Doomben Preview Saturday 8th August

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Race 1 - 11:23am

QTIS 3yo Handicap (1350m)

Fleet Dove was strong at the finish last start for a win in a 1200m Doomben 2yo Handicap and is one of the main chances again.

Bangars And Mayo put a gap in his rivals with an all the way win in a 1666m Ipswich 2yo Handicap on Eye Liner Stakes Day and has claims again.

Kasear is a last start winner over this course and distance at the final Metro meeting for the 2019 – 2020 season and Bellissimio Amici can improve and get amongst the prizemoney.

2 Units Fleet Dove

Race 2 - 11:58am

F&M BenchMark 72 Handicap (1110m)

Say Haya set the pace last start before finishing fourth as favourite in a 1200m Doomben 3yo Handicap on the heavy and gets another chance.

Foxpack has a win and a third at the mid-weeks at Doomben and Eagle Farm and can be thereabouts again.

Yeahnah is never far off the pace with four seconds from his last five starts and can figure in the mix and Motomiss heads to town for the first time on the back of a winning hat trick in Toowoomba.

4 Units Say Haya

Race 3 - 12:33pm

Class 6 Handicap (1350m)

Potro Duro tried to do it all of the way but was run down in the last couple of strides when second in an Ipswich 1350m Class 6 Plate on Eye Liner Stakes Day and gets his chance to make amends here.

Snowzone is yet to win beyond 1200m but gets another chance at 1350m coming off a last start win in a 1200m Doomben 3yo Handicap.

Leroytheconqueror showed his liking for the heavy track conditions with a win at the Sunshine Coast and a second at Doomben over 1200m and is another who hasn’t saluted over the 1350m and Roman Aureus is a last start winner over this course and distance at the mid-weeks.

2 Units Potro Duro

Race 4 - 1:08pm

Class 3 Plate (1615m)

Fairy Me Home was narrowly beaten last start when runner up in an 1800m mid-week Eagle Farm BenchMark 75 Handicap and the drop back to the 1615m won’t be a problem.

Reus has ultra-consistent form with two wins and three placings from his last five starts and has claims on his latest third in a 1640m Doomben 3yo Handicap and will get every chance from a good gate.

Prospectus will be fitter for his first up fourth in a 1300m mid-week Eagle Farm Class 2 and Rossmay is a last start winner in a 1400m Gold Coast Class 2 Plate.

2 Units Fairy Me Home

Race 5 - 1:47pm

BenchMark 80 Handicap (1615m)

Top Prospect has been runner up at his last two starts in a 1615m Doomben BenchMark 90 Handicap and in a 1666m Ipswich BenchMark 85 Handicap and gets his chance to breakthrough for an overdue win.

Cloak is chasing a hat trick following wins at Ipswich and the Sunshine Coast and will get a nice run from gate four.

Amicitia is dropping back in class and is better suited here after being well beaten in the 1350m Listed Gai Waterhouse Classic at Ipswich and Fastnet Cyclone gets his chance back in Saturday class following his win in a 1640m mid-week Doomben Class 5.

2 Units Top Prospect

Race 6 - 2:27pm

C,G & E BenchMark 72 Handicap (1110m)

Royal Hale is resuming and has won first up in the past, has won over this course and distance, has barrier trialled recently for a win and a third at Doomben and will have the blinkers on for the first time.

Le Palmier is also resuming after a short break, has won first up and has won a recent Doomben barrier trial and has to be considered.

For My Annie has been placed twice from two starts this campaign and has plenty of gate speed to cross from a wide barrier and Man In Motion is chasing his fourth win on the trot after two wins at Toowoomba and a last start win at Ipswich.

2 Units Royal Hale

Race 7 - 3:07pm

BenchMark 78 Handicap (2200m)

Lady Solerno is the winner of her last two starts over this distance at the Gold Coast and is one of the main chances again.

Dashing Special has two wins and three placings from his last five starts and is coming off a last start second to Lady Solerno in a 2200m Gold Coast BenchMark 68 Handicap.

He Runs Away showed improvement last start with a third in a 2000m Doomben BenchMark 78 Handicap and Travistee will appreciate the step up to the 2200m.

2 Units Lady Solerno

Race 8 - 3:47pm

Open Handicap (1050m)

Tullio is racing in outstanding form with wins from his last four starts and is getting better with every run, his latest a three and three quarter lengths win in a 1050m Doomben BenchMark 90 Handicap and is the one to beat again.

Tycoon Ace is resuming and has won first up in the pace and will get a nice run from a handy barrier.

Niccanova is also resuming and had some very handy form before a break over longer distances, including a third in the Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap over 1400m at Eagle Farm, and is the class runner and Papa Jo is up in class but down in weight on his last start all the way win in a BenchMark 80 Handicap over this course and distance.

2 Units Tullio

Race 9 - 4:23pm

BenchMark 80 Handicap (1200m)

Maddi Rocks is a last start winner in a 1200m Ipswich BenchMark 78 Handicap on Eye Liner Stakes Day and will be hard to hold out again.

I Dream Of Green was a winner two starts back over this course and distance in a BenchMark 70 Handicap and will appreciate the drop back in class after finishing fourth in the Listed Eye Liner Stakes over 1200m at Ipswich.

All Important is a two times winner over this course and distance and has finished second in a recent 840m Doomben barrier trial since running fifth in a 1200m Sunshine Coast BenchMark 85 Handicap and Kylease is up 3kg after a last start all the way win in a 1200m Doomben Class 6.

2 Units Maddi Rocks

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