Grunt, Mighty Boss Set For Raceday Gallops

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On a day when two Group One winners will kick off their campaigns in the weight-for-age , another couple of elite-level performers will also make appear at Caulfield.

Saturday's Group Three Bletchingly Stakes the return of multiple Group One winner and dual Group One-winning sprinter in the field which has been reduced to eight on Friday.

Three-year-old colt has been scratched from the Bletchingly, with trainer to wait for a more suitable first-up option in the coming weeks.

Price still has a number of runners set to compete at Saturday's season-ending city meeting while two of his Group One-winning horses, Grunt and , are scheduled to gallop between races.

Grunt won the Group One at his most recent start in March while Mighty Boss claimed the Group One last spring on his home track.

Both rising four-year-olds are building up for their new season returns.

“Mighty Boss will probably go on a handicapping path and Grunt will go on a weight-for-age path,” Price told RSN927.

Connections of Ardrossan decided to bypass the Bletchingly with Price believing the colt would have found it tough beating Black Heart Bart, Vega Magic and Voodoo Lad under the weight-for-age conditions.

The trainer indicated Ardrossan was likely to run in a barrier trial at on Monday week before Price decides on his next target.

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