Redkirk Warrior poised for battle
REDKIRK WARRIOR has shown a distinct liking for racing down the Flemington straight course and he tuned up for tomorrow’s Group 1 VRC Sprint with a solid performance in jumpout over about 800m last Friday.
Wearing a set of winkers, he dashed clear to win his heat easily in the time of 49.04 which was just over one second quicker than the average for the morning.
The team at Lindsay Park have elected to remove the blinkers and add the winkers to his raceday gear this weekend his straight track record alone dictates that he commands respect in the high quality field. SANTA ANA LANE
looks to have taken no harm from his trip to Sydney to contest The Everest and Anthony Freedman appears have him at the top of his game to contest VRC Sprint.
The powerfully built galloper had plenty up his sleeve on Tuesday morning covering 1000m in 1.09.78 and his final 400m in 24.12.
Freedman has also given him a jumpout down the straight course since his return from Sydney and he is sure to finding the line strongly.
MR SNEAKY, also prepared by Anthony Freedman, is holding his condition well and was kept up to the mark galloping solo on Tuesday morning.
He looked bright and fit after clocking 1.10.23 for 1000m, 24.60 for his last 400m and had plenty of spring in his step heading back to Freedman’s stables.
With resent racing under his belt he is at peak fitness and with looks well graded over 1400m Flemington tomorrow.
The Chris Waller-trained
LIBRAN has been racing in good form and heads to the Queen Elizabeth Stakes for his next start.
Last Tuesday he worked strongly over 1200m covering the journey in 1.19.67 and his closing 400m in 24.89.
Although he is yet to win a race this preparation, Waller has him looking in outstanding order and he is ready to run to his best.
LOYALTY MAN has derived a good deal of improvement from his two runs from a lengthy break and the Mike Moroneytrained galloper heads to Flemington tomorrow continue his preparation.
He quickened nicely at the end of workout on Tuesday morning to run 1200m in 1.23.67 and his last 400m 24.32.
Following runs at 1200m and 1400m he steps up to his pet distance of 1600m and is capable improving dramatically on his most recent form.
Redkirk Warrior is ready to fire down the Flemington straight in the Sprint tomorrow.