Baster at Trentham
MELBOURNE jockey Stephen Baster will ride Victorian mare True Excelsior in the group 1 Telegraph at Trentham.
The Leon and Troy Corstenstrained True Excelsior, who is raced by Rosemont Stud, arrived in New Zealand early on Sunday to prepare for
Saturday’s 1200m feature sprint.
Baster has ridden True Excelsior in eight of her past nine starts. The sprinter finished third in the Standish Handicap at Flemington at her most recent start.
‘‘It’s definitely a bit leftfield but she’s going well and I think both her runs back have been super. I think she deserves her