Rail: 1m Entire Course.
Factors: Another improved racing surface for many of these runners, so expect marked improvement from the wet track duffers. Best Bet: Secret Harmony (Race 4). Best Value: Metallurgical (Race 7). No Value: Benny's Buttons (Race 7). Jockey Challenge: Ric McMahon ($3.30).
Aroused won four from six NSW favourite last four starts there and the one to beat. Inconsistent lot make up the rest. D’Jet resumes from long break should need this. Huckleberry Dane can improve on top of the ground.
Numbers: 8, 2, 1, 7.
Non betting race. Carn won at big odds last week, they rarely back it up. Tuskagee Hawk not disgraced latest. Topping honest without winning many.
Numbers: 5, 2, 3, 8.
Micken racing well nice effort latest. Viking Heart super consistent back to a mile here will suit. Double Impact backed up previous good run with win latest, hard to beat now back to
Numbers: 1, 8, 3, 7.
Panya ran on well last start. Secret Harmony worked from wide gate latest and fought on well. Always A Gibberer finished strongly latest extra distance suits. Outback Lightning consistent, claim a bonus.
Numbers: 1x, 9, 7, 6.
Dansal caught the eye latest, back in distance could work against. De Dozen Stars dictated terms when won last start, racing well. Keep It Moist gained miracle run to win last week, was strong on the line and should race closer today.
Numbers: 5, 6, 11, 4.
Quizette looks nicely placed with the claim. Jacquetta consistent in weaker grade. Brookton Tiara ran on strongly last start, will be getting home hard again. Zippity Lass scored good win EF, should handle the step up here. Britalia Kate had strong midweek win, chance in
tough race. Watch betting La Tikka Rosa, first start new stable.
Numbers: 11, 4, 3, 1/9.
Improvement would not surprise with Metallurgical on top of the ground. Benny’s Buttons in great form bak to better surface a plus. Shafeeq will race on speed and hard to run down. Gundy Son had forget run latest, but badly weighted here.
Numbers: 8ew,3, 7, 2.
Dr Barnard and Cappin Jack, big odds, but caught the eye with nice efforts latest run. Last Lap on speed runner, no weight. Bribie runs best races here, consistent placegetter. Confident Star one of the main chances, gets the gun run.
Numbers: 6, 11, 16, 1.