Chris Waller’s fillies dominate the nominations...
Chris Waller trained gelding Shoot Out will head into tomorrow’s 2012 Ranvet Stakes as favourite and the five-year-old has earnt that title.
Shoot Out has been in excellent form in the lead up to the Group 1 $400,000 race which will take place over 2000 metres at Sydney’s Rosehill Gardens.
He started promisingly in 2012 with two placings before delivering a sensational two-length victory in the Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes two weeks ago.
The two-time Group 1 winner is no stranger to big races and will be helped by champion Sydney jockey Hugh Bowman when re runs from a favourable barrier eight position on Saturday.
Horse Facts – Shoot Out
- Jockey: Hugh Bowman
- Trainer: Chris Waller
- Owners: G L Huddy and Mrs L F Huddy
- Gender: Gelding
- Breeding: by High Caparral out of Pentamerous
- Career: 27 8-4-4
- Prize Money: $2,186,950
- Current Ranvet Stakes Odds: $3.50 at bookmaker.com.au
Why Shoot Out Can Win the 2012 Ranvet Stakes
- He is in good form this year, coming off a Chipping Norton Stakes win
- He is a proven performer in big races, having won at Group 1 level twice
- He will be ridden by champion jockey Hugh Bowman with who he is familar
- He has received a favourable mid-field barrier draw (8)
Why Shoot Out Can’t Win the 2012 Ranvet Stakes
- He has never won at 2000 metres before
- Only a small group of legends have been able to win the Chipping Norton and the Ranvet in the same year
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