Favourite Black Heart Bart has firmed to $3.30 after drawing barrier one for the Kingston Town Classic.
Trained by Darren Weir, Black Heart Bart was beaten in a photo-finish to the Railway Stakes by Great Shot who will jump from gate 12 as a $15 chance.
Godolphin’s It’s Somewhat, who drew barrier 11 of 15, remained steady at $4.60 second-elect ahead of local filly Perfect Jewel at $7 who has gate nine.
The Chris Waller-trained Tom Melbourne (7), third in the Railway, is at $8 to win for the first time at Group One level and is the only other runner under double figures.
The 1800m-weight-for-age race at Ascot in Perth on Saturday is the final Group One race in Australia for the year..