Jules unpacks all the action from Caulfield Cup Day…

CAULFIELD (SAT OCTOBER 21)
RAIL: OUT 3M ENTIRE CIRCUIT
TRACK CONDITION: GOOD (4)
INTEL: TIMES INDICATE THE TRACK RACED AS A GENUINE GOOD (4) THROUGHOUT THE DAY, RACED AS PREDICTED ON THE PREVIEW SHOW

CHUTE: RACED EVENLY
CIRCLE: ON SPEED AN ADVANTAGE

 

  • RACE 3 HAS GONE 2 SECONDS QUICKER THAN RACE 2, HOWEVER LAST 400M 1.5 SECONDS, 1 SECOND QUICKER IN RACE 2 IN COMPARISON TO FOLLOWING RACE
  • MAGIC TIME FORM LINE
  • HAPPY TO FOLLOW RACE 7 AS A FORM REFERENCE GOING FORWARD
  • BUFFFALO RIVER ON 7 DAY BACK-UP
  • TRAINING PERFORMANCE WITH CAULFIELD CUP WINNER
  • CAULFIELD CUP, PROPER TEMPO, BEST HORSE WON (SOME WILL NEVER BE SIGHTED AGAIN OFF THAT, THE GOOD ONES WILL KICK)

 

  • IF THE VRC DERBY IS A FAST RUN RACE WILL IT TEST RIFF ROCKET ETC COMING OFF A VERY SLOWLY RUN RACE TODAY AS THEIR FINAL HITOUT?
  • HORSES WITH THE FULL PENALTY IN THE ETHEREAL STAKES
  • RACE 4
  • SPACEWALK AROUND CAULFIELD
  • VIVIANE NOT DISGRACED BUT END OF PREP RUN TO MY EYE

 


(NOTABLE FIRMERS)

  • RACE 2 – RIFF ROCKET $1.50-$1.28, 2ND, MONSTER RATING LAST START
  • RACE 4 – FACILE $3.40-$2.60, 2ND, GOOD FIGURE LAST START FIRST UP, GOOD LAST SECTION, SP
  • RACE 5 – COUER VOLANTE, $6-$4.80, 1ST, BIG INDIVIDUAL LAST 400M SPLIT LAST START
  • RACE 5 –¬†INHIBITIONS $6.50-$4, UNPLACED, GOOD MAP, J MCDONALD ON
  • RACE 6 – GENERAL BEAU $10-$3.50, UNPLACED, OLD FIGURES GOOD ENOUGH TO WIN HERE, ON THE MIN, D LANE
  • RACE 7 – SKEW WIFF $5-$3.60, UNPLACED, TRUSTING NZ FORM
  • RACE 8 – BUFFALO RIVER $5-$3.50, 1ST, ON SPEED, QUICK 7 DAY BACK-UP
  • RACE 10 – VIVIANE, $3.50-$2.15, 3RD, FLYING, CAREER PEAK FORM

 


(NOTABLE DRIFTERS)

  • RACE 1 – THE INSTRUCTOR $3.80-$5.50, 2nd, FOXCATCHER HAPPY TO BE TOP PRICE
  • RACE 3 – TROPICAL SQUALL $1.85-$2.15, 2ND, FOXCATCHER HAPPY TO BE TOP PRICE
  • RACE 5 – LOVELY LOOKIN $4.80-$6.50, UNPLACED, SOFT TEMPO LAST START IN ADELAIDE, MORE PRESSURE HERE?
  • RACE 6 – LOFTY STRIKE $2.90-$15, UNPLACED, FIRST UP, FOXCATCHER HAPPY TO BE TOP PRICE
  • RACE 7 – C’EST MAGIQUE $3.20-$4.60, UNPLACED, FIRST GO 1400M?
  • RACE 10 – HYPOTHETICAL $4.80-$6.50, 2ND, FOXCATCHER HAPPY TO BE TOP PRICE

 


(FOLLOW)

  • MATAWAI
  • SPACEWALK AT FLEMINGTON
  • WEST WIND BLOWS IN THE MACKINNON STAKES (IS IT STILL CALLED THAT?)