli Pochette was luckless first-up from a spell but will take good improvement from that hit-out into the sixth at Healesville today and will relish a return to Box 1. The daughter of Cosmic Rumble almost immediately ran into traffic from Box 4 and around a bend but will relish the conditions of this race and should be able to stay away from trouble.

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Healesville: Race 8 (1:27pm AEDT)
No. 1 Man City Boy

Man City Boy is another greyhound that simply loves racing at Healesville and it’s hard to find a reason why he won’t be in the finish of his contest again this afternoon. The son of Barcia Bale has won two of his last four, running second on another occasion and was last seen comfortably beating a handy field here from out wide. He can hug the rail today and make it two in a row.

The Gardens: Race 6 (5:07pm AEDT)
No. 4 Sliced Bread

Sliced Bread will take winning form into the sixth at The Gardens this evening and looks well placed to win again. The daughter of Magic Sprite rarely runs a bad race and led all the way before recording a comfortable win at this track and distance last week and importantly, from a central draw.

Daily Dogs – Thursday, February 20

Sandown Park: Race 5 (8:25pm AEDT)
No. 5 Short Pork

Short Pork has found top gear and if he steps well from the central box tonight, will take a power of beating again. The son of Sulzanti raced fairly in far tougher races earlier in his preparation, but a small drop in class has paid dividends with three consecutive and dominant wins at his last three appearances. He was too good in a similar race at The Meadows last week and looks up to another win.

Sandown Park: Race 8 (9:28pm AEDT)
No. 5 Zipping Magda

Zipping Magda is another dog that has gone to another level recently and she looms as the one to beat in the eighth at Sandown Park. The two-year-old progeny of Barcia Bale took a few to get going early in her prep, but it is fair to say that she has been nothing short of outstanding recently and her three most-recent efforts have all resulted in easy wins, in slick time. I can’t find a reason why she won’t be in the finish again.

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Sandown Park: Race 9 (9:49pm AEDT)
No. 4 Lot Coin Babe

Lot Coin Babe doesn’t win out of turn, but she also tends to keep her best racing for Sandown Park and she looms as a live chance at an each-way price ($22 at publish). The daughter of Dyna Double One has had five starts here since December, placing on three occasions including a close-up second in late January. Race favourite Durant will be hard to beat, but Lot Coin Babe is up to running a big race.

Sandown Park: Race 10 (10:16pm AEDT)
No. 6 Paddy Lee

Paddy Lee puts an undefeated record on the line in the tenth at Sandown Park tonight and can continue his impressive career start. The son of Knocka Harris has only had three career starts, but he has never looked like losing on any occasion. This is another step up in class, but he definitely looks up to it and importantly, he has proven ability from out wide.

Daily Dogs – Wednesday, February 19

Wentworth Park: Race 3 (7:46pm AEDT)
No. 1 Benji Buttons

Benji Buttons has been airborne of late and looks the one to beat again in the third at Wentworth Park tonight. The son of Barcia Bale has won each of his last five starts, four of which in particularly slick time and he was last seen winning a tougher race at Richmond. Box 1 is ideal, and he’ll be hard to beat.

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Wentworth Park: Race 5 (8:27pm AEDT)
No. 8 Rampaging Hazard

Rampaging Hazard has returned some excellent performances recently and if he steps well from out wide, can fight out the finish again. The son of Collision won three races in succession last month and ran into early interference here last time out but worked home well to finish on the placegetters’ heels.

Wentworth Park: Race 7 (9:09pm AEDT)
No. 2 Nikolina

This looks the easiest race that Nikolina has contested for a few weeks and she can return to winning form. The daughter of My Bro Fabio returned consecutive wins late last month, one at this track and distance and has since returned two competitive efforts. She’s rock-hard fit and should be able to dictate terms from the inside draw.

Wentworth Park: Race 8 (9:27pm AEDT)
No. 2 Dylan's Magic

Dylan’s Magic will take winning form into the eighth at Wentworth Park tonight and looks up to make it two in a row. Dylan’s Magic’s good form extends far beyond his most recent effort – he’s won three of his last four, filling the minors on the other occasion and he is a proven performer under these conditions.

Daily Dogs – Tuesday, February 18

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Gosford: Race 4 (7:58pm AEDT)
No. 6 Over Shot

Over Shot has been racing well and looks a touch of overs to win the fourth at Gosford tonight. The daughter of Sh Avatar has only had four starts since debuting but has won three of those and was completely luckless on the other occasion. This is a tougher race, but she’s a classy type and can fight out the finish again ($8 at publish).

