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Rock Beat Drumming For A Weetwood
A thoughtfully-devised plan enters phase one today at Eagle Farm with the astute training team of Tony and Maddy Sears set to saddle 4YO Rock Beat in the $35,000 Benchmark 85 (1000m), reports racingqueensland.com.au. True to his proven strategy of spelling horses after a win, Team Sears sent talented sprinter Rock Beat to the paddock following a decisive win in mid-December last year, with the hope that he has the capacity to target a second Listed Weetwood Handicap for them on September 26 (won with Choice Bro in 2016). With 6 wins from only 12 starts, and an unblemished record in 3 first-up attempts, Rock Beat appears a terrific chance, not only today but across his campaign towards the Weetwood. Tony Sears commented, "I spelled him after he won his last start with the idea of getting him ready for the Weetwood." He added, "Rock Beat was due to run at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday but I scratched him because of the wet track."