By Peter Quilty
‘King of the Australian Cup Carnival’, Anthony Azzopardi is buoyant about his chances in the Group 2 CKH Painting Shepparton Cup series (450m), which kicks off with six heats tonight from 8.04pm.
And who could blame Azzopardi for his optimism considering he has champion speedster Whiskey Riot in the rich provincial event.
Dual Group 1 winner Whiskey Riot (Box 4) will contest Heat 5 (Race 8, 9.25pm), and he’s undefeated from two starts on this circuit – including a 24.85sec PB, which is only a half-length off the 24.82sec track record held jointly by Slater and Cape Hawke.
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