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Tony Gollan’s two mares Sheiswhatsheis and Pindan Pearl have drawn side by side in Saturday’s Listed $100,000 Sky Racing Tattersall’s Mile (1600m) at Doomben.

Jockey Jim Byrne rides Pindan Pearl, above, in the Tattersall's Mile at Doomben. Photo by Steve Hart.

Jockey Jim Byrne rides Pindan Pearl, above, in the Tattersall’s Mile at Doomben. Photo by Steve Hart.

Last start winner Sheiswhatsheis has drawn barrier four in the eleven horse field while Pindan Pearl, who finished second to her stablemate in a 1640m Handicap at Doomben on July 8, will jump from gate three.

Gollan has stuck with apprentice Alannah Fancourt for Sheiswhatsheis in the non-claiming Tattersall’s Mile after the pair combined for an all the way win at Doomben last start and the five year old mare should be able to find the front again easily from the good barrier draw.

“She is very good at Doomben and around the 1600 metre mark,” Gollan told AAP.

“Hopefully, we will get a late season Doomben surface with a bit of the sting out it.”

Doomben 10,000 winning jockey Jim Byrne has also retained the mount on Pindan Pearl who will meet Shewhatsheis 1.5kg better at the weights in the Tattersall’s Mile.

Pindan Pearl produced her best return since joining the Gollan stable when second to Shewhatsheis last start and the Testa Rossa mare will also be looking to enhance her stud value with a win or a placing in the Listed Tattersall’s Mile.

“She is owned by Glenlogan Park who are very keen to get black-type with her before she goes to stud,” Gollan said.

“She has had no luck in her races since coming from the south and she does to deserve to earn black-type.”

Trainer Matthew Dunn will also saddle up two runners in the Tattersall’s Mile, Chandan from barrier eight and Madame De Ban from barrier five.

Sunshine Coast trainer Natalie McCall has brought last start Rockhampton Cup winner Colour Charge back to the city and the six year old has ended up having to carry the top weight of 58kg after the weights were raised 3.5kg at acceptance time.

James Orman takes over from Adrian Coome on Colour Charge who has drawn barrier six in the Tattersall’s Mile.

Three year old Crack Me Up will be taking on the older horses in the Tattersall’s Mile after beating his own age group in the Group 3 $125,000 XXXX Sunshine Coast Guineas (1600m) at the Sunshine Coast on July 1.

Michael Cahill replaces Damian Browne on the Liam Birchely trained Crack Me Up who has drawn the outside barrier.

2017 Tattersall’s Mile Field (1600m)

# Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 481519×071 COLOUR CHARGE Natalie Mccall James Orman 6 58kg 93
2 3622113641 SHEISWHATSHEIS Tony Gollan Ms Alannah Fancourt (a) 4 57.5kg 91
3 42602×4021 CRACK ME UP (NZ) Liam Birchley Michael Cahill 11 57.5kg 89
4 8×05976542 PINDAN PEARL Tony Gollan Jim Byrne 3 57.5kg 83
5 147303×218 CRUISING SPEED (NZ) John Meagher Ms Bridget Grylls 1 57.5kg 80
6 631009×312 SPUR LE JOUER Stuart Kendrick Glen Colless 10 57.5kg 79.5
7 x333413379 CHANDANA Matthew Dunn 8 57.5kg 79
8 138576×900 GLENDARA Barry Baldwin Matthew McGillivray (a) 7 57.5kg 78
9 x333314x56 MADAME DE BAN Matthew Dunn Robbie Fradd 5 57.5kg 73
10 55849×3380 CASHING UP Barry Lockwood 9 57.5kg 71.5
11 544×545119 HIGH DEGREE Rochelle Smith 2 57.5kg 66

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Mark Mazzaglia

Mark is a passionate journalist with a life-time involvement in the racing industry. He spent many years as an analyst and form expert at the Courier Mail and also has hands-on experience working with some of Queensland’s top trainers.

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