In another week when Tulloch Lodge’s Magic Millions reserve will undergo a serious test, the Royal Entrance has become another potential contender for the $2 million Classic with a debut win. decided at Warwick Farm.
Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott with their Platinum Jubilee top seed continue at Randwick on Saturday when she will clash with Breeders’ Plate Empire Of Japan winner.
This is a highly anticipated matchup as the pair top the market for next month. Magic Millions Classic (1200m) at Gold Coast.
The Royal Entrance can take on Platinum Jubilee on the north path after his big win in the Dundeel At Arrowfield Handicap (1000m) on Wednesday, though he’ll need to deposit some extra bonuses or rely on odds high consumption to enter this field.
“(Owner management) Henry Field is here today to see the foal and witness victory,” Bott said.
“That’s what we want to be able to see to give us that option.
“There’s a path out there for him so we’ll see how we get through it. I’m sure Henry wants another nice pony there for the association.”
A $425,000 purchase, Snitzel’s son had speed control under Regan Bayliss and his desire to win was put to the test when Denman Star presented a serious and in-second challenge. slices appear to top the Royal Entrance ($6).
But the pony Tulloch Lodge refused to lie down, returning to beat Denman Star ($5) with Los Padres ($8.50) by a third.
The Royal Entrance took full advantage of an inside draw while stable friend Just Glamorous ($3.80 offer) returned from a wide gate and despite the strong closing, she didn’t. could run down those who booked, finishing in fourth place.
“(We think) having the inside and the fence to keep an eye on will help him a lot because as you can see today he is still a bit primitive, a bit new,” Bott said.
“He was a little pushy on Regan but he was able to bring out his full potential and great effort from the pony to constantly get up and keep fighting.
“She (Just Glamorous) had to come back and was asked to do a little bit.
“She hasn’t lost any fans because of the way she found the line and a really nice girl to continue with.”
The Magic Millions Classic (1200m) was on the Gold Coast on January 14th.
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