By Peter Quilty
Trainer Anthony Azzopardi says his champ Whiskey Riot will “strip fitter” for his Group 2 CKH Painting Shepparton Cup final (450m) assignment on Saturday night at 9.15pm.
“I deliberately kept him away from the racetrack – due to the canine gastro-enteritis outbreak – following the Australian Cup Carnival,” Azzopardi said. “He’ll definitely improve on his heat win as he was under-done.”
Whiskey Riot trialled over 450m at Shepparton, clocking 25.02sec, four days prior to commencement of the Cup series. Ironically, he posted identical time winning his heat from Box 4.
“He showed he’s full of heart in his heat… He was trying to Read full article