Rail: Out 6.5m entire course.
Track: Good 3.
Factors: Rail out a long way, might be a day for on pacers. Best Bet: Theft (Race 8). Best Value: Tapakeg (Race 7). No Value: Friendly Dragon (Race 3).
Race 1: Same old faces here. Volkhere and Borehole to battle it out.
Numbers: 1, 2.
Wicked Temptation rattled home last start behind Setfire To Therain and is better value. Storming Pleasure looked good in Gold Coast trial win.
Numbers: 1, 8, 4, 7.
Hopfgarten was doing best work late last start after no luck in the run. Friendly dragon finished too well latest, sure to be in the mix again. Octane Flyer on 7-day back-up after disappointing latest. Shiraz Attack should race handy and take running down.
Numbers: 7, 4, 2, 1.
Stradon in the money eight of 11 but only won once, resuming and has trialled strongly. Country Commands up in grade, but did win well latest midweek. Love Rocks carried big weight and far from disgraced Newcastle, huge weight drop is plus. Silk Traders resumes, smart stable, watch betting.
Numbers: 3, 8, 14, 13.
Rocket To Glory won latest, but meeting tougher opposition here and has another speedster Rocky King to annoy up front. Better Than Ready, resumes after slight setback, class runner big weight. Doubtfilly also resuming, has ability and will be hitting the line.
Numbers: 1, 6, 7, 5.
Arctic loomed up to win latest and did not go on with it. Hush Power is honest and better suited back to a mile here. Tail and All has been costly, but in the mix again from good draw. Pasquinel is super consistent, up in grade, but has a hope.
Numbers: 10, 14, 5, 7.
Tapakeg was wide and left in front early latest, drawn to get the gun run. Cracco just got there last start, harder here. Venture On made up plenty of ground latest, will need luck, but gets home. Vacallo had every chance latest. Skating Away up in grade, but form is sound.
Numbers: 10ew, 6, 11, 1.
San Jose meeting stronger opposition, but decent weight drop. Theft is nicely weighted with claim, should be on the bunny and looks the winner. Essington hit the line strongly last start, will be running on again.
Numbers: 5x, 6, 12, 3.