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Alexandra Park Harness Picks - Wednesday, 12 June

Matt Markham provides his tips for every race at the Alexandra Park Harness meeting Wednesday evening.

Alexandra Park Harness Race 1
7 Lil Whip

7 Lil Whip: Manners a serious issue at the moment. Got things right for the early stages last week but then rolled into a gallop, so maybe some progress being and if able to complete a full round here there's no doubting the ability is there to win a race like this.
Selections: 7-5-9-1-4

Alexandra Park Harness Race 2
1 Kourtney Kardash

1 Kourtney Kardash: Only going to be better for the first up run which was excellent. Third behind an in-form and fit runner and wasn't too far away. Lands the ace draw to work with and should be able to punch out and be handy throughout and from there a leading contender.
Selections: 1-9-7-3-2

Alexandra Park Harness Race 3
9 Brienne

9 Brienne: The blowout hope of the weekend, without a doubt. Peak fitness level should be reached after two runs back from a spell and actually slides down a small grade or two here as well. Loves the short course racing with a win and a placing over the mile, the only sticky point the draw. Not the worst at a big price.
Selections: 9-6-8-5-2

Alexandra Park Harness Race 4
2 Carbon

2 Carbon: Handy in two runs back from a break and should be ready to strike now. Has had to do a bit of work in those races too whereas tonight might be able to slot straight across, or even snag back for the trail. Dangerous if in the first three or four turning for home.
Selections: 2-1-7-3-4

Alexandra Park Harness Race 5
6 Diamonds Are Forver

6 Diamonds Are Forver: Enigmatic type, but a talented one at that. Doesn't often get the best of luck in races but more than enough ability to step out here tonight and blow this field off the track if in the right mood. Might look to get across and lead and with own terms hard to run down.
Selections: 6-10-7-4-3

Alexandra Park Harness Race 6
7 Kiss And Run

7 Kiss And Run: Charging through the line again last time out to continue a golden run of form. Very good when on song and at the moment seems to be right on. At best this field would be an easy kill and if able to get close enough to the speed then is going to take all sorts of stopping.
Selections: 7-8-6-4-5

Alexandra Park Harness Race 7
7 Coastal Babe

7 Coastal Babe: Quality filly back in action here and while coming in fresh should have the all-round game to handle most of these. Astute stable will have her pretty well screwed down and if she turns up in the right mindset then it'll take a good effort to bowl her.
Selections: 7-5-6-2-3

Alexandra Park Harness Race 8
1 South Side Story

1 South Side Story: Lovely bred debutant from a stable that's kicking goals all over the place at the moment. Would expect everything to be in order for a big debut and from the ace draw only gains further advantage, especially if able to hold up enough early.
Selections: 1-2-5-4-6


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