Gosford: Race 7 (8:58pm AEDT)
No. 1 Save The Date

The early scratching of Sheza Blue Girl has left Save The Date as the runner to beat in the seventh at Gosford this evening. Save The Date rarely runs a bad race and has missed a place only once in her last seven starts, winning on two occasions. She can go straight to the lead from Box 1 and will give them something to chase.

Gosford: Race 8 (9:18pm AEDT)
No. 4 Total Bliss

Total Bliss has returned several pleasing efforts recently and looks a winning chance in what is a wide-open race at Gosford tonight. The daughter of Barcia Bale hit the line to record a nice win at The Gardens two back, before another fair, albeit luckless run to finish on the placegetters’ heels last time. If she steps well, she’ll be hard to beat.

Gosford: Race 9 (9:38pm AEDT)
No. 8 Sticky Wicket

Sticky Wicket has mixed her form a little, but she is capable of a high rating performance on her night and looms as a live chance in the ninth at Gosford. The daughter of My Bro Fabio mustered an eye-catching turn of foot to win over 400m at The Gardens two back, but never got into the race at Richmond last time and finished towards the tail of the field. If she steps well tonight, she’ll be hard to hold out.

Daily Dogs – Monday, February 17

Albion Park: Race 4 (8:13pm AEDT)
No. 7 Merlin's Maid

Merlin’s Maid has returned several excellent efforts recently and is primed to win at Albion Park tonight. She’s yet to win, but she ran second in three consecutive races before being checked out of the race at this track and distance last week. She’s rock-hard fit and if she crosses the field, she won’t be offered a better opportunity.

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Albion Park: Race 6 (8:53pm AEDT)
No. 2 Sutton's Lass

Sutton’s Lass has been a model of consistency recently and looks a touch of overs to win the fifth at Albion Park tonight ($8 at publish). The daughter of Fernando Bale has won three of her last five starts, placing on the two other occasions and hit the line to finish third in a tougher race last time out. Race favourite Sequana will be tough to beat, but I think that Sutton’s Lass can run a bold one.

Albion Park: Race 7 (9:18pm AEDT)
No. 3 Peter Talks

The early scratching of Winning Light has left this as a very winnable race for Peter Talks. The son of Thirty Talks has found excellent form of late, winning two of his last three starts including one over 431m in particularly slick time at Ipswich. He’s rock-hard fit and can record another win.

Albion Park: Race 8 (9:43pm AEDT)
No. 5 Eli Red Fawn

Eli Red Fawn is a strong and consistent performer and will take beating at Albion Park tonight. The son of Fernando Bale mustered an eye-catching turn of foot to win at this track and distance in fast time two back, before stepping up in grade for another good performance that heralded a close-up second. As long as he steps well, he’ll fight out the finish.

Daily Dogs – Sunday, February 16

Albion Park: Race 2 (7:11pm AEDT)
No. 3 Hope's King

Hope’s King has only made one appearance at the races so far, but he looks a dog of ability and can break his maiden in the second at Albion Park today. The son of Magic Sprite settled midfield on debut and mustered an impressive turn of foot to finish second, and there’s little doubt that he’ll enjoy good improvement for that effort.

Albion Park: Race 5 (8:15pm AEDT)
No. 1 Sweet Ella

Sweet Ella will take winning form into the fifth at Albion Park tonight and looks hard to beat again, particularly after drawing Box 1. The daughter of Swagger Jagger has finished worse than second only once in her last eight appearances, winning three times including her run at this track and distance last week in particularly slick time. A repeat of that would see her winning again.

Albion Park: Race 8 (9:07pm AEDT)
No. 6 Statue Sis

Statue Sis is another impressive last-start winner and looks well placed to record another win. She has continued to improve with racing recently, but her most recent effort suggested that she has found peak condition and importantly, she jumped from Box 5 on that occasion. She need only step well to be in the finish again.

Albion Park: Race 10 (9:43pm AEDT)
No. 5 Recreational

Recreational has been a model of consistency recently and can record another win at Albion Park tonight. The son of El Grand Senor recorded a lovely win over 331m here two back before just missing in a slight rise in trip and class last time out. He’s rock-hard fit and does look up to something of this quality.

Daily Dogs – Saturday, February 15

Wentworth Park: Race 1 (6:37pm AEDT)
No. 1 Tippa

Tippa has been a model of consistency without winning and probably won’t be offered a better opportunity to salute than he gets in the first at Wentworth Park this evening. The son of Barcia Bale hasn’t missed a place at his last five appearances, finishing second on four occasions. He is rock-hard fit and is clearly knocking on the door – this looks his chance.

