Best bet | Race 6 #1 Giannis One of the more interesting runners on the Doomben program. His recent form reads awful, but he did contest group one races at the end of last prep. He also won a listed race first-up less than a year ago. The trials in Queensland to prepare for this first-up assignment have been positive
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Sydney Roosters vs Brisbane Broncos Thursday August 4 | SCG | 7.50pm AEST There’s been a big move in the market for the Roosters, largely off the back of Broncos’ enforcer Patrick Carrigan being ruled out through suspension. This is a massive game for both teams, with the Roosters looking to continue their late season surge and notch four wins
Best bet | Race 3 #4 Billionair Baby Very promising 2yo who is building a good record. This is easily his biggest test to date, but trainer Rob Heathcote holds a massive opinion of his ability. He ran super quick closing sectionals last start when winning at Doomben, defying trouble early in the straight before bursting clear for a dominant
Manly Sea Eagles vs Sydney Roosters Thursday July 28 | 4 Pines Park | 7.50pm AEST It’ll be interesting to see how the Sea Eagles respond after a week engulfed in the media spotlight following the self-standing down of seven players over the Pride guernsey fiasco. The controversy will surely be an unwelcome distraction and Manly should be ripe for
Best bet | Race 4 #5 Glitter Strip This mare excels on a soft track, and in the small field should be able to keep in touch with the pack before powering late. She’s been ultra consistent this preparation and is bursting to win a race, and I reckon the soft track should be just what she needs to break