Can Waterhouse Claim Another Title in 2013 Golden Slipper?

April 5, 2013

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Can Waterhouse Claim Another Title in 2013 Golden Slipper?

With four Golden Slipper titles to her name, Gai Waterhouse is undeniably one of the best trainers of two-year-olds in the country.

Overreach is one of three Gai Waterhouse-trained chances in the Golden Slipper. Photo: Steve Hart.

She sits in equal second spot of all-time Slipper wins with Clarry Conners, Lee Freedman and the legendary Bart Cummings.

Only her father, the great TJ Smith (6), has trained more.

Waterhouse is gunning for back-to-back titles in the 2013 Golden Slipper after champion colt Pierro saluted last year and she has three chances representing her.

So can the high profile Sydney trainer again claim the $3.5 million sprint? Keep reading as we run over the form of each of her Slipper contenders.

#11 Overreach $2.50

A deserving short-priced favourite. This Exceed and Excel filly has produced incredible lead-up form, winning the Widden Stakes by six lengths and the Moet and Chandon Stakes by 4 1/2.

Has drawn barrier one, the same barrier Pierro came from last year, and has shown an ability to ping from the barriers and dictate from the front.

The wet track provides a slight query as she hasn’t raced on worse than dead but jockey Tommy Berry is confident she can handle the ground after riding her in trackwork.

#13 Sweet Idea $10

One of the few horses in the race who have proven they can run in the wet. Won the Silver Slipper on a heavy 9 and the money has come accordingly.

Backed into $10 after opening at $15 and has proven herself a quality galloper. Was second in the Magic Millions prior to the Silver Slipper and is yet to miss a place from five starts.

Jim Cassidy, who won the Slipper for Waterhouse on Ha Ha in 2001, stays aboard.

#6 Whittington $20

The forgotten Waterhouse runner and her only colt in the field. A winner of two of three starts, is coming off a strong Lonhro Plate win.

Is partnered by Nash Rawiller who won the race on Pierro last year and knows how to get the job done on the biggest stage.

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