Waller Also Outlines Plans

Trainer Mick Price has elected to run last year’s Victoria Derby (Gr 1, 2500m) winner Tarzino (Tavistock) in Saturday’s Autumn Stakes (Gr 2, 1400m) at Caulfield over taking on the older horses in the C F Orr Stakes (Gr 1, 1400m) on the same card.

The three-year-old has not raced since winning his first Group One last October and his trainer is keen to avoid a tough first-up assignment for the talented three-year-old.

"I thought that this year's running of the Orr presents as a really good race. A really tough race," Price said.

"I probably don't need Tarzino to have an absolute gut buster against the good horses.

"It's not so much where we start with Tarzino, it's more that he goes into the Australian Derby at his best."

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