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Exciting grey April Rain looks a future G1 winner

It took her a while to win, but the step up from midweek grade to a strong Saturday win suggested APRIL RAIN (Pierro-Faith Hill) Is headed toward Gr 1 glory.

But not just yet.

She stormed home from 3rd last at the top of the straight to record a soft, imposing win, her third from three runs this campaign.

Her trainer Chris Waller, while holding back, clearly rates her.

β€œShe has taken a bit of time to become the horse she is and I thank the owners for letting her have that time,” began the master trainer.

β€œBut, she is now developing into a decent racehorse. She had work to do at the top of the straight when so far back but she finished it off like an odds on fav should.

She is good. But, she is probably 6 months away from taking on the creme of the crop in the Gr 1 but she is doing everything right.”

It certainly looked that way in this race.

Although only a BM 78 over 1300m and worth $125,000, April Rain, who gives the impression she is looking for a much further trip and will in fact develop into something quite supreme, sat a long way off the pace with James McDonald content to be there.

He produced her as they turned, found clear air out wide, and with rain falling in her face, she put her grey ears back and accelerated.

She came with a withering burst late to overhaul those fighting it out in from.

This was just her 4th race start.

She now has three wins and a 2nd and has won over $117,250.

With a lot more to come.

In 2nd spot was FASHCHANEL (I Am Invicible-Elegant Fashion) who was also well back and stormed home. This was her first run back from a 7 months spell.

VITESSE (Snitzel-Sananda) a stablemate to the boomed winner, was on speed all the way and finished a fighting third.

They ran 1:17.34 which given the conditions was very good.

She cost $500,000 as a yearling and she is headed to Gr 1 glory.

 
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