High Ratio out to impress in 2YO Prelude

HighRatioouttoimpressin2YOPrelude

February7,201812:52pm。

byAAP

MickPriceishopinghisopinionofHighRatioisjustifiedinacrucialBlueDiamondlead-uprace。

MickPricesayshewillbedisappointedifHighRatiodoesnotmeasureupwhenthecoltmakeshisstakesracingdebutinakeyBlueDiamondlead-upatCaulfield。

HighRatiowonconvincinglyinhisonlystartatBendigoonDecember6andstepsoutonhishometrackonSaturdayintheGroupThreeBlueDiamondPrelude(1100m)forcoltsandgeldings。

AbarriertrialwinnerlastweekatGeelong,HighRatioisinto$13forthismonthsGroupOneBlueDiamond(1200m)。

PricesaiditwouldbeinterestingtoseehowHighRatiomeasuresupfromaBendigowintotheBlueDiamondPreludebuthasconfidencethecolthastheclass。

IthoughthewonatBendigolikeagoodhorsewouldwinandIknowthehorseinthelast100metresisabitofastargazer,Pricesaid。

Hejustgivesmetheimpressionthathesacoltwithabigmotor。

IsupposewevegottofindoutonSaturdayover1100metresunderracedaypressure,butImprettyconfidentwithhim。

Hesagoodhorse。

HighRatio,however,hastocontendwithbarrier13of14inthePreludeagainstafieldwhichincludesGodolphincoltPlagueStonewhoisonthesecondlineofBlueDiamondStakesbettingat$8。

PricepairedHighRatiowithCaulfieldGuineaswinnerMightyBossinagallopontheCaulfieldcourseproperonTuesdaymorningandtheyoungerhorsemaintainedanadvantage。

MightyBossresumesinSaturdaysGroupOneweight-for-ageCFOrrStakes。

HighRatio,Iwantedtohaveasolidhalf-milegallopandMightyBosshadashortened-upsortofagallop,Pricesaid。

HighRatiofinishedinfrontofhim。

HighRatioisaprettygoodhorse,butMightyBossworkedwellandhadnoblinkerson。

Ididntneedtoseemuchmorefromhim。