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The first Group 1 race to light up the Randwick track at today’s Super Saturday meeting is Race 5 at 2:10pm, the $400,000 Group 1 Coolmore Flight Stakes (1600m).
The 2010 Coolmore Flight Stakes is set to be contested by 11 of season’s best three-year-old fillies following yesterday’s scratching of #10 Brazilian Pulse.
The hot favourite to win the Flight Stakes is unsurprisingly #1 More Strawberries, currently at a quote of $2.70 through Sportsbet.
The Gai Waterhouse-trained More Strawberries has enjoyed a sensational season so far blitzing her rivals in both the Furious Stakes and Tea Rose Stakes.
Drawn ideally in barrier one and due to be ridden by top hoop Nash Rawiller, More Strawberries is the filly to beat today and is the Races.com.au pick.
Randwick – Race 5 – Coolmore Flight Stakes
- Races.com.au Favourite: #1 More Strawberries Rated Special to Win at $2.70 Ladbrokes.com.au
- Best Place Picks: #3 Parables, #4 Sasa and #5 Zutara at Ladbrokes.com.au
Our favourite fillies to Place in the Flight Stakes today are Peter Snowden’s Lonhro filly Parables who won the Silver Shadow Stakes last month and is coming off two placings to More Strawberries, Tim Martin’s well-bred daughter of Encosta De Lago Sasa, and Gai Waterhouse’s other runner Zutara.
For the chance to enjoy a bigger winning payout with the Flight Stakes, try a Box 4 Trifecta with More Strawberries and our three Place picks.
Flight Stakes Field & Form
|No||Form||Horse Name||Handicap||B||Age & Sex||Jockey||Trainer||Career|
|1||2237X411||More Strawberries||56.0||1||3F||NRawiller||Ms G Waterho||7-2-3|
|2||23415X45||Yosei||56.0||9||3F||MichelPayne||S J Webb||8-2-2|
|4||3142X854||Sasa||56.0||3||3F||GSchofield||T R Martin||7-1-2|
|5||1x330X32||Zutara||56.0||4||3F||HBowman||Ms G Waterho||6-1-4|
|6||1-5×1645||Slow The Flow||56.0||10||3F||JACassidy||Matthew Smit||6-2-0|
|7||140X085||Chula Vista||56.0||8||3F||JFord||A J Cummings||6-1-0|
|8||313||Secret Admirer||56.0||12||3F||BAvdulla||G M Begg||3-1-2|
|9||1-6||Fibrillation||56.0||7||3F||TAngland||T R Martin||2-1-0|
|10||11||Brazilian Pulse||56.0||11||3F||BShinn||M D Moroney||2-2-0|
|12||204||Crafty Irna||56.0||2||3F||TClark||R J Quinton||3-0-1|
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