2020 Queensland Cup Day Preview

Race 1 - 12:18pm

QTIS 3yo Handicap (1600m)

Magic Conqueror is the winner of two of his last three starts and is coming off a win in the Toowoomba Guineas over 1625m at Toowoomba last start and is one of the main chances again.

Moonan Me won a 1400m Eagle Farm 3yo BenchMark 70 Handicap two starts back and then finished third in a Saturday Class 1400m Eagle Farm 3yo Handicap and can figure in the mix again.

Pernell broke through for his Maiden win last start over 1400m at the Gold Coast.

2 Units Magic Conqueror

Race 2 - 12:53pm

QTIS 2yo Fillies Plate (1050m)

New season 2yo filly Shaluna will have the blinkers on when she makes her debut on Saturday and should be in the thick of things following her five lengths win in a recent 800m Eagle Farm barrier trial.

Le Rubis was also a five lengths Eagle Farm barrier trial winner on the same day and the betting will be the best guide.

Golden Groove has the experience of one race starts when fourth at Toowoomba over 1000m and Mishani Delight is a recent 800mDoomben barrier trial winner.

No bet

Race 3 - 1:28pm

QTIS 2yo C&G Plate (1050m)

Mishani Operator has the benefit of race experience following his debut second to his stablemate Mishani Scandal in a 1000m Toowoomba 2yo and gets his chance to go one better here.

Sherwood Prince finished third in the same race and can be thereabouts again.

Mishani Bandit has been placed in two recent barrier trials at Eagle Farm and Doomben and Prince Assest finished second in a recent Gold Coast barrier trial.

No bet

Race 4 - 2:03pm

Class 3 Plate (1050m)

Leadership Spill has had two runs back from a spell at Eagle Farm for a first up win in a 1000m 0 – 70 Handicap and then finished second in a 1000m Class 3 and is one of the main chances here.

Exactamente is racing in good form with two placings and a win from his last three starts. The five year old scored two starts back in a 1200m Gold Coast BenchMark 65 Handicap and then finished second in a 1200m Sunshine Coast Class 4 and has drawn the rails.

Genzai The Wolf has been placed at his last two starts and is coming off a third in a 1000m Eagle Farm Class 3 and Ready To  Roam was an Eagle Farm 1000m Class 1 winner two starts back and then was third in a 1050m Toowoomba BenchMark 72 Handicap.

2 Units Leadership Spill

Race 5 - 2:42pm

Queensland Cup (2200m)

Grey Lion showed plenty of improvement last start when third in the Group 3 Colin Stephen Quality over 2400m at Rosehill two weeks ago and looks to be well placed here.

Free To Fly finished second last start in the 2000m Toowoomba Cup at Towoomba and has won over this distance.

Stardome has been placed at his last two starts with a second over 2200m at the Gold Coast followed by a third over 2400m at Eagle Farm and Alward is coming off a win in the Toowoomba Cup over 2000m.

2 Units Grey Lion

Race 6 - 3:22pm

QTIS 3yo Handicap (1200m)

Xerri has been runner up at his last two runs over 1000m at the Sunshine Coast and over 1200m at Ipswich and gets his chance to find the winner’s stall again.

Batangas Entry broke through for his Maiden win at the Gold Coast last start and can make his presence felt again.

Corvo is resuming and had a win and two placings from three starts before a spell and glitter Strip is havinh his first run back since winning a 1200m Ipswich Maiden in May.

2 Units Xerri

Race 7 - 4:02pm

BenchMark 75 Handicap (1200m)

Le Palmier is chasing a hat trick following a win in a 1000m Eagle Farm Class 3 and a win in a 1050m Toowoomba BenchMark 72 Handicap and looks the one to beat again.

Hearts Lifted is getting close to a win with seconds at his last two starts at Doomben over 1050m and 1200m and can be thereabouts again.

Spending My Time is fitter for one run back from a break for a third in a 1200m Doomben BenchMark 75 Handicap and Conquer The Stars is a last start Doomben winner in a 1110m BenchMark 70 Handicap.

2 Units Le Palmier

Race 8 - 4:38pm

Open Handicap (1200m)

The Odyssey was well beaten last start when tenth in the 1200m Weetwood Handicap at Toowoomba. He is a three times winner over this track and distance and expect a better a showing.

Jadentom scored a nice first up win in the Weetwood Handicap and he has alaos won over the Doomben 1200m course.

Fiery Heights finished third behind Jadentom at Toowoomba and also likes the Doomben 1200m and Red Chase caught the eye with a late charge for second in the Weetwood Handicap and can figure in the mix again.

2 Units The Odyssey

Race 9 - 5:15pm

Class 6 Handicap (1350m)

Beaufort Park has won his last two starts at the Gold Coast in dominant style and he is in line to secure a hat trick.

All Important’s best recent run was his last start second in a 1300m Gold Coast BenchMark 72 Handicap and he can thereabouts again.

Ziemba is up slightly in the weights but can still be in the mix following wins at Eagle Farm and Doomben.

 2 Units Beaufort Park

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