Road trip looms for In­vis­i­ble Girl

Sunday Mail - - SPORT - LIN­COLN MOORE

TOP trainer Lloyd Ken­newell en­joyed a per­fect day at Morphettville yes­ter­day pro­duc­ing a train­ing treble from just three starters in com­bi­na­tion with three dif­fer­ent riders.

Ken­newell’s ap­pren­tice Zac Spain, cur­rently on loan in Mel­bourne, kick-started the big day with Show Ben­der, sta­ble jockey Joe Bowditch part­nered In­vis­i­ble Girl to vic­tory be­fore Vic­to­rian-based rider Chris Caserta pro­duced a con­fi­dent front-run­ning ef­fort on Fed­eral Court.

Ken­newell said pro­gres­sive mare In­vis­i­ble Girl would get her chance in­ter­state af­ter record­ing her sec­ond win from her last three starts.

Bowditch said Ken­newell credit for get­ting the fouryear-old in the right frame of mind af­ter dis­ap­point­ing be­hind Street­car Il­lu­sion at her last out­ing when favourite.

“The other day she faced a bit flat,” Bowditch said.

“To Lloydy’s credit, he has done a fan­tas­tic job with her he sent her up to the farm for a few days. I didn’t want to be where I was but I knew I would al­ways get a run through and it worked out nice.”

It was the sec­ond leg of a train­ing dou­ble for Ken­newell af­ter Show Ben­der scored ear­lier in the day with Zac Spain in the sad­dle.

Mean­while, top jockey Ja­son Holder con­tin­ued his suc­cess­ful week in the sad­dle when Si­lent War­rior scored at Morphettville.

Holder landed four win­ners at Morphettville on Mel­bourne Cup Day, fol­lowed a with a win­ner at both Port Lin­coln (Wed­nes­day) and Port Lin­coln on Thurs­day be­fore the Stu­art Gower-trained Si­lent War­rior held on for a nar­row vic­tory, Holder’s sev­enth win five days.

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