Rail Position: Out 1 metre entire course; Track Condition: Heavy 9; Weather: Showers
Factors: Heavy track form a must and track bias is likely to favour on pacers. Plenty of apprentices in demand and the less weight the better in these conditions.
Race 1: Fast Lover turned in a super run last start, right in this. Not convinced Signified is a wet-tracker, but has a touch of class and definitely the one to beat if handles. Comahni is honest.
Race 2: Jopa was very unlucky last start and gets his chance here. Double Image has ability, but definite risk in the heavy. Shekinaar trialled well Gold Coast, watch betting moves. Double Image ran in same trial and not extended. All That should give a sight, but this trip about as far as he wants.
Race 3: Former Victorian Jacaranda Avenue helped by apprentice allowance and placed heavy. Rocky King won two from three, untried but bred to handle the wet, big weight and would prefer with a claim. Phantom Caller is big odds and likely improver. Optionality handles the going. Wise Caller backs-up after solid win GC.
Numbers: 2ew, 11,1,19.
Race 4: My Quilter is fit and should get through the heavy and be hard to run down if left alone, big weight a concern. Easy Lager should be nearing peak and will be running on. Marculoo is racing very well, nicely weighted with claim. Only query might be nearing end of prep. Cash ‘N’ Style wet tracker, claim, the one to beat.
Numbers: 2, 3, 8, 6.
Race 5: Ausworld loves the wet, fit and one of the main chances. Racing Heart should be ready to fire, down in grade and although he has a big weight the opposition is not strong. Loves A Challenge can improve.
Numbers: 1, 3, 6, 9.
Race 6: Purettan handles the going and races well here. Meet George ran a super race in the Glasshouse in the heavy, the one to beat if he repeats that run. Vipera Gold is a swimmer, but form has tapered.
Numbers: 2, 6, 5, 10.
Race 7: Terrible betting race, lots of ifs and buts. Starlin resumes from a break and is a great value chance. Stablemate Shafeeq is fancied runner, but has not shown much in recent runs. Greyzeel handles the wet. Requested resumes, but no value. Cryon can improve.
Numbers: 8ew, 3, 4, 12.
Race 8: Bradbury Chocolate is six from six, but this toughest test. Top Of The Rock chased her home on the cushion last start, but can turn the tables on the grass. Bahsa is consistent in weaker grade. Show a Prince made some ground last start, one of the chances here.
Numbers: 6, 4, 5, 1.