Injured Disposition Out of 2015 Australian Guineas

March 4, 2015

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Injured Disposition Out of 2015 Australian Guineas

One of the early favourites for Saturday’s Australian Guineas 2015 at Flemington Racecourse, Wez Hunter’s recent stable acquisition Disposition has suffered an injury ruling him out of the three-year-olds’ classic.

Craig Williams

Jockey Craig Williams is without a ride in Saturday’s 2015 Australian Guineas after the withdrawal of the injured Disposition from the race. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

The former Perth-trained Reset gelding has had seven starts to date four an impressive record of four wins and three seconds he was out to add to this weekend in Melbourne’s $500,000 Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m).

Runner-up to Rommel in the Group 2 WA Guineas (1600m) last November and second also to Chris Waller’s Sydney-based galloper Moriarty in the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in December, Disposition travelled to Victoria to join the Mornington-based Hunter at the start of the year.

He debuted in Melbourne on February 21 at Flemington when running a brave second just a neck off the winner Wandjina in the Group 3 CS Hayes Stakes (1400m) in the ideal Australian Guineas lead-up.

All was on track then for the former WA galloper until he was involved in an accident on Wednesday morning at Hunter’s Pinecliff training base that will likely rule him out of the remainder of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.

“He got loose and unfortunately slipped over (and) took a bit of skin off, it’s a bit frustrating to be honest,” Hunter told RSN’s Racing Ahead this morning explaining the injury after the horse got loose.

“It’s going to take him 10 days to two weeks to heal and be OK but the main thing is he’s alright.

“It’s poor timing but there’s other races around for him so hopefully we can get him right and can take him up to Sydney or something like that.”

Disposition is officially still nominated for the $3 million Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Royal Randwick in Sydney on Day 1 of The Championships, April 4, but that could be too tough an assignment with the missed work and runs in Melbourne over the next couple of weeks.

“I’m used to dealing with all sort of disappointments, it’s not the end of the world, but I do feel for (owner) Bob Peters who sent him over here for this race and he’d been going well enough to suggest he was going to be very competitive,” a disappointed Hunter added.

“His work yesterday was brilliant. I thought he was going to be really hard to beat on Saturday … but life goes on.”

The news also came as a blow for jockey Craig Williams who is now without an Australian Guineas ride.

Williams also lost a gun mount for the $1 million Group 1 Newmaket Handicap (1200m) Saturday week at Flemington, connections of the Chris Waller-trained colt Brazen Beau opting instead for Hong Kong-based Joao Moreira.

Even with Disposition out it is still shaping up as a red hot edition of the Australian Guineas on Saturday.

The official field of final acceptances is due out later today but likely stars to line-up include the improving Hobartville Stakes third placed colt Kermadec from Sydney, Tony McEvoy’s Group 2 Autumn Classic winner over 1800m at Caulfield last weekend Alpine Eagle and Gai Waterhouse’s CS Hayes Stakes champ at the track last month Wandjina who will have a jockey change after the suspension of Damien Oliver.

Stay tuned for all the latest on the Group 1 in Melbourne this weekend, and also don’t forget to head to Ladbrokes.com.au for the best Australian Guineas betting markets and a $250 free bonus bet offer running for new depositing players this season!

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