Greysful filly looks on the right track for Oaks
GREYSFUL GLAMOUR appears to enjoying her time in Melbourne and Mark Newnham took the opportunity to gallop her on course proper last Tuesday morning in preparation for Thursday’s Group 1 Kennedy Oaks.
The daughter of Stratum finished off her workout in good style to cover 1200m 1.22.56 and final 400m 23.39.
She was a dominant victor at Flemington two starts ago and is sure to appreciate returning to the same venue on Thursday.
VINICUNCA has been progressing nicely for the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott stable in recent weeks and the two-year- old daughter of I Am Invincible looks capable of making her presence felt on debut.
With two recent jumpout victories under her belt she stepped out over 600m last Thursday morning and looked capable of going much faster than the 39.98 she recorded for journey and the 24.42 she clocked for her last 400m.
The stable boast an impressive record with their early season juveniles and Vinicunca has been afforded a solid grounding to head to Flemington on Oaks Day.
The team at Lindsay Park appear to have a strong group of two-year- olds ready to debut and ART COLLECTION has been showing a good deal of promise in her recent jumpouts.
Last Friday the daughter of Fastnet Rock won her heat over about 800m by more than two lengths and winning time of 49.77 was quicker the morning’s average.
She wore blinkers during last Friday’s heat and with her effort to win the heat should stand her in good stead to make debut at Flemington on Thursday.
PLAY THAT SONG has derived a good deal of benefit from her recent first up run over 1400m and heads to Flemington on Oaks Day for her next start.
Last Thursday she galloped strongly over 1400m and pulled up well after clocking 1.38.20 for the trip and 24.74 for her last 400m.
The daughter of Smart Missile has performed well when produced second up in the past and should relish step up to 1700m on Thursday. TOP OF THE RANGE, also prepared by Moroney, has trained on well since his second up run Moe Cup Day and is close to his top to step out over 1800m at Flemington on Thursday.
He tuned up for that assignment galloping solo over 1400m last Thursday morning and looked bright and fit after completing his workout in 1.39.46 and quickening up as he approached the finishing post to run his closing 400m in 25.32.
With those two recent runs under his belt he looks capable of fighting out the finish Oaks Day.