Race 1- Newcastle Commercial Properties Class 1 and Maiden Plate 2350m
Extraordinary was very unlucky when narrowly beaten at Kembla last start. He made heavy contact at the 700m and was inconvenienced at the 200m. He protested unsuccessfully.
Amazing Peace is flying on the Newcastle track with a win and a close third in her past two starts.
Kaldero could fill a place
4- Amazing Peace
Race 2- Collaborative Construction Solutions- Maiden Plate 900m
Jaytees has been placed in four of five starts and is well placed here. He was beaten a length first up at Gosford recently. He races on the speed and he may even lead, and he raced well in his only second up run.
Citrouille was beaten a nose on this track two weeks ago and she has drawn well.
Honey Elysees is due for a change of luck
8- Honey Elysees
Race 3- Central Finance Management Group – Class 2 Handicap 900m
Lanigera races well here and he loves the short course. He has speed to burn and he bolted in here in June. He had good Victorian form earlier this year.
Airwing has been struggling to find form but he is nice and fresh and has a good record on this track.
Zeta’s Rocket has speed and could fill a place.
4- Zeta’s Rocket
Race 4- Joanne McLean Memorial- Newcastle Nobby’s Benchmark 70 Handicap 1200m
Oakfield Twilight is flying and despite the big weight he should be too classy. He has won two of his last three and was gallant when he led inside the 100 in the Group 3 Cameron in September. Barrier 1 is a huge positive.
Lucciola Bell will be fitter second up after a tough run first up.
D’oro Rain wasn’t far away at Randwick last start.
1- Oakfield Twilight
4- Lucciola Bell
5- D’oro Rain
Race 5- Peter Buffier Pancreatic Cancer Research Benchmark 64 Handicap 1200m
Palurien was impressive on a strong Newcastle win two weeks ago. Her metropolitan form was solid prior to the win and she will appreciate the long straight at Newcastle.
Bombasay has put two wins together on country tracks and in his last run at Port Macquarie he sat three-wide without cover.
Game Of Thorns resumes and he is talented.
6- Game Of Thorns
Race 6- Mayfield Ex-Services Club- Class 2 Handicap 1400m
Pandano is in good form on the Newcastle track. After two close seconds on this track he was too good for a smart field here two weeks ago. He won’t be far off the speed.
Calabasas will be fitter this time and he is capable of winning this race
Hildalgo is quick and is in form
Race 7- Auto One Warners Bay Benchmark 64 Handicap 1890m
Nothing Too Hard has a fine record on this track, and he was back to his best in winning on this track last start. He appreciates the Newcastle track where he can wind up and he will get back and needs a good tempo.
Plaisir is hard to catch but his last run here was full of merit.
Continuation is a stayer which performed well first up
2- Nothing Too Hard
Race 8- Impact Building 3YO Maiden Handicap 1200m
Mercury has been gelded since his last run in June. He has always shown ability, and this could be is race.
Atomic Pulse is on debut and has been trialling well.
Hoystryke is another that has impressed in trials.
4- Atomic Pulse