New Zealand-reproduced and claimed galloper Lamborghini will challenge tomorrow’s Gr.3 Hobart Cup (2400m), with proprietor Tony Rider confident the eight-year-old can proceed with his rich vein of structure.
Initially prepared by Guy Lowry and Grant Cullen in New Zealand, the capable stayer has been under the watchful eye of Victorian mentor Patrick Payne since mid-2017 and has won three of his previous four begins, including a predominant success at Caulfield a weekend ago.
“We crusaded him in Adelaide with the end goal of fitting the bill for the Melbourne Cup, yet he kept running less than impressive in the 2017 Port Adelaide Cup and we had an offer on the steed,” Rider said.
“We got an offer from a guy in Melbourne and we acknowledged it and bugger me days, the person didn’t come through with the cash.
“The steed was going from Adelaide to Melbourne, and when the cash went poorly the bank, we wound up with the steed in Melbourne. Fellow Lowry said to me Paddy Payne is a decent coach, how about we put him there and see what occurs. The rest is history. He’s in extraordinary structure.”
Lamborghini has a profession record of six triumphs with a further 12 placings from 31 begins and has earned in abundance of A$300,000 in prizemoney. The child of Shinko King has been introduced a $4.20 third most loved for the A$250,000 Hobart Cup where he has drawn obstruction 8 of 11 and will be ridden by Michael Dee.