Tony McEvoy plans to run Pelicano in the Group Three Summer Cup but will wait until after the gelding's final work-out to confirm a start.
The favourite Danon Platina ran up to expectations when he captured the G1 Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes for two-year-olds at Nakayama on Sunday to earn top rating among his generation.
Trainer Joey Ramsden’s outstanding colt Act Of War reaffirmed his position as the champion three-year-old in South Africa with an impressive winning performance in the R1 million Cape Guineas at Kenilworth on Saturday.
Leading first season sire Beneteau produced his fourth winner at Bendigo on Sunday when the Wez Hunter-trained Parcel set a new track record of 51.07 seconds for 900 metres.
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Leading trainer John Hawkes talks to Gary Crispe about the chances of Niwot after the Melbourne Cup barrier draw.