SPREADEAGLED is not far off another win when he lines up in tomorrow’s Arvanitis Philanthropy Plate (1100m) on his home track.
His first runs back have been excellent and won’t know himself with 51.5kg after the claim for Mitch Aitken.
On Tuesday morning he worked home last 600m in 39.0, on the steel. Each-way.
ATMOSPHERICAL won her recent trial at Cranbourne impressively and while she might be a run off still can still sprint well fresh.
Juvenile SILVERHAWK staged a big run on debut when finishing 4th to Pure Scot in the Sires Produce Stakes.
The colt looks a live hope in the Ubet Sires Produce Stakes (1400m) at Morphettville Parks, Group 3, set weights.
On Tuesday morning he teamed up with Masculino (also engaged here) over 800m, clocking 53.27 and 24.97 last 400m in soft going.
Reports out of Adelaide from the Mick Price stable are that NETHERFIELD is thriving over there and expected to run a bottler of a race in the Ubet South Australian Derby, run over 2500m at Group 1 level for the 3yo’s.
Classy customer who’s bred to run the trip, has the services of D. Oliver and will present 100% on day.
RUTHVEN will need to slot in from his wide alley. Hasn’t put a foot wrong all prep, we know he can run the trip and has the miles in his legs to run this out strongly.
Back home I think the Henry Dywer trained
LEOTIE can improve out of sight third-up in the Pancare Foundation Plate (1400m).
Her work during week was excellent, striding over 1000m in 1.03.12, home last 400m a slick 23.12. Currently double figures, value each way selection.
In form PLENTY TO LIKE went 1000m in 1.04.56 and 23.92 last 400m. PEDRENA also worked super, clocked over 800m in 50.80, last 200m in 11.34.
The Ladbrokes Hcp, 1600m, appears to be a nice race on paper for CASTELO, trained out of the C. McDonald yard.
Drops down to 54kg, rock hard fit and coming off a nice 4th last start behind Burning Front here at Caulfield.
On Tuesday morning he worked 1000m in 1.07.04 and 24.95 last 400m, unextended. Gets his chance here.
GRAND DREAMER has been ticking over nicely in work since scoring an effortless last start win at Randwick.
Ran second in a recent trial behind Hooked at Cranbourne topping him off nicely for the step up to 2000m in Chandler Macleod Classic. DUKE OF ELLINGTON is progressing well for the Ciaron Maher stable and a definite winning hope here. Went through his paces on Tuesday morning, last 1000m home in 1.06.31 and 23.85 400m split.