Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Some Think Victory for Kiwi Star's Just about a Dundeel

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Some Think Victory for Kiwi Star's Just about a Dundeel

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NEW Zealand star It's A Dundeel has attracted plenty of betting support after a sparkling track gallop and drawing barrier for tomorrow's $4 million Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Royal Randwick.

The four-year-old was into $4.60 with TattsBet yesterday after $6.50 was available earlier in the week.

It's A Dundeel has had four starts without winning this campaign, but looks ready to produce his best after running on resolutely for second behind Silent Achiever in The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill on April 5 on a heavy track.

Race jockey James McDonald was thrilled with the galloper's work over 1400m wide out on the course proper at Warwick Farm on Tuesday after the son of High Chaparral put six lengths on his galloping companion in the final 300m.

"His work was very strong. Obviously his partner couldn't keep up with him -- it's the best he's ever felt to me," McDonald said.

"He's definitely peaking for the right day and they don't work any better than that. …

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