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Prince Harada’s wide barrier no concern in Caulfield Guineas

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Caulfield trainer Tony Vasil has brushed aside any concerns of a wide barrier drew for Prince Harada in the Group 1 $1m BECK Caulfield Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Prince Harada winning at Monee Valley.

A wide barrier draw won't bother Prince Harada, green, white cap, in the Caulfield Guineas. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

In fact Vasil welcomed barrier twelve in the fourteen horse feild, saying that will give new rider Damien Oliver the opportunity to give the hulky three year old plenty of galloping room throughout the race.

“He won’t get boxed in that’s for sure. It’s the total opposite of the last two runs,” Vasil told Racing And Sports.

“He’s a tall horse, long action and the trip is a positive.”

“Being the last race, getting out wide could well help. A touch of rain won’t hurt either.”

Vasil has held a very high opinion of Prince Harada from day one, even comparing him with his all-time stable star Haradasun who won a Group 1 Doncaster Handicap at Randwick, and expects the colt to be spot on for his Group 1 assignment on Saturday.

“He’s spot on, in a good place. Third up was the plan,” Vasil said.

Vasil elected to take Prince Harada to Sydney for the Group 1 $1m De Bortoli Wines Golden Rose Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill on September 14 as his final lead up for the Caulfield Guineas and is certain he returned a more mature race horse.

Even though he didn’t get the required result , Prince Harada ran a bottler of a race and after being badly held up for a run in the straight behind a wall of horses, found the line strongly to finish fifth to Zoustar.

At his previous start when second in the Group 3 $150,000 H.D.F. McNeil Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield, Prince Harada was also very unlucky and had to be severely checked by Steven Arnold when the three year old was crowded for room by eventual winner Fast ‘N’ Rocking and fourth placegetter Miracles Of Life.

Oliver is the third jockey to ride the Haradasun colt, replacing Hugh Bowman who ride the three year old in Sydney. Steven Arnold was aboard for his first three race starts.

The Caulfield Guineas market order has Prince Harada the second favourite at $4.20, with the Peter Snowden trained Long John heading the list at $3.80.

The Peter Moody trained Dissident shares the next line of betting with New Zealand colt El Roca at $8 while last start Caulfield Guineas Prelude winner Eclair Big Bang is marked as a $10 chance just in front of the Gai Waterhouse trained Divine Calling at $13.

About The Author

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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