|Gai Waterhouse is set to add another Group One win
to her long list of feature race successes with the top class filly Miss Bussell in
tomorrow's Triple M Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm.
Miss Bussell, a daughter of the former Golden Slipper winning son of Danehill,
Danzero, ran an eye catching fourth last start in the Rough Habit Plate, signifying a
feature race win has close.
Owned by John Messara's Arrowfield Stud Syndicate, Miss
Bussell raced wide in her last start fourth when she was facing a distance rise of some
Prior to her run in the Rough Habit Plate, a race won by
the Derby favourite Distinctly Secret, Miss Bussell had scored an impressive win in the
Gold Coast Guineas over stablemate Alibarber.
Proven big race jockey Brian York will retain the ride on
the filly who's won four of her ten races to date.
Waterhouse has already tasted success in the Queensland
Oaks. She won the feature event in 1998 with Zacheline, a filly who'd won the South
Australian Oaks (G1) in Adelaide a few weeks earlier.
The hardest to beat in tomorrow's event looks to be the
Noel Doyle trained filly Palidamah. Last start the brown filly proven too strong for Faiza
in the Doomben Roses (2020m).
Other winning chances must be given to Trail of Gold, Night
Chaser, Gold Lottey, Faiza, Quays and The Mighty Lions.
PIC - Quentin