Wet to Suit Gold Symphony in 2017 Carrington Stakes

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Wet to Suit Gold Symphony in 2017 Carrington Stakes

Co-trainer Paul Snowden is hoping a wet Randwick track this weekend can keep the return-to-winning-form going with dual Group 3 winner Gold Symphony in the Carrington Stakes 2017.

Gold Symphony

Gold Symphony chases back-to-back summer wins in Sydney’s Carrington Stakes 2017 this Saturday at Royal Randwick. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

The now four-year-old son of 2009 Blue Diamond Stakes winner Reward For Effort was formerly prepared by Peter Moody and made a big impact early in his racing career.

He was earmarked for a shot at last year’s Australian Guineas during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival after winning the Group 3 Vain Stakes (1100m) and Group 3 HDF McNeil Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield in August of 2015.

A disappointing campaign that saw him finish at the tail-end of the field in both the Group 3 Manfred Stakes (1200m) and Group 3 CS Hayes Stakes (1400m) when 12th and 11th respectively last February however saw Group 1 ambitions abandoned.

Now racing for Team Snowden the horse is slowly getting back to his best including a last start win at Warwick Farm in a Benchmark 92 over 1400m on January 7.

Gold Symphony broke a winning drought that went back to that 2015 McNeil Stakes win when relishing a Soft (7) course to post a nearly two length victory over the Bjorn Baker-trained mare Imposing Lass.

“He won well the other day,” Snowden, who trains in partnership with his father Peter, told AAP on Tuesday.

“It was a small field but he beat horses that have got form – Girl Sunday and Imposing Lass.”

Imposing Lass franked the form when she backed-up from her second at the Farm to win the Group 3 Belle Of The Turf Stakes (1600m) at Gosford last week even going up from 50.5kg to 58kg.

Now Snowden hopes Gold Symphony can post back-to-back wins when he takes on just six rivals in the $150,000 Listed Tattersalls Club Carrington Stakes (1400m).

“They’ve competed against a higher level and he beat them on his merits so it was good to see,” Snowden said.

“Maybe he might have been flattered with the wet conditions but at least the horse is back to winning form.”

Gold Symphony comes back from 54.5kg to the 53kg minimum, is drawn in barrier three and may see another rain-affected track with rain predicted in Sydney on Friday.

One on his outside is stablemate Princefamous who has also been accepted for despite his distant 11th to Le Cordon Bleu last time out in the Listed Canterbury Classic (1200m) on December 31.

Prior to that the son of Fast ‘N’ Famous caught the eye winning first-up at Rosehill finishing third to Kuro in the Listed Starlight Stakes (1100m) second-up.

“This time through he’s been good. He won first-up and there’s been excuses ever since,” Snowden said of the galloper who gets out to 1400m for the first time in the Carrington Stakes.

“He’s a horse who can race well Saturday.”

The other headline Carrington Stakes acceptors this summer are the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained top weight Ecuador (61kg) coming off a December Handicap win and the Peter Robl-trained Ninth Legion to be ridden by Blake Shinn.

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