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Central Districts Beckons Again For Smart Filly
Another visit to the central districts is beckoning for smart Cambridge filly Honey Rider, reports NZ Racing Desk. The 2YO daughter of Pins was sent out a warm favourite at her Hastings debut earlier this month on the strength of her winning trial form and she had no trouble justifying her support with an impressive first-up victory. "We're looking at sending her down to Wanganui for the Castletown Stakes," said co-trainer Murray Baker, who prepares Honey Rider in partnership with Andrew Forsman. "She's done well since her last run and she's a very good filly. Hopefully the track won't be too bad on Saturday." Honey Rider is out of the Align mare Southern Heights, a half-sister to Gr1 Telegraph Handicap winner Adventador and Gr3 Newcastle Cup winner Winning Glory. This is the famous Wuthering Heights (NZ) family of outstanding 5-time Gr1 winner Battle Heights, Caulfield Cup & Australian Derby winner Sky Heights, and Melbourne Cup & Caulfield Cup winner Viewed.