Hot Dipped will be looking to continue the recent strong Tasmanian performances in Melbourne when she returns in the Henry Dwyer Racing Handicap over 1200m at Caulfield on Saturday.
It's been nearly 11 months since she was last at Caulfield and whilst it didn't quite work out for her then, trainer Brendan McShane is confident that with a few changes to her routine this time around, she can bring about a better result
"When she was last here we tried to get her to settle in Victoria for a bit but it just didn't work out, this time we're going with for more a hit and run mission, she arrived in Melbourne yesterday and she trialled well at home a few weeks ago."
Unbeaten at 1200m, Hot Dipped finds an interesting race on Saturday with a field predominately made up of horses looking to go through their grades, something which she hasn't been able to do in Melbourne.
"We threw her straight in the deep end in Melbourne going straight into some very strong races, a race like this allows us to get a better indication of where she's at."
However there's no grand plans with her just yet with