The trainer who wins the most two-year-old occasions for the Australian racing season will hinge on the final results of races at Geelong and Kembla Grange on Tuesday.
3 trainers – John Thompson, Peter Snowden and Gai Waterhouse – are vying for the honour as the 2011-2012 season draws to a near.
Thompson and Snowden, with their stables backed by significant breeding worries, have every skilled the winners of 30 two-yr-old races.
Waterhouse, with her triple crown winner Pierro leading the way with six victories, is only 1 behind.
Thompson and Waterhouse will go head to head in the Targeted traffic Logistics Handicap throughout the Australian Turf Club’s meeting at Kembla Grange on Tuesday.
Longport will carry Nathan Tinkler’s Patinack Farm colours for Thompson and Waterhouse will be represented by very first-up provincial winner Celtic Sea.
Darley-backed Snowden will saddle up Sari in the Schweppes 2YO Fillies Maiden Plate at Geelong.
Snowden drew degree with Thompson when Perdicaris scored at Newcastle on Saturday.
“Irrespective of what happens on the final day (of the season), John has had an exceptional season with our babies,” Patinack Farm racing manager Robyn Hartney said.
“Naturally it truly is an unofficial premiership, but it would be a actual feather in his cap if he could at least share the honours with an individual like Peter and Gai who are benchmark trainers.”
Thompson won the first two-year-old race of the Australian season with Crown Of Coureuse at Toowoomba and he loved black-type achievement not extended after with Hussousa in the Gimcrack Stakes at Randwick.
As an proprietor, Tinkler has won 32 freshman races with All Too Hard’s 3 wins for trainer John Hawkes and his sons boosting his tally.
Hartney explained the Patinack team was currently looking forward to even more two-yr-old results next season.
“There are some wonderful yearlings by (very first season sire) Murtajill in our stables,” she explained.
Murtajill was a precocious young galloper who won the Breeders’ Plate at his first start prior to beginning favourite in the 2007 Golden Slipper when fourth to Forensics.