Doomben - Race 2 No. 3 Mount Tabora ($4.80)
Flemington - Race 3 No. 3 Sensationalisation ($2.80)
Randwick - Race 5 No. 4 Fulmina ($2.50)
Doomben - Race 6 No. 13 La Jument ($7)
Randwick - Race 8 No. 7 Edison ($3.10)
Total odd combined $729.12
Read the reasons for our selections:
Doomben - Race 2 No. 3 Mount Tabora
After trialling extremely well on the Gold Coast after joining the Toby & Trent Edmonds stable, Mount Tabora was fantastic in his first run in Queensland and can breakthrough on Saturday.
Failing to live up to expectations in Melbourne when trained by Lindsey Park, the European import looks to have thrived since arriving in Queensland, winning a trial over 1000m before smashing the line first-up.
Despite settling midfield, the five-year-old gelding by Scat Daddy wasn't provided much room to wind up down the straight, being held up at the turn before powering late.
A winner in his only attempt on a heavy track, 1350m is arguably Mount Tabora's best trip and looks hard to beat from barrier four with Andrew Mallyon staying aboard.
Flemington - Race 3 No. 3 Sensationalisation
SENSATIONALISATION looks the best bet of the day after a strong win at Geelong last start. She was heavily backed and off the back of her first campaign and Traralgon trial, that was deserved. She is a Filly going places and should improve again up the seven furlongs, jumping from gate two with Damien Oliver in the saddle, she will settle handy.
Randwick - Race 5 No. 4 Fulmina
FULMINA is a very progressive type from the Mark Newnham stable who has worked her way through the grades over her last two preparations and her excellent return effort on November 28 suggested that she can continue that trend this time in.
At 34.15, she comfortably recorded the fastest last 600m of the race via her first-up attempt and at 11.13, ran the slickest last furlong as well. This four-year-old had no luck second-up last campaign and handles any conditions. With any improvement on Saturday, she has a very strong case to being the best bet on this Randwick program.
Doomben - Race 6 No. 13 La Jument
The wetter the Doomben track becomes the better for La Jument, with the Shaun Dwyer gelding a deadset swimmer.
A lightly raced son of Fastnet Rock who only made his debut in February as a six-year-old, he is unbeaten in wet conditions having won twice in Soft 7 and once on a Heavy 8 track.
Boasting form around Catesby and Rock Beat after a terrific last start at Toowoomba on Weetwood day, La Jument enters Saturday first-up off an 84 day spell where from barrier three Brad Stewart will be able to settle in a beautiful position behind the speed.
With plenty of speed drawn out wide and heavy conditions to suit, lightly raced seven-year-old gelding La Jument will have everything to suit on Saturday and looks very hard to beat as the best bet of the day.
Randwick - Race 8 No. 7 Edison
Although this is a tougher ask to his fighting third-up win, you just know what you're going to get with EDISON, a super honest on-pacer that drops four kilos for the class rise this Saturday and he's arguably a more effective galloper on a wet track.
The son of Fastnet Rock has drawn out, but if this turns into a real testing contest versus many key threats who either have fitness queries or, just flat out struggle to find the winner's stall these days, then he'll keep whacking away and they might struggle to get past him late.