Outsider Whitlam Aiming for Upset in 2014 The Goodwood

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Outsider Whitlam Aiming for Upset in 2014 The Goodwood

Despite registering as a rank outsider and least favourite to claim this afternoon’s featured Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) at South Australia’s Morphettville Racecourse, trainer Danielle Wilson is confident inclement weather around track will play to the strengths of Whitlam.

Trainer Danielle Wilson is hopeful of a good run from Whitlam in the 2014 Goodwood

Trainer Danielle Wilson is hopeful of a good run from Whitlam in the 2014 Goodwood. Photo: Steve Hart

More than earning his position in this afternoon’s feature race, Wilson said Whitlam has been unlucky not to score a race win since arriving in her care in 2013, having to overcome poor running position more times than not.

“It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity” Wilson told Fox Sports.

“He just seems to find himself in the wrong place at the wrong time.

“He’s been giving the leaders about seven lengths and isn’t being beaten far.

“He’s very honest.”

Unlucky to finishing second to in-form sprinter Siwa Lady in the Listed Oakbank Stakes (1100m) last time out, Wilson said several key features of the 2014 Goodwood could well play into the style of Whitlam this afternoon.

“He just likes to take a set and settle in his races” Wilson said.

“He’s been performing well and I’m happy with how he’s going; I know he’ll try his guts out.

“We’ve been praying for rain.”

Claiming four wins and sixteen places from 30 competitive starts to date, Whitlam has finishing outside the minors just once since arriving to Wilson’s stables from fellow trainer Kris Lees in September 2013.

A former Darley horse, the Elusive Quality gelding started his racing tenure under the guidance of leading trainer Peter Snowden.

Allocated the central barrier 10 for the 2014 Goodwood, Whitlam is currently given no hope for success in betting markets and can be taken at unbelievable odds on $201 for a win, or $50 for a place.

Returning to the winner’s circle in claiming the Group 2 Euclase Stakes (1200m) last time out, Miracles Of Life is currently outright favourite for success in Goodwood betting markets, offered at a quote of $7.50 ahead of Platelet and Driefontein; currently sharing the second line of betting at current $8 odds.

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