By Peter Quilty
Megastar Hooked On Scotch faces his first serious hit-out in his quest for a racing comeback.
“He’ll trial behind the lure at Healesville on Tuesday and if he pulls up okay, he’ll probably resume racing within four weeks,” Pearcedale trainer Jason Thompson said.
Dubbed “the fastest chaser on the planet”, Hooked On Scotch has been ‘missing in action’ since winning a heat of the Group 2 Warragul Cup (460m) in near-record time.
Hooked On Scotch semaphored a sizzling 25.342sec – only .04sec (three-quarters of a length) off Aston Dee Bee’s 25.338sec mark set in December 2016. (Thompson also trained Aston Dee Bee when Read full article