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Single Gaze Primed for Peter Young

Wednesday, 21st February 2018

Trainer Nick Olive says Single Gaze continues to thrive ahead of Saturday's Gr2 Peter Young Stakes (1800m) at Caulfield. Single Gaze (Not a Single Doubt-Redaluca's Gaze, by Intergaze) was considered an unlucky runner when resuming with a slashing second to Hartnell in the Gr1 CF Orr Stakes (1400m) on 10 February, and Olive says the 5YO has made the necessary improvement to go one better in Saturday's $200,000 weight-for-age feature. "She has come through that run [CF Orr] with flying colours and gone forward off it. She had a nice gallop this morning [Tuesday] on the steeple grass at Caulfield and she worked really well," the Canberra horseman told racing.com. "She sat off another horse, went three-quarter pace over 1000 metres and galloped home the last 600m. It was a good solid gallop and they came home the last 400m in 22.8 so we were really pleased." Olive added: "I think the 1800 metres will suit her second-up. She is a little more dour going in to her second run, we think she will be one of the main chances on Saturday, we think she will give it a good crack."

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Single Gaze (image: Steve Hart)
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