TosenStardomtoruninBlameyStakes

March16,20175:00pm。

byAAP

JapaneseimportTosenStardomhasbeenconfirmedasaBlameyStakesrunneratFlemingtoninpreferencetotheGeorgeRyderStakesatawetRosehillinSydney。

ThedecisiontokeeptheDarrenWeir-trainedTosenStardominMelbourneonSaturdayprovidesaddedintriguetothesmallGroupTwoBlameyStakes(1600m)field。

FourofthesevenacceptorsarefromtheWeirstableincludingGroupOnewinnersBlackHeartBartandPalentino。

TosenStardomracesinthecoloursofAustralianBloodstockandreturnedfromaspellintheGroupOneFuturityStakes(1400m)andwentwithinanoseofbeatingBlackHeartBart。

JamieLovettfromAustralianBloodstockpostedonTwitteronThursdaythedualacceptorwouldstayinMelbournetorunintheBlameywithapprenticeBenAllenaboard。

BlackHeartBartisat$2。

10aheadofTosenStardomat$3andPalentinoat$5。

50whilelastyearswinnerHeOrSheisat$15。

PalentinostwoGroupOneswinstheAustralianGuineasandMakybeDivaStakeshavebeenover1600matFlemingtonandhisjockeyMarkZahraishopingareturntothattrackanddistancecanhelpthehorsebouncebacktohisbestafterwhathefeltwasadisappointingFuturityStakesrun。

PalentinowasequalfourthintheCFOrrStakes(1400m)atCaulfieldsecond-upbeforefinishingsixthintheFuturityStakesoverthesamecourseanddistance。

ZahrasaidFlemingtonand1600mwerePalentinostwoticksbutadmittedBlackHeartBartandTosenStardomcouldbenegatives。

Theirrunswerebetterthanhislaststart,Zahrasaid。

Butheisbacktohistrackanddistancesohopefullyhecangetbacktohisbest。

Ithoughthewasdisappointinginhislastrun。

ItisnothistrackbutIthoughthisruntwostartsagowasbetterthanlasttime。

Ijustthoughthecouldhavehitthelineabitbetterlaststart。

HedefinitelygoesbetteratFlemington,soImjusthopingbacktherehecangetbacktohisbestform。