Saturday's Randwick preview from our man in Sydney, Shane Adair. Follow him on Twitter

Race 1 – KIRKHAM PLATE (1000M)

Tactical Formation (5) – Two trials leading into today’s event have been good. Last trial lead them up and kicked away to win its heat in good fashion. Stable gets 2yo runners right. Currently $4.6.
Fiesta (7) – Big run on debut in the Gimcrack coming from well back in the field and hitting the line hard. Fitter and improved from that effort. Has since trialled well into this event
Alshahhad (1) – A winner of a Wodonga trial then good again in a recent Flemington trial. From the Hayes camp and has had some pre post support. Keep safe in an open race. Currently $6.5.
Gododdin (8) – Impressive trial winner at Rosehill coming from well back to score. Another well bred Goldolphin runner who will make presence felt in this. Watch betting. Currently $6.5.

Race 2 – 2CH HANDICAP (1600M)

Kaonic (5) – Good winner last start at Canterbury after being sent out a very short priced favourite. Sitting just behind the speed and proving to good. Fitter and mile looks no issue.
Our Mantra (4) – All runs this preparation have been good. Last start second got back and hit the line well in a good timed event. Peaks today in condition. Can win. Currently $5.
Regent (2) – First two runs were good producing to placings, then excuses last start. Drawn to get a soft run behind the speed and expect a bounce back in performance today. Currently $6.
Sambro (1) – Has been building up this preparation, two starts back hit the line well then last start was grabbed in the shadows of the post. Peaks today and from the Waller yard Currently $5.


Rekindled Information (14) – Very good on debut sitting wide on pace and proving to good. Fitter and improved from that effort. Well bred and is the one to beat in this.
Larlabrook (1) – Four career starts for three wins. Last start was first up and lead from barrier to box. Will attempt to do the same again. Hard to knock as he is a winner. Currently $6.5
She Knows (11) – Good first up run here chasing home all the way leader. Drawn wide however will use her gate speed to cross here. Fitter and can make presence felt. Currently $5.5.
Exaggerate (6) – Bolted in first up in the bush to break maiden status. Then good the last two starts at Canberra carrying a big weight running seconds each time. Avdulla goes on today. Currently $9.


Alward (4) – Winner of the past two in good fashion beating Up ‘N’ Rolling in both runs. Has run well without winning at this distance is my slight query. Deserves to be favourite.
Admiral Jello (3) – Very solid campaign. No worse than third in past five runs. Last start good behind Auvray who has since ran well again. Distance no issue. Will be thereabouts again.
Social Element (5) –Hasn’t missed the placings in six career runs. Last start although every chance was good again. Will roll to the front and give them something to catch. Currently $6.5.
Destiny’s Kiss (1) – Will find this easier than the last two starts at Group/Listed level. Good record at track and distance and did win the Wyong cup 4 starts back. A win wouldn’t shock. Currently $11.


Peacock (7) – Very good last start at Warwick Farm running second with a big gap to third. Peaks today in fitness and track/distance no issue. Hard to beat if he repeats his last effort. Currently $5.
Pumpkin Pie (7) – Sent out as favourite last start and never got a look at them in the straight. Should get a nice run behind the speed and with even luck today will be in the finish.
Improvement (4) – Three runs this preparation have been good without winning. Last start chased home Isorich in a very quick time race. First time over 1400m today. Currently $5.
Dagny (9) – Two runs this preparation she has been chasing home Isorich in very quick time. Fitter and 1400m are ticks for her. Good enough to take this out if right. Watch betting. Currently $6.5.


Goodfella (3) – Excuses first up then last start sat closer and proved too good winning well. Has good ability as proven last preparation only query is back to 1200m after winning at 1400m last start. Currently $4.8.
Single Bullet (1) – Excuses first up running second then every chance last start running second. Fitter again and racing well. Winning at G3 level last preparation. Impossible to leave out.
Malahat (5) – Sent out as favourite last start and was run down in the straight to finish fourth. Start prior solid winner at Canterbury as a very short priced favourite. Currently $4.8.
Piracy (6) – Good last start just missing the placings in a slick run time race. Won the previous three in good style. Will settle forward again in the run. Can atone with right run today. Currently $6.5.

Race 7 – ICD NIVISON (1200M)

White Moss (11) – Very good winner first up after having a tough run. A winner now of 4 of the last 5. Fitter for that effort and will sit forward again in the run. Hard to beat. Currently $7.
Diddums (6) – Good first up winner at Rosehill digging deep to score. Second up record is good and loves this distance range. Was G3 winner here last preparation. Include again.
Daysee Doom (3) – Big win two starts back sitting wide and sticking to strong. Then last start no disgrace at the mile running second in good time. Back to 1200m however to classy to leave out. Currently $6.5.
Dixie Blossoms (2) – Good winner here last start over the mile being sent out as favourite. Excellent record here. Only query is back to the mile this stage of preparation. However has a class edge on a lot of rivals. Currently $6.


Zenalicious (1) – Peaks today, Last start ran very well behind Dixie Blossoms running on hard to run third and beating the rest easily. Looks very hard to beat for mine. Currently $4.6.
Black On Gold (2) – Very good first up win at the mile. Fitter for that effort and has raced in higher class races than tackling today. Avdulla goes on.Expect another bold showing.
Mapmaker (9) – No worse than 5th in the past 5 starts. Last start ran his usual honest race running second. Everything points for him to being in the finish again. Currently $6.
Hogmanay (3) – Missed the start at two of past four runs. The other starts were sound. Distance and class no issue and is fit enough to win. Keep safe in betting a win wouldn’t surprise. Currently $11.


New Universe (11) – First up, given two quiet trials leading into today. Won like a good horse when last fresh swooping from well back in the field. Smart customer who has the ability to be winning this. Currently $3.
Zumbelina (7) – Good first up win at Rosehill then got suck chasing the runaway winner Sir Plush. Good record at the distance and fitter again for today’s effort. Her best is good enough.
Isorich (1) – A winner of 3 from the last 5 and all at big odds. Very honest customer who is always in for the fight. Can’t leave out a dual city winner at this price. Currently $17.
Crafty Cop(10) – A touch unlucky first up running 4th. Very good second up record and Avdulla goes on today. Keep a eye on betting as performed good at higher level last preparation. Currently $6.

BEST BET : New Universe

Leg 1 – 1/3/5/6
Leg 2 – 2/3/6/11
Leg 3 – 1/2/3/9
Leg 4 – 1/7/10/11

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