Mr Brightside looking to hit right note during autumn

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Mr Brightside

Four-time winner is gearing up for an official trial at later this month in preparation for his first-up appearance in the CF on February 10.

Trained by Ben, Will, and , the six-year-old gelding has a busy autumn schedule ahead, including a defence of his crown.

JD Hayes outlined the plans for Mr Brightside's upcoming races stating he'll kick off in the Group 1 CF Orr Stakes (1400m), then the Group 1 Stakes (1400m), (1600m), and then potentially looking at a tilt at the Group 1 (2000m).

Hayes mentioned, “It's his first jump–out (on Thursday), so he'll just bowl around and have a nice fitness blowout, and then he'll probably trial at Geelong on the 30th (of January).

“We've just been ticking him over at home, he's been getting out in the day paddocks, he's been loving life, we've had really good up here (at Euroa), and he's been the beneficiary of that.”

“He looks magnificent, so we're looking forward to seeing him come through these couple of trials leading up to the first-up run.”

Mr Brightside will look to add a second All Star Mile crown to an already impressive record after claiming the race in 2023 and is a $6.50 market elect for the 2024 edition with top horse racing bookmakers.

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