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The Group 1 $1m Randwick Guineas (1600m) at Randwick on March 10 is an Autumn Carnival option for Kementari who returned to the race track with a soft win in the Group 3 $150,000 Aquis Farm Eskimo Prince Stakes (1200m) at Warwick Farm.

Kementari, above, scores a very soft win in the Eskimo Prince Stakes at Warwick Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Kementari, above, scores a very soft win in the Eskimo Prince Stakes at Warwick Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Godolphin representative Darren Beadman said while the Randwick Guineas is not set in concrete, trainer James Cummings will be looking at $1m race for the three year olds as a suitable options.

The Group 1 $1m Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington a week before the Randwick Guineas could also come under consideration.

“James has probably got a few options where he goes with him but that (Randwick Guineas) is probably one,” Beadman said.

“He is an exciting colt. He has got an extremely bright future. From day one he has really impressed us with everything he has done.”

“What really showed today was his class and his acceleration and the way he was able to put away some pretty nice horses.”

“He has got an awe about him this horse.”

Winning jockey Glyn Schofield settled Kementari ($3.30) in the middle of the pack before easing him out on the home turn and you could see that he had a lap full of horse.

Schofield only had to hold the reins and Kementari who went on to record an effortless two and three quarter lengths win over the $2.90 favourite Siege Of Quebec wwith Brave Song ($4.40) running a very strong race to find third placing.

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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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