Unbeaten Harbour Perspectives is about to race for a wealthy prize over the Melbourne Cup carnival after scoring in a qualifying race at Geelong.

The Warrnambool-trained gelding is now set to run within the $500,000 Melbourne Cup Carnival Nation Ultimate at Flemington on November 7.

The race is particular to country-trained horses and is a benchmark 80 handicap over 1600m.

Teacher Matthew Williams has had the race in thoughts because the French-bred import finished a a success first marketing campaign at Swan Hill in June.

Harbour Perspectives returned with victory at Caulfield ultimate month and had to end first or 2nd in Wednesday’s Geelong Australia MCC Nation Sequence Warmth to e book a spot at Flemington.

With John Allen within the saddle, Harbour Perspectives was once ridden nearer to the lead than customary and carried out power to his primary opponent Impi early within the directly earlier than operating out a comfy winner.

Williams mentioned there was once growth to come back from Harbour Perspectives heading to Flemington after the gelding looked as if it would stargaze overdue within the race.

“He is were given that little little bit of x-factor about him,” Williams mentioned.

Williams hopes the Flemington race will precede a travel to Perth for the Staff One Railway Stakes on November 23 and the Kingston The city Vintage two weeks later.

“I love the speculation of operating him over a mile and the 1800 metres in Perth and the usage of Lindsey Smith’s stables and setting over there,” Williams mentioned.

“We all know he travels smartly and it can be a travel that actually is helping him.

“However different choices may well be the Ballarat Cup and even the All-Megastar Mile within the autumn.”

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