Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Peterhof in Weetwood Mix; Spirited Victory Ideal Tune-Up for $150,000 Clifford Park Feature

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Peterhof in Weetwood Mix; Spirited Victory Ideal Tune-Up for $150,000 Clifford Park Feature

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Glen

McCullough

Sport

glen.mccullough@thechronicle.com.au

CONNECTIONS of improving Toowoomba sprinter Peterhof face a teasing wait on a Weetwood Handicap start for the four-your-old after he staked his claims for the race at Clifford Park on Saturday.

Peterhof ($10) put his name into the mix for the April 13 Weetwood (1200m) with a spirited victory in the Southern Cross Ten Benchmark 80 Handicap (1100m).

With the aid of a positive Damien Robinson ride, Peterhof wore down race leader Silver Scholar over the final 50 metres to score by a half head.

Ghostnthedarkness ($3.40 ef) was doing his best work late for third after racing near the tail of the field until straightening.

But while connections were celebrating PeterhofCOs seventh home-track victory, trainer Mark Webb said the All Bar One entire faced a tough task to make the final Weetwood field.

C[pounds sterling]This horse just keeps improving all the time Co you only have to look at his record here now,C[yen] Webb said. …

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