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STORM BOY SAUNTERS IN TO CLAIM THE GROUP 2 SKYLINE STAKES WITH EXPECTED EASE

By Graham Potter | Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Storm Boy did exactly what was expected of him at Randwick on Saturday, easily defending his unbeaten record when saluting in the Group 2 Skyline Stakes, accounting for his stable-companion, runner-up Prost by 1.38 lengths.

Some might have wanted to see more of a demolition job than they witnessed, but this was just a stepping stone for the ultra-highly valued colt on his way to the $4.9 million Golden Slipper on March 23.

There were no less than 340 nominations for the Golden Slipper and the connections of Storm Boy would, understandably, not swop places with any one of them, although whether he deserves to be as short a price as $2.40 at the moment (it is $8 bar one) might be a point of some debate, given the opposition has not been finalised and the barrier draw is still a long way away.

Co-trainer Adrain Bott and jockey James McDonald were suitably thrilled by both Storm Boy’s performance and prospects moving forward, but there are a few pieces of the puzzle still to fall into place in the coming weeks, most notably who will be booked to ride Storm Boy in the Golden Slipper. Read more ...

STORM BOY SAUNTERS IN TO CLAIM THE GROUP 2 SKYLINE STAKES WITH EXPECTED EASE (MARCH 2)

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