Aptly named Rocket Boy (25 from 49) is set to soar into the sprinting stratosphere at Shepparton tonight.
Prepared by Lisa Delbridge, Rocket Boy (3 of past 3) will be ‘burning out his fuse’ in Race 8 at 9.25pm.
One race earlier (9.03pm), it’s a case of who ‘makes off’ with the bragging rights in a speedy clash between the Mark Delbridge-trained kennelmates Man Absconded (23 from 63 – 21.45sec PB) v Rilynn Bale (31 from 67).
And in Race 9 (9.44pm), Bendigo Roses finalist Aston Flame (6 from 10) – a litter sister of superstars Aston Rupee and Aston Fastnet – should ‘light the flame’.
Meanwhile, in Race 4 (3.27pm) at Cranbourne today, we’ll discover if debutant Zipping Gomez (24 months) – a younger half-brother of G1 Sandown Cup winner Zipping Rambo – is a potential ‘action hero’.
Here’s an extensive analysis of today’s Must Watch Race, and be sure to scroll down further for ? The Watchdog’s $10 spend…