TRISTAN TO MAINTAIN DUNN’S WINNING RUN
THE in-form stable of Murwillumbah trainer Matt Dunn is eyeing off another TAB Highway Handicap victory at Rosehill Gardens today.
Dunn has a tremendous record in the Highways and Tristan De Angel will attempt to win his second straight series race today.
The Not A Single Doubt gelding was impressive winning a 1400m Highway at Randwick on Everest day last month.
He settled back in the field but unleashed on straightening to win by almost a length.
Dunn has decided to keep his charge fresh for today’s assignment.
“He’s had a month between runs and he likes the 1400m,’’ Dunn said yesterday.
“He’s also on a track that will probably be soft at best, which he likes, so he looks a really good chance again.”
Tristan De Angel’s return to form at Randwick had Dunn thinking of the bigger picture.
“He is a horse we would think about for next year’s Country Championship,’’ he added.
“He’s won three races now so we would have to manage his program to get him in but we think he’s a progressive sort of horse.
”And he gets through all conditions as she showed at Randwick winning on the heavy.’’
Tristan De Angel has never raced at Rosehill Gardens but has drawn perfectly in barrier three, shouild get a gun run off speed and then be able to unwind in the straight.