Kermadec Capable of Success in Caulfield Stakes

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Kermadec Capable of Success in Caulfield Stakes

Kermadec has returned to racing in typically impressive form this time, and regular hoop Glen Boss is confident the four-year-old is in the right form to deliver a talented field defeat at his first appearance over 2000m in Saturday’s 2015 Caulfield Stakes.

Kermadec will step up to 2000m for the first time in Saturday's Group 1 Caulfield Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart

Kermadec will step up to 2000m for the first time in Saturday’s Group 1 Caulfield Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart

Kermadec undoubtedly produced a career-best effort to date when delivering an open field defeat in the major Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) during The Championships; quickly building to the task this time in placing fifth in the Group 2 Warwick Stakes (1400m) and second in the Group 2 Chelmsford Stakes (1600m) before returning to the winner’s circle in the Group 1 George Main Stakes (1600m) on September 19th.

Boss was unable to take the ride on the Teofilo entire in the George Main Stakes through suspension, but believes the conditions of the 2015 Caulfield Stakes will figure as perfect, particularly as a final competitive point of call ahead of the Cox Plate.

“He’s probably in the top three horses in Australia,” Boss said.

“Physically he’s tightened up a lot. He was always going to need his first two runs and his coat was always going to come through at his third and it would be his third run where we would start to see the change in him.

“Obviously he came out and won well but just looking at him physically he’s tightened up a lot since that run so he should be right at his peak for these next two runs.

“All the signs are there but he’s got to go out and do it, especially at this level where there’s nowhere to hide.

“He’ll meet some really good horses on Saturday and he’s got to go out there and show that he’s a really good mile-and-a-quarter (2000m) horse but all the indications are that he will.

“He’s a relaxed customer in his work and he’s a push-button type of colt and now he’s just got to tick that box.”

Kermadec has posted an impressive four wins and four minors through eleven career starts so far, and returned this year for fourth in the Group 3 Eskimo Prince Stakes (1200m); progressing to third in the talent-rich Group 2 Hobartville Stakes (1400m) and a luckless fourth in the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m).

Running on for third in the Group 1 George Ryder Stakes (1500m) in what was his only other start prior to the Doncaster Mile, Kermadec will perhaps face his greatest task to date in the 2015 Caulfield Stakes; drawn to face the likes of Fawkner and Criterion on a level field.

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