Epsom Handicap winner Private Eye is able to discover his greatest kind once more within the Tails Stakes on Saturday at Doomben.
Private Eye, winner of the Epsom Handicap earlier this season, is prepared for an autumn carnival reset within the Listed $130,000 Tails Stakes (1640m) at Doomben on Saturday.
Trainer Joe Pride has despatched Private Eye to Brisbane to chase firmer tracks after the gifted gelding struggled in very heavy situations and beat just one to the road within the Doncaster Mile gained by Mr Brightside earlier this month.
Pride mentioned Private Eye took no hurt from his dismal Doncaster flop as evidenced by his runaway barrier trial win at Warwick Farm final week.
“We are hoping Private Eye can get on a drier track in Brisbane,” Pride mentioned.
“The horse is really well; he had a good hit-out in his barrier trial last week and I think he is in for a good Brisbane campaign.”
Private Eye might be given most topweight of 61kg within the Tails Stakes with Pride reserving main Brisbane jockey Ryan Maloney for the trip.
But Pride was not as particular in regards to the rapid racing program of promising filly Party For One after her good second putting behind a rampant Espiona within the James HB Carr Stakes at Randwick final Saturday.
“Party For One is a very talented filly and she was excellent there last Saturday in very trying circumstances,” Pride mentioned.
“There is some chance she will go to the Hawkesbury Guineas next start.”
The iconic Hawkesbury stand-alone assembly on April 30 options 4 stakes races together with the Group 2 $300,000 Hawkesbury Guineas (1400m).
Sydney’s Saturday assembly this weekend is again at Royal Randwick however for the primary time since mid-January, there isn’t a stakes occasion on the 10-race program.
Meanwhile, Pride confirmed his secure star and $6.4 million earner Eduardo gained’t keep in coaching for the Brisbane winter carnival and is already within the spelling paddock with a long-term plan to deal with The Everest for a 3rd consecutive yr.
Eduardo hasn’t secured an Everest slot but – solely Masked Crusader has been chosen for the large race – however Pride just isn’t involved.
“I’m pretty confident, without any bias at all, that we are in the top 12 sprinters in Australia,” Pride mentioned.
“I’m sure Eduardo will get there (into The Everest).”
Originally printed as Epsom winner Private Eye able to rumble for Queensland Winter Carnival