Rail: Out 2.5 metres entire course.
Track: Slow 7.
Factors: Few form horses back to rain affected going and track may worsen. Rail out could make it tough for backmarkers and those with wide draws. Jockey challenge: Tegan Harrison $4.80 will give Mick Cahill a run for his money. Best Bet: Top Of The Rock (Race 4). Best Roughie: Antarctic Dream (Race 8). One to risk: Dazzle Us (Race 6).
Straight Shooter scored nice win on debut. Agitate has been super impressive last couple, in well with claim, looks the winner. Pandora Charm solid effort behind Agitate last start, but hard to see turning the tables.
Numbers: 1, 14, 8, 4.
Vacallo won last two, this harder here but not the worst. Gunner Knox resumes, good fresh record. Onetimeatbandcamp ran on and fought on well to win latest run here. Caellum is sure to be hitting the line. Emvoss had forget run last start, improvement here likely.
Numbers: 8ew, 6, 1, 2.
Achievements has been disappointing, might be looking for this trip. Verdasco and Transporter fought out the finish latest, Transporter meets 3kgs better and should turn the tables. Dusty Gold got back in slow run race latest, suited this trip can improve markedly.
Numbers: 4, 7, 3, 5.
Pure Purrfection loomed up to win last start, close to peak now weight a worry. Top Of The Rock consistent, should get the gun run, likes the sting out. Kneeling resumes, goes well fresh, deserves respect.
Numbers: 7x, 8, 4, 2.
Seeking More scored solid win latest when had all the favours, wide gate from tough start. Kelbenjar close to peak and sting out of track a bonus. Triskele finished hard to win latest, looks nicely placed again. Balkuin resumes, has ability, claim helps.
Numbers: 1, 8, 6, 2.
Dazzle Us up 4.5kgs on last start win makes for tough task. Harder for Clonmacnoise after two wins SC, but handy staying type. Stop Crying made up ground latest, better for the run. Handsome looks nicely placed with the claim, should get a cosy
Numbers: 2, 10, 1, 8.
Tokamak chases four straight after wins at EF, yet to win this track. Skating On Ice turned in huge effort latest, can atone. War Ends raced on speedl atest and dictated to score well, might not get the same easy sectionals this time. Doubtful Jack is consistent without winning, but in the mix.
Numbers: 10, 11, 3, 2.
Tough race. Fantisha should get the gun run. Discreet and Antarctic Dream drawn widely, but with luck both in the mix. Vis A Tergo hit the line strongly latest, extra distance should suit. Germayne Lass appeared to have every chance last start, but has nice weight drop.
Numbers: 3ew, 1, 4, 6.