Warwick Farm instructor Bjorn Baker has despatched the constant Drachenfels north to the Gold Coast in a bid to damage a irritating run of teenage placings for the gelding.
Baker has had really extensive luck in Queensland and scored his first primary win when Unencumbered gained the 2014 Magic Tens of millions Two-Yr-Previous Vintage on the Gold Coast.
He has gained a function race in Queensland every 12 months since and took the Crew 3 Grand Prix Stakes with Amusing Reality and the Indexed Spear Leader with Redouble this iciness.
Drachenfels is about to contest the $105,000 Ross MacLean Open Handicap (1200m) on Saturday.
The gelding was once in the beginning raced by means of the Godolphin operation and gained 4 races for them earlier than being advertise.
Baker was once on the Gold Coast sale in June ultimate 12 months when he spotted Drachenfels within the catalogue.
He outlaid $75,000 for the gelding pondering he will be the very best form of horse for his strong.
Drachenfels has proved Baker proper, albeit with out successful a race for him to this point.
At his previous 4 runs this marketing campaign Drachenfels has been minor positioned 3 times and run a fourth, all in Sydney Saturday elegance.
Baker realises Saturday’s Gold Coast race has attracted a powerful box chasing giant prize cash however feels the category will go well with Drachenfels.
“He has been so fair for us and we with reference to have our a refund from minor placings,” Baker stated.
“Drachenfels merits a win however his racing development of having again has been towards him in Sydney.”
“The tempo is generally on from the leap in giant fields on the Gold Coast and it must be the similar on Saturday.
“With a real tempo you may be expecting him to be completing onerous.”
Main jockey Robbie Fradd may have an extraordinary trip for Baker on Drachenfels who has drawn barrier 12.
“Robbie has been in nice shape up there and we had been fortunate with the intention to get him,” Baker stated.
Drachenfels is most likely to go back to Sydney after Saturday but when he races smartly the Brisbane summer season carnival is an possibility.