MysticJourneyontrackforAll-StarMile

March11,20192:47pm。

byAAP

AustralianGuineaswinnerMysticJourneyisprimedtotakeonolderhorsesintheAll-StarMIle。

MysticJourneyhasbouncedthroughhermemorableAustralianGuineaswinandisontracktoclashwithsomeseasonedolderweight-for-agestarsintheinaugural$5millionAll-StarMile。

TheTasmanianfillysconvincingGuineaswinatFlemingtonninedaysagoclinchedherawildcardintoSaturdaysAll-StarMile(1600m)overthesamecourseanddistance。

TrainerAdamTrinderhasstucktowhathasworkedwithMysticJourneyandhetookthefillyhometoTasmaniaaftertheGuineas,withthethree-year-oldscheduledtoarrivebackinMelbournebyovernightferryonFridaymorning。

Shehasbouncedoutoftherun,Trindersaid。

ShedidalittlebitofmaintenanceworkonSaturdaymorningincompanybecauseshewasquitebrightandbouncy,sothatsuggestsshesinreallygoodorder。

AtthisstageshewilldefinitelytakeheropportunityintheAll-StarMileonSaturday。

MysticJourneysGuineasvictorywasTrindersfirstatGroupOnelevel,anachievementhesayshasstartedtosinkin。

Itwasquitesurrealtobehonest,hesaid。

Wewenttherewithalotofhopeandobviouslyalittlebitofexpectation。

Shehadbeenracingreallywell。

Wethoughtthatshewasgoodenoughandshewasshortinthemarket,butinGroupOnecompanyyouvestillgottoseethemgothereanddoit。

Unfortunatelywithalittlebitofexpectation,yourmajoremotiondirectlyafterisrelief。

ButitsstartedtosinkinnowandIvegotnothingbutadmirationforwhatshesbeenabletoachieve。

EverytimeIracehersheisbetterthanthelasttime。

IthoughtonthedayshewonreallywellbutwhenIwatchedthereplay,shewasquitedominantandcommanding。

MysticJourneyissecondfavouritefortheAll-StarMilewhichwillhaveafieldof14includingGroupOneweight-for-agewinnersAlizee,HappyClapper,HartnellandGrunt。

MysticJourneysabilitytokeeprisingtoeachchallengegivesTrinderconfidencethefillyiscapableofmeasuringupagain。

Shegetsgoodreliefundertheweight-for-agescalewithonly54kiloswhichIthinkshewillappreciate,hesaid。

ShewasreallygoodatFlemingtonasIexpectedhertobe,andnowthatsheshadthatexperienceIhopethatshejustpresentsalittlebitbetteragain。