2015 Randwick Guineas Aim for Kermadec

January 28, 2015

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2015 Randwick Guineas Aim for Kermadec

A promising trial at Warwick Farm on Tuesday morning has the Chris Waller-trained Carbine Club Stakes winner Kermadec looking good ahead of his autumn return targeting the Randwick Guineas 2015.

Kermadec (outside)

Kermadec (outside) will run in either the Randwick Guineas or Melbourne’s Australian Guineas on March 7 this autumn. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

The Teofilo colt has won two of his three starts to date so, while lightly-raced, has already shown plenty of promise and potential for a big Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival campaign.

His debut was a Warwick Farm win in late September last year followed by a devastatingly close second to Muscovado over the Randwick mile in October.

Then on Victoria Derby Day, November 1, he travelled to Melbourne and was strong to the line for a head win over Stratum Star in the Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes (1600m) at Flemington.

His first official trial of the New Year was on January 15 where he settled worse than midfield over 740m at Randwick but worked home solidly down the centre of the track to finish fifth.

Then yesterday he ran over 808m in a Three-Year-Old Group & Listed trial, the fifth of the morning, and Blake Shinn rode him for another fifth this time behind the John O’Shea-trained Memorial.

The hit-out also featured Golden Slipper winning filly Mossfun who finished three-quarters of a length away second ahead of her much awaited return.

Shinn, who enjoyed a winning double at Canterbury on Australia Day, was pleased with the run of Kermadec who Waller announced after his Carbine Club Stakes win as a genuine chance for the $600,000 Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) at Royal Randwick on March 7.

The Warwick Farm jump-outs were called off after the first five of the morning due to the rain and Shinn was pleased he was able to partner Kermadec, who he believes will be a strong force over 1600m and beyond this time in, before that.

“The track was very wet, so I didn’t want to bottom anything out, but Kermadec is in great order and looks set for a big autumn,” he told Racenet.

“I kept a bit in reserve, but he hit the line strongly against some very good horses, and you’ll see the best of him when he gets over some ground.”

There is also a chance Waller could travel Kermadec to Melbourne for a shot at the $500,000 Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m), held on the same day as the Randwick Guineas, at Flemington instead.

Kermadec was one of 122 Australian Guineas nominations taken by Racing Victoria on Tuesday, 10 of which were entered by Waller.

“I’ve got the stable in Melbourne, he’s already a winner at Flemington, so it’s a matter of trying to place him in the easiest race,” Waller said.

“He’s a colt, so winning a group one is what it’s all about.

“I just want to give him his best chance.”

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