As usual, we headed to Moonee Valley this morning to enjoy a free sausage or two, coffee, a beautiful sunrise and hopefully identified a few potential winners heading into the weekend.
Quick summary below:
3 TICKS (OUTSTANDING WORK, LOAD UP AS SOON AS MARKETS OPEN):
- No horses given the rare '3 ticks' this morning.
2 TICKS (CAUGHT THE EYE WITH SOME LOVELY WORK):
- KERMADEC - Chris Waller (COX PLATE)
- MALICE - John O'Shea (CRYSTAL MILE)
- DISPOSITION - Lee Freedman (CRYSTAL MILE)
- HOOKED - John Thompson (CRYSTAL MILE)
- LET'S MAKE ADEAL - Nigel Blackiston (GOLD CUP) - Dwayne Dunn
- BIG MEMORY - Tony McEvoy (GOLD CUP) - Kerrin McEvoy
- ESCADO - Matt Laurie (GOLD CUP)
- VON VACHERON - Mick Price (RED ANCHOR) - Craig Newitt
- ZARZALI - James Cummings (TESIO) - Sam Keogh
- DELTA D'OR - Amy Johnston (INGLIS BANNER)
- EMPHATICALLY - Ciaron Maher (INGLIS BANNER) - Kerrin McEvoy
Nobody worked poorly in terms of suggesting to steer clear of, with all/most others completing nice even work with minimal fuss. This includes all other Cox Plate participants who went around the morning.