WhiteMosssurprisesmostinMillieFox

February23,20195:35pm。

byAAP

ControlledridingfromKathyOHarahasdeliveredanall-the-waywinforWhiteMoss。

PuntershavebeenleftnursingtheirwoundsafterWhiteMossturnedinastunningall-the-waywinintheGroupTwoMillieFoxStakesatRosehillbuthertrainerJasonCoylewaslesssurprisedthanmost。

Thestrikinggreywassentoutat$51inSaturdays1300m-raceformaresandundercontrolledridingfromKathyOHaraheldoffwell-supportedfavouriteIAmSerious($2。

80)byalonghead。

AfterherunplacedeffortintheBreedersClassicatWarwickFarmwhenshebungledthestart,Coylefittedherwithabarrierblankettohelpavoidarepeat。

Ithinkthebarrierblankethelpedandshejumpedwelltoday,Coylesaid。

Beforeherlaststart,herbarriertrialsweregoodsoshewasntgoingbadly。

Coyleandherowners,theEsplinfamily,arenoweyeingofftheGroupOneCoolmoreClassicwithCoyleconfidentshecanstretchto1500metres。

Thatisthelogicalnextstepandsheshouldgetinwithalightweighthesaid。

ManyofthemaressheracedagainstintheBreedersandtheMillieFoxwillagainbeherrivalsintheCoolmoreClassic。

OHara,whowontheracein2012onOfcourseican,wasnotaboardatWarwickFarmbuthashadseveralridesonWhiteMoss。

Shewasabletogetfree-stridingonceshegottothefront,shesaid。