Race 6: Sir Eugene Gorman Handicap (1000m)
2 NASRAAWY has won its past two and won at this track and distance last start. Will be running on late.
8 MISS DIOR comes down from Sydney with strong recent figures. Drawn wide which may be an advantage. Good record at this trip.
9 SQUID GAME put in a terrific effort two starts back, then wasn’t suited last start. Better suited here and gets Craig Williams on.
12 VERANSKOVA is first-up here and is generally good fresh. Also drawn out, which might be an advantage.
Race 7: VRC Members Handicap (2000m)
1 MANKAYAN is third-up now and should be at peak fitness. This trip suits and it maps to get a good run.
3 INTERPRETATION is a former overseas galloper having its first start in Australia. It has a good Timeform rating and has a solid chance if fit enough.
4 D’AGUILAR ran well last start and is on the quick back-up. Can hold its rating here, which makes it a chance.
9 HEZASHOCKA put in a solid effort third-up last start. Fourth-up now. Gets Jamie Kah on and ticks a lot of boxes.
Race 8: K.A Morrison Handicap (1400m)
3 JIMMY THE BEAR is racing well. It missed a race two weeks back when a late scratching, but has trialled since which should help with fitness.
4 PASCERO ran well first-up here down the straight, and has won at 1400m before. Gets Damien Oliver on and can roll forward. Has a lot of positives.
5 MY YANKEE GIRL is racing very well and can hold its rating here, which puts it right in the race.
7 DAYTONA BAY ran well first-up, then okay second-up despite laying in badly in the straight. Gets Jamie Kah on here which is a bonus.
Race 9: LV Lachal Handicap (1200m)
2 NICOLINI VITO is first-up here. It improved all the way through last prep. Has a solid chance in this if fit enough.
4 PIONEER RIVER ran well first-up when not suited, and importantly has a good record down the straight.
6 BILL THE BOXER is unbeaten this prep and has improved its rating each start. A very promising type with only one career defeat so far. Must be included.
15 INCREDULOUS DREAM is first-up here, has won fresh in the past and gets Jamie Kah on.
2, 8, 9, 12
1, 3, 4, 9
3, 4, 5, 7
2, 4, 6, 15
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