The ballot order is his adversary however previous English hurdler High Bridge is drawing in a groundswell of help to make an impossible keep running towards Australia’s best spring staying races.
High Bridge posted his second win from the same number of Australian begins, because of a prudent Kerrin McEvoy ride, at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.
McEvoy demonstrated the trickiness that has won him two Melbourne Cups to expedite High Bridge from ungainly recognize the turn with a triumphant keep running between ponies in the Hyland Race Colors Handicap.
High Bridge arrived in Australia as a stayer with a low appraising after his northern side of the equator profession was confined to for the most part bounces dashing.
A pony with a comparative profile in Australia would be considered very moderate for Flat hustling yet coach Chris Waller says it is distinctive in England.
“He’s a truly decent steed and I can’t disparage how great a jumper must be to win the sorts of bouncing races he’s won,” Waller said.
“Through purchasing ponies from Europe and that finish of-year deal we go to, we’re frequently conversing with bounces coaches.
“They’re searching for good, quick ponies. He’s one of them and he has a really brilliant future.”
High Bridge is entered for the Group One Metropolitan at Randwick on Saturday week for which he has the base 50kg.
Of the 79 ponies left in the tally for the $750,000 race, the head staying occasion of the Sydney spring jubilee, High Bridge was 77th going into Wednesday’s race.
On confront esteem High Bridge would seem to confront an amazing errand to make the field however it hasn’t ceased bookmakers splitting the eight-year-old’s statement.
He presently shares the fourth line wagering at $11 with stablemate Brimham Rocks the $6 top pick.