Second Effort to Shine in Wet 2012 PB Lawrence Stakes

August 17, 2012

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Second Effort to Shine in Wet 2012 PB Lawrence Stakes

Caulfield trainer Clinton McDonald is hoping a wet track can help Second Effort record an upset victory in tomorrow’s Group 2 2012 PB Lawrence Stakes (1400m) at his home track.

With the track currently rated as heavy and more rain predicted for tonight, the six-year-old will get conditions to suit when he contests the $220,000 event.

A winner of eight of 21 starts, seven of those victories have been recorded on tracks rated slow or worse including his breakthrough stakes victory in the Listed Wangoom Handicap in May.

McDonald is confident he will prove to be competitive despite being rated a $17.00 outsider in the PB Lawrence betting market.

“We’re really happy with him coming into this race,” McDonald said.

“He gets the track to suit, it’s going to be very heavy. The wetter the better for him, he’s got a fantastic record on the wet track.”

Drawing well in barrier five, Second Effort will be ridden by Chris Symonds in what is a quality 12-horse field.

Heading the PB Lawrence betting market is Perth star Luckygray ($3.40) who will be having his first ever start on a wet surface.

Luckygray trainer Gino Poletti yesterday admitted he was not sure how his stable star would fare in the soft footing but is confident he is in good shape physically.

The in-form Ready To Rip ($4.00) has been backed heavily in the PB Lawrence Stakes and comes into the race chasing a third consecutive stakes victory.

Trained by Peter Moody, the five-year-old showed his appreciation for soft going when winning both the Listed All Victorian Sprint Final and the Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes.

Also starting in the PB Larwrence Stakes are Cox Plate placegetter Rekindled Interest ($6.00) and dual Group 1 winner Heart Of Dreams ($7.50).

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