A wide barrier holds no concerns for Adnocon’s trainer Gerald Ryan but he does have reservations about the gelding’s poor record at Rosehill.
The Caulfield Guineas race meeting may be hit by industrial action by ground staff.
Crowd favourite Whobegotyou is out of the spring carnival suffering jarred joints.
Hugh Bowman will miss the Caulfield Guineas meeting on Saturday due to suspension but showed why he has earned high praise so far this spring with a winning treble at Canterbury on Wednesday.
Some facts about the Group One Toorak Handicap (1600m) at Caulfield on Saturday.
By any standards, English trainer Brian Ellison has endured shocking luck with his horses in Australia.
Some facts about the Group One Caulfield Stakes (2000m) on Saturday.
Chris Waller’s Cox Plate dream is over for this year with the well-fancied My Kingdom Of Fife ruled out for the rest of the spring carnival through injury.
Black Caviar will have eight rivals in Saturday’s Group Two Schillaci Stakes at Caulfield where she will bid to equal Phar Lap’s record of 14 consecutive wins.
Cox Plate contenders Whobegotyou and Lion Tamer will stake their claims for the weight-for-age championship when they clash in the Group One Caulfield Stakes on Saturday.