November 5, 2020 10:52 am.
Tamworth coach Cody Morgan didn’t have a lot luck from the barrier gods in The Kosciuszko along with his three runners all drawing exterior gates.
Nevertheless, he has fared significantly better within the Nation Basic at Rosehill on Saturday with Bajan Gold arising with the within alley for the 2000m race.
The six-year-old Lope De Vega gelding may even benefit from weight aid, courtesy of three kilogram claiming apprentice Reece Jones who will scale back his impost to 52.5kg.
Jones is constructing a pleasant file of late with a hat-trick of victories at each Narromine and Muswellbrook final month.
“Reece is driving rather well within the nation in the mean time,” Morgan stated.
“Louise Day was booked to experience him however then she received suspended. I simply wished to say on him, he’s the highest-rated horse within the race and weight-wise he will get in fairly properly.”
Morgan additionally has one eye on the climate and doesn’t need the observe to be too rain-affected.
“The observe situation can have rather a lot to do along with his possibilities,” Morgan stated.
“I don’t suppose he desires it any worse than a smooth six however he’ll run out the journey sturdy and will get loads of favours from that gate.”
Morgan has been the in-form secure within the Tamworth area, posting 14 winners from his previous 50 runners, and he’s grateful for the help he has obtained from syndicators Australian Bloodstock.
“They’ve been great. They’ve received about half my secure,” Morgan stated.
“I simply attempt to flip them over pretty shortly, the racing is so aggressive up right here now.
“It’s one thing we all the time try for, to try to have your strike fee nearly as good as it may be.
“We’ve had a extremely good begin to the season and this can be a race that has been on the radar for a few months now.”