Veteran chasing a second Lord Stakes

VeteranchasingasecondLordStakes

December25,20177:32am。

byAAP

WiththerecentretirementofExtraZero,JacquinotBayisnowthegreybeardoftheLindsayParkoperation。

Butthe10-year-oldcertainlyhasntlosthiszestforracingandatCaulfieldonTuesdaywillattempttoclaimasecondvictoryintheListedLordStakes。

NotlongafterjoiningtheLindsayParkstablefollowingthedeathofGuyWalter,JacquinotBaywonthe2014LordStakes,runthatyearatSandown。

Hebackedupin2015,finishingseventhatCaulfieldbeforemissingtheracelastyear。

OnTuesdayhewilllineupforhis17thstartthiscampaignandco-trainerBenHayessaysthegeldinghasneverbeeninbetterorder,despitehavingnotwonsinceFlemingtoninJunelastyear。

Hesanoldwarhorse,Hayessaid。

Hesnowtheoldesthorseinouryardandhejustkeepsputtingingoodruns。

Hesahorsethatkeepsonthrivingbeinginthestableandwhenhegoesbacktothefarmwegethimoutinthepaddockforacoupleofhoursduringthedayandhelovesit。

HeslikeExtra。

HelovesbeingintrainingandisgoingreallywellandhispieceofworkatFlemingtonthisweekwasexcellent。

Hesaveryconsistenthorseandeveryoneloveshiminthestable。

JacquinotBayhasfilledplacingsathispastthreestarts。

HeranthirdinGroupThreecompanyatSandownlastmonthwhileathislatestoutinghefinishsecondtoMasterRest,anopponentonTuesday,atPakenhamonDecember9。

LindsayParkwillalsoberepresentedbyKeenArrayintheListedChristmasStakes。

KeenArraywontheGroupTwoGilgaiStakesatFlemingtonearlyinthespringandhasbeenfreshenedsincealaststartsixthintheKevinHeffernanStakesatSandownonNovember18。

Hesveryfreshandhopefullyhecanrunwell,Hayessaid。