Find out what the beaten jockeys made of their runs in the Group Two Stan Fox Stakes at Rosehill Gardens.
“He is doing a treat at work at the moment and it was a really professional performance today,” said co-trainer Adrian Bott said of the winner Gold Standard.
“Getting out in trip has been the key to him and the Sebring progeny are so versatile. He has got the tactical speed to put himself in the race, then relax, quicken with a turn of foot.”
Josh Parr (Gold Standard): “I said pre-race that physically he has been there for a long time but mentally he just hasn’t stepped up yet. He’s in town now though.”
Corey Brown (The Mission): “It didn’t look good, but he was just really really fresh and when Tim Clark went to cross him down the back he hadn’t really got mobile, once he got mobile he was just too hard and too strong first up. He was disappointing, but he did it all upside down, now that he has the edge taken off him I think he will run much better.”
Kerrin McEvoy (Trapeze Artist): “Ran well, first time at the trip I just had to ride him to settle. The race got away from me when the winner dashed and I was doing my best work over the last furlong and a half.”
Tim Clark (Addictive Nature): “Had a lovely run, he relaxed a lot better today, but just feel he didn’t stretch out as well on that firm track. It’s only his first preparation. He’s got a bright future ahead of him.”
Tye Angland (Ace High): “Went well, didn’t go as quick as I thought the would. It took him a while to balance himself but late he hit the line strong.”
Jason Collett (Colesberg): “Just lacked the turn of foot to sprint with them.”
Hugh Bowman (Sanctioned): “Very pleased with him, first time he’s been ridden quietly and took me awhile to get him into a rhythm, but once he did he raced really well and I’d expect a good showing from him next time.”