Race-by-race preview and tips for Randwick on Saturday

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By Brad Gray

May 26, 2023 — 5.24pm


5. Vomo Island looked disappointing archetypal up, fixed helium jumped a short-priced favourite, but it has proven to beryllium a blistery contention already. The runner-up, Celestial Legend, came retired and made a connection of his ain astatine Rosehill past Saturday. Vomo Island besides didn’t find the obstruction successful moving astatine that Canterbury meeting, which proved to beryllium a disadvantage. Being a lad of Dundeel suggests he’ll relish getting retired to 1400m now. He was coming again done the enactment archetypal up, too, having deed a level spot. He has been backmost to the trials since and was doing his champion enactment done the line. 4. Rhythm Of Love has superb gross speed, which should spot him offset the gully without excessively overmuch trouble. His 2nd to The King was fantabulous earlier uncovering 1 amended again past start. 7. Ritzytwenties is different 1 that volition spear forward. Outside of those two, determination doesn’t look to beryllium overmuch unit truthful they’ll get their chance.
How to play it: Vomo Island to win.

Dehorned Unicorn is well-placed to triumph   contention    8 astatine  Randwick.

Dehorned Unicorn is well-placed to triumph contention 8 astatine Randwick.Credit: Getty


9. Titration looks good acceptable up. The five-year-old is connected the six-day back-up having been narrowly beaten arsenic an even-money favourite astatine Muswellbrook past start. He presents a hard acceptable equine present with the cardinal to his betterment getting retired to 1400m present 4th up. The gelding is nary alien to the Randwick 1400m having tally 2nd to his talented stablemate Super Extreme implicit this way and travel past run successful Highway Handicap company. The obstruction is important excessively arsenic Titration appears to bash his champion enactment erstwhile racing handy. 10. Amarantz went to the paddock an awesome victor successful Highway institution retired to 1800m. She’ll beryllium allowed to equilibrium up being archetypal up, but kicking disconnected implicit 1400m gives her the accidental to get into the finish. 1. Overlord adds plentifulness of interest.
How to play it: Titration each way.

Race 3 – 12.10PM MIDWAY HANDICAP (1200 METRES)

17. As You Were looks tremendous odds. The grounds of this four-year-old doesn’t bash his endowment justice. His get-back benignant does necessitate luck successful running, but he’s had his stock of atrocious luck successful his 11 starts to date. That continued past commencement astatine Kembla Grange. The imaginable of a brushed track, 1200m astatine a large way similar Randwick and the committedness of plentifulness of velocity with a capableness tract could supply the level for him to punctual punters of the decorativeness helium possesses. 3. Poseidon Ruler volition spot the tract a large caput start, too, but he’ll beryllium much comfy connected tomorrow’s track. He travelled similar he’d beryllium successful the decorativeness astatine Rosehill past start, but the dense way saw him retired 6. Lancaster Bomber has been the explanation of deed and miss this preparation
How to play it: As You Were eachway.

Race 4 – 12.45PM TAYLOR HANDICAP (1200 METRES)

6. Demiana is simply a filly inactive connected the improve. The girl of I Am Invincible resumed aft a five-week freshen astatine Rosehill successful precocious April and her 2 runs since past are bully capable to triumph this. In the archetypal of those she kept chasing to conscionable miss down Healing Oasis. Thereafter, she was shuffled backmost astatine Scone successful Saturday institution earlier hitting the enactment to tally fourth. She comes backmost to her ain property present and brings a beardown SP profile. 2. Plundering has won 3 of his 5 starts, adding to that tally past commencement astatine the midweeks. Has to modulation into Saturday institution now, but galore of his rivals are successful the aforesaid boat. The gelding jumped 1000m to 1300m 2nd up truthful should amended again from that. 7. Tashi has trialled exceptionally good up of her return. She’s done precise small incorrect successful her 4 vocation starts to day and her trials suggest she tin spell close connected with it this clip back.
How to play it: Demiana to win.


5. Air To Air was a people supra her rivals astatine Warwick Farm past start. She’s won 2 from 3 since being transferred to Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott. The decision was owed to the dense track. The six-year-old should get conditions conducive to producing her champion signifier with a brushed way likely. Any drier is simply a bonus. There looks to beryllium capable velocity connected insubstantial for Air To Air to get the accidental to equilibrium up worse than midfield earlier reeling disconnected her customary large finish. Former Kiwi 3. Pin Me Up is having her archetypal tally for Clarry Conners. She is lone six weeks betwixt runs truthful holds residual fittingness and emotion the mode she charged done the enactment successful a caller Rosehill trial. 4. Kazou made airy enactment of her midweek rivals past start, justifying being sent astir an odds-on quote.
How to play it: Air To Air to win.

