The SEMINAL race is a trusty tool of form students the world over. We’re eternally vigilant for that bountiful formline, known on the track as a “hot race”, that operates as a springboard for horses at their next appearance.
At Beaumont recently, a promising local 3yo, ALL FROM SCRAP, stepped out in a pair of 1150m races a week apart. After two country contests, he recorded his second victory at his provincial debut, making all after safely repelling the challenge of another talented local and co-favourite, Woomera. All From Scrap’s subsequent run was the subject of an earlier post, where he duelled valiantly with the undefeated and archly progressive Art D’Amour.
Enthusiasts would do well to anticipate an ongoing rich vein of good form from the aforementioned Beaumont events.
An early clue lay in the trading on the October 29 race. The Kim Waugh trained Prince Dylan had reappeared at Gosford 16 days prior and disappointed as the $2.50 favourite. At Beaumont, he was shown no respect whatsoever, jumping at upwards of $40 on the exchange. Both contests were labelled Provincial Class 1, but the betting indicated that comparisons were to end there.
As we have observed, All From Scrap was heavily played at his 1150m reprise and lost no admirers. Moreover, Stimuli took his $20 BetFair SP to win handsomely at Taree on Tuesday last, while Bobby Be, well astern at $30 plus, found many fans, only to be beaten on the post at his outing at Beaumont last Sunday.
Meanwhile the Art D’Amour race has provided a lone subsequent performer. Coys backed up 8 days after his 9.5length tailing of the field at $65 to take out a 1300m Class 2 on the same track.
Today’s Beaumont “Hot Form” contestant is the lightly raced 4yo LEAVE YA NUMBA [2.12pm]
Video footage courtesy of RacingNSW