Gerald Ryan hopes to boost Slipper stocks

GeraldRyanhopestoboostSlipperstocks

March2,20185:38pm。

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ThejostlingforpositionsintheGoldenSlipperisreachingthebusinessendandtrainerGeraldRyanishopinghisthreerunnersatRandwickcanpresstheirclaims。

LegendOfCondorwhorunsintheSkylineStakes,istheclosesttoastartwith$83,000prizemoney。

RyanhadhopedhewouldhavecementedaberthathislaststartbutthePierroPlateturnedintoanightmareforthefavouritewhenhewasforcedtoleadearly。

IdidntthinkhewouldleadlasttimeandIwanthimriddenmorequietlyintheSkyline,Ryansaid。

Idontwanthimtobeleadingandhopefullyhecangetaspotwithcover。

LegendOfCondorwasswampedlateandfinishedfourthinthePierroPlatewonbySantos,theleadingchancefromTullochLodgetogiveGaiWaterhouseaseventhwinintheSlipperonMarch24andherco-trainerAdrianBotthisfirst。

SantoswastheTABs$2SkylinefavouriteonFridaywithLegendOfCondoran$8chance。

Hesalwaysbeenarealathletictype,Bottsaid。

Hesstrengthenedandmaturedmentallyandhastakenalotofconfidenceoutofthatwintheotherdayandweveseenalotofimprovementinhiswork。

Withnaturalprogressionthestepupto1200metreswillsuithimrightdowntotheground。

MagicMillionsClassicwinnerSunlightistheGoldenSlipperfavouriteaheadofEstijaabafterthetwofilliesranone-twointheSilverSlipperlastSaturdayatRosehill。

WhileonlysevencoltsandgeldingshavebeendeclaredfortheSkyline,SaturdaysSweetEmbraceStakesforfillieshastwiceasmany。

ThemarketindicatestheChrisWaller-trainedFiestaandSatinSlipperfromSnowdenRacingwillfightitoutbutRyanislookingforanupsetwitheitherAdaminaorSweetAva。

AdaminafinishedashortnecksecondintheWiddenStakestoFiesta,afillytrainerChrisWallerratesamonghisbestchancesyetforaGoldenSlipperwin。

Likeherstablemate,SweetAvahasbeentothetrackonceforawinatCanterbury。

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AdaminahasdonereallywellsincetheWidden,Ryansaid。