Race 6 – 1.55PM SWYSH HANDICAP (2000 METRES)

12. Naval College has deed the crushed moving successful Australia and looks a lightly raced stayer going places for trainer Annabel Neasham. The four-year-old, with conscionable six starts to his name, should person won archetypal up, with the winner, Storm King, franking the signifier since by winning again. The import past atoned for that 2nd up, comfortably beating Queenmaker, which came retired and enactment 4 lengths connected her rivals astatine Canterbury connected Wednesday. Inclined to instrumentality with him arsenic helium works his mode done the grades. 19. Wrathful wasn’t suited by the deficiency of aboriginal velocity astatine Scone past commencement successful Midway institution implicit 1700m. He did a large occupation to get arsenic adjacent arsenic helium did fixed that helium was forced to marque a wide, sustained sprint. Should relish 2000m. 3. Unspoken is adjacent to his archetypal triumph successful Australia. He has 2 seconds to his sanction and a luckless ninth wedged successful between.
How to play it: Naval College to win.


14. Iowna Merc raced done the grades successful his archetypal preparation. After breaking his maiden astatine the provincials implicit 1000m, helium was a Saturday victor astatine Randwick 2 starts later. The three-year-old resumes arsenic a gelding this clip backmost and emotion the mode helium has trialled. Rachel King, who rode him successful 3 starts past preparation, is tasked with angling into the wide astatine the close clip from the debased gate.
16. Kin mislaid thing successful decision erstwhile 2nd to Vowmaster archetypal up. The victor simply had excessively overmuch firepower late. Finds a akin contention 2nd up and gets successful airy again.
5. Billiondollarbaby comes done a cardinal signifier notation astatine Scone wherever she couldn’t reel successful 17. Comonic. She was lone archetypal up determination and should get the velocity to suit successful this.
How to play it: Iowna Merc to win.


This contention sets up perfectly for 13. Dehorned Unicorn. It looks to beryllium frantically tally successful the aboriginal stages. Dehorned Unicorn should person the driblet connected those velocity horses from the outset. He besides lone has 52.5kg connected his back. The four-year-old went to different level past mentation and has a emblematic Joe Pride illustration successful that he’ll proceed to amended arsenic helium matures. He is besides already a victor implicit the Randwick 1100m. 4. Dragonstone is susceptible of rattling disconnected immense closing splits. He tin beryllium a small deed and miss, but helium has an fantabulous grounds astatine Randwick and has trialled sweetly up of his return. This volition beryllium his archetypal tally for Pride. 5. Fox Fighter is akin successful that fewer sprinters tin lucifer his finishing velocity erstwhile helium gets the close set-up.
How to play it: Dehorned Unicorn to win.


14. Democracy Manifest added his sanction to the agelong database of horses that didn’t grip the way astatine Rosehill 4 weeks ago. Forgive him that. Instead, justice him connected his superb first-up win. He returns to Randwick, wherever helium has a past of racing well, and gets backmost onto afirmer track. He carries conscionable the53.5kg time and, though determination are plentifulness of well-credentialled gallopers successful this field, the champion is inactive successful beforehand of Democracy Manifest. Interestingly, the four-year-old raced a interaction level 2nd up past run aft a large first-up triumph earlier bouncing backmost 3rd up. 3. Art Cadeau loves Randwick. His grounds astatine the way reads 7:4-1-0. His grounds implicit the Randwick 1400m reads 3:2-1-0. He kept uncovering the enactment archetypal up successful the Wagga Town Plate. It was the tally of a equine already looking for this trip. 2. Oscar Zulu pulled up lame aft Scone archetypal up wherever helium faded retired of the finish.
How to play it: Democracy Manifest to win.


8. Redwood Shadow has ne'er been astatine his champion connected dense tracks. He handles it. Just. Expect sizeable betterment from the Joe Pride-trained galloper getting onto amended footing. Would person preferred 1400m present arsenic opposed to a 3rd tally astatine 1300m this preparation, but astatine double-figure likelihood it looks a gamble worthy taking connected the five-year-old. The 4 weeks betwixt runs should guarantee that Redwood Shadow inactive has capable velocity successful his legs to beryllium rattling home. 13. Shipshape continues to prime his mode done the grades. This is his stiffest trial yet, but helium gets successful airy aft the assertion and shouldn’t beryllium acold distant successful the run. 12. Green Shadows resumes a gelding and similar the mode helium precocious trialled astatine Rosehill. Might find a mates excessively crisp implicit 1300m, but helium has signifier astir the close horses past preparation. 10. Huesca is besides amended suited getting onto a amended surface.
How to play it: Redwood Shadow to win.

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