NEWCASTLE - David Taggart
Race 6, No. 8 STEAMBOAT SALLY
Resumes and goes back up North after racing down in Melbourne last prep. Finished 2.4 off a group 3 winner in Embrace Me at the end of last campaign which puts her in very good stead for this Class 2. Has had two solid trials under her belt and looks ready to go.
Race 7, No. 2 DISGRACEFUL
Ran super when outclassed in the Muswellbrook Cup with form stacking up around that race and will find this BM64 much more to his liking even though dropping back a tad in trip. Will get back in the run and watch for him late at the $9.
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BENALLA - Alex Marsh
Race 8, No. 4 VLADIVOSTOCK
Honest campaigner who is very consistent in this grade and third up, is well placed to bring up win number 4 today by the John McArdle camp. Generally takes a few runs to get going, the second up effort at Cranbourne suggested he wasn't far away and has the benefit of...