Hay List Could Defend Title in 2013 Newmarket Handicap

January 21, 2013

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Hay List Could Defend Title in 2013 Newmarket Handicap

Top line sprinter Hay List could be given the chance to defend his title in the 2013 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) with trainer John McNair confirming he will be nominated.

Hay List

Hay List could line up and defend his title in the Newmarket Handicap

The seven-year-old produced one of the performances of the year in last year’s Newmarket, carrying a big topweight of 58.5kg to storm home and snatch victory from Buffering in a photo finish.

Hay List has not raced since that campaign, with injury forcing him to have a lengthy layoff.

But McNair is confident he can make a successful return to the track and is positive about his chances of lining up in the Newmarket.

“We’ll nominate him for the Newmarket and if we can get him there then it it’s a bonus for us and a bonus for everyone else,” McNair told Racing Victoria.

“He’s on schedule. He will have at least one, if not two trials before he runs and we’ll just see how the next five or six weeks go and what the field is like and then we’ll work it out from there.”

The son of Statue Of Liberty is often referred to as the nation’s second best sprinter behind Black Caviar, having won 15 times from 23 starts and collected more than $2.5 million in prizemoney.

The star sprint pair could again clash in the autumn but McNair is hoping to avoid the wonder mare for as long as possible.

“They’re just two excitement machines. Personally I’d just love for them to not meet for a while,” he said.

Black Caviar is on schedule to resume in the Group 1 2013 Black Caviar Lightning (1200m) on February 16 and will have an exhibition gallop at Caulfield in the lead-up on February 2.

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