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Teacher Aaron Purcell is in two minds whether or not to run Zebulon in a stakes race at Caulfield

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Teacher Aaron Purcell is in two minds whether or not to run Zebulon in a stakes race at Caulfield.

Purcell says he’s going to settle for with the gelding in Saturday’s Staff 3 Victoria Handicap (1400m) and assess the sphere prior to committing to a beginning.

Zebulon is taking part in lifestyles at Warrnambool underneath Purcell’s care stringing in combination 4 runs.

In a 14-start profession that started with Peter Morgan, it’s the maximum choice of begins Zebulon has been ready to piece in combination as a result of more than a few accidents.

Tendon issues have limited Zebulon’s profession and he used to be sidelined for greater than 18 months prior to becoming a member of Purcell.

Whilst winless, Zebulon has now not let Purcell down completing a last-start 8th within the Golden Mile at Bendigo at on March 30.

“I feel the mile is OK however he’s more than likely higher at 1400 metres,” Purcell stated.

“The speedier pace over the shorter go back and forth is best for him.

“Final time from the extensive draw there have been too many horses in need of to be in the similar spot.

“It made the activity laborious however he nonetheless ran OK. If he’d drawn higher he will have been ridden handier and possibly had a possibility of successful.”

Purcell stated Zebulon had now not had a sore day since becoming a member of him along with his paintings blended with visits to the monitor, the seashore and the treadmill.

“There’s a large number of scar tissue and such things as that we need to set up,” Purcell stated.

“He’s just right horse to take care of. He’s glad to be in paintings and with a bit of luck we will win a race with him.”

If Zebulon does now not run on Saturday Purcell stated the gelding may just sign up for his staff for the three-day Warrnambool carnival and contest the primary dash race, the Wangoom Handicap.

“I’ve were given 4 jumpers, 3 for the maiden hurdles and a steeplechaser and a mixture of different runners throughout the maidens and benchmark races,” Purcell stated.

“If I don’t run Zebulon on Saturday I may just run him within the Wangoom as an alternative as it is going to be 5 – 6 weeks between runs so it may well be an choice.”

He stated this yr’s carnival would have a unique really feel after the domination of now disqualified teacher Darren Weir lately.

“There’ll be 25 other running shoes seeking to win a race this yr relatively than seven,” he stated.

 



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