Brilliant filly Frequendly lived up to her form line through Group One horse Buffering when she scored an impressive win at the Gold Coast on Saturday.
Trainer Les Ross revealed Frequendly had run virtually the same time as four times Group One winner Buffering when they both won jump outs at Eagle Farm recently.
“After the jump out we rang to put her in the Golden Slipper but we had missed the deadline. She will now be aimed at the Magic Millions Classic in January and if she wins it we will pay the late fee for the Slipper,” Ross said.
“I know we are aiming high but you have to dream.”
Frequendly ($1.80) gave jockey Brad Stewart the two-year-old double when she went straight to the front and was never headed when she won the Group 1 Building Plate over 900m.
The only complaint Ross had was he missed the $3.20 which was bet early about Frequendly.
“I won’t be trialling any of mine again. I get up at 3am every morning and I got $1.70 while someone else gets the $3.20.”
Meanwhile, Chris Munce has already laid claim to riding smart two-year-old Wicked Intent at its next start despite missing the gelding’s win in the 900m Sequalo Legacy Plate.
Munce was at Randwick to ride in the Epsom Handicap but was a keen spectator via television when Wicked Intent won.
Wicked Intent is trained by Munce’s father-in-law, Barry Mitchell, who joked he could hear Munce cheering from Sydney.
“Brad (Stewart) rode Wicked Intent perfectly but Chris has already laid claim to be on him next time,” Mitchell said.
Mitchell said Wicked Intent would be spelled and brought back with January’s Magic Millions the target.
“One thing about being an early-comer he should have just about earned enough to get a start in the Millions. There is a long way to go but we are aiming at it,” he said.
It was the first day of the new metropolitan prize money level in Queensland which meant with QTIS bonus payments both two-year-old winners pocketed more than $100,000.