By Molly Haines
With the seasonal scratching of Juniper Pearl in the Group 1 Rookie Rebel (600m) on Saturday night, there has been plenty of interest for first reserve Blue Striker who finds himself jumping from box five in one of three Group 1 features at The Meadows.
Trainer, owner and breeder Peter Akathiostis admits that he was initially shocked Blue Striker wasn’t drawn in the starting eight but is now more than happy being a late call up.
“I am quietly confident heading into the Rookie Rebel,” Akathiostis said.
“For Blue Striker, drawing box five is just as good as drawing the inside because he Read full article