Thought Grenada Road's last start effort wasn't that bad on face value. Seemed to be held up for a stride or two approaching the mome turn, eventually running 4th, beaten 1.9L to the line. She comes in beautifully at the weights and looks a real live winning hope in the TMP Printing Hcp, 1800m. Worked well on Tuesday morning over 1400m, clocking 1.37.46 and 37.42 last 600m. Shouldn't have any problems stepping up in distance, 3rd up from a spell, stick with her.  

Not a lot known about the first starter from the Moody camp, Ephemera, who'll line up in the Swettenham Stud Plate, 900m. By Champion 2yo sire More Then Ready, she's a half sister to VRC Sires Produce winner Running Tall. Wasn't asked to do a lot on Tuesday morning at trackwork. She galloped over 800m in 52.08 and 24.50. Big watch on her, monitor all market moves closely.  

Veewap looks a value each way selection in the Swettenham Summer Championship Heat, 1500m. He's racing in career best form, rock hard fit and a winner from one previous outing here. Stable very happy with his progress leading into this. Hanks will be better suited as he steps up in distance. Tuesday morning he worked over 1200m in 1.20.12 and 37.78 last 600m.  

Keep a big eye on the Colin Little trained Soft Sand, wherever she steps out in the next week. Nominated for Boxing Day and a few other venues as well as the Ladies In Racing Magazine Hcp, 1000m. She could be the next headline horse for the stable. Won like a Group horse when last in work and on debut. She's been in work a while now and ticking over nicely on the training track. Blackbook her this time in! Tatum is still on the up. Wasn't pushed too hard on Tuesday morning, she worked over 800m in evens and 24.43 last 400m.  

There's a wealth of talent coming out of Caulfield, in the Patinack Farm Sprint, 1400m. Infinite Energy gets the nod as top pick. Tuesday morning he worked over 1000m in 1.05 and 36.82 last 600m. Stratigraphy just failed to run Infinite Energy down last start and has trained on well since. Tuesday morning he worked over 800m in even time. Callanish is the horse to keep an eye on over the coming months. Debut victory was impressive. This son of Fastnet Rock looks above average.  

The best from Caulfield on the Boxing Day meeting looks to be Psychologist, in the Frank O'Brien Hcp. Perfectly placed and gets her chance to break through over 1200m. Trained on well since, holding her condition very well and should get the run of the race from barrier 3.  

Mr Make Believe resumes in the Cafe' Terroni Stakes, 1200m. High class galloper who is a specialist over 1200m. Already a winner on his home track and has a 62% winning strike rate. Tuesday morning he worked with stablemate Shout Out Loud over 800m, clocking 53.64 and 36.23. Ready to fire first up!  

Pilbara Sand gave her rivals a gallopiong exibition on debut at Stawel, saluting by a widening 5L margin. Closely related to Fashions Afield, this stylish daughter of Encosta De Lago is one to follow in the Ken Sturt Hcp, 1600m. Tuesday morning she worked over 1200m in 1.21.99 and 37.45 last 600m.

Really like the way the Cloin Little trained Blue Ribbon is progressing this time in. She drops 6kg on her last start metro win and looks hard to beat once again. She'll face the starter in the Johnstaff Projects Hcp, 1600m, Flemington. Will get the run of the race from barrier 3, has trained on a treat since, stick with her! Tuesday morning she worked over 1200m in 1.20 and 23.50 last 400m.  

The Robert Smerdon trained Rockshaft ran a much improved race last start, peaking on his run over the concluding stages, holding on to third, beaten 3.15L to the line. Improving all the time, holding his condition well and looks a live chance in the Victoria University Handicap, 1410m, Flemington. The Colin Little trained Lonhreign ran a good race first up at Ballarat, in a 0-68 $40k showcase event, beaten 2.6L by Le Remas. Has a good record at this track and distance, this looks well within his grasp. Tuesday morning he worked over 1000m in 1.06.50 and last 600m in 36.50.  

The Peter Moody trained Star Salute ran into the superstar 3yo filly Atlantic Jewel when last in work, hardly disgracing herself on both occasions, beaten 6.4L and 5.9L respectively. Had a freshen up for 8 weeks, goes well first up, placed at track and already a winner at this distance. Look out for her in the Kane Constructiions Hcp, 1000m. Tuesday morning she worked over 800m in 52.42 and 37.74 last 400m.  

The Rick Hore-Lacy trained Snitza didn't look comfortable in the Heavy conditions last start and was well beaten as a consequence. Much better than that run would suggest. He lines up in the Mitchelton Wines Hcp, 2500m, under lights Friday night. He's rock hard fit and being out of a Zabeel mare, shouldn't have any issues stepping up in distance.  

The Mick Price team have 2 runners assembled in the Eems Tech Hcp, 1600m, under lights at the Valley Friday night. Hard to split the pair, slight leaning to Brochette who's proven over a mile already. Simple Choice did run very well in Listed company last start, only beaten 2.55L behind Secret Liason over 1400m. Tuesday morning she strode over 1200m in 1.20.50 and 12.67 last furlong. Dayita is a last start winner, way up in class. Still lightly raced and on the up. Each way chance for multiples.  

The Andrew Noblet trained Penski Material had a tough run last start at Sandown in midweek company. Forced to work for the lead, then worked hard into a head wind up the straight. Run before that at Geelong was excellent, sticking to her guns up the straight when clearly headed. She'll line up on Sunday at the Valley, in the mares 0-72 Hcp, 1200m. Record at track and distance is excellent, trained on well and should be in this for a long way. Tuesday morning she worked over 1000m in 1.03.76 and last 400m in 23.85.

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