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NZ Stayer Nom Du Jeu Also Eyes Melb Cup

Wednesday, 7th May 2008

And trainer Murray Baker confirmed star 3YO NZ colt Nom Du Jeu (Montjeu-Prized Gem, by Prized) who followed his victory in the Gr1 AJC Australian Derby (2400m) at Randwick with Saturday's gallant runner-up against older horses in the Gr1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) "will now make his NZ return, where plans for the season ahead include the Gr1 Kelt Capital; a 2nd Australian foray could also then follow, with attempts at the Gr1 Caulfield & Gr1 Melbourne Cups mooted as potential targets," reported NZ Thoroughbred Marketing." Nom De Jeu now boasts 4 wins & 4 placings from 12 starts for $1,286,076 earnings.

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