Improving two year old Verbal Assault needs to boost his prizemoney levels to give him a chance of making the final field for the 2020 $2m The Star Gold Coast Magic Millions 2yo Classic (1200m) at the Gold Coast on January 11.
Sunshine Coast trainer David Vandyke can only see further improvement from his stable star Alligator Blood when he steps up to 1400m in the $2m Gold Coast Magic Millions 3yo Guineas at the Gold Coast on January 11.
Smart Sydney filly Every Rose can regain her spot at the top of the betting for the Magic Millions 2yo Classic with a convincing win in the Group 3 $250,000 B.J. McLachlan Stakes (1200m) at Eagle Farm on December 28.
Trainer Mark Newnham has his eyes on next autumn’s Doncaster Mile during ‘The Championships’ with his progressive miler Quackerjack who won a ballot free ride into the classic via Saturday’s 2019 Villiers Stakes.
Late afternoon storms and heavy rainfall caused the abandonment of the last four races on the Doomben card on Friday with both the Phelan Ready Stakes and Calaway Gal Stakes rescheduled for Wednesday December 18.