Track Heavy eight and Rail True so big watch at the sample, even though likely to get wider because the day progresses
Race 1 MAIDEN HCP (1000m)
Tricky opener, but now not regularly the Corstens stable at Flemington bring an excellent-sized team to the border, so watch the marketplace on well-bred 3YO gelding 2. Rip City who returns off a smash for most effective 0.33 career begin, with crucially blinkers on for the first time.
Dangers: Wagga 3YO gelding and primary starter 1. Backwater Trader hasn’t trialled for extra than 4 months, but attracts a terrific gate and reportedly running properly; even as debutant 2YO filly 10. Thuwaany (Hinchinbrook x Taqaseem by Medaglia d’Oro) hasn’t officially trialled for 5 months, however organized by means of leading Wagga strong.
Early Play: Rip City to win and container exacta 1,2,10
Odds and Evens (First 2): Split
Race 2 OPEN HCP (1400m)
Plenty of probabilities here, with most having solid wet music shape. Local 7YO mare 7. Lost Command is starting to run out of probabilities, but has the capability. Disappointing in his previous couple of whilst closely within the market, but does cope with wet tracks, and appears well dealt with on 55kgs, with pivotal jockey alternate.
Dangers: Wodonga 5YO gelding 1. Toorak Cowboy resumed with a remarkable win from nicely off the velocity at Wagga before remaining off late once more in comparable organization. Has obvious moist music ability, but weighted to his satisfactory with 61kg. Big step up in grade for revolutionary 4YO Gundagai gelding eight. Monkery, but he’s received his ultimate 3 powering domestic from properly off the tempo, and loves moist tracks. Canberra mare 2. Mahalo took benefit of a light weight to finish over the pinnacle in that Open grade at Wagga maintaining off Toorak Cowboy, but up sharply in weight and drawn huge, even though is a actual moist-tracker. Versatile 3YO Wangaratta gelding 3. Parliament moved thru the grades well final prep prevailing 3 straight, but first run in 9 weeks with this weight and again in trip is a question. No horse across the Riverina loves moist tracks more than 6YO Wagga gelding four. Gentleman Max, despite the fact that he’s been up for a while, and probable needs a bathroom to win.How to play it: Lost Command each manner and primary four 1,7,eight/1,2,3,four,7,8
Odds and Evens: Split
Race three MAIDEN PLATE (1175m)
Another open contest, despite the fact that properly-bred 2YO Flemington filly 14. Durability who resumes for sturdy stable looks very well positioned.
Dangers: Jerilderie 3YO filly 10. Trish’s Diamonds has plenty greater to give, with a 3kg claim for below-rated solid, and need to be suited in the floor; whilst 3YO Romsey filly It’s A Rah appears first-rate of the relaxation.
Early Play: Durability to win
Odds and Evens: Evens
Race four CL1 & MAIDEN PLATE (1600m)
Exotic gamers could have some fun on this large and modest subject, with plenty of probabilities. Victorian 3YO gelding 6. Major Day received his maiden runs back just over the border, and become once more robust past due over the mile on a Heavy 8 at Tatura. Drops 3kg from that run, and attracted to get masses of cowl, so appears difficult to forestall.
Dangers: Must encompass local 7YO gelding three. Dezzy who led all the way for an easy maiden win on a Heavy 8 at Wagga; whilst any other neighborhood, 3YO filly 13. Pips ‘N’ Crowns has simplest won one and positioned as soon as from eight starts, but proven an ability to address moist tracks, and discovered the road k in a respectable Class 1 ultimate begin when clean in having a bet.
Early Play: Major Day to win
Odds and Evens: Split
Race five BM fifty eight HCP (2000m)
Another open contest for the stayers, or middle distance gallopers stepping up. If 4YO Canberra mare 12. Seplulchre handles the floor, she’s the one to beat at precise odds. Hit the line nicely in proper Class 1 enterprise in her closing two, and extra ride is ideal. Drawn out, and never raced on something worse than a Soft 6, however is via Dane Shadow out of a Zabeel mare, so ought to get via it.
Dangers: Another visitor from the Corstens yard at Flemington, 3YO filly 6. Tantivy completed off nicely to win this grade at Echuca, but is going up sharply in trip. Cranbourne 7YO gelding 5. Romelo is a real wet-tracker getting back from a strong last run in a Highweight at Warrnambool. Looks acceptable on this grade, however will want precise speed on up front, and the wetter the higher. Wangaratta gelding and closing start disillusioned Goulburn winner 7. The Weald, and enhancing nearby gelding 11. Ad Finem, are nice of the rest.
Early Play: Sepulchre to win; Tantivy each way and trifecta 6,12/five,6,7,eleven,12
Odds and Evens: Evens
Race 6 BM fifty eight HCP (1000m)
Very open and hard race in equal grade, however back to the sprint ride. Prepared to provide lightly raced Wodonga gelding 10. Ajay any other risk at huge odds after failing badly at Narrandera whilst truly eased out of the race from the 250m. Rider pronounced he wasn’t satisfied with the pony’s action on the Good three, and he had previously bolted in his maiden at Corowa in Soft 7 floor, so go back to more favourable conditions right here looms as a large plus.
Dangers: Local 5YO gelding 6. Booradley failed to get a lot good fortune ultimate begin at the Heavy 10, however from an outside barrier can be ridden extra aggressively, and shape rider’s 3kg claim gets him well into the race. Seymour mare 4. Carwelkin is nice on moist tracks, and landed the prize on this grade at Tatura runs back. Wangaratta gelding five. Yeldarb hasn’t started for 8 months, however generally comes handy quick, despite the fact that inside draw overdue in the day can be a real drawback.
Early Play: Ajay and Booradley each each way and trifecta 4,6,10/four,five,6,10
Odds and Evens: EvensRace
7 CL3 HCP (1175m)
Wangaratta wet song mare eleven. Liberty’s Gift appears proper down in weight after damn domestic to simply omit this grade last begin
Dangers: Swan Hill 4YO mare 5. Time For Tea maintains enhancing, and shooting for three instantly after again-to-returned wins in easier grade coming from nicely off the speed. Drawn out, but that shouldn’t be a concern past due in the day. Watch for large development 2d-up from sparingly raced 4YO Cranbourne stallion 1. Devil’s Rain who has already won two from 4 at the sparkling side, and might fee late down the center with leading district rider taking place; while include local 4YO gelding 7. Funky Farm who also has a leaning towards rain affected going.
Early Play: Liberty’s Gift each way
Odds and Evens: Odds