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Another “Well done!” and pat on the back for 13 years of good service?

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THE FAST TRACKER AND GOING OUT WITH A BANG!

Douglas Whyte returns from a three day suspension and as he’s paid the $60,000 to ride at this last meeting, it doesn’t take an Einstein to figure out why: To ride and retain the ride on the John Size-trained Luger- a galloper with loads of potential.

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As predicted by the local conspiracy theorists, Luger, which will start at around $1.80, has drawn barrier 13 over the 1200m- proof, say those who must dream about barrier draws, that if the handicaps don’t try and peg back a favorite, the barriers will. And though Luger should win, things have not exactly been made easy for Whyte’s fine motor skills.

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Still with Whyte, today’s the day when Zac Purton will be crowned Champion Jockey- and no one can begrudge him this as he has ridden more consistently and better than anyone else- and can beat Whyte’s record of riding 114 winners in a season.

With 111 winners on the board, the Aussie should break the record having winning chances in Magical Beam, Jolly Good Star, Domineer and Gun Pit.

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One last word on Zac: His interview on Racing To Win by The Three Amigos was interesting, candid, and his respect, especially for the Champion he has managed to dethrone- Whyte- was extremely gracious- along with his compliments to fierce competitor Joao Moreira, was that of a real champ talking.

Well done, bud.

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R1 MOBILE KING (1) ORIENTAL FANTASIA(11) REAL GENERAL (2) ALL MY BENEFIT (10)

*R2 JOYFUL LUCK (1) ARCHER’S BOW(6)

A definite quinella/place winning bet!

R3 COSTA DEL SOL(6) ENCHANTING DIAMOND(7) DOUBLE DRAGON (13) MAGICAL BEAM (11)

*R4 LONGWAH AMBER (3) HIT THE BID(5) UNBEATABLE GUTS(8) LOVELY BOY(4)

R5 UNIQUE JOYFUL (5) ULTIMATE GLORY (2) AMAZING ALWAYS(10) SPARKLING SWORD(13)

R6 JOLLY GOOD STAR(10) FIGHTING BOY(4) SPIRIT SOARING(9) DRAGON PINS(2)

R7 FUN TAPESTRY (7) DINING STAR(11) SMART FORWARD(4)SUGAR(13)

Andrash Schutz, below,backs up his Sugar after a disappointing run as favorite last week when ridden by Joao Moreira.

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Karis Teetan takes over this time, and with Schutz needing one more winner to meet his quota of 16 winners, Sugar is entered over 1200m- but drawn a ball-busting barrier 14 in a VERY tough race.

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There are those who are not surprised that this hotpot is drawn the car park- its main dangers have not fared any better- Victory Master (14), Sea Diamond (11)- but Luger should be much too good and will win this.

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*R9 LANG TAI SING(1)BULLISH SMART(3) SUN PINS(7) MARVEL TRIBE(4)

Talk about the luck of the draw! With barrier 13 in the previous race for Luger, this time, Douglas Whyte has barrier 1 for Lang Tai Sing, which should go very close to winning this.

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R10 GUN PIT (1) WHAT YOU DREAM(3) ALPINEFIELD(5) FANTASTIC KAKA(6)

The race that might be what has a marked bearing on the Trainers Premiership if The Zac Attack can shoot Gun Pit past the winning post again for Caspar Fownes.

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*R11 REWARDING HERO(3) WONDERFUL MOMENTS(14) HELENE SUPER STAR (13) TRAVEL BROTHER (10)

The last race of the season is always a fascinating spectacle as everyone wants to win it with those looking to have the best chances being Tommy Berry on John Moore’s Rewarding Hero and, for almost a fairy tale ending to the season, Joao Moreira winning on Wonderful Moments for John Size.

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With the last race run, Billy Nader, the HKJC’s Executive Director of Racing, the hardest working man in horse racing, will do what he does best: Launch another fireworks display. Some guys have all the fun.

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BEST BET R9 LANG TAI SING(1)
NEXT BET R2 ARCHER’S BOW (6)
LONGSHOT R7 DINING STAR (11)

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SARIKA’S END OF SEASON SIX UP FLING

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SELECTIONS FROM THE BIG APPLE (@SW064351)

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BEST BET
Race 9, No. 1 Lang Tai Sing
Bridesmaid in both career starts. Looks suited stepping up in distance.

SECOND BEST
Race 7, No. 4 Smart Forward
Plenty of pace engaged here and he should be strong at the end.

