Chris Waller’s talented galloper Bigboyroy didn’t build a strong relationship with punters this year but he well put that behind him on the first day of the new year.
The son of Dissident is one of 12 entries for the Maroubra Mile on the Kensington track, along with stablemate Oscar Zulu, who beat Bigboyroy last time out.
A lack of entries for Saturday’s feature have seen nominations extended to Tuesday morning.
Interestingly, Warwick Farm trainer Ian Finn has nominated Singapura, a galloper with a benchmark rating of 56 coming off a last start eighth in a Benchmark 64 at Canterbury.
While the majority of races have drawn a low number of nominations, 26 have been taken for the days 2YO Handicap with four of those from the Peter and Paul Snowden yarn.
The training partnership won last week’s juvenile race with a daughter of Russian Revolution, and have nominated two by the same sire to head to Kensington on Saturday in Revolutionary Miss and Secret Revolution.
A total of 169 nominations were taken across the 10-race card with the track currently rated a good (4).
While rain is forecast throughout eastern Sydney the rest of Monday, the Bureau Of Meteorology expects sunny weather in the lead up to Saturday’s racing.
The rail will be in the true position. CLICK HERE to view the full list of nominations.