Te Akau dreaming big with Dream Of The Moon

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Stakes targets could be looming for following her dominant victory at Riccarton on Wednesday.

The daughter of All Too Hard settled midfield for Michael McNab before he pulled her wide and into the clear when turning for home where she gobbled up her rivals and dashed away to a comfortable 2.5 length victory over Diablo Blanco.

Dream Of The Moon was able to turn the tables on Diablo Blanco, who denied her victory at Riccarton last start, and the stable were duly delighted with the result.

“Her work on Saturday was super and we were quietly confident heading into today,” said , who trains in partnership with .

“She still did a little bit wrong, so I think there is plenty of improvement there.”

A A$160,000 yearling purchase by Racing principal David Ellis from Australia, Dream Of The Moon isn't eligible for the Million 2YO (1200m) but is set to some other juvenile this season.

“Speaking to Mark this morning, whether we give her a break now or whether we head to the Wakefield (Group 2, 1200m) at , we will just see how she pulls up and go from there,” Bergerson said.

The win sealed an early double for the stable at Riccarton, with Mazzucato winning earlier on the card.

“She was slow out of the barriers, but Michael (McNab, jockey) got her into a beautiful rhythm,” Te Akau Racing Manager said.

“I think the noseband coming off today really helped her and the shadow roll – I think she got her head down and relaxed nicely.

“She worked into it nicely at the top of the straight and at the 300m I was very confident that she was going to pick them up.”

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