After each race, we spoke to jockeys of beaten favourites to hear their thoughts.
Race 1: Dunstan Feeds 1200
Monaco Vinnie Colgan
We were very unlucky.
Race 2: Superfence 1200
Spanish Whisper Mark Du Plessis
Race 3: Dunstan Feeds 1600
Felaar Danielle Johnson
Race 4: Pegasus Equine 1200
Elusive Empire Trudy Thornton
I think if we had of got some day light earlier in the straight he would've won easily.
Race 5: Stella Artois 1200
Selfie Jason Waddell
He just wants some easing in the ground.
Race 6: South Auckland Racing Club Cup
Rising Shot Jasmine Fawcett (a)
She just didn't let down like I thought she would, it was a fair run.
Race 7: Barfoot & Thompson 1400
Howbowdat Maija Vance
Race 8: Auckland Co-Op Taxis 2100
Artiste Jason Waddell
She has every chance, the winner was just too good for her today.