October 15, 2020 10:33 am. Mitch Beer will tick off one other merchandise on his bucket checklist when Redouble runs in The Kosciuszko.
It took a long-range plan to come back to fruition for Albury-based coach Mitchell Beer to get a Kosciuszko runner and he couldn’t be happier with how Redouble has ready for the $1.three million race.
Since transferring to Albury from Victoria, Beer has had three essential targets in thoughts – to win a Freeway Handicap, compete within the Nation Championships and have a Kosciuszko likelihood.
He achieved the primary objective when Princess Cordelia gained a Randwick Freeway earlier this 12 months.
Sky Name ran a reputable ninth, crushed simply over two lengths, within the Nation Championships in April, and now Redouble has a dwell hope on this weekend’s Kosciuszko.
“Earlier within the 12 months we acquired a bunch collectively and I acquired in contact with the homeowners to attempt to buy Redouble particularly to focus on this race,” Beer stated.
“We didn’t get that throughout the road, however fortunately that weekend Princess Cordelia gained a Freeway and an association was made the next Monday to ship him to me with this race in thoughts.
“All the things has gone to plan since he’s arrived. There hasn’t been at some point the place I used to be fearful or nervous and each his trials have been actually good.”
The seven-year-old Redoute’s Selection gelding has drawn completely in gate one and has the providers of in-form jockey Tommy Berry.
Identified for his antics on social media platform Twitter, Beer says it’s a good way to work together together with his homeowners and the broader racing viewers.
“Twitter simply permits individuals to get to know you a bit,” Beer stated.
“We simply need to have a little bit of enjoyable, win some races and join with the racing group.”
If he doesn’t get the luck on Saturday, Beer would love nothing greater than to see his fellow Albury coach Donna Scott get the victory together with her gelding Lord Von Costa.
“We stand facet by facet watching horses work each morning,” Beer stated.
“We’ve even drawn subsequent to one another on Saturday so if I can’t get the win, I hope she does.”