Race 3 - (1600 METRES) - GHODELEINE - 4th. Trainer: Andrew Noblet.
Was third up here after being off the scene for 18 months following a promising first preparation where she won two from three and whilst is understandably is taking time to build a base, this was a great effort working home against the pattern without a tow into it. By a VRC Derby winner and her dam is a half sister to a useful stayer in Count Encosta, she may looking for 2000m now.
Race 7 - (1000 METRES) - TAVISAN - 1st. Trainer: Price & Kent.
Backed up his strong work at the trials with what was effectively a "kill" in this however it was a decent midweek BM78 and with plenty of improvement to come (market late suggested he'd need this), it was a soft return following the ultimate gear change. Has obvious class with strong form lines through his early 3yo prep when placing behind Brutal, Native Soldier etc and this was a nice starting point.
Race 5 - (1600 METRES) - MISSYBEEL - 2nd. Trainer: Bjorn Baker.
Just couldn't sprint initially with Pelethronius when she had his back but did bridge that gap in the last 50m when finally balancing up and to be fair was only second up whilst spotting race fitness to that winner w...