- Trevor Lawson delivers his full Flemington quaddie, plus runner notes
- First leg: Race 6, 3:30pm local time
Race 6 – Let’s Elope Stakes (1400m)
Selections: 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
SPANISH WHISPER (2) produced a peak figure first-up in fast-run race. Won second-up at this trip last prep. Competitive here. FUNDAMENTALIST (6) is a consistent mare who is back in class here. Will race on the pace. Gets positive run on the map. MY PENDANT (7) is racing well in lesser class. Good record at track and distance. MISS SISKA (8) ran well first-up last prep off a similar break. Only need to produce that here to be competitive. FIDELIA (9) is second-up from a spell here. Went out in terrific condition last prep. Can step off first-up run here. AMBERDI (10) is an Adelaide mare with good figures in the past. Can be competitive here.
Race 7 – Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m)
Selections: 1, 4, 7, 9, 13
HARTNELL (1) had not much luck last start second-up. Third-up here and has been good third-up past two preps. SCALES OF JUSTICE (4) is racing terrifically this prep. Maps well again and has a good record over this trip. KINGS WILL DREAM (7) is second-up here off a long spell. Sound run first-up. Should come on from that. YUCATAN (9) was sensational winning the Herbert Power over 2400 last year. Resumes off long spell here and will be hard to hold out if anywhere near fit. MYSTIC JOURNEY (13) is a high-quality mare winning past seven starts. Solid first-up, have rated to best here. Good chance but well found.
Race 8 – Bobbie Lewis Quality (1200m)
Selections: 1, 2, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15
DOTHRAKI (1) is an old-timer who’s always thereabouts. Ran solidly first-up. MALIBU STYLE (2) has a good record down the straight and has good claims in a difficult race. GLENALL (9) ran well first-up. Drops nicely in weight here. Has run okay down straight in the past. RESIN (10) resumes here. Good mare fresh, looks a target race. DEMERARA (11) goes well fresh and is good at this trip. Also been good down the straight in the past. PARSIFAL (13) is unbeaten for new trainer and won down straight over shorter trip last prep. Steps to 1200m but has won over further before. USAIN BOWLER (14) got a terrific ride two starts back, and was ridden to suit the pattern last start when not suited. Produced high figure at track and distance last summer. ZOUTORI (15) is a promising type who won first three runs last prep. Looks to have a bit of quality and is good fresh. Untried down the straight but will be getting home.
Race 9 – Vale Russell Cameron (1700m)
Selections: 6, 7, 13, 14, 15, 17
CAPTAIN COOK (6) is third-up off a long spell. Worked home strongly last start and can improve third-up. SULLY (7) worked home well first-up off a long spell. Strips fitter here and can improve off a good draw. MOSH MUSIC (13) wasn’t suited first-up when well found in the market. Better suited here at this trip. Can improve. HANG MAN (14) also not suited first-up but made some ground late. Likely improver here. ROYAL ACE (15) had little room last start and is on the quick backup here. May need slightly softer but is in good form. LAURE ME IN (17) ran well at past two starts at Moonee Valley. Looks better here at the bigger track. Can improve.