Weather forecast is for overcast conditions, with a top temperature of 19C.
The track surface is rated a GOOD 4 and the rail will out 3-metres for the entire circuit.
An interesting meeting with several horses on the comeback trail and some up-and-coming stayers looking to consolidate against seasoned performers. Weights-and-measures could provide the key to success with a number of horses having re-matches on the roomy Flemington circuit. Everyone will be carefully watching the first race down the Flemington straight to ascertain the best barrier positions for subsequent straight-track races.
QUADDIES (Races 6-7-8-9)Skinny: 3,6,9 / 2,3,4 / 1,2,5 / 8,10,12