Members will recall that Fend Off went amiss after running a very creditable second placing at Cranbourne on 17th May.
Xrays revealed a small bone fragment had become dislodged in his foreleg and veterinarians recommended a six week break to allow the injury time to heal.
Trainer Simone Walker reports that Boko returned to work on 20th July after a further precautionary and will step up his workload next week (commencing 17 August).
Naked Ambition returned to trainer Dylan Stratford's stable at the Cranbourne Training Centre on Sunday 28th June. The filly thrived during her five-week break and she now starts a preparation which will hopefully see her compete in the following three-year-old feature races which were postponed at the height of the Covid 19 outbreak.
4 Oct Cranbourne $10,000 Aldebaran Park Starlet
17 Oct Melton $60,000 Victorian Trotters Oaks
30 Oct Maryborough $9,000 Aldebaran Park Gold Bracelet
12 Nov Maryborough $10,000 Breeders Crown Heats
21 Nov Melton $80,000 Breeders Crown Final
31 Dec Melton $100,000 Vicbred Super Series Final
Members should look forward to Naked Ambition trialing at Cranbourne on Saturday 29th August.
Tess returned to the Cranbourne Training Centre on 10th May to begin her next preparation with trainer Scott Ewen.
The filly has since had two trials on her home track in recent weeks as she works towards race fitness.
Tess will have a further trial at Cranbourne on Saturday 15th August ahead of a possible race start in a 2yo maiden at the Club's meeting on Thursday 3rd September
Prince resumed work on Monday 18th May in the care of his trainer Scott Ewen and is working up nicely.
He seems to have benefitted from working with older horses on the training track recently and will head to the trails at Cranbourne on Saturday morning 15th August.
He too is a chance to compete in a 2yo maiden at the Club's meeting on Thursday 3rd September
Pattie returned to trainer Dylan Stratford's stables on 17th June and she will now be set on a program with the $50,000 Vicbred Platinum Series for two-year-old trotting fillies in September as her short term aim.
Tentative plans are for Pattie to trial at Cranbourne on Saturday morning 29th August.
Lola recently returneed to work at the Cranbourne Training Centre to begin her next preparation..
Fizz resumed training on 13th June after a short spell but succumbed to a curbed hock after a month or so and has now gone back to the paddock to recouperate for six weeks.
Not having much luck with this girl which underlines the value of having a team of seven horses to fly the flag as required from time to time.