Jules provides his thoughts on a big day of racing at Caulfield from Saturday Aug 19.


CAULFIELD (SAT AUG 19)
RAIL: OUT 9M ENTIRE CIRCUIT
TRACK CONDITION: GOOD (4)
INTEL: RAN SOME QUICK TIMES THROUGHOUT THE DAY, LANES 1&2 SEEMED TO RACE LIKE INFERIOR GROUND

  • IT IS A DAY WE CAN TRUST FORM WISE, QUICK TIMES THROUGHOUT THE DAY
  • SIGNIFICANT JOCKEY CHANGES, THE MARKET FROTHS THEM
  • RACE 3 IS A GOOD RATING RACE WE CAN FOLLOW WITH CONFIDENCE
  • RACE 5 HAS GONE VERY GOOD, FOLLOW
  • TACTICS ON MR BRIGHTSIDE

  • JURY OUT ON LIFE LESSONS, DIDNT COME UP LAST PREP, MARKET SPAT IT OUT ON SATURDAY, IS IT BEST DOWN IN THE WEIGHTS?
  • RACE 6
  • RACE 7

 


(NOTABLE FIRMERS)

  • RACE 1 – FIRST MATE $4.60-$3.20 1ST – B SHINN ON, GOOD BARRIER, SECOND GO AT 1400M THIS PREP
  • RACE 2 – BEOUR BAY $5-$3.80 1ST – FAVE WAS SOFT, ON SPEED HORSE, FIT
  • RACE 5 – CARINI $8-$5 – 3RD – IMPORT HAVING FIRST START IN OZ, B SHINN ON
  • RACE 6 – DETONATOR JACK $6-$4.20 – 4TH – FIRST UP, GOOD CAMP, BIG NUMBERS ALBEIT OVER FURTHER
  • RACE 7 – ULANOVA $7.50-$4 – UNPLACED – NZ HORSE, FIRST START IN OZ, CHANGE IN CAMP
  • RACE 9 – PINSTRIPED $13-$6.50 – MAP HORSE, RESIDUAL FITNESS

 


(NOTABLE DRIFTERS)

  • RACE 1 – STEEL JIMMY $4.60-$6.50 UNPLACED – GOING FROM BALLARAT SYNTHETIC (WHERE TIMES HAVE BEEN A BIT FUNKY THIS SEASON) TO TURF
  • RACE 2 – LIFE LESSONS $2.70-$3.40 4TH – FIRST UP, LAST PREP DIDNT COME UP, INTENTION?
  • RACE 5 – AMENABLE $4-$5 1ST – FIRST UP, MAP ISSUES?
  • RACE 7 – CHARM STONE $3.20-$4 1ST – RESUMING, 2-3YO?, INTENTION?
  • RACE 9 – MR BRIGHTSIDE $2.05-$2.45 1ST – WE WERE TOP OF THE MARKET THROUGHOUT BETTING AND NOT ONE ‘HOT’OR SHARP’ BACKED HIM, AMAZINGLY WE WON ON THE RACE

 


(FOLLOW)

  • RACE 3
  • RACE 5
  • ULYSSES