-->

Shooting To Win Back To His Best For All Aged Stakes

Deposit $100
to get

$250*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $50 bet with

$200*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $25
to get

$75*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $250
to get

$250*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Shooting To Win will return to racing in the 2015 All Aged Stakes at Royal Randwick this weekend and co-trainer Paul Snowden is confident that the talented colt is back to his best ahead of the Group 1 event.

Co-trainer Paul Snowden is hopeful that Shooting To Win can return to winning form in the 2015 All Aged Stakes. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Co-trainer Paul Snowden is hopeful that Shooting To Win can return to winning form in the 2015 All Aged Stakes. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Shooting To Win stamped himself as one of the most talented three-year-olds in the country when he took out the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) during the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival, but he was unable to return to winning form in both the Group 2 Hobartville Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill Gardens on February 21 and the Group 1 Royal Randwick Guineas (1600m) at Royal Randwick on March 7 before he tired late to finish fifth in the Group 1 George Ryder Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens on March 21.

Team Snowden reported that Shooting To Win had displayed back soreness coming out of the George Ryder Stakes, but Snowden told Racing Ahead that the three-year-old had responded well to treatment for the minor issue and he is confident that the Northern Meteor colt can return to his best form in the All Aged Stakes this weekend.

“We feel that he is back to his best otherwise we wouldn’t be running him,” Snowden said.

“His first two runs this time against his own age he had some little excuses, but obviously third-up in the Ryder we couldn’t have been more happy with the horse and he looked like he was just going to absolutely blow them away at the 300 and his run ended at about 150 out, which isn’t like him at all.

“Once we went out and found the back issue that we have been on to ever since it was quiet pleasing to find that there was something wrong with him and it explained the run.

“He was treated pretty much as soon as he got home with acupuncture, chiropractor and massage therapy every single day.

“It is quite a common injury amongst race horses because it is basically where all your drive comes from.

“Touch wood he has come back with flying colours and he did a little bit of work this morning and he seems just as good.

“If there was any risk at all we definitely wouldn’t be running him on Saturday.”

Shooting To Win showed that he was ready for a return to racing when he finished second behind Zaratone in a barrier trial at Warwick Farm last Friday and he impressed onlookers with a strong piece of work at Royal Randwick this morning.

Snowden said that Shooting To Win had worked well within himself at trackwork this morning and gave every indication that he was ready for his return to racing.

“We have a great deal of confidence in the horse and I really do think that he will run well on Saturday,” Snowden said.

“He basically worked over 1000 and he ran home his last 400 within himself, but he needs to still be doing a little bit of work because he is a gross colt, that has to have the work kept up to him.

“That is why we couldn’t go into a Doncaster because with the back issue and trying to work the horse it is not a good recipe, so we had to let that settle down and let him get over it.”

Shooting To Win is currently available at 2015 All Aged Stakes odds of $5 with Ladbrokes and it is on the third line of betting behind Chautauqua ($3.20) and Lucky Hussler ($4.80).

About The Author

Thomas Hackett

Thomas is a passionate and opinionated racing journalist and punter who has been obsessed with horse racing since he backed Saintly to win the 1996 Melbourne Cup. An international racing enthusiast, he has his finger on the pulse of racing news not just from Australia but all around the world.

23 Comments

  1. James Frazer-Mann

    I enjoy what you guys tend to be up too. Such clever
    work and reporting! Keep up the superb works guys I’ve incorporated you guys to our blogroll.

  2. superlative real estate

    I loved as much as you will receive carried out right here.
    The sketch is tasteful, your authored subject matter stylish.
    nonetheless, you command get bought an shakiness over that
    you wish be delivering the following. unwell unquestionably come
    further formerly again as exactly the same nearly a
    lot often inside case you shield this hike.

  3. cara cara supaya cepat hamil

    Hello, constantly i used to check webpage posts here in the early hours in the dawn, because
    i like to gain knowledge of more and more.

  4. Leila

    Amazing! Its really amazing paragraph, I have got much clear idea on the topic of from this post.

