Canberra-Trained Horse Wins Highway Hcp

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Training and Scott Collings have celebrated the return of horses to the Handicaps with winning at .

Canberra was taken out of the series for country-trained horses last year when they were assessed to be provincial class but were reinstated from the beginning of this month.

Collings said he and Dryden identified Saturday's 1200m-race as soon as they learned Handle The Truth was again eligible.

Handle The Truth was sent out the $3.40 favourite and raced on the pace for from the outset and beat Risk And Reward by a long head as the two battled to the line.

“Now that we are back in the Highways this was the right race for him,” Collings said.

I”m not sure where we go with him now. Maybe of these races.

“We are not eligible for .”

The $1.3 million on October 13 is for country-trained horses but the Canberra reinstatement came too late for the inaugural running of the race.

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