The Group One Coolmore Traditional is the objective for Candy Deal this autumn with coach John Thompson adamant the mare has gone to a brand new degree.
Nash Rawiller bounced the $14 probability to the entrance in Saturday’s Group Three Triscay Stakes (1200m) at Randwick and he or she went to the road filled with steam, scoring by 2-1/four lengths over Religious Pursuit ($51).
Pohutukawa ($8.50) was doing her greatest work late one other size away.
“She’s a mare that has simply bought higher with age and has simply grown in confidence and Nash is using her with confidence,” Thompson stated.
“She might be higher on prime of the bottom too.
“Mares, if they are going properly, they are going properly.”
“She is within the zone.”
Thompson stated Candy Concept would progress to the Man Walter Stakes in two weeks along with her predominant objective the Group One Coolmore Traditional subsequent month.
However first, the coach is sweating on Rawiller efficiently interesting a careless using suspension incurred at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.
As is stands, Rawiller will miss the February 29 assembly and given Candy Concept has gained 4 of her 5 begins below Rawiller, Thompson is anxious.
“I simply hope Nash is profitable in his enchantment on Thursday so he can journey her in two weeks,” Thompson stated.
“Prior to now she has had just a few idiosyncrasies and he simply types them out.”
Thompson was additionally pleased with the return of Dreamforce, who was second to Alizee within the Apollo Stakes, citing race health because the distinction.
“You are by no means comfortable to get beat however Alizee had a run below her belt and was only a fitter horse within the circumstances,” Thompson stated.
“My horse will enhance loads from the run and I am wanting ahead to 2 weeks time.”
Vegadaze bounced again to the winner’s checklist within the ultimate race after ending sixth behind Standout within the Expressway Stakes first up when he wished to over-race.
He confirmed higher manners to guide all through on Saturday, a lot to the reduction of coach Anthony Cummings.
“He is carried a good bit of weight immediately and put the away comfortably within the end,” he stated.
I in all probability will not return to weight-for-age immediately however I feel he’ll get again there later this prep.”