Darren Weir says he couldn’t be happier with the way Nature Strip is coming to hand this campaign and is confident the boom sprinter can deliver on his Group 1 potential.
For accomplished regional trainer Rodney Robb there will positives in either victory or defeat for his talented but complicated sprinter Thermosa at Tuesday’s Gunnedah TAB Summer Cup meeting.
It has been 25 years since Lindsay Park’s most recent Melbourne Cup success with Jeune in 1994 and it those colours of royal blue and white that might take the team to a fourth Cup success this year.
Fresh from victory in the $2 million Magic Millions Classic (1200m) with star filly Exhilarates, James Cummings is eyeing off a clean sweep of Australia’s two-year-old classics.
Connections of Magic Millions 2YO Classic runner up Dubious have got some consolation for their loss by picking up a $350,000 women owners’ bonus.