Wet Track Only Concern for Ethiopia in 2013 Doncaster Mile

April 16, 2013

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Wet Track Only Concern for Ethiopia in 2013 Doncaster Mile

Ethiopia trainer Pat Carey is confident his charge is in good order for Saturday’s Group 1 2013 Doncaster Mile (1600m) but admits concerns about a possible wet track.

Ethiopia is set to run first-up in the Doncaster Mile on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

The four-year-old hasn’t been seen since injury caused him to finish last in the Melbourne Cup but Carey has no problems with throwing him into the prestigious $1.5 million race first-up.

“We’re very happy with him, he’s had a good preparation, everything we wanted to do with him we have been able to do,” Carey told Racing Network.

“He’s as fit as we can get him without giving him a run.”

The Randwick track was this morning rated as heavy and Carey still hasn’t decided whether he will run if it is wet on Saturday.

“We’re not keen to run him on a heavy track, but that is open at the moment,” he said.

The Helenus gelding will be having just his second start at Randwick, winning the 2012 Group 1 Australian Derby at his only other trip to the venue.

The Derby is the only victory of Ethiopia’s career so far but he also made plenty take notice when finishing fourth to Ocean Park in the Cox Plate.

Lightly raced for just eight starts, he is part of a capacity 20-horse Doncaster Mile field announced this morning.

Heading the group is superstar colt Pierro who will start as favourite in his attempt to claim a fourth straight win and keep an unbeaten Sydney record alive this weekend.

Last year’s runner-up Shoot Out will carry the topweight of 58kg while other notable runners include in-form mare Appearance and classy filly Norzita.

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