Full Book For Jay Ford At Randwick

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regards Sikhing Glory as one of his best rides at despite a distance query over the -trained sprinter.

The five-year-old hasn't won beyond 1000 metres and steps out to 1200 on Saturday.

Having ridden the horse in eight of his 12 starts, including a last-start third over 1150m on the Kensington track, Ford is adamant Sikhing Glory has matured and is looking for the extra distance.

“I don't have any qualms about the 1200. I think it will suit him down to the ground,” Ford said.

“The other day he ran really well but he just found them a little bit sharp for him and I suggested to Joe maybe he's looking for beyond 1000, 1100 because that used to be his .

“He's given me every indication he'll run 1200, 1300 metres now which he couldn't do previously.

“He's a very consistent horse and he's working his way towards a win and hopefully he gets it on Saturday.”

Ford has a full book of nine rides, four of them for leading trainer including Solo Mission in the TAB.com.au Handicap and , the early favourite for the 2019 Membership Handicap (1500m).

He has also picked up the handy mounts on in-form mare for in Handicap (1400m) and Group One placegetter Frolic in the Summer Sprint (1000m).

“There's plenty there so hopefully there's something amongst them,” he said.

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