Fast Breeze By Stryker Gelding

Eight Ball, a 2YO gelding by Stryker and already a barrier trial winner by four lengths, recorded the fastest final breeze up session at Warwick Farm on Friday ahead of Tuesday's Ready2Race Sale.

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Of the 23 horses to breeze on the Pro Ride track the fastest time was recorded by Eight Ball (Stryker x Barabba Star) in 10.31 seconds.

To be offered by Quilly Park, he had won an 800m barrier trial at Cranbourne on September 17 on a heavy surface.

The Ready2Race Sale catalogue features progeny by I Am Invincible, Not A Single Doubt, Deep Field, Zoustar, Written Tycoon, Medaglia d'Oro, More Than Ready, Hinchinbrook, Nicconi, So You Think, Starcraft, Spirit Of Boom, Rubick, Shooting To Win, Better Than Ready, Brazen Beau, Vancouver and Pride of Dubai.

Among the entries 129 are BOBS eligible and 27 are VOBIS nominated.

The $2m Inglis Millennium (Restricted Listed) and $1m Inglis Sprint will be run over new distances from next year.

The Millennium – wn so impressively in its inaugural running earlier this year by Castelvecchio (pictured), the Classic Sale graduate turned G1-winning juvenile and G1-placed 3YO – will be contested over 1100m from February, rather than the 1200m of this year.

In addition, the Inglis Sprint will increase 100m to 1200m.


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