2013 Rosehill Guineas Start Up in the Air for Fiveandahalfstar

March 26, 2013

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2013 Rosehill Guineas Start Up in the Air for Fiveandahalfstar

Anthony Cummings will wait until a track gallop on Wednesday morning to make up his mind on whether or not Fiveandahalfstar will back up in Saturday’s Group 1 2013 Rosehill Guineas (2000m).

A start in the Rosehill Guineas for Fiveandahalfstar will be decided on Wednesday morning. Photo: Steve Hart.

If the three-year-old does line up in the Guineas, it will be his fifth start of the campaign and potentially mean he contests four Group 1 races over four consecutive weeks.

The Victoria Derby winner was second in the Ranvet Stakes on Saturday and is believed to also be heading towards the Group 1 $2.25 million 2013 BMW (2400m) on April 6 and the Group 1 $1.5 million 2013 Australian Derby (2400m) the following week.

“I was happy with his condition today and he will have a gallop in the morning and then we will work out what we do,” Cummings said.

The Hotel Grand gelding has shown his ability to back up before, winning the Victoria Derby just six days after racing in his final lead-up in the spring.

Despite having won just three times from 19 starts, Fiveandhalfstar has established himself as one of the nation’s top stayers, collecting more than $1.3 million in prizemoney.

He has finished second in all four autumn starts to date, including the Group 1 Australian Cup behind fellow three-year-old Super Cool.

The BMW and Derby are more lucrative and believed to be the major autumn targets so Fiveandahalfstar is likely to have to be at the top of his game to take a place in the Rosehill Guineas.

The young stayer is a clear favourite to win the BMW, currently being offered at $4 at bookmaker.com.au.

Ranvet Stakes third placegetter Maluckyday is a $10 second favourite ahead of Melbourne Cup fourth Kelinni ($11), New Zealand mare Silent Achiever ($13), Melbourne Cup runner-up Fiorente ($14) and Kris Lees-trained import Hathras ($16).

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