Petrology Returns to Work Ahead of 2015 Manfred Stakes

January 16, 2015

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Petrology Returns to Work Ahead of 2015 Manfred Stakes

Group 2 Sandown Guineas (1600m) winner Petrology returned to work on Friday morning ahead of an autumn campaign that will see the colt be aimed at the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) on March 7.

Petrology returned to work ahead of a first-up run in the Manfred Stakes.

Petrology returned to work ahead of a first-up run in the Manfred Stakes. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Petrology enjoyed an impressive jump-out at Werribee on Friday morning with jockey Nick Hall. The colt sat back in the 800 metre jump-out but finished powerfully for a stylish win.

The three-year-old began his spring last year with some lackluster runs, finishing outside the placings in his first four starts including the Listed Vintage Stakes (1400m) and Listed McKenzie Stakes (1200m). However he turned his form around to win back-to-back in the Listed TV Stakes (1800m) and Group 2 Sandown Guineas (1600m) at the end of the season.

With a starting price of $14 in the Sandown Guineas, Petrology eased right out the back from the widest gate. He got to the middle of the track at the 400 metre mark and went by the remainder of the field in a completely dominant display to win two and a half lengths ahead of favourite Stratum Star.

David Hayes for one was “thrilled” with the gallop and believes the colt is improving with age.

“He’s just getting better as he gets older,” Hayes told TVN.

“He’s in good order, a lovely big colt, he’ll be improved by today’s trial.”

Petrology will resume racing at the site of his last win in a fortnight with the Group 3 Manfred Stakes (1300m) at Sandown Racecourse on Australia Day. He will then be aimed towards the 2015 Australian Guineas at Flemington depending on his form.

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