RATBAG ( Ms C Williams) 3g By Not A Single Doubt - Tender Saint ( 3: 1-1-0): Sent north after 2-1/ 4 len 2nd ( 55.0) Gossips 900m Newcastle Mdn Sept 25. Powered clear when resuming for new stable 5 - 1/4len win ( 5 8 . 0 ) Unluckyforsum, Iwantiwant 1050m Mackay Mdn heavy trk Feb 22. Only has to repeat last effort to be winning again here.
MOB RULE ( E J Sewell) 5g By Brahms - Swept Along ( 25: 1-4-6): Wasn’t disgraced 2 len 4th ( 58.5) Wejdaan 1150m Cessnock ( Bm55) Dec 17. Changed stables and sent north after 2-3/ 4 len 4th ( 57.5) Cierto Segura 1280m Muswellbrook C2 Jan 3. Southern form reads well including a placing behind subsequent MM 3yo winner Torio’s Quest at N’ctle three runs back. Will go close.
BRAVE ERA ( Ms J Ryan) 4g By Grandera - Dancing Penny ( 14: 2-2-1): Resuming. Followed 2-1/ 2 len 5th ( 55.0) Encosta Sequalo 960m Cairns E& G C2 heavy trk Sept 4 with 6-3/ 4 len 9th ( 57.5) Private James 1100m Atherton C2 Sept 18. Placed only start here and won first up last prep. Expect forward showing.
NYMPHETTE ( Ms J Bell) 4m By Untouchable - Woodland Nymph ( 18: 2-2-7): Resuming. Not a bad effort from outside gate 1-3/ 4 len 4th ( 56.0) Catcher Tory 1300m Townsville C1 Plt Aug 24. Spelled after 5-1/ 2 len last ( 57.5) Sweet Honeydew 1180m Home Hill ( Cl B) Sept 11. Won first up last time and hasn’t finished further back than 4th in eight starts here. One of the main hopes.
FEEL GOOD FRED ( T P Rowe) 4g By Diamond Success - Anello ( 9: 1-1-1): Spelled after 5 len 4th ( 58.0) Valda Therese 1100m Gordonvale C2 dead trk Oct 2. Showed pace but ran out ofsteam when resuming7 len5th ( 5 2 . 0 ) Christark 1050m Mackay C1 heavy trk Feb 22. Has better second up record. Likely improver.
RUGGED RANGES ( T P Rowe) 3g By Monashee Mountain - Canadian Kim ( 4: 1-0-0): Broke through when resuming 1-1/ 4 len win ( 57.0) Smutty Johns, Untraceable 1000m Townsville 3yo Mdn slow trk Jan 18. Caught wide from outside gate and forgive 5-3/ 4 len 8th ( 55.5) Carvelon 1000m Townsville 3yo heavy trk Feb 15. Much better drawn here. Worth another chance.
SEA MARVISTA ( G R Duncan) 4m By Marwina - Sea Tigress ( 7: 1-0-3): Resuming. Dug deep lg nk win ( 56.0) Heart Of Hessnee, Final Sequel 1000m Wangaratta Mdn slow trk Nov 2. Spelled after 6-1/ 2 len 10th ( 57.0) Tango Express 1000m Mornington ( 58) Nov 20. Placed first up last time in. Forward showing with tongue tie on wouldn’t shock.
VIGORLIC ( Ms L Boarin) 4m By Dubai Destination - Lust ( 17: 1-1-4): Resuming. Raced greenly but didn’t shirk task len, 1/ 2 len 3rd ( 54.0) Medius, Gondola Girl 1200m Sunshine Coast C1 Sept 26. Spelled and sent north after 4-3/ 4 len 9th ( 56.0) Tickle The Kitty 1100m Sunshine Coast Cushion F& M C1 Oct 10. Placed Sunshine Coast when resuming last campaign. Can measure up fresh.
