In-form jockey James McDonald will have to produce some more magic this weekend if Kubrick is going to overcome a wide barrier in the Group 1 $2m Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield on Saturday.
Trainer Joe Pride has been enthusiastic about the Golden Eagle concept since it was announced earlier this year and will be even more so if Fasika stamps herself as a live chance in the $500,000 Silver Eagle (1300m) at Randwick on Saturday.
Andrew Forsman, who trains in partnership with Murray Baker, is welcoming the forecast rain ahead of the Gr.1 Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on Saturday.
Trainer Wendy Roche is well aware of eyebrows being raised over her placement of Nettoyer throughout the mare’s career to date.
Adrian Bott is confident a character-building experience in the Gloaming Stakes has laid the foundation for Just Thinkin’ to emerge as the dark horse in the Group One Spring Champion Stakes at Randwick.