Plenty of big race options for I Am A Star

PlentyofbigraceoptionsforIAmAStar

August10,20174:54pm。

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IAmAStarresumesinSaturdaysGroupThreeAuriesStarHandicap(1200m)atFlemington。

AhostoffeaturespringracesareinthethoughtsoftrainerShaneNicholsasheprepareshisstableflagbearerIAmAStarforherreturnatatrackwherethemareisunbeaten。

IAmAStarresumesinSaturdaysGroupThreeAuriesStarHandicap(1200m)atFlemingtonandwhileNicholshasbiggertargetsinsightforthefour-year-old,heiscertainlynotdiscountinghermakinganimmediateimpact。

With58kilosandgivingtheoldergeldingsweight,shellcertainlyhavetobeonsongonSaturday,Nicholssaid。

ButIdoexpecthertorunreallywell。

ShesnotreallyrippedupforSaturday。

Thisisthekick-offpointandhopefullyoneofthelesserracesshewillruninduringthespring。

Weretryingtohaveherreallyspot-onfortheMemsieandthenifsherunswelltherewemightgototheMakybeDiva。

The$1millionGroupOneMemsieStakes(1400m)isthreeweeksafterSaturdaywhiletheGroupOneMakybeDivaStakes(1600m)isonSeptember16。

NicholssaidtheGroupTwoStocksStakesagainstherownsexatMooneeValleyinlateSeptembercouldbeanidealtargetafterthat。

ThereareanumberofotheroptionsincludingtheUnderwoodStakesandEpsomHandicaponthesameweekend,andtheToorakHandicap,dependingonhowlastyearsMyerClassicwinnerisgoing。

AdefenceoftheMyerandevenaCoxPlatetiltareamongthelaterspringconsiderations。

Theresalotofoptionsforher,Nicholssaid。

NicholssaidsendingIAmAStartothepaddockafterherthirdintheRobertSangsterStakesonMay6ratherthanpressingontoTheGoodwoodtwoweekslater,allowedhertohaveagoodbreakandshehadreturnedastrongerhorse。

ShelooksasgoodasshehaslookedandImveryhappywithheratthisstage,hesaid。

IAmAStarsFlemingtonstartshavenettedwinsintheMyerandKewneyStakeslastseasonwhileshewondownthestraightasatwo-year-old。