-->

2017 Newmarket Handicap Tips: Extreme Choice Can Beat The Older Horses

Deposit $100
to get

$250*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $50 bet with

$200*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $25
to get

$75*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $250
to get

$250*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Trainer Mick Price is sure that if Joao Moreira gets the right run on Extreme Choice that the three year old will be able to beat the older horses in the sprint down the Flemington straight in the Group 1 $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m).

Extreme Choice, above, will be hard to beat in the Newmarket Handicap at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Extreme Choice, above, will be hard to beat in the Newmarket Handicap at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Three year olds have won four of the last nine runnings of the Newmarket Handicap and with only 53kg Price is confident that Extreme Choice can be added to that list.

“He’s an outstanding colt. He can win,” Price said.

“History says three-year-olds in the Newmarket, they have to be outstanding to win. But he has beaten the older horses at weight-for-age in the Moir.”

“I think if we’re in the right part of the race and he gets the good ride with 53 kilos, he’ll be in the money.”

“I think he’s just at the top of his game for the Newmarket and I’m really looking forward to it.”

The Magic Man Moreira, Hong Kong’s leading jockey, knows how to win a Newmarket Handicap and was able to win for trainer Chris Waller on the three year old Brazen Beau in 2015.

Extreme Choice has drawn the outside gate in the thirteen horse field and Price is hoping that the field doesn’t split.

“I’m hoping they don’t split, I’m hoping there’s just one race, because sometimes if they split you can be in the wrong part of the race, in the slower tempo part of it,” Price said.

“I see Sheidel is drawn in the other part of the race.

“I’m hoping there’s on solid section straight down the middle and he gets every chance.”

Moreira takes over from regular rider Craig Newitt on Extreme Choice who got too far out of his ground last start when a flashing third behind Sheidel and Faatinah in the Group 1 $500,000 The Resimax Group Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on February 25 and Price said that the Not A Single Doubt will be much closer to the pace in the Newmarket Handicap.

“He can sit off them [like he did in the Moir Stakes], but that is not the thing to do in the Newmarket,” Price said.

“Certainly it’s not my idea that from 13 we just snag out behind the ones out the back.

“We shouldn’t be too far off them.”

Extreme Choice has already beaten the older horses when he won the weight for age Group 1 $500,000 Charter Keck Cramer Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley during the 2016 Melbourne Spring Carnival and he was also the top two year old during the 2016 Melbourne Autumn Carnival with his win in the Group 1 $1.5m Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield.

Extreme Choice is on the second line of betting at $5 for the Newmarket Handicap at Ladbrokes.com.au begins the $3.50 favourite Spieth,

The other three year old in the Newmarket Handicap is the Team Hawkes trained Star Turn who is next in the betting at $6.50 ahead of Oakleigh Plate winner Sheidel at $8 and Illustrious Lad at $8.50.

About The Author

Mark Mazzaglia

Mark is a passionate journalist with a life-time involvement in the racing industry. He spent many years as an analyst and form expert at the Courier Mail and also has hands-on experience working with some of Queensland’s top trainers.

31 Comments

  1. exhaust gases safe

    Asking questions are genuinely nice thing if you are not understanding anything entirely, but this piece of writing provides nice understanding even.

  2. keep business

    Normally I don’t read article on blogs, however I would like to say that this
    write-up very forced me to take a look at and do so!

    Your writing style has been amazed me. Thank you, quite great post.

  3. how to make you car burn water

    I think this is one of the most important information for
    me. And i’m glad reading your article. But should remark on few general things, The
    website style is wonderful, the articles is really nice : D.
    Good job, cheers

  4. Lelio Vieira Carneiro Junior

    I like the helpful info you supply for your articles.
    I’ll bookmark your blog and check once more right here frequently.
    I am slightly sure I’ll be informed plenty of new stuff right right here!

    Best of luck for the next!

  5. things you need to grow weed

    I all the time used to study post in news papers but now as I am a user of web so from now I am
    using net for content, thanks to web.

  6. exhaust pipes

    I always spent my half an hour to read this web site’s articles
    or reviews everyday along with a mug of coffee.

  7. how to make you car burn water

    I go to see every day some sites and sites to read articles or reviews, but this website provides
    quality based posts.

  8. Marla

    Good post. I learn something totally new and challenging on sites I
    stumbleupon on a daily basis. It will always be useful to read content from other authors and practice a little something from
    other sites.

  9. trouble codes

    You really make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this topic to
    be really something that I think I would never understand.
    It seems too complicated and extremely broad for me. I’m looking
    forward for your next post, I will try to get the hang of it!

