Adelaide Option For Sunlight Return

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race fans could get an opportunity to see star filly in action before her juvenile season is over.

Sunlight has raced seven times this season for five wins including the $2 million Classic at the Gold Coast in January as well as the and Magic Night Stakes in Sydney.

The -trained two-year-old's autumn preparation culminated in third place in the and she is back preparing for her return.

The had been pinpointed as a likely return at in August but McEvoy, who operates stables in South Australia and , is also considering the Listed (1050m) in Adelaide on the final weekend of July.

The Lightning Stakes is for two and three-year-olds.

“Sunlight had another little gallop (on Saturday morning) and she was fabulous,” McEvoy said.

“She's getting closer to a return.

“There's a race at the end of July in Adelaide called The Lightning.

“Because she's such a gross filly, before the Quezette if she needs a hit-out I might run her in that race in Adelaide.

“That would be good for Adelaide.”

The Group Three Quezette Stakes (1100m) is on August 18.

Sunlight is expected to be aimed at sprint races in Melbourne during the spring.

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