Horse Racing
Furphy Plate (Melbourne Cup Day Plate) - Form Comments

31/10/2020 18:07

Listed – 1800m – Turf

1 Homesman Strong 2L front-running win, at first run for new stable, from Age Of Chivalry in G2 Crystal Mile (1600m) at Moonee Valley on 24 October.
2 Pacodali Tempo against when 5.8L 8th to Wild Planet in G3 Moonga Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on 17 October. Better suited this distance.
3 So Si Bon Chased well when 0.3L 3rd to Iconoclasm in Vobis Gold Star Handicap (1500m) at Moonee Valley on 23 October. Placed in 1600m G1 at this track in September.
4 Kiwia Ran on well when 3.4L 3rd to Nonconformist in G3 Coongy Cup (2000m) at Caulfield on 14 October.
5 Captain Cook Fitter for second run after long spell when 3.75L last of 5 behind Irish Flame in Moonee Valley 2040m Handicap on 23 October.
6 Junipal Won two on end before tackling G1 Toorak Handicap (1600m) and finishing 4.6L 9th to Mr Quickie at Caulfield on 10 October.
7 Mr Satchmo French import who hasn’t raced since September when 4L 7th to Glycol in 2000m G3 at Longchamp. Best form on soft ground.
8 Harbour Views Not disgraced in stronger race when 4.5L 4th to Arcadia Queen in G1 Caulfield Stakes (2000m) on 10 October.
9 Plein Ciel Competitive effort when 3.6L 5th to Future Score in Listed Cranbourne Cup (2025m) on 11 October. Good recent form on soft ground.
10 Gold Fields Chased strongly when nose 2nd to All Too Huiyung in Listed Seymour Cup (1600m) at Kilmore on 18 October.
11 Looks Like Elvis Finished close in G1 Epsom Handicap before 7.2L 7th to Purple Sector in Randwick Spring Mile (1600m) on 17 October when over-raced. Second this race last year.
12 Galaxy Raider Strong finisher who was nose 2nd to Iconoclasm in Vobis Gold Star (1500m) at Moonee Valley on 23 October. Likes this track.
13 Odeon Consistent performer who finished well when 1.75L 2nd to Future Score in Listed Cranbourne Cup (2025) on 11 October. Winner this course and distance.
14 Game Keeper Promising galloper freshened since pulling up lame after 14.25L 14th to Persan in G3 Bart Cummings (2510m) at Flemington on 3 October. Previous form is good enough.
15 Purple Sector Impressive at second run this season when 3L winner from Pancho in Randwick Spring Mile (1600m) on 17 October. Best form on good tracks.