1. KAMBAKU could not pace up as favorite but has improved after the experience to be in strong reckoning once again. LION OF HEART is averagely bred, has been given a run and looks encouraging in tracks. NOBLE SPLENDOUR and TRACK STRIKER have been tracked after maiden run. TUTANKAHMUN is from the precocious sire but and is showing out with speedy displays, may do well in maiden run.
KAMBAKU(2)/ LION OF HEART(3)-PLACE.
2. WHAT A NICE MAN has been brought down in class with easy runs last two seasons, has pleased in gates. THE JAGUAR finished late to place, has a strong rider once again. CHURCHILL may be tried with this rider.SHOOT OUT has a chance to place. FLYING PRINCE is at scratch level, has been scrubbed in tracks.
WHAT A NICE MAN(1)-WIN
SHOOT OUT (11)/ FLYING PRINCE(12)-PLACE.
3. FIORENZO is a nice bred who ran a suspect race last time, was kept wide mostly. BEYOND REACH took over at distance post but could not last, added distance may not help. MISSION BLUE has decent blood lines to be a serious contender with this rider at this handicap. FLIRTING EYES was a late finisher who will be tried over the mile. LIGHTENING ATTACK had come up strongly in last run, has an average rider repeating.
LIGHTENING ATTACK(7)/ FLIRTING EYES(6)-PLACE.
4. PERFECT EBONY had run a notable 2nd to INTERESTING earlier, ignore last run under the rookie. HAVELOCK PRINCESS finished from way behind to place, has a rider switch. STORM is sparingly raced, has moved attractively in tracks.DAISY DUKE is not a sharp sprinter, has penalty for last win. ROMANTIC HELEN is speedy , rookie has a chance if he hits front. CAMPARI GIRL may improve, had won impressively in summers.
ROMANTIC HELEN(10)/ CAMPARI GIRL(11)-PLACE.
5. QUAKER RIDGE is a good type who is coming to form. TORCH BEARER is the oldie who carried the weak rider to finish on last time, note the rider change. SAGRADA was nicely prepared prior to last run, may do well. MULTI APP has best form but moves up to stronger class.THOMAS MORE is the youngster on the up, has low weights.
6. AMBER CROWN has been shown a mock, needs a run. REFERENCE is catching the eye each time he tracks, has form. WAR ENVOY is impressive in works, is well bred. GRECIAN LIGHTS fizzled out after a forward run, has a strong rider today.
7. SIYOUNI does not appeal at top weight. ZAFRAN has improved since he was beaten by the first named.. KAPALUA could not pace up well last time. COUNTRYS BLOOM maintains form. DAGOBERT ran a poor race, continues to work well.
8. MASSIVE DYNAMICS won warming up under a weak rider, looks to repeat. PROUD PRINCE came up well in last run and is working regularly. FREE STYLE impressed in gates, has a try rider. TAKE OVER caught the eye with a smart finish, has scope. SUMMER STAR may place again.
PROUD PRINCE(3)/ SUMMER STAR(9)-PLACE.