FLEMINGTON R7 - Aurie's Star Handicap (1200 METRES):
TRACK & WEATHER
Track: Good 3.
Rail: Out 7m.
Weather: Good chance of showers with up to 10mm of rain expected.
7. Poetic Dream showed good speed at the jump-outs when the blinkers were on. I would expect him to push forward with 3. Chamois Road. Given the speed does look to be to the outside 5. I Am A Star and 9. Man From Uncle may be able work across and tack on a little closer whilst 10. Brave Song should get the perfect sit just off the leaders from 8.
THE KEY RUNNERS
Terrific race and it's always tough weighing up the exposed form versus the potential of the gallopers resuming. He is just coming out of 3yo grade but it was hard to not be impressed with the return of 10. BRAVE SONG ($5.50) here on July 21.
Clearly the 1100m was a little short of what he wanted but he managed to rattle off a 33.12 last 600m to narrowly get the job done in what pretty well turned out to be a sprint home for the two he reeled i...