First of all... In Australia, a sprint race is up to 1350m, just short of 7f. So his trainer and owners aren't trying to make him a sprinter, They are called lead up runs, thats how we operate here. Judging by your astute knowledge of all things racing, i'll assume you saw or heard of his 2nd in the G1 Turnbull Stakes over 2000m/10f??? Probably not. He was being set for the Caulfield Cup over 2400m/12f and the Melbourne Cup over 2 miles. He was withdrawn after going amiss today... and if you knew the first thing about Lloyd Williams and Robert Hickmott. You'd know they are geared toward training stayers and nothing else. So before you pass on your great knowledge of all things Australian racing, get a clue brother. Secondly...what is it with Americans acting as if they are the kings of horse racing? You have mediocre races on dirt, claim to have a world champion then send it to England or Dubai for it to run 40L last.
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