|Two stakes winners from the Tony McEvoy stable
will take part in an exhibition gallop at the Morphettville meeting in Adelaide tomorrow.
Moonee Valley Oaks winner and Australian Oaks runner-up Elegant
Fashion will join unbeaten stakes winning stablemate Pompous as they stride out in between
Elegant Fashion rose from an unknown to one of the
country's best last preparation and McEvoy is hopeful she will take the next step.
"She has to take the next step against some of the
country's best now," McEvoy said. "But there's no reason she shouldn't be able
to. I'm optimistic!"
McEvoy reported the now four-year-old mare was going
"super," and she would head on a traditional Cups lead up during the early
"She'll kick off in the Liston (Stakes) and the
ultimate aim would be the Caulfield Cup," Lindsay Park's head trainer said.
"I'm very pleased with the way she is going
so far. She's a top, top filly."
The other stablemate who will gallop tomorrow is the
impressive debut stakes winner Pompous.
By the Lindsay Park based stallion Jeune, Pompous has not
raced for about 18 months after injury problems.
"He had major pedal bone problems after his win,"
McEvoy is hopeful Pompous can make a successful return to
the track after his leg problems.
"The next two weeks will be the key," he said.
"He's above himself and after the gallop he'll have a couple of trials before we make
Meanwhile, McEvoy reported the international star North Boy
would go straight into the Group One Manikato Stakes next month without a run.
"He's going very good as well and the Manikato will be
his first run," McEvoy said. "Hopefully we can get a good spring out of
Tomorrow is shaping as a great opportunity for locals to
Adelaide to see some high class horse flesh.
As well as both Elegant Fashion and Pompous in exhibitions
gallops, the exciting Great Glen steps out in the day's feature.
And to top of a great day Gold Guru's half sister by the
champion Danehill, Gucci Guru, will be gunning for her first win and a springboard to
feature events in Melbourne in the coming months.
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