Longma Peaking Ahead of Possible Queensland Guineas Berth

May 7, 2014

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Longma Peaking Ahead of Possible Queensland Guineas Berth

Trainer Gai Waterhouse is strongly considering a trip to Brisbane and resulting appearance in the 2014 Group 2 Queensland Guineas (1400m) on May 31st for Longma after the talented three-year-old continued to display his keen racing ability with a comfortable win over 1400 metres at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.

Trainer Gai Waterhouse is strongly considering an appearance in the 2014 Queensland Guineas for in-form colt Longma

Trainer Gai Waterhouse is strongly considering an appearance in the 2014 Queensland Guineas for in-form colt Longma. Photo: Daniel Costello

A favourite amongst punters in the hours leading up to race 1 at Warwick Farm, stable representative of Waterhouse Adrian Bott told TVN the Sebring colt was impressive in stepping up to the 1400 metres, and a trip north is now well and truly on the cards.

“He’s a horse that’s always shown plenty of ability, so it’s good he’s been able to take that first step for us today” Bott said immediately after the race.

“I think that was the keep today; the step up for the 1400m and I think he’ll improve stepping up even further again.

“I’m sure he’ll take a lot of confidence from today; he’s always been a horse that’s shown he’s up to that level.”

Securing an impressive total of three wins and two places from just eight competitive starts to date, Longma was a standout performer over his maiden preparation in the spring of 2013; claiming the Gold Rush Plate (1100m) on debut before finishing an impressive sixth amongst classy competition in the in the Group 2 Danehill Stakes (1200m).

Returning to the track in typically competitive form this season, the colt out of Yes She Can Cancan was unlucky to finish second in the Ibis Milano Restaurant Maiden (1200m) first-up, and while blocked for a run and sixth in the Listed South Pacific Classic (1400m) on April 19th, returned to impressive form when third in the HMAS Vendetta C&G (1200m) prior to Wednesday’s triumph.

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