Caulfield Guineas 2012 Possibility for Stralia

July 23, 2012

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Caulfield Guineas 2012 Possibility for Stralia

Emerging colt Stralia has been touted as a potential 2012 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) starter after excelling since debuting earlier this month.

The rising three-year-old won on debut at Flemington on July 7 and relished a step up to 1400 metres on the weekend when scoreing a convincing victory in the Blackwoods Plate.

Trained by Mark Riley at Mornington, the son of Stratum was bought for $140,000 but his early career form suggests he is likely to be a valuable investment.

Riley said the prestigious Caulfield Guineas was a potential spring target for the raw youngster but admitted the Group 2 Sandown Guineas later in the spring was a more likely option.

“It’s tempting to give him dash at the Caulfield Guineas, but this is only winter and a lot of good horses will come along,” Riley said.

“Probably the Sandown Guineas will be more suitable.”

Riley said the talented colt was still untapped and is expecting him to improve as he steps up in distance in the spring.

The Mornington trainer currently owns 75 percent of Stralia but despite his initial success Riley said he is still up for sale.

If the promising horse does make it to the starting line in the $1 million Caulfield feature, it is likely he will come up against the best three-year-olds in the country with the likes of Pierro and All Too Hard also potential starters.

Both colts are set to make their return to racing in September in the Group 1 Golden Rose, which stands as the first elite-level event of the 2012-13 season.

Pierro, one of the stars of the Autumn Carnival with his unbeaten Group 1 treble, is back in work at Gai Waterhouse‘s Randwick stables and is reportedly progressing well towards his first Melbourne spring campaign. preferred bookie now has markets open for a number of the major spring features, so sign up today to back an early winner.

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