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April 9, 2015

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Cape Kidnappers Primed for Chief De Beers Return

A standout performer in notable black type events north of the border in recent seasons, trainer Kelly Schweida is confident classy sprinter Cape Kidnappers is a great chance of success in the Listed Chief De Beers Quality (1100m) at Doomben on Saturday despite a less-than convincing trial on Tuesday morning.

Kelly Schweida is pleased with Cape Kidnappers ahead of Saturday's Listed Chief De Beers at Doomben. Photo: Daniel Costello

Kelly Schweida is pleased with Cape Kidnappers ahead of Saturday’s Listed Chief De Beers at Doomben. Photo: Daniel Costello

Posting a commendable race record of nine wins and a further five minor place finishes through his 16 career starts so far, Cape Kidnappers has not been seen at the races since dumping jockey Damian Browne just after jump in the Listed Lough Neagh Stakes (1350m) on December 20th.

Having reportedly taken well to his time in the paddock and subsequent return to work, the Commands gelding finished off-pace in his Tuesday trial at Deagon however Schweida is by no-means concerned with his condition.

“The rain set us back as he missed a couple of jump-outs and he needed a hit-out,” Schweida told AAP.

“It was a heavy ten for the trial and I told his jockey Ric McMahon not to knock him about. I am happy with the way he has been going.

“He goes well fresh, likes the track, likes the distance and he has drawn the inside barrier. So there are a few things in his favour.”

Browne thankfully escaped injury when falling in the Lough Neagh Stakes and is pleased to have been offered the ride for the seven-year-olds 2015 Chief De Beers Quality return.

“He dipped at the start and threw me off so he owes me one,” Browne said.

Having barely put a hoof wrong for Schweida since first appearing on course midway through 2011, Cape Kidnappers made a successful transition to black type racing over the 2014 Brisbane Winter Carnival; overcoming a first-up run for seventh in the Listed Bribie Handicap (1110m) with consecutive wins in the Chief De Beers and Listed Lightning Handicap (1000m); returning to the paddock following a close run for second in the Group 3 W.J. Healy Stakes (1200m). is currently offering the best 2015 Chief De Beers Quality odds, for which Cape Kidnappers can be taken at a generous quote of $5 for success after drawing the ideal barrier 1.

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