Rail: 0.5 metres 1000m to 400m; true remainder.
Track: Dead 4.
Factors: Track was woeful last week, when rating was not consistent and the fence was off. Hopefully dead 4 applies to not just the inside section. Best Bet: Gundy Spirit (Race 8). Best Value: Excellantes (Race 4). No Value: Unencumbered (Race 6).
Big field of maideners, many chances. Dee Minishing resumes, trained here placed five from seven. Wentwell nice second-up effort, should be peaking for this. Winner could be among the southerners - Mysonharry, No Ifs Or Buts, Snippets Land and The Yowie. In Full View trained here, has speed.
Numbers: 8, 14, 7, 2.
Hi Son trained this track, backing-up after tough run last week and out to 1800m is query. Black Jet racing well, looks the one to beat. Dienekes super fit, loves this track, stablemate Noisy Ocean hit the line well ls.
Numbers: 8, 7, 12, 4.
Top three, Driefontein, Divine City and Anna Lizzie, look to have this between them. Playtime likely improver.
Numbers: 2, 1, 4, 3.
Whittington fitter for two runs from a break. Excellantes fitter for one run from a spell and has great second-up record. Hidden Warrior ran nice race in Sydney latest, big weight. Rocket To Glory can improve on last start when went hard early. Emmalene had couple soft trials, respect.
Numbers: 2ew, 8, 1, 6.
Missy Longstocking drawn wide and big query at the trip. Sweet Idea should race on the speed and take plenty of running down. Enquare in career best form, drawn to get the gun run again. Tinto faces big step-up in grade, but promising. Into The Red far from disgraced last week, should get nice run.
Numbers: 10x, 12, 2, 5.
Unencumbered had everything run to suit at last two wins, might find some traffic here. Oakleigh Girl taken on last start did well to stick on as well as she did. Stroak ran home strongly from well back latest, but was entitled to with hot tempo. Penny yet to drop for Sagatona, but will be hitting the line.
Numbers: 17, 12, 1, 7.
General Exhibit in good form, one of the main chances. Regular should be close to peak now after two runs from a break. The White Hope battled on after leading latest, good alley a bonus. Lucky Hussler been in the money last couple, every chance latest. Velrosso second-up here, in the mix.
Numbers: 8, 12, 6, 10/2.
Target In Sight has sound Sydney form. Gundy Spirit worked home from well back latest, this looks ideal. Pure Whisper trialled okay GC, goes well fresh. Commandare resumes, trialled strongly races well this track.
Numbers: 11x, 6, 2, 10.