2015 Randwick Guineas Primary Target for Hallowed Crown

January 15, 2015

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2015 Randwick Guineas Primary Target for Hallowed Crown

Co-trainer James Cummings has confirmed Hallowed Crown is unlikely to race in Melbourne this autumn and instead will focus on a primary Sydney target of the Randwick Guineas 2015.

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The 2015 Randwick Guineas is the primary early target in Sydney for Group 1 winner Hallowed Crown. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Street Sense colt has won four of his five career starts to date, most famously the Group 1 Golden Rose Stakes (1400m) in September last year in a top effort from an outside barrier 14 of 15 draw.

Two of his other wins were at Group 3 level, including the Run To the Rose first-up in the mud at Rosehill, with the three-year-old yet to race outside of Sydney.

Following his impressive Golden Rose win where he came from last-to-first, Hallowed Crown raced again at Randwick in the Group 2 Roman Consul Stakes (1200m).

He half missed the jump that day however and ended up in a bad spot, tightened for room and hitting the line very flat when two and a half lengths away fourth behind the Chris Waller-trained Brazen Beau.

James and his co-trainer and grandfather Bart Cummings sent the Group 1 winner out after that to spell ahead of an autumn return, the galloper back in work and gearing up for a trial in the coming weeks at Randwick.

“Fantastic, he’s doing really well for us,” Cummings told RSN’s Racing Ahead on Thursday morning.

“He galloped this morning over 800 metres and he’ll trial over the coming weeks.

“It’s very satisfying to see him come back with a good deal more meat on him.”

All reports to the team from his trackwork riders have been that the horse is back feeling as good as when he went out, which is exactly the news Cummings wants to hear as he plans the autumn for one of his stable stars.

While the official word Cummings was that there would be no Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival appearance from Hallowed Crown, he quickly added that they would be foolish not to nominate for the $500,000 Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington on March 7 just in case.

“I gave that (a run in Melbourne) strong consideration but was worried about the pattern of running a horse first-up in Melbourne when his main targets are all in Sydney,” he said.

“So he’s not going to Melbourne.

“But it would be foolish to not at least nominate for the Australian Guineas.”

The 2015 Australian Guineas however is an unlikely goal with plans to head towards the $600,000 Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) on the same day in Sydney instead.

“The Randwick Guineas is a primary early target and that will tell us a lot more about where we go from there,” Cummings said.

“The horse is really building up to that big Randwick mile in all the work he does now.

“We’re pretty happy with him.”

As a back-up the bookmakers have added Hallowed Crown in their futures markets for the $1.5 million Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m), run at Randwick on April 4, with the youngster paying $17 in markets led by the Joe Pride-trained Darley Classic winner Terravista ($4.60) and runner-up Chautauqua ($5).

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