Ible ready and able to make the most of the new training base
Meanwhile, Ible has seen enough of mare Loving Cilla’s cover to understand what makes her tick.
“I think we’ve understood something about his last campaign. Her best runs have been when she draws poorly and is out of the runners so the wide draw is probably perfect, ”said Ible.
“After her races on two highways and her last start in Kembla, the riders came back and said she never travels, she seems to run away from the horses around her, so in her jumps at home we changed edge and it works fine.
Francisco Pizaro rounds out Ible’s trio and is another galloper the rider tinkered with before the six-year-old returned.
“He came back well. We trained it a little differently this time around because we want to see it stretch beyond a mile, ”he said.
“He’s far enough along to have a great race, but we just want to see him settle down and reach the line and if he were in the top five it would be a good start to his preparation.”
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