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2014 Melbourne Cup Bid On For Kirramosa

A nice track gallop between races in Sydney over the weekend from Kirramosa has convinced trainer John Sargent the Crown Oaks winning filly will target the Melbourne Cup 2014 this spring.


Crown Oaks winner Kirramosa will target the Melbourne Cup 2014 this spring. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Alamosa three-year-old Kirramosa, four on Friday, has won four of her eight starts to date most notably taking out the Group 1 Crown Oaks (2500m) at Flemington back in November last year.

She had her first public gallop since then on Saturday at Randwick given a hit-out between races along with a number of other Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival-bound stars.

It was an important trial as she missed the autumn due to injury, and one that showed she had recovered from the operation to remove a bone chip from her fetlock.

The Kiwi import is likely to resume racing in the $175,000 Group 2 Missile Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick in Sydney first before heading to Victoria.

In Melbourne Sargent plans to target the Spring Cups double with Kirramosa, the first leg of which is the $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) on October 18.

After that the major prize is then of course the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday November 4.

Sargent is hoping her classic form as a three-year-old holds in the new season in the staying majors, and was more convinced of that after Saturday’s gallop.

“I think she is a genuine stayer for the Cups but sometimes they don’t take that step as four-year-olds,” Sargent told AAP.

“She will start off in the Missile Stakes and step up in distance from there.”

Sargent also named the $500,000 Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) over the mile at Royal Randwick on October 4 as another possible spring option for Kirramosa.

Caulfield Cup all-in betting is currently led by another Oaks winner ATC Oaks champ Rising Romance at $13.

Kirramosa then occupies the second line at $15 equal with Sydney Cup winner The Offer and Storm Queen Stakes winner Lucia Valentina who was third in the ATC Oaks last time out.

Rising Romance beat home Zanbagh in the ATC Oaks, the runner-up having previously finished second to Kirramosa who was backing up from a Group 2 Wakeful Stakes (2000m) win five days earlier in the Crown Oaks last spring.

Nash Rawiller rode the Crown Oaks winner but before that Tommy Berry partnered Kirramosa for her Wakeful success and he was aboard for her track gallop over the weekend.

“She pulled up like she hadn’t been around,” Berry said.

“She is in great order.”

Meanwhile Melbourne Cup odds have the Gai Waterhouse-trained The Offer installed as the $13 favourite there while Kirramosa can be found further down the markets at $26.

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