  10. www.globo.com

    Today, I went to the beach with my kids. I found a sea shell and gave it to
    my 4 year old daughter and said “You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear.” She put the
    shell to her ear and screamed. There was a hermit crab
    inside and it pinched her ear. She never wants to go back!

    LoL I know this is entirely off topic but I had to tell someone!

  11. James Frazer Mann

    Simply want to say your article is as astounding.
    The clearness on your put up is just cool and that i could assume you’re
    an expert in this subject. Well together with your permission allow me to snatch your RSS
    feed to keep updated with drawing close post. Thanks 1,000,000 and please keep up the enjoyable work.

  12. business presentation

    I was curious if you ever thought of changing the structure of your site?
    Its very well written; I love what youve got to say. But maybe you could a
    little more in the way of content so people could connect with it
    better. Youve got an awful lot of text for only having
    1 or two images. Maybe you could space it out better?

  13. car accessories

    Thank you for the auspicious writeup. It in fact was a amusement account
    it. Look advanced to far added agreeable from you!
    By the way, how can we communicate?

  14. hydorgen car

    I just couldn’t leave your website before suggesting that I really enjoyed the usual info a person provide on your guests?
    Is going to be again continuously to inspect
    new posts

  15. computer paper holder

    Your mode of telling everything in this paragraph is genuinely
    nice, every one be capable of effortlessly know it,
    Thanks a lot.

  16. computer programming

    Useful information. Lucky me I found your web site unintentionally, and I am surprised why this coincidence did not took place earlier!
    I bookmarked it.

  17. http://fredericovieiracarneiro.com/frederico-de-almeida-vieira-carneiro/

    Howdy! This article could not be written any
    better! Looking through this post reminds me of my previous
    roommate! He continually kept preaching about this.

    I am going to forward this article to him. Pretty sure
    he’ll have a good read. Many thanks for sharing!

  18. chief operating officer definition

    You actually make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this topic to be actually something which I think
    I would never understand. It seems too complex and extremely
    broad for me. I’m looking forward for your next post, I’ll try to get the hang
    of it!

  19. business operations

    I like what you guys are usually up too. This sort of clever work and reporting!
    Keep up the wonderful works guys I’ve included you guys to our blogroll.

  20. www.tianjiw.com

    In fact when someone doesn’t understand afterward
    its up to other people that they will help, so here it takes
    place.

  21. former chief

    Hurrah, that’s what I was searching for, what a material!

    present here at this web site, thanks admin of this web page.

  22. good business

    I’m really impressed with your writing skills and also with the layout on your blog.

    Is this a paid theme or did you customize it yourself?

    Either way keep up the nice quality writing, it’s rare to see a nice blog
    like this one these days.

  23. computer protection professionals

    Hi! This post couldn’t be written any better! Reading this post reminds me of my old room mate!
    He always kept talking about this. I will forward this
    page to him. Fairly certain he will have a good read. Many thanks for sharing!

  24. smart key

    I think this is one of the most vital info for me. And i’m glad reading your article.
    But want to remark on some general things, The site
    style is perfect, the articles is really excellent : D. Good job, cheers

  25. business cards happens

    Heya! I just wanted to ask if you ever have any problems with hackers?
    My last blog (wordpress) was hacked and I ended up
    losing months of hard work due to no backup. Do you have any solutions to protect against hackers?

  26. innovative security service

    A person essentially lend a hand to make critically posts I might state.
    This is the first time I frequented your web page and
    up to now? I surprised with the research you
    made to create this particular put up amazing. Great task!

  27. duplicate key

    I like what you guys tend to be up too. This type of clever work and coverage!
    Keep up the good works guys I’ve incorporated you guys to my personal blogroll.

  28. medium range cars

    Howdy! Do you use Twitter? I’d like to follow you if that would be ok.
    I’m definitely enjoying your blog and look forward to new posts.

  29. constant backup keys

    Everything is very open with a precise explanation of
    the challenges. It was really informative. Your site is extremely helpful.
    Thank you for sharing!

  30. Lelio Vieira Carneiro Junior

    Hi there! This is my 1st comment here so I just wanted
    to give a quick shout out and say I genuinely enjoy reading your blog posts.

    Can you suggest any other blogs/websites/forums that deal with the same
    topics? Thanks a lot!

  31. Lelio Vieira Carneiro Junior

    If you want to take a great deal from this paragraph then you have to apply these strategies to your
    won web site.

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published.