Race 1 – TAB HIGHWAY CONSOLATION HANDICAP (1400M)
Don’t Give A Damn (12) – Won with a leg in the air last winning by over six lengths after being sent out as a very short priced favourite. Form prior also very good for this event. Only query is the very wide gate. One to beat.
Zamex (5) – First up run was fair, however temp /pattern was against. The two runs in this class produced two very good victories. Fitter for first up effort and can figure in the finish.
My Tagoson (3) – Very good win last start over the track and trip in very quick time. Has since ran in a trial in impressive fashion. Fit and racing well. Currently $6.5.
Super Star Bob (4) – Over raced last start when sent out as very short priced favourite in Canberra finishing third. Start prior one well. Has ability and good enough to figure in the finish. Currently $10.
Race 2 – VICTORY VEIN STAKES (1000M)
Legend Of Condor (7) – Caught the eye when winning his trial in good fashion. Stable has a very good record with 2yo runners and has received pre post support. Will be in the finish.
Santos (1) – Strong effort of debut here battling on well to hold third after a hard run. Fitter for that effort and from top yard. Can figure in the finish again. Currently $5.
Stunts (9) – Given a quiet time in trial, well bred colt with the Goldolphin polish. Suspect he has ability if stable has him ready to race. Currently $17 in what is an open race.
Acquire (3) – Two trials leading into today’s race start. Most recent one hit the line well. Will take a sit and watch for him running on late. The $19 on offer looks a good each way bet.
Race 3 – REGINALD ALLEN (1600M)
Regimen (1) – Good effort last start winning at Warwick Farm after being sent out as favourite. Given a quiet trial since. A winner of 3 from 4. Goes close again. Currently $3.6.
Workdrinks (7) – Well backed last start running on soundly to finish second. No worse than second in three career starts and stable is flying. Will be in the finish again. Currently $4.8.
Sweet Deal (4) – Happy to forgive the last two starts when outclassed against the top class fillies. Form prior very good winning at Newcastle in good fashion. Can bounce back today.
Aonair (3) – Won well first up at Warwick Farm then solid behind Beau Geste last start who has since ran well again. Peaks in fitness today and from Waller yard. Currently $6.5.
Race 4 – ANNIVERSARY HIGHWAY HANDICAP (1400M)
Suncraze (11) – Last two starts have produced two very good victories in this class. Has since won a trial at Newcastle. No worse than second in 9 career starts. Hard to beat once again.
Pumpkin Pie (8) – Not far away from them in much higher grade than this last start. Drops in class and peaks in fitness today. Will be right in the finish. Currently $4.6.
Galaxy Warrior (2) – Was specked first up at Warwick Farm and hit the line soundly then last start won well at Dubbo as a short priced favourite. Will be running on again.
Puzzling Wonder (10) – Drawn to roll to the front again. Last start was sound after being run down late. Start before that won well at Doomben. Currently $31.
Race 5 – THE STAR MILE (1600M)
Invincibella (11) – Very good win first up after being well backed and in good time. Fitter for that effort and step up to the mile is no issue. Drawn well and will be in the finish again.
Oklahoma Girl (8) – Excellent first up run getting well back and hitting the line hard. Since trialled well and second up record is sound. One start here produced a win over this distance. In this.
Souchez (6) – Ran on very well last week in a fast time race. Extra distance should suit and continues to hold form this preparation. Quick back up and Brown back on are the big ticks for mine.
Jaminzah (10) – A winner of 3 of the past 4. Last start at Warwick Farm won in solid fashion in good time. This is harder however racing well and from top yard. Must include.
RaRace 6 – ST LEGER STAKES (2600M)
Big Duke (2) – Building nicely this preparation. Last start got abit to far back however worked to line in good fashion. Distance no issue and races well here. Desreves to be favourite.
Auvray (6) – Racing well, winner of 2 of the past 3. Last start at Rosehill won in a tight finish over 2400m. Extra distance no issue, this is harder however very fit and racing well.
Chocante (3) – Stuck on well last start to run third at G1 level, forgive the start prior when took off early. A winner up to 2200m so the extra distance is a slight query. Peaks in fitness today.
Destiny’s Kiss (8) – Last two starts have just been average, is fit and a winner up to 3200m so extra distance is no problem. Can sneak a place with the right run. Currently $26.
Race 7 – SYDNEY STAKES (1200M)
In Her Time (12) – Excellent win first up in quick time. Second up record is good and unbeaten at this track and distance. Would have been a big chance in The Everest. One to beat here.
Bonny O’Reilly (13) – Good winner first up then solid the past two runs. Drawn to get a good run behind the speed and a winner of 8 from 14. The $17 on offer looks a good each way bet.
Impending (3) – First up, Winner of the Stradbroke last preparation powering home. Two trials have been good and Bowman goes on. Only query is barrier 17. Will be running on.
Takedown (1) – First up run was good behind Redzel in very quick time. Then last start battled on well behind In Her Time again in quick time. Racing well and can be in the finish with the right run.
Race 8 – THE EVEREST (1200M)
Chautauqua (1) – Two runs this preparation have been good leading into this. Outstanding sprinter and last preparations win the TJ Smith had to be seen to be believed. Open race but happy to be with him.
Clearly Innocent (5) – Very good first up run, running on well late in quick time. Always improves second up and G1 winner last preparation. Deep race but looks overs at the $16 with Bowman on.
English (9) – Trapped wide first up when not far away then last start got back and ran on hard to just miss running second. Peaks today and has the class to win. Draw a touch tricky but will feature. Currently $11.
Vega Magic (2) – Two runs this preparation have produced two excellent wins. Drawn to roll forward and will be very hard to run down. A winner of 12 from 17 says he’s all class. Can win.
Race 9 – CRAVEN PLATE (2000M)
Happy Clapper (1) – Last start winner of the Epsom in excellent time. Extra trip a little concern for mine however has a class edge on rivals and racing well. One to beat.
Star Exhibit (4) – Last start at Moonee Valley hit the line well in a race that favoured the on pace runners. Distance no issue and peaks in fitness today. Will be running on again.
Mackintosh (7) – Pulled abit in the run last start however wasn’t far off them at the end. Extra distance suits and peaks in fitness today. Only run at the distance produced a win. Can figure.
Embley (9) – Last three runs have been excellent producing two wins. Last start came second and beat third easily. Will roll forward again and give them something to catch. Extra distance is no problem. Currently $21.
Race 10 – CRAVEN PLATE (2000M)
Machinegun Jubs (8) – Excellent fresh record and trial leading into today has been sound. Two starts back flashed home to just miss Bonny O’Reilly who would win this. Right in the mix.
Rebel Miss (12) – Sat midfield and was to strong last start at Warwick Farm. Good record at the distance and the trial in between runs was most encouraging. Will be in the finish. Currently $9.5.
Gadfly (15) – Was very good last start sitting wide with big weight just to miss the winner. Drawn well and Avdulla goes on. Can figure in the finish with the right run. Currently $13.
Ozark (6) – Trials leading into first up run were sound then ran soild enough fresh. Fitter for that effort and drawn well. Form last preparation was good enough for this. Can bounce back today. Currently $7.
BEST BET : Big Duke
Leg 1 – 1/3/12/13
Leg 2 – 1/2/5/9
Leg 3 – 1/4/7/9
Leg 4 – 6/8/12/15