Black bookers from last Saturday’s CF Orr Stakes meeting at Caulfield.

Black Booker #1

Sonaree (Race 1)

Sonaree is a winner of five races from 26 starts.  I thought his first up effort was terrific in the opening race on Saturday.  He sat outside a fast tempo and whilst he was no match for the inform Regardsmaree he fought on really strongly to finish in fourth position.  This is likely to be a good form race and with a run under his belt he will be hard to hold out next time we see him at the races.

Black bookers from last Saturday’s CF Orr Stakes meeting at Caulfield.

Black Booker #2

Anamoe (Race 3)

We are less than two weeks away from the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes and the Godolphin colt Anamoe firmly announced that he is a major contender in the race.  Resuming off an impressive Sandown win, he settled midfield in the Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G) and was pushed along to pick on the turn.  He was still giving away multiple lengths with 200m to go but surged late to miss by a nose, a sensational return.  If there is a chink in the armor of the short priced Blue Diamond favourite Enthaar, Anamoe will be there to pounce.

Black Booker #3

Noncomformist (Race 6)

Greame Begg’s up and coming middle distance horse Nonconformist was another making his return to the races on Saturday.  He ended up in a very awkward position three pairs back on the fence in the Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes which was run at a very slow tempo.  However once he saw clear air he closed strongly over the concluding stages to finish in third position.  A perfect pipe opener.

Black Booker #4

Bam’s On Fire (Race 7)

The former group one place getter looks to have come back in terrific order. She was allowed to drift back at the start – eventually settling in between horses at the rear of the field.  From there she raced in limited room until they were well into the straight but once she saw daylight was strong to the line.  With fitness under her belt look for her to race much closer to the speed next start and be hard to beat at a similar level (Group 3) over 1200/1400m.