6:24 PM (AEDST) Saturday, December 30 at Maitland Harness Racing Club, Maitland
Trotting action returns to Maitland on Saturday where the 55th Inter City Pace Final will take place on a warm day with the track in good condition.
Race 1 – Aussie Maitland Pace (2044 metres)
Race 2 – TAB Pace (2044 metres)
Race 3 – HV Harness Racing Assoc Pace (2044 metres)
Race 4 – Kirkwoods Produce Pace (2044 metres)
Race 5 – Windsor Castle Hotel East Maitland Ladyship Pace (2044 metres)
Race 6 – 55th Inter City Pace Final (2422 metres)
Race 7 – Standardbredtrader.com.au Pace (2044 metres)
Race 8 – Caterforce Pace (1646 metres)
Race 6 – 55th Inter City Pace Final – This Group 3 main event will see a total of $30,600 in prize money on the line. Our Triple Play will start as the narrow favourite here after scoring two very strong wins in his last two starts, by over 9 lengths at Menangle and over 8 lengths last start at this track. Royal Story has also won her last two starts, but has the better longer form, with 4 wins from her last 6 starts. She has proven she can win the tough and hard fought races and give she is in her career best form right now, will be a huge win chance in this race. Delightful Memphis resumed last week after a 5 month break and came home in second place, within two lengths of the winner. He has had 23 feature finishes from 26 career starts and has featured in both his second up starts, including a win. He’ll be second up here and is expected to be better than last week.
Betting: Our Triple Play $2.60; Royal Story $2.80; Delightful Memphis $3.30; Megs Monaro $9.50; I Am Sernegeti $9.50; The Timas A Changing $20.00; Mondooley Heaven $26.00; Jimmy The Editor $41.00; Apollo Thirteen $61.00; Mark Of Integrity $126.00; Quick Income $126.00.