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Group 1 Makybe Diva Preview

BY Alex Marsh - @g1xracing
1 year ago Horse Racing

2015 winner Fawkner

FLEMINGTON R7 - PFD Food Services Makybe Diva Stakes (1600 METRES)


Track: Good 4.

Rail: True.

Weather: Good chance of showers (nothing major, though) with a top of 16 degrees.


Hard tempo to predict this one with no natural leaders over a mile. Unsure of what 4. Tosen Basil and 5. Jon Snow do as they both race handy over 2000m plus, they've drawn well but they may not have the toe against these. Perhaps 9. The Taj Mahal second up here with the blinkers on goes forward from 9 with 1. Happy Clapper working across to try and find a spot on speed. 12. Grunt is potentially one that push on from 6 to be prominent whilst third up/mile may be the race to pull the trigger more on 10. Kings Will Dream who generally settles close when getting up in trip.


Fair bit of a guessing game with how the race will be run and finding the winner doesn't look that much easier. Without a stack of confidence I keep coming back to the clear early Caulfield Cup favorite in 10. KINGS W...


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