CAULFIELD R8 - New Zealand Bloodstock Memsie Stakes (1400 METRES):
Should be genuine speed with 6. Cliff's Edge holding his spot from barrier 2 and look for the lead initially with pressure outside him coming from 5. Scales Of Justice, 7. Despatch (blinkers on) with 1. Hartnell potentially looking ot box seat from 1 and 13. Fundamentalist holding a forward position from 4, probably just off them. 9. Begood Toya Mother looks likely to be planted wide and working early from barrier 13.
6. CLIFF'S EDGE ($9.00) lacks brilliance but isn't short on toughness which he'll look to call on here once the pressure ramps up. No crime in finding Mystic Journey too sharp second up, an upgrade to a good surface will suit and third up off a long spell, should be about ready to peak. We've seen lesser likes in Manuel take out Group 1 WFA events over the Caulfield seven furlongs in recent times and Cliffs Edge is capable of giving a big sight again at decent odds.
11. ALIZEE ($3.40) is the deserving favorite off the first up track gallop where whilst ...