  5. personal loan providers

    Undeniably believe that which you said. Your favorite justification appeared to be on the internet the easiest thing to be aware of.
    I say to you, I certainly get annoyed while people consider worries that they
    plainly don’t know about. You managed to hit
    the nail upon the top and defined out the whole thing without having side effect , people could take a signal.
    Will probably be back to get more. Thanks

  6. James Frazer Mann

    A motivating discussion is definitely worth comment.
    I do believe that you need to publish more on this subject, it may not be a
    taboo matter but typically people don’t talk about such
    issues. To the next! Kind regards!!

  7. James Frazer Mann

    Magnificent items from you, man. I’ve keep in mind your stuff prior
    to and you are just too magnificent. I actually like
    what you have got right here, certainly like what you are stating and the way by
    which you say it. You’re making it entertaining and you still take care of to stay it smart.
    I can not wait to read far more from you. That is actually a wonderful web site.

  8. James Frazer Mann

    Hello my family member! I wish to say that this article is awesome,
    great written and come with almost all vital infos.
    I’d like to peer extra posts like this .

  9. Leora

    We are a group of volunteers and opening a new scheme in our community.
    Your site provided us with valuable info
    to work on. You’ve done a formidable job and our whole community will be thankful to you.

  10. Joie

    I seriously love your website.. Pleasant colors & theme.

    Did you make this website yourself? Please reply back
    as I’m attempting to create my own personal blog and would love to know where you got this from or exactly what the theme is called.
    Many thanks!

  11. Ilse

    Howdy I am so glad I found your blog, I really found you by error, while I was looking on Yahoo for something
    else, Regardless I am here now and would just like to say thanks a lot for a fantastic post and a all round exciting blog (I
    also love the theme/design), I don’t have time to go through it all at the moment but I
    have saved it and also added your RSS feeds, so when I
    have time I will be back to read a great deal more, Please do keep up the fantastic job.

  12. Natalia

    Please let me know if you’re looking for a article writer for your site.

    You have some really good articles and I think I would be a good asset.
    If you ever want to take some of the load off, I’d absolutely love to write some articles for your blog in exchange for a
    link back to mine. Please send me an e-mail if interested.

    Thank you!

  13. Ricky

    No matter if some one searches for his essential thing, thus he/she needs to be available that
    in detail, thus that thing is maintained over here.

  14. https://www.myheritage.com.br

    Fantastic website. Plenty of helpful info here. I’m sending it to several buddies ans additionally sharing
    in delicious. And naturally, thanks to your sweat!

  15. Dalton

    Amazing blog! Do you have any tips for aspiring writers?
    I’m hoping to start my own blog soon but I’m a little lost on everything.
    Would you recommend starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for a paid option? There are so many choices out there that
    I’m totally confused .. Any ideas? Bless you!

  16. Renato

    This paragraph is genuinely a pleasant one it assists new the
    web people, who are wishing for blogging.

  17. Danuta

    You are so interesting! I don’t suppose I’ve read through
    something like that before. So good to find another person with unique thoughts
    on this issue. Seriously.. thanks for starting this up.

    This web site is something that is required on the internet, someone with some
    originality!

  18. Sara

    Hi there! This is kind of off topic but I need some help from an established
    blog. Is it hard to set up your own blog?
    I’m not very techincal but I can figure things
    out pretty fast. I’m thinking about creating my own but I’m not
    sure where to start. Do you have any ideas or suggestions?
    Many thanks

  19. www.youtube.com

    Wow, marvelous blog format! How lengthy have you been running a blog for?
    you made blogging glance easy. The overall look of your site is magnificent, as
    smartly as the content!

  20. Franklin

    Hi! I just want to give you a huge thumbs up for the great info you have
    here on this post. I am returning to your website for more soon.

  21. Lelio Vieira Carneiro Junior

    Thanks for sharing such a good thinking, article is nice, thats why i have read it fully

  22. Lelio Vieira Carneiro Junior

    Greetings! I’ve been reading your site for a while now and
    finally got the courage to go ahead and give you a shout out from Humble Texas!
    Just wanted to say keep up the good work!

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published.