Dederang is expecting 41 degrees tomorrow. Abandoned.
That is a great disappointment Bubba.
I scan the noms for the country Cup races and I gotta say this year's Dederang Cup had the most outstanding nomination I've ever seen in any country cup race.Powerstretcher
is a Hard Spun chestnut gelding who has been to the races twice. His dam is a half to Mr. Prudent and Zamination.
First start he ran in an 1800m maiden at Warracknabeal and led them up at the 800m until fitness got the better of him and he was beaten 35.55 lengths into last placing.
He resumed the other day at Bairnsdale and there has been noted improvement because he was only beaten 11.85 lengths in a 1200m maiden, albeit in last placing again.
The conditions of the Dederang Cup state that it is an open handicap and that means Powerstretcher is entitled to start.
What is fascinating is the "Handicap ratings" listed by RISA. Powerstretcher's rating puts him in the top half of the field according to these ratings - they must take into account the breeding