Reparations to Run in Standish Handicap 2015

December 3, 2014

Reparations to Run in Standish Handicap 2015

Hall of Fame trainer Lee Freedman has named the 2015 Standish Handicap on New Year’s Day in Melbourne as the likely next-up summer assignment for the Godolphin-owned Reparations.

Reparations

Melbourne Cup Day winner Reparations is 2015 Standish Handicap-bound this January at Flemington. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

The Exceed And Excel six-year-old resumed off a five month spell at Flemington on Melbourne Cup Day in early November.

There he enjoyed a one and a quarter length victory over Office Bearer scoring an upset as a 30-1 outsider in the Listed MSS Security Sprint (1200m).

He could now return to the track and distance on January 1 when back up to Group company for a shot at the $200,000 Group 3 Standish Handicap (1200m), a race Freedman expects him to perform well in on fresh legs.

“He’s had a break and will have a trial leading up to the race and will go into the race fresh like he did during Cup week,” he told Racing Victoria.

Reparations was tested in Group 1 class during the winter in Brisbane when racing in Queensland’s richest race, the $1.3 million Stradbroke Handicap (1400m).

He was disappointing however in that June 7 clash running 15th behind River Lad on the back of some nice Melbourne and Sydney lead-up form including a Listed Thoroughbred Club Cup (1440m) win at Caulfield in May.

The MSS Security Sprint was just his second run at Flemington Racecourse and atoned for his failed effort there when a distant 14th of 15 runners behind Tuscan Fire over 1410m in August last year.

This year’s Standish Handicap winner Flamberge who went on to contest the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) and the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1220m), crossing fifth in both races behind the world’s highest rated sprinter Lankan Rupee, during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.

If Reparations measures up in the Standish then Freedman could also look to follow this path during the autumn with the progressive sprinter.

To get behind Reparations next start at the best prices visit Ladbrokes.com.au and open an account with the bookie rewarding players with up to $500 in bonus bets for a limited time only!

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

Rogerson Dreams of 2018 Melbou...

The Everest 2018 Field to Feat...

The Everest 2018 Field to Feature Redzel

Inaugural champion Redzel has officially secured his position in the 2018 The...

2018 The Everest Field Takes S...

2018 The Everest Field Takes Shape: In Her Time Confirmed

She missed out on a shot at the world’s richest race on turf last spring but...

Trapeze Artist Secures 2018 Th...

Trapeze Artist Secures 2018 The Everest Slot for Aquis

The first official slot in The Everest 2018 field has been confirmed with...

El Dorado Dreaming of 2018 VRC...

El Dorado Dreaming of 2018 VRC Oaks Bid

Ben Smith’s ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes winning filly El Dorado Dreaming is in...

Horse Racing Today

2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup Betti...

2018 Queensland Oaks Betting U...

2018 Queensland Oaks Betting Update

The Chris Waller domination of the 2018 Queensland Winter Racing Carnival will...

Baker snug about Champagne Cud...

Baker snug about Champagne Cuddles chances in 2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup

Trainer Bjorn Baker is snug about the chances of his three year old filly...

Capacity field of 16 for 2018 ...

Capacity field of 16 for 2018 Queensland Oaks: Waller has 5

A capacity field of sixteen fillies will line up in the 2018 Group 1 $500,000...

A win by English in 2018 Kings...

A win by English in 2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup could secure an Everest slot

Doomben 10,000 winner English could be racing for a slot in the 2018 The...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field