Race 4 - (1600 METRES) - MISS ADMIRATION - 4th. Trainer: Mick Price.
Was always going to find the 1600m a bit sharp resuming, even more so given it was a sprint home for hard fit milers but it was a nice performance to kick off the prep. She kept responding under riding, pinches third in another stride and obviously will be more competitive over further. Might still be a run short but this was a strong fresh effort.
Race 8 - (1100 METRES) - VICTOREM - 2nd. Trainer: Jenny Graham.
Viridine deserved the win and was in the right place at the right time but take nothing away from this who ultimately just found the 1100m a tad sharp first up against a worthy opponent but savaged the line when getting out and didn't really balance out until late. We know he's talented and 1400m is probably his best trip. Maybe a light weight chance at a Stradbroke?
Race 6 - (1200 METRES) - STRASBOURG - 2nd. Trainer: Peter & Paul Snowden.
Some decent efforts over a short Sydney campaign but clearly puts in more with the blinkers on which were applied for this. He was inconvenienced at a key stage in the straight where he lost some momentum but surged again late and could argue he should hav...