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Peltzer opens as Bondi Stakes favourite

Peltzer has opened as the $2.90 favourite with TAB after a field of 10 accepted for the Randwick feature on Saturday, the $1m, Bondi Stakes (1600m) for three-year-old’s.

The Ryan and Alexiou trained So You Think colt, under Tim Clark, led for the trip in the Group 2 Stan Fox Stakes over 1500m at the course on the 10th with Clark timing the run well to finish a half-length ahead of Starspangledbanner gelding Prime Star who is also accepted by the Freedman stable for a rerun on Saturday.

Peltzer has barrier six for Clark and Prime Star barrier eight for Tommy Berry.

TAB have Prime Star at $4.60 and Acrophobic, Thermosphere and Elizabeel at $6.00. The Bondi Stakes is Race 6 at 3.55pm.

The meeting commences at 12.50pm with a field of 13 two-year-old’s in the $125,000, Forum Group Kirkham Plate (1000m). Race 3 at 2.00pm is the $200,000, listed AMD Brian Crowley Stakes (1200m) with a field of seven, Race 5 at 3.15pm is the $140,000, listed Clubs NSW City Tattersalls Club Cup (2400m) with a field of nine and Race 7 at 4.35pm is the $200,000, Group 3 Daily Press The Nivison (1200m with a field of 11.

Overall there were 108 acceptances for the nine race programme.

The rail moves out to the 4m mark for the entire circuit and the track is rated a Good 4 on Wednesday after 11.5mm of rain in the last seven days.

Randwick fields

The rail is out 4m for the entire circuit for the Bondi Stakes meeting, picture ThoroughbredNEWS

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