A decision regarding speedy Warrnambool mare Working From Home running in a $150,000 black type restricted race at Flemington will be made by his trainer Daniel Bowman on Thursday morning.
Bowman is concerned the track may be too hard for the lightly-raced five-year-old.
“I’m kicking myself I never ran Working From Home on Melbourne Cup Day,” he said.
“She loves wet ground and the conditions on Tuesday would have suited her but the amount of heavy rain surprised everyone.
“I would love it if there’s a bit of give in the track on Thursday.
“The other option I have is to run her at Sandown on Saturday week but the track can get pretty hard there.”
Working From Home has won four races from her nine starts and collected more than $134,000 in stakemoney for her connections.
Darren Weir’s Warrnambool satellite stable has numerous runners at Flemington, including the well-fancied Verry Elleegant running in the $1 million VRC Oaks.
Warrnambool trainer Symon Wilde and former Winslow trainer Ciaron Maher will have runners at the meeting.
Meanwhile, the Warrnambool Racing Club hosts a seven-race program for its annual Oaks day meeting on Thursday.
Racecourse manager Daniel Lumsden said the running rail would be out nine metres for the entire circuit.
“We’ve had just over 14 millimetres of rain over the past week,” he said.
“The early track rating is a soft five. I’m confident we’ll have an excellent racing surface for the day.”
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