HY Cheng trained Watch The Throne has now chalked five straight victories and will soon be a classic contender. The five-year-old by Pins as usual stayed in the midfield spot till the heads turn for home, came with the usual burst of finish to beat Dutrow easily in a Class 3 event over 1300m in Race 4.
Gloria Maris ran true to form in the Class 3 event over 1300m in Race 5. The five-year-old mare was kept in handy position most of the way and drew the challenge in the run home to beat Ebraz.
Fairdeal stable owned Distinctive Darci should be racing in top class soon. Trained by Richard Lines, the seven-year-old by Darci Brahma was well up with the pace and switched on the outside for a run to beat Hatta and Eclipse Splash.
HY Cheng trained Shanghai Nights has a potential to develop into a top class stayer. The five-year-old by Ferlax up was tucked in the midfield spot at the early part of the race and came with pulverising run at the closing stages of the race to beat Moment Of Justice in the Metro A event over 1700m in Race 7.
Trainer Richard Lines’s First Light should be better suited over a longer trip, judging from the victory in the Class 4 (A) event over 1800m in Race 10. The seven-year-old by Duporth came with a well timed effort to beat Ordos Legend easily.