MORTON GIVES ELITE STREET THE BIG TICK

Perth trainer Dan Morton hasn’t given up on Elite Street and expects his classy four-year-old to bounce back and produce a strong rebound performance in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday. First-up in Melbourne and off the back of a Group 1 triumph on his home track at Ascot last November,…

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BRAD PARNHAM’S MELBOURNE PLANS

Top jockey Brad Parnham plans to travel to Melbourne on Friday and ride at the Flemington card on Saturday. Parnham hopes he can partner speedster Indian Pacific, Neufbosc and last-start winner Platoon, all three gallopers trained by his father, Neville. Indian Pacific, a dual Listed winner, has been nominated for the Listed Bob Hoysted (1000m).…

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ELITE STREET TO UNDERGO IMPORTANT TEST

Elite Street will undergo an important jump out this week as he prepares to bounce back from his disappointing Melbourne debut. The gun four-year-old suffered internal bleeding when he ran a distant last in the Group 1 Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington. Morton retains faith that Elite Street can revive his campaign ahead of the…

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