Pauper has been galloping well since his last race and he had a solid hit out this morning with Hay Bale (final gallop in the video above). The weather for Saturday is forecast to be extremely hot so Racing NSW has moved the meeting from Warwick Farm in Western Sydney to Randwick. Even so, it is still forecast to be in the high 30’s.

We have nominated Pauper for the Highway Handicap on Saturday and for the meeting at Moruya on Sunday as a plan B if the weather or smoke is too risky for Pauper to travel to Sydney.