Race 1 - 11:15am
Bitters is facing a nice drop in class after finishing fifth in Listed company
at the Sunshine Coast last start. Was the winner of her three previous starts
and better suited this class.
is resuming and has handy first up form over the short courses and has drawn in
close. The Matthew Smith trained mare is having her first start since finishing
second in a 1000m BenchMark 70 Handicap on the Kensington Track at Randwick and
has won a recent Warwick Farm barrier trial.
Aggravate is also returning from a break and has won a recent 900m Beaudesert barrier trial and L’Amante will be prominent for a long way from an inside gate.
2 Units Gin ‘N’ Bitters
Race 2 - 11:50am
Barnabus was a winner over this course and distance two starts back and then
wasn’t that far away when eighth in the Listed Wayne Wilson (1600m) at the
Sunshine Coast and has claims.
Prospect made up some ground last start when fourth in a 1600m BenchMark 88
Handicap at Randwick and can be thereabouts again.
Michelin was doing his best work late when fifth over 1400m at the Sunshine
Coast and La Pulga is not the worst dropping back to the 1600m after winning a
2200m BenchMark 78 Handicap at the Gold Coast six weeks ago.
2 Units Sir Barnabus
Race 3 - 12:25pm
had plenty to sing about after an all the way win in a 1050m Doomben Class 3 and
will be hard to run down again with a nice drop in the weights.
Below is chasing a hat trick after wins at Ipswich and Doomben and can be in
the mix again.
Red hasn’t been far away from the money with two fourths and a second from his
last three starts and is a winner over this course and distance and Pinnacle
Star is fitter for one run back from a spell with a second in a 1200m Ipswich
2 Units The Tenor
Race 4 - 1:00pm
Stakes (2yo F) (1110m)
Kiss scored a tidy last start win over this course and distance and is going to
get the run of the race from the inside gate.
Cotta held on for third in the Listed 1100m Woodlands Stakes for the two year
olds at Rosehill and has to be considered among the main chances here.
Star finished beside Panna Cotta when fourth in the same race and September Run
is coming off a win in a 1200m Canterbury Maiden.
2 Units Gotta Kiss
Race 5 - 1:40pm
Stakes (3yo F) (1600m)
is chasing a hat trick after a win at the Gold Coast and a win in the Listed
Doomben Guineas over a similar distance to this and she is the one to beat
Clock ran a handy race last start when second in the Inglis 3yo Guineas over
1400m at Rosaehill and has won over 1600m last preparation.
is stepping up to Listed company coming off a last start win in a 1400m
Sunshine Coast BenchMark 80 Handicap and Celestial Falls is fitter for one run
back from a spell.
4 Units Vanna Girl
Race 6 - 2:15pm
has won an 840m Doomben barrier trial since finishing third in a 900m Gold
Coast Handicap and has a two from two record over this course and distance. Has
a crossover noseband and a tongue tie going on.
is resuming and has a pretty good first up record and will get a nice run from a
scored a nice first up win in the Listed Chief De Beers over 1000m at the
Sunshine Coast but has to overcome a wide gate and Usmanov has also drawn wide
but is racing well over the short courses with three wins and a second from his
last four starts.
4 Units Spurcraft
Race 7 - 2:55pm
Dollar narrowly beat Ilwendo home when first and second in the Listed Gosford
Gold Cup over 2000m at Randwick last start but the runner up meets the winner
3kg better for a head defeat and gets his chance to reverse the result.
also has a nice drop in the weights and is a winner over this course and
distance and Mawaany Machine is up in class but down in the weights coming off a
last start win in a 2200m Sunshine Coast BenchMark 90 Handicap.
2 Units Ilwendo
Race 8 - 3:35pm
Classic (3yo) (1350m)
Passage is the winner of his last two starts, his latest in the 1400m Inglis
3yo Guineas at Rosehill, and will be hard to beat again.
is also chasing a hat trick after wins on the Kensington Track at Randwick and
in the Group 3 Gold Coast Guineas over 1200m and is one of the main contenders.
went under by a nose when second to Hightail and can be in the mix again and Exhilarates
ran on for third in the same race and looks like the 1350m will suit.
2 Units Dawn Passage
Race 9 - 4:15pm
Coughlan Stakes (F&M) (1350m)
Abyss ran home nicely for second in the Group 3 1400m Dark Jewel Classic at
Rosehill and gets her chance to go one better here.
Lucy, Fiesta and Jen Rules finished first, second and third in the Listed Silk
Stocking over 1200m at the Gold Coast last start and they can all figure in the
2 Units Into The Abyss
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