Whypeeo in display of speed at Gold Coast

WhypeeoindisplayofspeedatGoldCoast

August26,20174:09pm。

byAAP

Brilliantthree-year-oldWhypeeoisnocertaintytotacklenextmonthsGroupOneGoldenRosedespitegettingwithinawhiskeroftheGoldCoastcourserecordfor1100metres。

Whypeeo($2。

45)wentflatoutallthewayandwastoostrongatthefinishbeatingShogunSun($2。

70)byalengthwiththesamemargintoItaliaBella($8。

50)intheThree-Years-OldHandicap。

Thegeldingclockedaclassrecord1:02。

31whichwasjustunderahalf-secondoutsidethecourserecordof1:01。

74heldbyHussonEagle。

Whypeeo,whocost$200,000attheMagicMillionsYearlingSale,hadbungledthestartathispreviousrunwhenfourthatDoomben。

ButtherewasnoproblemonSaturdaywithWhypeeoburstingoutofthegatesandrunningthefieldintotheground。

TrainerTobyEdmondsisworriedWhypeeomightbetoobrilliantfortheGroupOneGoldenRose(1400m)atRosehillonSeptember23。

Thisisagoodhorsebuthereallylikestogetoutandgo。

Wewillhaveagoodthinkaboutit(TheRose)butwehavetheMagicMillionsracesasanoption,Edmondssaid。

Hepickedup$40,000todaytowardstheMillionsandtheGoldenRose。

Thereisnourgency。

TrainerKellySchweidawashappywithShogunSunwhowaslastearlyinthetherace。

HisfinalsectionalwasverygoodandIalwaysfeltthisracewouldbetooshort,Schweidasaid。

ShogunSunnowlookscertaintopressontoaGoldenRosestartafterthehorsehebeatathispreviousstartinSydney,AddictiveNature,wontheGroupThreeMingDynastyatRosehillonSaturday。

TrainerStuKendrickisstillconsideringtakingItaliaBellatoSydneyandMelbourneinthespring。