The rain affected tracks around Australia continue here at Kembla, with the track rated a Soft 6.
The rail is out 9m (1100m- winning post), out 6m remainder of the course.
QUADDIES (Races: 5-6-7-8)
SKINNY PLAY: 5,8 / 6,11 / 1,7,14 / 3,4,11
WIDE PLAY: 1,2,5,6,8 / 3,4,6,9,11,12 / 1,4,5,6,7,10,13,14 / 1,3,4,5,8,10,11
R1 12.05pm JULIE HUMPHRIES CLASS 1 & MAIDEN PLATE 2000m
STAR OF THE RING chasing back to back wins at this track and distance after winning her maiden last start.
ROYAL DYNASTY looks an improving type and worth including in the wider exotics.
ESTIKHRAAJ showed some improvement at Kembla second-up. The extra distance looks a plus.
SHE'S A RAINBOW has struggled in two runs this time in but worth noting she improved sharply third-up last campaign to win.
SELECTIONS: No5 STAR OF THE RING, No7 Royal Dynasty, No1 Estikhraaj, No6 She’s A Rainbow
VALUE RUNNER: No1 Estikhraaj
R2 12.39pm ROSE TODNER 2YO MAIDEN PLATE 1300m
ZAFINA finished on the placegetters’ heels at Kembla when resuming, before a close second at Canterbury last start. Ready to win and gets her chance in a provincial maiden.
FIRST APPROVAL arguably should have won at Kembla on debut after being held up on the turn.
BRIDLE LANE well beaten only race start but it was in the G2 Magic Night Stakes. Has trialled okay since.
SELECTIONS: No11 ZAFINA, No2 First Approval, No13 Bridle Lane, No1 Chaussure
VALUE RUNNER: No9 Queen’s Pact
R3 1.14pm GRAYSON MACKAY MAIDEN PLATE 1600m
PRESCIENCE is an import who has finished runner-up all four Australian starts. Did his best work late resuming at Kembla and the one to beat stepping up in distance.
SALSONIC was runner-up in successive races at Canterbury and Warwick Farm before doing his best work late at Rosehill last start.
ZARIZ ALWYNS close up all four runs this time in. Just needs luck from an awkward gate to be in the finish.
TUSCADERO only clear late when placed at Kembla resuming. Fitter here and the extra distance helps her cause.
SELECTIONS: No5 PRESCIENCE, No11 Salsonic, No10 Zariz Alwyns, No13 Tuscardero
VALUE RUNNER: No6 Reference
R4 1.52pm PRINCES HIGHWAY CLASS 2 HANDICAP 1600m
WALTZING WILLIE finished on the place-getters’ heels at Kembla when resuming, after covering ground in the run.
RED LAGO did a good job to finish less than two-lengths from the winner at Kembla when resuming after having a tough run.
BANNATYNE trialled after a poor run, set to bounce back from a good gate.
CAESAR'S GHOST was a Wyong maiden winner when resuming three runs back and close up last two including a runner-up finish at Kembla last start.
SELECTIONS: No1 WALTZING WILLIE, No5 Red Lago, No4 Bannatyne, No3 Caesar’s Ghost
VALUE RUNNER: No5 Red Lago
R5 2.29pm LAKE TOOLOOMA MAIDEN HANDICAP 1200m
ENGAGING should have just about won last two. Just needs even luck in-running to be the one to beat.
THE GAVEL resumes on the back of a Randwick trial win. Placed both runs in his first preparation and looks ready to go first-up with the advantage of an inside gate.
HEZA PROFESSIONAL has had the benefit of a recent Randwick trial placing. Wasn't far from the winner only race start at Kembla last February.
BOSTON LIGHT finished his race off nicely when placed at Kembla resuming.
SELECTIONS: No8 ENGAGING, No5 The Gavel, No6 Heza Professional, No1 Boston Light
VALUE RUNNER: No1 Boston Light
R6 3.09pm FREWS GULLY CLASS 1 HANDICAP 1200m
ADMISSION didn't get the clearest of runs in the straight at Rosehill. Generally peaks third-up and rates as one of the key chances.
ECHAPPE unlucky not to win at Grafton when resuming. Won second-up last preparation and gets the chance to make amends here.
KYLIE'S FAME struggled on the heavy 10 at Gosford last start. Rates as one of the key chances here.
BEYOND ALL just missed here last start after being held up at a vital time.
SELECTIONS: No6 ADMISSION, No11 Echappe, No9 Kylie’s Fame, No12 Beyond All
VALUE RUNNER: No6 Admission
R7 3.49pm CAWLEYS CREEK MAIDEN HANDICAP 1400m
EVA LUNA placed both runs this time in, including a close third at Warwick Farm last start. Peaks third-up and gets the chance to win a race.
SPEED HERO had nothing go right when a beaten favorite at Goulburn when resuming. Best run in his first preparation was at 1400m and set to improve sharply.
SUNNIC KING hit the line strongly along the fence when runner-up at Kembla on debut.
POMELO runner-up both runs to date on her home track at Kembla.
SELECTIONS: No7 EVA LUNA, No14 Speed Hero, No1 Sunnic King, No4 Pomelo
VALUE RUNNER: No3 Over The Air
R8 4.29pm ROYAL NATIONAL PARK BENCHMARK 70 HANDICAP 1400m
COURTZA KING close up all four runs this time. Has always shown something and gets his chance for a confidence-boosting win back to provincial grade.
CATON hit the line strongly resuming at Kembla. Has a good record second-up and a winner at the track and distance.
DR SYKES runner-up both runs this time in and gets his chance to return to the winner's list peaking third-up.
SELECTIONS: No4 COURTZA KING, No3 Caton, No11 Wings, No5 Dr Skyes
VALUE RUNNER: No11 Wings