LONGSHOT
Race 10, No. 2 Flying Unicorn
Maps to get a good trail from the barrier. Not hopeless.

QUADDIE
3,7 / 1,3,4 / 1,2,3 / 3,4,10,12,14. $50 for 55.55%.

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Selections for Sha Tin from Third Dividend 6.7.14‏

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SHA TIN (HKG)
Sun 6.7.14
Day Races @HKJC_Racing
Turf (“B+2” Course)
Weather: Sunny periods. There will be isolated showers and thunderstorms. Very hot with a maximum temperature of around 33 degrees. Light to moderate south to southwesterly winds.
Source: http://www.hko.gov.hk/contente.htm
A FULL set of Tips/Selections for Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore available at: www.ThirdDividend.com

Race 1: GOLDEN YEARS HANDICAP, 06/07/2014, 12:30, Class 5, Turf, “B+2” Course, 1600m, Good To Firm
1 – Oriental Fantasia (11)
2 – Real General (2)
3 – Mobile King (1)
4 – All My Benefit (10)

Race 2: PLANET RULER HANDICAP, 06/07/2014, 13:00, Class 5, Turf, “B+2” Course, 1200m, Good To Firm
1 – Archer’s Bow (6)
2 – Just Mistere (2)
3 – Joyful Luck (1)
4 – Good luck Win (10)

Race 3: REGENCY HORSE HANDICAP, 06/07/2014, 13:30, Class 4, Turf, “B+2” Course, 1400m, Good To Firm
1 – Grand Plus (9)
2 – Botn To Win (1)
3 – Costa Del Sol (6)
4 – Magical Beam (11)

Race 4: MIRACULOUS HANDICAP, 06/07/2014, 14:00, Class 4, Turf, “B+2” Course, 1200m, Good To Firm
1 – Unbeatable Guts (8)
2 – Hit The Bid (5)
3 – Longwah Amber (3)
4 – Lovely Boy (4)

Race 5: BEING FAMOUS HANDICAP, 06/07/2014, 14:30, Class 4, Turf, “B+2” Course, 1400m, Good To Firm
1 – Sparkling Sword (13)
2 – Unique Joyful (5)
3 – Ultimate Glory (2)
4 – Hinyuen Paladin (8)

Race 6: MY CHOICE HANDICAP, 06/07/2014, 15:00, Class 4, Turf, “B+2” Course, 1800m, Good To Firm
1 – Jolly Good Star (10)
2 – Cheryl’s Horse (7)
3 – Oxford Charley (6)
4 – Fighting Boy (4)

Race 7: ENTRAPMENT HANDICAP, 06/07/2014, 15:30, Class 3, Turf, “B+2” Course, 1200m, Good To Firm
1 – Domineer (1)
2 – Smart Forward (4)
3 – Dining Star (11)
4 – Choice Treasure (5)

Race 8 (Q1): THE HONG KONG RACEHORSE OWNERS ASSOCIATION TROPHY (HANDICAP), 06/07/2014, 16:05, Class 2, Turf, “B+2” Course, 1400m, Good To Firm
1 – Luger (3)
2 – Dining World (7)
3 – Ho In One (8)
4 – Victory Master (2)

Race 9 (Q2): BIG PROFIT HANDICAP, 06/07/2014, 16:40, Class 3, Turf, “B+2” Course, 1400m, Good To Firm
1 – Bullish Smart (3)
2 – Lang Tai Sing (1)
3 – Marvel Tribe (4)
4 – Sun Pins (7)

Race 10 (Q3): SIGHT WINNER HANDICAP, 06/07/2014, 17:15, Class 3, Turf, “B+2” Course, 1600m, Good To Firm
1 – Gun Pit (1)
2 – Fantastic Kaka (6)
3 – What You Dream (3)
4 – Spinning Dancer (10)

Race 11 (Q4): THE SHA TIN MILE TROPHY (HANDICAP), 06/07/2014, 17:50, Class 1, Turf, “B+2” Course, 1600m, Good To Firm
1 – Wonderful Moments (14)
2 – Rewarding Hero (3)
3 – Travel Brother (10)
4 – Khaya (11)

BEST BET
Race 2: Archer’s Bow (6)

NEXT BEST
Race 10: Gun Pit (1)

VALUE BET
Race 5: Sparkling Sword (13) – Currently, $9.00/$2.90

LONG SHOT
Race 11: Khaya (11) – Currently, $15.00/$3.70

SPECIAL
Race 8: Luger (3)

QUADDIE ($100 gets you 39%)
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