WARRNAMBOOL trainer Peter Chow has called on the services of champion jockey Damian Lane to guide Moor Wanted to victory in the last race of the famous four-day spring carnival at Flemington on Saturday.
Moor Wanted, who resumes from a spell, has drawn barrier four in the 1100-metre race down the straight.
Chow said the five-year-old is ready to go in the $150,000 race.
"I'm expecting a good first-up run from Moor Wanted," the popular trainer told The Standard.
"The run is a bit of a throw at the stumps but he's fit, likes soft ground, has a good first-up record and we have Damian Lane on board.
"I think we tick a few boxes. He's had a couple of good jump-outs at Hamilton and Terang and worked well at Warrnambool. I don't think he's the roughest chance in the race."
Early betting markets rate Moor Wanted a $26 chance of success in the race.
Fellow Warrnambool trainer Merv McKenzie has Big Reel running in the same race as Moor Wanted.
Big Reel's stablemate A Good Yarn is the fourth emergency.
Veteran galloper Gailo Chop runs for Matthew Williams in the $2 million Mackinnon Stakes. The nine-year-old has drawn barrier 15 in the 2000-metre race.
Reykjavik is having his second run from a spell for Warrnambool trainer Lindsey Smith in the Chatham Stakes.
Ciaron Maher has Loving Gaby running in the $2 million Sprint Classic. Loving Gaby will be ridden by Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Craig Williams.
Maher, who trains in combination with David Eustace, has numerous runners at Flemington and saddles up three runners in the $1million Golden Gift for two-year-olds at Rosehill.
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