FLEMINGTON R8 - ALL-STAR MILE (1600 METRES):
High stakes race and I think it'll be harder run then what the map is potentially throwing up with 12. Hawkshot looking to lead from 4 with 5. Moss 'N' Dale, 3. Material Man and probably 6. Foundry from out wide with the blinkers on looking to press on. Not sure where 1. Happy Clapper lands from 9, possibly look to sit outside the leader with early intent? 2. Hartnell should be prominent from the inside and maps rather well.
13. MYSTIC JOURNEY ($3.80) is a bomb-proof filly that proved her Group 1 credentials when bolting in the Australian Guineas like a good thing should and just keeps rising to every challenge. Right now, has a genuine case to challenge The Autumn Sun as the best 3yo in the country and the Fundamentalist form backs that up. Still underrated somewhat.
11. ALIZEE ($3.60) is the safest option here and I'd imagine likely to start a clear favorite after covering ground in a tough Futurity victory and hasn't lost since finally putting it together on the big stage in last year's Sydney Autumn. Prior to...