FOURSREAL ( Jeffrey Williams) 3g By Special Effects - Twinkle Toe Miss ( 5: 1-1-0): Too wet 8-1/ 2 len 5th ( 58.0) Savage Hemline 1000m Townsville C1 Plt heavy trk Jan 6. Better effort 3 len 2nd ( 54.0) Carvelon 1000m Townsville 3yo heavy trk Feb 15. Chased home superior mudlark last time. Right in this.
SANDRA JEAN ( R Baker) 3f By Rock Of Cashel - Star Avenue ( 5: 1-0-0): Romped home 3-1/ 2 len win ( 55.5) Genorell, Prevarication 900m Home Hill Mdn Jan 26. Too wet 4-3/ 4 len 6th ( 54.0) Carvelon 1000m Townsville 3yo heavy trk Feb 15. Might need it a bit easier.
PRINCELY RED ( E J Covell) 4g By Western Red - Speedy Princess ( 9: 1-1-2): Tiring 7-3/ 4 len 9th ( 5 4 . 0 ) Boobyella 1400m Sunshine Coas t Cushion C1 Jan 16. Caught wide and wasn’t disgraced 5-1/ 4 len 4th ( 54.0) Christark 1050m Mackay C1 heavy trk Feb 22. Rail draw in his favour. Keep in mind.
UPTOWN BELLE ( J A Swift) 6m By Fusaichi Pegasus - Simonay ( 43: 1-6-4): Stuck to her guns 1-1/ 2 len, 1-1/ 2 len 3rd ( 56.0) Cosannco, Savage Hemline 1000m Townsville F& M C1 Dec 18. Too wet 8-1/ 4 len 10th ( 54.0) Counterize 1200m Townsville C1 heavy trk Jan 18. Place preferred given poor strike rate.
BECAUSE I CAN ( Ms O Cairns) 3g By Latarmiss - Spicy Letters ( 13: 1-1-2): Followed 7 len 8th ( 54.0) Counterize 1200m Townsville C1 heavy trk Jan 18 with 4 len 8th ( 54.0) Big Jay Be 1400m Townsville C1 dead trk Jan 25. Tested again.
GRAN CAVALLO ( R Baker) 5g By Statue Of Liberty - Royal Laureate ( 18: 1-0-4): Fought on well sht hd, 1-1/ 2 len 3rd ( 54.0) Tearjerker, The Middleweight 1200m Swan Hill ( 58) dead trk Dec 10. Sent north after 1-1/ 2 len, 1-3/ 4 len 3rd ( 50.0) This Cat’s Magic, Rustie Bugles 1400m Wodonga ( 62) dead trk Dec 26. Had useful form in Vic. Not the worst.
SPANISH SUN ( Ms C Williams) 4g By Dubleo - Mattina ( 19: 1-3-0): Didn’t handle going 14 len 7th ( 54.0) Mangala 1300m Townsville C1 heavy trk Jan 6. Given let-up after 7-1/ 4 len 9th ( 54.0) Counterize 1200m Townsville C1 heavy trk Jan 18. Not keen from poor draw.
ABOUT TO THUNDER ( R P Tapiolas) 6g By Shot Of Thunder - Birthday Cake ( 11: 1-0-0): Resuming. Followed 9-1/ 4 len last ( 55.0) Because I Can 1000m Charters Towers ( Cl B) Dec 4 with 11-1/ 4 len 8th ( 54.0) Captain Darling 1200m Townsville C2 dead trk Dec 14. Not a noted first up performer. Others preferred.
ESTAMBULLET ( J A Swift) 5g By Estambul - Miss Balete ( 27: 1-3-1): Spelled after 6-1/ 2 len last ( 58.0) Tsar Alex 1000m Townsville C1 Plt Aug 31. First up last time in 6-3/ 4 len 6th ( 55.0) Because I Can 1000m Charters Towers ( Cl B) Dec 4 before another break. Not keen.