It's going to be a wet Golden Slipper meeting

It's going to be a WET Golden Slipper meeting if current weather trends continue...More rain in the past 24 hours has seen the Rosehill track downgraded into the heavy range ahead of Saturday's big card. The past 24 hours has seen eight mils of rain fall at the western Sydney track. The rainfall total for the past 72 hours is 31 mils. Australian Turf Club racecourses manager Lindsay Murphy downgraded the Rosehill rating from Thursday’s slow (7) to a heavy (8) on Friday morning.

Latest market on the Golden Slipper from Betstar, sees Overreach a hot fav at $2.25, ahead of Sidestep $9.00, Sweet Idea and Villa Verde $11.00 and Criterion $13.00. Next in the betting are Ruud Awakening $14.00 and Il Cavallo (2nd emegency) $15.00.