Rawiller Confident On Real Love in Adelaide Cup 2016

March 14, 2016

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Rawiller Confident On Real Love in Adelaide Cup 2016

Darren Weir’s former Perth Cup winning mare Real Love jumps short-priced favourite in Monday afternoon’s 2016 Adelaide Cup after the scratching of her star stablemate Signoff, but jockey Brad Rawiller was already confident in his mount.

Brad Rawiller

After a second in the race last year jockey Brad Rawiller is confident of taking out the 2016 Adelaide Cup aboard the new favourite Real Love. Photo: Steve Hart.

Last spring’s Melbourne Cup winning trainer Weir was forced to scratch the last start Lord Reims Stakes winner Signoff from the $400,000 Group 2 Adelaide Cup (3200m) on Saturday due to an elevated temperature.

The horse heads to the paddock now to prepare for a spring return where he’ll target the two mile classic Weir won in an upset with Prince Of Penzance ($101) last year, the $6.2 million Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on the first Tuesday of November.

Weir still saddles-up the favourite in Adelaide Cup betting this afternoon however with Perth-owned mare Real Love the one to beat paying $2.20 for the win through Ladbrokes.com.au.

A five-year-old daughter of Desert King, she comes off a win in the Listed Roy Higgins Quality (2600m) at Flemington from March 5.

Jockey Rawiller was aboard her that day as well as her third to Swacadelic, the $8.50 second favourite in Adelaide Cup odds for the rematch, the run before in the Listed Torney Cup (2500m) when beaten only a half-length in a race Signoff was second in.

He is now supremely confident heading into the Adelaide Cup over the two miles believing Real Love was always the one to beat even with Signoff in the field.

“He was going to be very hard to beat but even still, I was going into the race full of confidence that my horse was there to be a winning chance,” Rawiller told Racing Victoria on Sunday.

“This has been her goal for the preparation since she’s been over from Perth.

“It was a bonus on the way through to win last time (in the Roy Higgins Quality), but it was the right run going forward to the Adelaide Cup.”

Real Love won the Roy Higgins carrying 56.5kg and drops to 55.5kg for the Adelaide Cup, a weight Rawiller worked hard to get down to in order to retain his association with the $932,210 earner.

“I’ve been set for this for a couple of weeks, it’s probably been since the spring carnival since I’ve (ridden at that weight),” he said.

“It’s just a lot of running, a lot of sauna, sweating, dieting – just training hard.”

Rawiller shoots for his maiden Adelaide Cup win having placed in the race on a couple of previous occasions including last year aboard Taiyoo who was beaten by just a short half-head by Tanby in 2015.

“I ran second on Taiyoo by the smallest possible margin and I ran third on Banana Man (in 2009),” he said.

“So it’d be nice to win.”

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