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At The Weekend a likely acceptor for the Devonport Cup

31 / 12 / 2014 Article by: Peter Staples
At The Weekend winning her maiden over 1400m in Launceston two seasons back icon Click to enlarge

LAST start Spreyton winner At The Weekend will run in next week’s $100,000 Devonport Cup over 1880m.

That’s the decision made by trainer Adam Trinder and managing part-owner Gary Richards after the four-year-old mare toyed with her rivals in a benchmark 72 handicap over 1350 metres at Spreyton on Boxing Day.

At The Weekend (Daniel Ganderton) was always travelling like the winner and when Gandertron hit the go button the classy mare careered away from her rivals and went on to win convincingly.

At The Weekend was one of last season’s most promising three-year-old staying fillies being placed in all of the features including the Strutt Stakes and the Tasmanian Oaks.

She is likely to be weighted on the minimum of 54 kilograms with weights to be delivered by RVL at 3pm today and final acceptances due by 9am on Friday, January 2.

The only interstate nominee for the race is the Peter Moody-trained Sneak A Peek that is an Italian-bred mare that has just embarked on her fourth preparation with the Caulfield-based trainer.

Devonport Cup nominees:

 

Race 9 – Devonport Cup (1880 METRES)
Of $100,000.1st $65,000, 2nd $20,000, 3rd $10,000, 4th $5,000 FOLLOW
Handicap, Apprentices cannot claim.

Field Limit: 14 + 5 EM

 

  Horse Trainer Hcp Rating
1 AT THE WEEKEND Adam Trinder 77
2 EVIL INTENT Barry Campbell 62
3 GENUINE LAD Bill Ryan 73
4 JAKCORIJIM Glenn Stevenson 88
5 LANDER DOLLAR Scott Brunton 78
6 LINGO Craig Conron 75
7 OLLIE’S GOLD Gary White 75
8 O’REILLYS GEEGEE (NZ) Stuart Gandy 72
9 RED EAGLE Shirley Berger 83
10 SECOND DOZEN Adam Trinder 83
11 SNEAK A PEEK (ITY) Peter G Moody 95
12 STREETWISE SAVOIRE Scott Brunton 82
13 THE PRODUCER John Blacker 79
14 UBOA Barry Campbell 70