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Ryan Weston
BY Ryan Weston  
Updated: 22 September 2021 10:00 am

5:55pm Perth

2m 4f | Game Fair in Scone Parklands Handicap Hurdle

A tight looking handicap, but I still feel like there is more to come from this 7-year-old mare.

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SELECTION

Misscarlett (EW) 0.5 points (6/1)

She seemed to come back a different horse after recently undergoing a wind op, with a close 4th here over 3 miles, although I think the soft ground made it too much of a test for her.

We then saw the benefit of her returning to good ground at Uttoxeter, and a drop in trip to 2 miles 4 furlongs, where she duly dotted up off a mark of 74. They tried her over 3 miles again next time off a mark of 82, where she travelled well, but didn't see it out.

She ran a great 2nd on the all-weather since last being seen (the winner is now 10lb higher rated), and I think this trip of 2 miles 4 furlongs looks perfect on the likely good to soft ground. The conditional jockey takes off a handy 5lb, so she's effectively only 2lb higher than her win back in June.

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MAIN DANGER

Silk Or Scarlet

Impressive when winning over this course and distance on his latest start, with the cheekpieces seeming to work a treat. He’s effectively only 5lb higher as the conditional can use his full claim, but hopefully it won’t be as testing this time, and he does need to prove his fitness back from another break.

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