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Wentworth Park: Race 2 (6:59pm AEDT)
1 Zipping Phil

Zipping Phil has found top gear and looks beautifully placed to make it three in a row at Wentworth Park tonight, particularly having drawn Box 1. The son of My Bro Fabio took up the running at this track and distance and never appeared in doubt; extending to record a lovely win. He can repeat those tactics from the draw tonight.

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Wentworth Park: Race 5 (7:58pm AEDT)
No. 4 Vintage Special

Vintage Special will take winning form into the fifth at Wentworth Park tonight and looks over the odds to repeat that effort and result ($7.50 at publish). The daughter of Magic Sprite settled in behind the early speed at this track and distance last week and mustered a smart turn of foot to finish over the top of her rivals. She’s capable of reeling of good times and is up to this.

Wentworth Park: Race 8 (8:58pm AEDT)
No. 5 My Bro's Ethics

My Bro’s Ethics has returned several pleasing efforts of late and looks capable of winning the eighth at Wentworth Park tonight. The two-year-old recorded consecutive wins at this track and distance two and three starts back, before hitting the line to finish a length fourth last week. He’ll have the benefit of an empty box on his outside for this and can fight out the finish again.

Daily Dogs – Friday, February 14

The Gardens: Race 4 (4:24pm AEDT)
No. 5 Over Shot

Over Shot is yet to taste anything but success and can continue her excellent run of form through the fourth at The Gardens this afternoon. The daughter of Sh Avatar showed ability at the trials prior to her debut and has since won three races, each tougher than the last. As long as she steps well, I can’t find a reason why she won’t be in the finish again.

The Gardens: Race 6 (5:10pm AEDT)
No. 2 Fabio Lass

Fabio Lass was checked out of her race here at The Gardens last week, but her form prior was excellent, and she can bounce back into the winner’s stall tonight. The daughter of My Bro Fabio recorded four wins in succession leading into last week’s luckless run, two in particularly slick time and all at this track and distance. She can make all of her own luck tonight from Box 2 and will take beating.

The Gardens: Race 7 (5:32pm AEDT)
No. 6 Oh Five Surprise

Oh Five Surprise has been a model of consistency recently and with even luck, can return to winning form at The Gardens this evening. The son of Zambora Brockie hasn’t missed a place at his last four starts, winning two before placing a close-up second in Grade 5 company at Richmond last time out. This looks an easier race and he can win again.

The Gardens: Race 11 (6:57pm AEDT)
No. 8 Slim Sadie

Slim Sadie ran into interference at Wentworth Park last week, but she has been racing well and if she crosses the field from our wide this evening, she can salute again. The two-year-old recorded a lovely win over 297m at Dapto two starts back and looks to have further improvement to take into this race. Her speed soon after box rise could prove all the difference in this contest.

Daily Dogs – Thursday, February 13

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Sandown Park: Race 5 (8:25pm AEDT)
No. 4 Riddles

Riddles tends to keep his best racing for Sandown Park and looms as a live chance of returning to winning form in the fifth, at a lovely price ($7.50 at publish). The son of Barcia Bale recorded a dominant win here in slick time late last year and has returned a few competitive efforts in the wake of that performance, in tougher race. He’s rock-hard fit and there is no doubt that the drop in class tonight represents a terrific opportunity for him to salute.

Sandown Park: Race 6 (8:43pm AEDT)
No. 1 Shanlyn Deano

Shanlyn Deano has been a strong and reasonably consistent performer recently and looks a winning chance in the sixth at Sandown Park tonight, at a lovely price. The son of Dyna Double One was a smart winner at Cranbourne three back and has since tracked home well in a couple of tougher races. His drawing of Box 1 tonight is ideal – he can go straight to the lead and will give them something to chase.  

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Sandown Park: Race 8 (9:25pm AEDT)
No. 1 Brother Cousin

Brother Cousin has gone to a new level recently and looks well placed to record another win at Sandown Park tonight. The two-year-old progeny of Moreira is another greyhound who rarely runs a bad race at this track and distance and recorded consecutive and dominant wins here, before flying home late to just miss the talented Fernando’s Riot last time out. He can go straight to the lead from Box 1 and dictate terms for his rivals.

Sandown Park: Race 10 (10:04pm AEDT)
No. 5 Mrs. Sharp

The key to Mrs. Sharp’s success lies with how well she jumps, and I’m keen to give her another chance at Sandown Park tonight at a lovely price ($6 at publish). The daughter of Unlawful Entry stormed home to just missed here two starts back before missing the kick last time out, all but sealing her poor result.