Will Pampelonne Win First Group 1 Test? Doomben 10,000 2012

There has been plenty of hype about talented three-year-old Pampelonne heading into tomorrow’s Group 1 2012 Doomben 10,000 but the questions remains, is he ready for elite level racing?

The exciting three-year-old has been in sensational form this year and will be chasing a fourth consecutive victory after three dominant performances.

Trained by Tim Martin, the Rock Of Gibraltar gelding is fresh off a 3 1/2 length win in the $500,000 Scone Guineas and has drawn favourably in barrier three for his challenge against more experienced rivals.

Can’t work out whether to back this exciting up-and-comer this weekend? Keep reading below as we analyse the reasons to back or sack Pampelonne from your Doomben 10,000 bets this weekend as well as provide some crucial stats.

#12 Pampelonne – Horse Facts

  • Trainer: Tim Martin
  • Jockey: Corey Brown
  • Barrier: 3
  • Owner: A R Bell
  • Age: 3YO
  • Gender: Gelding
  • Breeding: by Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE) out of Jestajewel (AUS)
  • Career: 6-4-2-0
  • Prize Money: $542,900
  • Last 6: 122111
  • Current Doomben 10,000 Odds: $4.80

Why Pampelonne Can Win Doomben 10,000 2012

  • Has been dominant this year, winning three times from three starts
  • Excellent barrier three draw
  • Distance will be no concern, won by 3 1/2 length in Scone Guineas (1400m)
  • Knows how to win, four victories from six starts

Why Pampelonne Can’t Win Doomben 10,000 2012

  • Is he good enough for the elite level yet?
  • Only one week after Scone Guineas, has never raced back-to-back before
  • Comes up against far classier opposition than ever faced before

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