Parcel in Top Form Ahead of 2015 Chairman’s Stakes

February 5, 2015

Parcel in Top Form Ahead of 2015 Chairman’s Stakes

Wez Hunter’s Parcel was one of nine two-year-olds that featured in the Group 3 Chairman’s Stakes (1000m) final field on Wednesday.

Parcel will take on the likes of Prompt Return (pictured) in the Chairman's Stakes at Sandown on Saturday.

Parcel will take on the likes of Prompt Return (pictured) in the Chairman’s Stakes at Sandown on Saturday. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

This may have surprised some racing fans considering the filly was last seen rearing and dumping apprentice jockey Chris Parnham at Moonee Valley last Friday before running loose for roughly five minutes.

However renowned chiropractor Michael Bryant looked over Parcel earlier in the week, giving her the go ahead to continue her Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) preparation.

“Physically, there is nothing wrong with her. I gave her a gallop yesterday and she’s fine,” Hunter told TVN.

“She seems alright, we’ll push on. She was really going well into the Valley race, I thought she would go there and just win.

“Sandown is much harder, we’ll get a better idea of where we sit.”

Since Parcel was a late scratching at Moonee Valley last Friday, the filly will need win or run second in the Chairman’s Stakes to earn enough prize money to boost her place in the 2015 Blue Diamond order of entry, where she currently sits at No. 28.

However the 2015 Chairman’s Stakes will be a much tougher race to win considering there is a host of Blue Diamond contenders also looking to boost their order of entry, including Group 3 Maribyrnong Plate (1000m) winner Prompt Return and Robert Smerdon’s Thurlow.

Parcel won her debut at Bendigo on December 21, winning a 2YO Maiden Plate over 900 metres three-quarters of a length in front of Jameka. In the process the filly erased Innovation Girl’s track record.

She is a $7 shot to win the Chairman’s Stakes at and a $51 shot in the Blue Diamond futures betting.

The Chairman’s Stakes will run at 3:15pm (AEDT) at Sandown Racecourse this Saturday. Parcel will need to overcome a start from the widest gate while Chris Parnham will return to the saddle after being reared last week.

If the filly is successful in the race, she’ll move onto the $1 million Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield in three weeks’ time.

Open your online betting account to receive a $250 bonus match on your first bet. Just quote code: BETBONUS.

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

Capacity field of 16 for 2018 ...

2018 Kingsford-Smith Final fie...

2018 Kingsford-Smith Final field: English draws barrier 1

Rejuvenated Group 1 performer English has drawn barrier one in the final field...

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...

BRC Sires’ Produce Stake...

BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes nominations: Waller’s trio top 3 in betting

The Chris Waller trained two year ods  The Autumn Sun, Zousain and Lean Mean...

Waller to have multiple runner...

Waller to have multiple runners in 2018 Queensland Oaks

Recently inducted Hall Of Fame trainer Chris Waller is likely to have multiple...

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