We close off the weekend at Hollywoodbets Scottsville on Sunday 13 December, with some hope for improvement from the likes of Gimethepurplelight and Indomavel. Both line up in the 3rd race, before Purple Persuasion (pictured) looks set for a big performance in the 7th race. See more here.
Sunday 13 December 2020
Race 3 – 12:40
1200m – Track & Ball Fixed Odds – 0313141155 Maiden Plate (F&M)
9 – Gimethepurplelight
Trainer: Glen Kotzen
Jockey: Gareth Wright
Draw: 9 (17 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 12/1
After one more sprint up on Friday, we’ll look to fit her with a set of blinkers and hopefully this sharpens her up to produce some improvement on what has been a modest start to her career so far. She was slightly slow away in her last start (see the replay below), so we’ll be hoping she jumps on terms this time.
Winning Form Comment: Two moderate efforts on poly. Makes course debut and can improve.
10 – Indomavel
Trainer: Garth Puller
Jockey: Lyle Hewitson
Draw: 10 (17 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 20/1
She was very green on debut but the experience seems to have done her the world of good. A half sister to Simply Russian, she will be looking for more ground in time, but the stable is confident that she would have come on a lot from that first experience and with Lyle Hewitson taking the mount this time around, she should be able to show big improvement in what appears to be a very modest field of maidens.
Winning Form Comment: Sister to: RIKITIKITANA 8g (29: 4, 9), ROCKIN RUSSIAN 6m (23: 3, 9). Poor debut over this c&d. Well-related and can improve.
See the replay of her debut here:
Race 7 – 15:00
1750m – Track & Ball Gaming Merit Rated 84 Hcp (F&M)
10 – Purple Persuasion
Trainer: Peter Muscutt
Jockey: Lyle Hewitson
Draw: 10 (10 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 4/1
Lyle Hewitson rides, jumping from gate 10 of 10. The stable can’t fault her work and physically she looks great. She ran way above her rating in her last start and under normal weight conditions this Sunday, she is the horse to beat. She finished strongly in her last start, indicating the step up to 1750m on Sunday will suit.
Winning Form Comment: Best MR:89. 3rd in latest over a mile. Big runner if overcoming wide draw.
Purple Persuasion on the near side, in one of her final prep workouts, below: