No 10 ROSEWEDGE (BEST BET) Has been knocking at the door and appears the one to beat here. At her last start she ran on strongly to finish a close second over 1200m in a maiden here on February 2. Apprentice Michael Dee retains the ride and she is perfectly drawn in gate three to have a soft run throughout.
No 6 SALS REWARD Ran a very solid race behind a smart type first-up.
No 4 BRUTUS REX Won a trial impressively at Cranbourne recently.
No 8 TRYST AGAIN Was specked at big odds and finished on their heels last time.
VALUE RUNNER: No 8 TRYST AGAIN
No 4 DANGERWOOD Showed he appreciated the rise in distance when finishing doggedly to run fifth in stronger company over 2040m at Moonee Valley.
No 12 MANNING ROAD Was backed from $7.50 into $3.80 last time and gets Damian Lane to ride.
No 7 ROTOITI Comes here with good form from New South Wales.
No 8 TELFORD Was held up last time and is a danger.
VALUE RUNNER: No 4 DANGERWOOD
No 6 YULONG XIONG HU Came in for support and keeps on improving each start.
No 3 GOOD HOST Was backed from $6.50 into $3.90 and ran well fresh.
No 1 BEDFORD Was strongly backed last time when fresh and ran well.
No 2 CAPTAIN RHETT Hitting the line strongly and will have admirers in a tough field.
VALUE RUNNER: No 2 CAPTAIN RHETT
No 8 MISS SISKA Has a good argument that she should have won at her debut.
No 12 TAKE A SELFIE Showed good ability at debut and respect fresh here.
No 5 LEGAL MISTRESS Both of her runs have been full of merit.
No 1 ART SHE QUICK (Best Roughie) Was unwanted in betting but ran a ripper race and respect.
VALUE RUNNER: No 1 ART SHE QUICK
No 3 MORAL OUTRAGE Should be able to dictate his terms in front and with Georgina Cartwright’s 2kg claim will carry 57.5kg. Won over 1200m here before running third at Moonee Valley on January 27.
No 6 ADALITA Was a smart last start winner over 1200m here on January 25. With Mitchell Aitken’s 2kg claim will carry only 55kg and has an excellent record of three starts for two wins and a placing at this track.
No 7 CULLEMMY’S DIAMOND Finished a strong third over 1200m here against her own sex on January 25. She gets Beau Mertens to ride but he has no country claim and she carries her published weight on 57kg.
No 8 ORVASSA Has been steady in the betting at prior two starts. Latest ran a solid second over 1450m at Kilmore on January 19. Freshened.
VALUE RUNNER: No 7 CULLEMMY’S DIAMOND
No 8 JOCASTA (NEXT BEST BET) Is now ready for a break-through win following two solid seconds this preparation. Steve Arnold takes the reins and she strikes her own sex after a good second over 1200m here on February 2. The barrier in 12 is a drawback but if she gets cover watch out.
No 7 FREE SPEECH Has been most consistent and makes appeal.
No 6 LOST COMMAND Fit now and ready to give her best.
No 2 GHENWAA Racing at her peak and has good claims.
VALUE RUNNER: No 6 LOST COMMAND
No 4 STONE WARRIOR Comes out of a form race and appears promising. Latest ran a sound third over 1800m at Sandown on January 11. Gets a riding change with Noel Callow the new rider and respect.
No 2 MR CHURCHILL Has not put a foot wrong at three starts this campaign. Latest ran a good second over 1600m at Sandown on January 18 when at $15. Don’t expect those odds here and is a strong chance.
No 1 CASINOHOLIC Was specked in the market before finishing a good third over 1600m against her own sex at Sandown on February 1. She gets in okay on weights with Ethan Brown’s 2kg claim reducing her handicap to 57.5kg.
No 8 DRY BISCUIT Has been knocking on the door at his two starts this campaign. Latest ran on well to finish second over 1400m at sale on February 5. Jamie Mott keeps the ride and he will sport blinkers this time around.
VALUE RUNNER: No 8 DRY BISCUIT
No 6 BACKSTREET LOVER Expect her to strip fitter here on her first-up fifth over 1400m at Ballarat on February 5. She gets a riding change with Chris Symons replacing Jye McNeil and carries just 56kg.
No 5 GINGIE Has drawn ideally on the rail to gain a soft run and she drops a half kilo to 56.5kg on her third over 1600m against her own sex at Caulfield on February 4. Makes appeal.
No 8 MY OBSESSION Has been in work for a while but continues to race fairly well. Latest ran sixth over 1600m against her own sex at Caulfield on February 4. Jye McNeil is the new rider.
No 1 AURORA GLOW Pay to forget her last start when finishing sixth over 1600m at Moonee Valley on January 21 against her own sex. She pulled up lame after having a torrid run through-out.
VALUE RUNNER: No 1 AURORA GLOW