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Highway Performers Congregate At Moruya (Tuesday)

By Tony Megahey

Moruya’s TAB meeting on Tuesday sees multiple TAB Highway winning stables out in force, leading into the highly anticipated Provincial and Country Championships.

The teams of Robert and Luke Price, Keith Dryden and Scott Collings and Barbara Joseph and Paul Jones have dominant numbers throughout an in depth seven-race programme at the popular south coast circuit.

Moruya was the scene of a career defining occasion for Robert Price when he trained a record four winners at the Christmas Cup meeting two seasons ago, all ridden by Moruya’s racing ambassador Winona Costin, who is on the comeback trail.

They included Price’s flying filly Leami Astray who progressed to city class and is headed for the upcoming Provincial Championships.

“I’ve got some nice chances without being overly confident on what looks like a highly competitive and open meeting, “ Robert offered following a winning double at the recent Sapphire Coast TAB meeting in Fly Forward and Hoodless.

“If there’s a preference, Hoodless has progressed since winning well at Sapphire, and he’s drawn okay in another suitable race.

“Feisty Fox, in the fourth is in a suitable maiden, race fit coming off a couple of placings at Moruya, a strong fourth at Goulburn, providing he can position okay from barrier nine.  In the sixth, Hail The Chief’s second at Goulburn was strong, and is suited out to the “mile”. I’ve got Princess Kashema in the third-that’s a really tough race with some open company runners. But she’s drawn well, nice progressive mare who won first up at Moruya and her third at Kembla was solid in decent company as well.”

The sentimental favourite will be rejuvenated local nine-year- old Jayko who is attempting four wins in succession after a double at Nowra and an equally impressive effort in strong company at the Sapphire track. His Moruya trainer Chris Hensler also has bright prospects in the fifth event with Janis, a strong last start Goulburn winner.

  The feature race, the Bateman’s Bay Soldier’s Club sprint, sees the Dryden and Collings Out of the Night, back in grade after a recent Rosehill  Highway assignment, and last start winners, the Murray’s Griddlestone and  Joseph’s  Critical Touch.  

“On a tough day, my best is Critical Touch who won well at Sapphire- Willie Pearson will ride, so there’s no dead weight.” Barbara offered.  “And Mateship is promising, real close to breaking through in a suitable maiden, but a real wide barrier is the big problem there.”      

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