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Arrowfield 3yo Sprint (Royal Sovereign Stakes) �V Form Comments

06/04/2017

Arrowfield 3yo Sprint (Royal Sovereign Stakes) Form Comments

G2 - 1200m – Turf

1

Saracino

NZ colt who is already a G2 winner in Australia at this distance. Last start winner of the G2 Wellington Guineas (1400m - yielding) at Trentham on 18 March. Three wins have come on soft rated tracks.

2

Impending

Competed against older horses last start when 3.8 lengths 3rd to Jungle Edge in G3 Star Kingdom Stakes (1200m - heavy) at Rosehill on 25 March. Handles give in the ground but two wins have come on good tracks.

3

Defcon

Not raced since last September when 4.1 lengths 8th to Saracino in G2 Danehill Stakes (1200m - soft) at Flemington. Both previous fresh runs have been good and won barrier trial on 30 March. Capable all conditions; two wins have been on dry tracks.

4

Derryn

Strong finishing winner by 1.8 lengths from Crafty Cop in Listed Darby Munro Stakes (1200m - heavy) at Rosehill on 18 March. Then not disgraced when stepped up to G1 level against older horses and finished 6 lengths 8th behind Chautauqua in T J Smith Stakes (1200m - heavy) here last Saturday. Back to own age group. Loves soft ground.

5

Glenall

Promising galloper who ran 5.5 lengths 4th to Russian Revolution in G1 The Galaxy (1100m - heavy) at Rosehill on 18 March at only fourth career start. Back to own age and expected to appreciate better than heavy ground.

6

Tactical Advantage

Won four straight on good and soft rated tracks before 3.1 lengths 3rd to Derryn in Listed Darby Munro Stakes (1200m - heavy) at Rosehill on 18 March. Won both starts this track and better than heavy ground would be a plus.

7

Crafty Cop

Won Canterbury 1200m on heavy ground, in weaker class, on 17 February before sound 1.8 lengths 2nd to Derryn in Listed Darby Munro Stakes (1200m - heavy) at Rosehill on 18 March. Also capable on drier tracks.

8

Tribal Wisdom

Had only three starts including two at this distance which he’s won. Ran on strongly to score nose win from I Thought So in Listed Gosford Guineas (1200m - soft) on 31 March. Debut win was on good ground.

9

Into Orbit

Won twice in first four starts, all on good rated tracks before 12.4 lengths 8th to Foxplay in G2 Phar Lap Stakes (1500m - soft) at Rosehill on 11 March when struck severe interference. Back in distance and drier track likely to assist.

10

Star Of Monsoon

Yet to win but placed seven of nine starts with only two unplaced runs coming on heavy tracks. That includes latest when 4.6 lengths 6th to Derryn in Listed Darby Munro Stakes (1200m - heavy) at Rosehill on 18 March. Possible improver.

11

Global Glamour

First of two fillies contesting the race. Freshened since 5.5 lengths 11th to Heavens Above in G1 Coolmore Classic (1500m - soft) at Rosehill on 11 March. Won barrier trial 30 March. Handles all conditions but three of four wins, including G1 success, on dry tracks.

12

Spright

Won three straight at 1100m and 1200m on good ground last year. Returned in 2017 with 1.6 lengths 3rd to Global Glamour in G2 Light Fingers Stakes at 1200m before 13 lengths 8th to La Bella Diosa in G2 Surround Stakes (1400m - heavy) at Randwick on 25 February. Won barrier trial on 28 March. Best suited on dry tracks.

 

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