Watermans Bay Wins 2015 Victoria Handicap

April 4, 2015

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Watermans Bay Wins 2015 Victoria Handicap

Watermans Bay returned to his best form to take out the 2015 Victoria Handicap at Caulfield this afternoon.

Jockey Steven Arnold was able to settle Watermans Bay in a lovely position just behind the leading group in the early stages of the Victoria Handicap, while last year’s winner Sistine Demon took up the running.

Arnold made his run on Watermans Bay at the right time and the talented sprinted showed her impressive turn-of-foot when asked for an extra effort to finish over the top of The Peak and Sistine Demon to record his first race win Melbourne.

“He did a great job,” Arnold said after the race.

“We thought he was going really well going into the Newmarket, but he put in a really below par performance, but he was back to his best today up to that trip.

“I thought that we would be midfield and I was actually happy to be behind Amorino in the race and then got off the Peak’s back.

“He had a good kick late.”

Watermans Bay was far from disgraced when he started his autumn campaign in the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington, but he produced a very flat performance when he finished at the tail of the field in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at the same venue on Super Saturday.

Trainer Daniel Morton said that he had given Watermans Bay a very quiet time to get over a couple of niggling issues coming out of his Newmarket Handicap run and he was delighted that resiudal fitness had got the gelding over the line in the Victoria Handicap.

“It was a disappointng effort last start and it went a little bit pear shaped in that run, but was working super going into the Newmarket and we just had to put him back together for his and he finishes his races off super when he is right,” Morton said.

“I didn’t overtax him and luckily enough he had a bit of residual fitness that we were counting on and he was able to get the job done.

“I think we would be keen to put him in a paddock now.

“He has been in and out with only short breaks in between.”

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