Tuesday, 29 December 2009: Top rider Glen Boss has a strong book of mounts on Friday's New Year's Day meeting at Flemington.
Boss will ride the progressive sprinter Beltrois in the Group 3 Standish Handicap (1200m) up the straight while in the other feature, the Listed Bagot Handicap (2800m) for stayers, he has the mount on Grand Destiny .
Boss rode Beltrois for trainer Robbie Griffiths last start at Flemington where he was an impressive winner and will stick with the lightly-raced four-year-old for his toughest career test on Friday.
Grand Destiny, prepared by Mick Kent, was also ridden by Boss to success when a second-up winner over 2000m at Flemington.
The gelding is a winner to 2500m and at his only try at Friday's track and distance, during the winter, he ran on strongly to finish fifth.
Boss will also ride the in-form stablemate Sadalbari , who tackles 2000m for the first time.
The lightly-raced four-year-old backs up after winning the Listed Lord Stakes at Caulfield over 1700m on Boxing Day.