The Cleaner Ready to Sweep Past Rivals in George Adams Plate 2015

February 10, 2015

DEPOSIT $100 to get

$250

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50 bet with

$200

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25 to get

$75

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250 to get

$250

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

The Cleaner Ready to Sweep Past Rivals in George Adams Plate 2015

Since running ninth in the Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) during the Perth Summer Racing Carnival, cult favourite The Cleaner has been enjoying a much-deserved spell in his stables in Tasmania.

The Cleaner returned to track work in Tasmania on Tuesday, delivering a pleasing trial for trainer Mick Burles.

The Cleaner returned to track work in Tasmania on Tuesday, delivering a pleasing trial for trainer Mick Burles. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The seven-year-old gelding returned to training on Tuesday morning in a pleasing barrier trial at his home track of Longford, where he finished second to Huss Style in a breezy 700-metre trial.

Trainer Mick Burles was happy with the performance, considering Huss Style is a local sprinter that has won three times at distances between 1200 metres and 1350 metres. The Cleaner meanwhile is generally kept over the mile.

“I didn’t really expect all that much of him,” Burles told Racing Victoria.

“It was only 700 metres and they were nearly all sprinters in it, so he did well.

“He pulled up well, he didn’t blow much and we’ve still got a fortnight to go until his first race. He’s on target.”

He is being prepared for a first-up run in the Listed George Adams Plate (1600m) at Launceston on February 25 before travelling to Melbourne for the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington on March 14.

The Cleaner had the most successful campaign of his career during the late autumn/spring last year, finishing in the first two in six of his eight starts and winning his first Group level race. It was a regular success story and one that garnered the gelding a legion of new fans.

After a string of wins in the late autumn, The Cleaner won both the Group 2 Dato Chan Nam Stakes (1600m) and Group 3 JRA Cup (2040m), which earned him a spot in the field for the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m). Despite boxing on well into the straight, the gelding was simply outclassed and finished ninth to Adelaide.

However The Cleaner fought on in the Group 1 Emirates Stakes (1600m) two weeks later, earning himself a minor placing.

Despite dominating during his spring campaign in Melbourne, The Cleaner will make just a cameo appearance during the spring. After running in the 2015 Australian Cup, he will travel to Sydney to tackle The Championships series in April.

The Cleaner is nominated for both the $3 million Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) and $4 million Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) across the two week meeting and Burles is undoubtedly keen to earn a share of the lucrative prize money on offer.

Open your Ladbrokes.com.au betting account to earn some lucrative prize money yourself. Simply place your first bet with the online bookmaker to receive a $250 bonus match. 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

Dubai-Bound Hey Doc Resumes in...

Waller Gears Up 2018 Australia...

Waller Gears Up 2018 Australian Guineas Contingent

Sydney-based Chris Waller is stepping-up the autumn lead-up work for his...

Memes Vies for 2018 Expressway...

Memes Vies for 2018 Expressway Stakes Shot

A good run fresh in Saturday’s Summer Sprint at Royal Randwick could earn the...

2018 Robert Sangster Stakes Ta...

2018 Robert Sangster Stakes Target for Houtzen

The Robert Sangster Stakes 2018 in Adelaide this May could be calling for Toby...

Mr Sneaky Cheeky Chance for La...

Mr Sneaky Cheeky Chance for Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes 2018

Group 1 placed Mr Sneaky could target the 2018 Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes...

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