Waller colt is at peak for Derby

The Sportsman Weekend - - The Trackwork Winners - WAR­REN H U NTLY

TAN­GLED has been per­form­ing well lead­ing into to­mor­row’ s Derby and Chris Waller­tookt he op­por­tu­nity to gal op him on course proper Tues­day morn­ing in prepa­ra­tion for the Group 1 event.

He ap­peared to be rav­el­ling com­fort­ably through­out the hit out and cruised up the home straight to cover 1200 min 1.22.69 his fi­nal 45.11.

The son of Snitz el didn’ t ha vet clear­est of pas­sages at Caul field last time­out and gives ev­eryndi cation hewil run the Derby trip out strongly.

James Cum­mings paired up AS­TO­RIA and HA­VANA COOLER on Tues­day morn­ing and they kept close com­pany dur­ing their 1600m gal­lop on the course proper.

Their ef­fort to run the jouney in 1.49.88 and heir last400m 23.5 should have both horse sing eat shape for theirrs pc­tive as­sign­ment in the Der­bynd the Lexu sat F le mi ton.

VI RID IN E, also pre­pared by Cum­mings, wasn’t tested when per­form­ing well in a jump out down the straight last Fri­day and had an­other look at the straight course dur­ing a solo gal­lop on Tues­day morn­ing.

He looked fit and strong com­plet­ing his1000m work­out in 1.07.73 ap­peared to have quite a bit up his sleeve dash­ing home clos­ing 400 min 23.78.

T he un­beaten son of Po - et’s Voice has drawn the in­side al­ley in the Cool more Stud Stakes and if that is no dis­ad­van­tage should be fight­ing out the fin­ish.

PROMPT RE­SPONSE worked strongly on the cou rse proper on T ues­day mor ning with the Gai Water­house and Adrian Bottt ra ined mare pro­duc­ing one of the mor n ing’s most i mpres­sive pieces of work.

She sprinted nicely at the con­clu­sion her hit out to clock 1.19.16 for 12 0 0m and a slick 22.56 fi­nal 40 0m.

Her preparat ion has been a imed at the Myer Clas­sic and she cou ld not be in bet­ter shape to con­test t he Group 1 event.

EGG TART was an­other mem­ber of Chr is Wa l ler’s team to step out on t he cou rse proper T ues­day mor ning and she qu ick­ened up n icely at the end of her 10 0 0m work­out.

After cruis­ing through the early stages she picked up tempo in the home straight to cover 1000m in 1.11.36 and her last 400m 23.11.

With the ben­e­fit of her re­cent sec­ond up r un over 16 0 0m u nder her belt she is su re to st r ip fit ter i n to­mor­row’s Kennedy M le.

Tan­gled has been in good form in the lead up to to­mor­row’s Vic­to­ria Derby at Flem­ing­ton.

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