Tommy Tucker and Ultrasonic ready to race
Trainer Brian Anderton declared Tommy Tucker and Ultrasonic ready to race after their trial wins at Wingatui on Tuesday (30/09/2014). Tommy Tucker (Jacob Lowry) led over 1000m in his heat and held on by a head in 1.04.11, the last 600m in 38.51 on a dead course proper. The winner of four races, Tommy Tucker has not been in action since March.
Ultrasonic (Toni Direen) ran on well to win a maiden heat by a length in 1.10.81. He is an unraced 4yr-old by Gallant Guru from Cochlea. His 3yr-old half sister by Rais The Flag won an 800m heat in 52.93. Avow (Direen) shaded Include in 52.29. Coulee (Lowry) ran the fastest 800m of the day, 51.26. The Gallant Guru - Cherry Creek filly had been to the fore in barrier trials late last season as a 2yr-old.