Flemington test for Something Violet

FlemingtontestforSomethingViolet

February16,20171:45pm。

byAAP

ABlueDiamondstartremainsapossibilityforSomethingVioletbutthefillywillneedtoblowherrivalsawayinastakesraceatFlemington。

SomethingVioletrunsintheTalindertStakes(1100m)onSaturdayandtrainerRobbieGriffithssaysthefillywillneedtowinconvincinglytowarrantastartintheBlueDiamondStakesatCaulfieldonSaturdayweek。

Ifshejumped,travelsanddoeseverythingrightandwinseasilythenwellhavetoworkoutwhetherwetaketheseven-dayback-upintotheDiamond,Griffithssaid。

GriffithsenthusiasmforaBlueDiamondstartistemperedbythefacthethinksthefillyisalittlefurtherdownthepeckingorderdespiteherdebutwinatMooneeValleyonFebruary3。

GriffithsseesSaturdaysrace,acontestopentoalltwo-year-olds,asasteppingstonetoanotherstakesraceatFlemingtontwoweekslater。

TheGriffithsstablewonthecorrespondingListedraceover1000mlastyearwithSeleniaandthetrainersuggestedSaturdaysracewastheidealopportunitytogivethefillyexperienceracingdowntheFlemingtonstraight。

Someoftheotherfillies,andcolts,aremoreadvancedthanherheadingtowardstheDiamond,Griffithssaid。

IfshehappenstoruntopfouronSaturdayshesgoingtogetsomeblacktypeandbecomeavaluablebroodmare。

TheresalotofplusesgoingthereanditgiveshersomeexperienceatFlemingtonforhernextracethereintwoweekstime。

GriffithssaidSomethingViolethadgallopedwellatCranbourneonTuesdayandSaturdaysracewouldgivethestableanindicationwherethefillysatagainstothertalentedtwo-year-olds。

Itsrealdata。