Stayer ready to deliver a Broadside

StayerreadytodeliveraBroadside

August25,20171:39pm。

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ConsistentstayerBroadsidewillreignitehiscampaigntofeatureinnextmonthsGroupOneMetropolitanHandicapwhenherunsintheListedPremiersCupatRosehill。

Thesix-year-oldreturnstothetrackonSaturdayforthefirsttimesincehisthirdbehindPlotTwistandRichardOfYorkeintheStayersCup(3200m)onaheavytrackatRandwickinJune。

TheformerNewZealanderisnowtrainedbyGaiWaterhouseandAdrianBottwhohavetakenhimtothreewinsandthreeminorplacings。

Hesveryforwardforthisrace。

Heshadacoupleofnicetrials,Bottsaid。

Althoughattempting1900mfirst-upoffabreakmightbearisk,BottisconfidentBroadsideisuptothetaskandpuntersagreewiththegeldingthe$2。

90favouriteonraceeve。

Hesretainedplentyofresidualfitness。

Hesbeentickingovernicely。

Imveryhappywithwhatweveseenfromhiminhiswork,Bottsaid。

BroadsidehastrialledtwiceandalsogallopedatCanterburytoreadyhimselffortheassignment。

BottsaidtheMetropolitan(2400m)atRandwickonSeptember30wastheaimthispreparation。

Thatwouldbeanidealraceforahorselikehimgoingthroughhisgrades,hesaid。

Downintheratingsheseesoutastrong2400。

BroadsidesstablemateDeeICeeisat$41butBottcanmakeacaseforhimdespitehis11lengthslastover1400matRosehillonAugust12。

Itwasatotallyunsuitabletripforhim,hesaid。

Hewasrunoffhisfeetearlyandthequickgroundwasntidealforhimeither。