Luckygray Could Get 2013 Doncaster Mile Test after Kingston Town Win

December 11, 2012

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Luckygray Could Get 2013 Doncaster Mile Test after Kingston Town Win

Perth star Luckygray has earned another trip east after a convincing win in Saturday’s Group 1 2012 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot.

The win came on the back of a strong second to Mr Moet in the Group 1 Railway Stakes and the performances have left trainer Gino Poletti with no doubt about putting him in the firing line against some of the nation’s best in the autumn.

Poletti indicated he could take on fellow Perth gun Barakey in the 2013 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) and also suggested the 2013 Doncaster Mile is a definite possibility.

“He will have three to four weeks off in the paddock and go from there,” Poletti said.

“The Newmarket is a race which would suit him.

“The thing is I only want to give him three starts and have looked at the Doncaster as a possible race.”

It will be the second trip east for the son of Bradbury’s Luck who finished fourth in the Group 2 PB Lawrence Stakes and was a well-beaten seventh in the Group 2 Memsie Stakes before a virus was revealed which cut short his spring campaign.

Luckygray may yet to have proven himself against his eastern rivals but his record shows he is more than ready for a second shot.

He has won 12 of 18 starts and collected more than $1.7 million in prizemoney.

Highlight wins apart from Saturday’s Kingston Town Classic include last year’s Group 1 Railway Stakes, and three Group-level wins during the Perth winter.

Jim Taylor, who trains the unbeaten Barakey, has given a strong indication that the five-year-old will contest the prestigious Newmarket Handicap.

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