Form analyst, SCOTT MCDONELL, previews Saturday’s Eagle Farm meeting, with horse racing tips and analysis for all 9 races on the Eagle Farm course. Good luck, punters!

Track Condition: Good 4

Rail Position: Out 2.5m entire circuit

DASHING SPECIAL should have finished closer at Doomben last start when copped plenty of trouble from the back. Drawn to get all the favours and his form suggests he can return to winners stall.

BRANDO finished too well to win this track two starts back then forget he went around on the heavy ground when never got through the going. Should get firer ground here and looks a major player.

JOYMAKER gets back in right class. Placed behind Brando this track two starts back then just got too far off them last start when battled. She looks well placed out to this distance.

TRAVISTEE was good at Doomben last start when met with plenty of trouble but still kept coming and as not beaten all that far. Must include her in multiples.


KISUKANO is a class filly. She just did not look herself when hard to load and in a bit of a mood last start and just could not reel leaders in late. Trainer sticks with apprentice claim here and she can bounce back to winning form.

MISHANI MISS raced up on the speed before sprinting away to win with something in hand here last start. Will control this from the front and with weight pull on top weight will take some running down.

SIZZLEPEL resumes. Won two of her three starts at first prep. Might find a couple of these too classy fresh but she has drawn ideally and must be place hope.

GEORGIE’S PRIDE is only coming off a maiden win but liked the way she attacked the line and will not be long before she wins in town. One for multiples.


SUPER CONTENDER comes to town for the first time. Had perfect sit before giving them a galloping lesson last 200m at Gold Coast. Looks smart and can measure up to these.

FEW TOO MANY still looks to be learning the caper racing a little ungenerously in recent starts but can see him rolling forward and controlling this race and he will take catching last 200m.

LOVE STRUCK was doing his best work final stages at Doomben first-up and grabbed a late minor placing. Sure to strip fitter from that outing and would not leave out of place chances.

ALDERMAN finished just out of the placings fresh at Sunshine Coast then race little flat last start. Third-up from spell and although drawn awkwardly must respect.


SHE ZA BOSS has found a purple patch of form winning his last couple. She was dominant when sprinted away at Doomben last start and if she holds that form will be tough to beat again.

WOMAN OF GOLD finished too well to win here two starts back then was doing best work final stages when placed here last start. Out to the 1400m looks ideal and just needs little luck from inside gate.

Liked the way TYCOON STREET accelerated to run down leaders and win at Gold Coast last start. If leaders go too hard in this she will be the one to watch last 200m.

ZOULOU DANCER should have finished closer to Tycoon Street at Gold Coast last start when badly held-up from the corner. Her previous form was solid enough for this and would not leave out of place chances.


Was on MANGIONE here last start and though he was just a little flat when asked to sprint final stages. Gets back out to the 1800m and happy to sick with him in this field.

MUSHAIREB raced just off the speed and although found one better late thought he fought the race out strongly. Looks ready to win and will not get a better chance than this.

GLEN ORD had no luck when always wide here last start and did well to beat all but Dissolution in the run home. Should get better run and would not leave out.

LORD GODODDIN kept grinding away when placed here last start and no reason he will not be a factor again.


Liked the recent trial of RETURN WITH HONOUR at Rosehill before coming North. He won his maiden on debut at Randwick before taking on some hot races in two year old season. Ryan Maloney takes the mount and although awkwardly drawn happy to put him on top.

Forget ACROBATIC went around on the heavy ground when never stretched out when asked to extend. Has the speed to sit up on the pace and back on firmer ground he can bounce back to his best form.

SUPER EFFORT was well supported into favourite at Sunshine Coast on debut and he won with something in hand. This is a big step up in class but drawn to get all the favours and will have last crack at leaders.

CLAIRVUE STAR made good late ground when ran into minor placing here first-up from spell. Will give them a start but out to the 1200m suits and sure to be powering over them final stages.


Hard not to be impressed with the win FIERY HEIGHTS at Doomben last start when led and powered away last 200m. Looking for him to lead these again and if left alone will take catching again.

SNITCH is the big query resuming from a spell. Finished last prep with a strong Listed win at Gold Coast. Two trial wins leading into this suggest he is ready for first-up tilt.

IMPASSE is another first-up from spell. Came from well back to run into a placing behind the smart Pennino fresh this track last time in work. Two trials should have him forward enough to run cheeky race in this.

CATESBY has the speed to get across and lead these. If he can get a cheap sectional before the corner he will be hard to catch last 200m.


SKATE TO PARIS impressed over the last 200m here last start sprinting away to win with something in hand. The step out to the 1600m looks ideal and she can make it two on the trot.

RIGHT OR WRONG was held-up for couple of strides and should have finished closer to Skate To Paris last start. If he can get a clearer run last 200m he will be in finish.

PRINCE OF TIE has the speed to either lead or sit just off the speed from his awkward gate. Been racing well and cannot leave out of place chances.

AQUA VITE relished the heavy ground when leading throughout to win at Doomben last start. Expect he will go forward again and if they leave him alone he is sure to take some catching.



This looks right race for HOWWONDERFULLIFEIS to return to winners stall. Chased home the promising Tullio when placed at Doomben last start. Last time she was on firmer surface she was placed in the Listed Mick Dittman this track/distance. Drawn ideally and she can win this.

DREAM MASTER resumes from spell. Rarely runs a bad race and he has won fresh. Three trials leading into this should have him ready for a first-up tilt.

PIZONIE is yet to miss a place in four first-up tries. Competitive in some nice races last time in work and two trials will have him primed for this.

ROCK BEAT started favourite here first-up and charged home late to just miss on line. Sure to strip fitter and has a second-up win on his resume’.