Saturday Japanese Galloper Mer De Glace won the Caulfield Cup. This Saturday we see the Running of Ladbrokes Cox Plate where legends are made Another Japan horse LYS GRACIEUX is rated 6 lengths better horse. She has a great record and just beaten in the Hong Kong Vase last december. Has drawn out gate 10 derserves to be Favourite. Another from Japan KLUGER does thrive in Australian Conditions he off course was 2nd To Winx in the Queen Elizabeth at Randwick. MAGIC WAND mare who was placed in the Irish Champion Stakes Aidan O'Brien trains has tasted success in the Race with Adelaide and placed with Highland Reel could be the Wildcard.
Another invader DANCETERIA won a Group 1 in Germany and raced well in the Uk he looks imposing type and he is good Chance. AVILIUS was WFA king in the Autumn winning the Ranvet BMW he impressed winning at Randwick 4th in the Caulfield Stakes last start drawn well would love some rain likes the cut in the track he's a good hope. BLACK HEART BART 9 yo who won the underwood 2nd Caulfield Stakes has drawn out which is negative as he likes to be handy last 9yo to win Fields of Omagh failed in 2016. HARLEM is an upsetter winning two Australian Cups at 50 to 1 went a good race in the Caulfield Stakes gate 1 is a place chance.
HOMESMAN won the Feehan on the track 2nd in the Underwood failed Caulfield Stakes will be primed to run a big race team Williams have gone close to winning the Cox Plate has wide gate to overcome but has to be respected. KINGS WILL DREAM what a great feel good story pulled up last year in the Cox Plate pelvic fracture was taken off the track in the Horse Ambulance been cared for by Vets Rehab team nursed back to full health trained now by Chris Waller won the Turnbull last start Hugh Bowman rides he will be in the finish. TE AKAU SHARK NZ star horse limited career placed in the 2000 Guineas at Riccarton Park one of the Favourites for the New Zealand Derby didn't make the race. Then last spring bolted in the Couplands Mile then this spring prep was beaten in the Epsom at Randwick running great sectionals has the ex factor but drawn out in the Car park worked well at Breakfast With The Best if he gets some luck could come over the top.
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE was bought by Clients of Lindsay Park Hayes Dabernig still 3 by European Standards won the Caulfield Stakes 1st up he looked the part having a gallop at the Valley looks like has settled in very well and peaking at the right time. MYSTIC JOURNEY star mare from the Tassie she took all before her winning the Australian Guineas and the All Star Mile won the Lawrence fresh up 2nd in the Makybe Diva 5th in the Turnbull when ridden cold has won on the track 2040 ? VERRY ELLEEGANT trained by Chris Waller won the Vinery ATC Oaks Autumn won the Hill Stakes getting up on the post. This is a step up rain will be a huge bonus maybe year too soon. Lastly CASTLEVECCHIO 3yo who won the Champagne Stakes placed in the Spring Champion 2000 last time 3yos run well in the race but is he a Savabeel So You Think ? HUMIDOR is 1st ballot being placed the last two years has been off the scene returned with some rusty runs improved showing at Caulfield if he gets a run can run a good race.
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