Melbourne Cup finalist Hawk Alone will compete in a heat of the Silver Chief Classic at The Meadows on Saturday night. Pic Clint Anderson.
LAURELS FIELD DECIDED AS BOYS GET SET TO CLASH IN G1 SILVER CHIEF
NSW star Ritza Hattie emerged the fastest semi-final winner of the Group 2 Laurels at Sandown Park on Thursday night, stretching her record to 10 wins and seven placings from 17 starts.
Trained by Mark Gatt, Ritza Hattie is currently in the care of experienced Little River trainer Paul Bartolo, and she will be tough to beat in the $70,000 final over 515m on Boxing Day.
Bartolo is no stranger to Group finals, having trained Melbourne Cup winner Betty