It’s Wyendra’s time to shine as comeback continues

She was bred to be something very good, but connections were quickly forced to put things on hold. Yet if fortune favours the brave, it also rewards the patient.

Lightly raced four-year-old Goulburn mare Wyendra is set to remind everyone what may still lie ahead when it lines up in a competitive Class 2 Handicap (Race 6) over 1200m at Tuesdays feature Wagga meeting.

It will only be its seventh career start, and for connections it may seem half a lifetime ago when it won its maiden on debut at Canberra as a pronounced favourite in the first week of 2018.

But there were growing pains already, and it wasnt until May before Wyendra returned in a pair of Class 1 races. But something wasnt right, and after just one more heavily beaten run in June, the chestnut daughter of prolific Written Tycoon out of a mare by former Group 1 winner Filante was tipped out for nearly a year.


In late April this year back it came with a bang in a Class 1 at Canberra, parking midfield before effortlessly powering over the top. The stable so buoyed, the mare was whipped into town, and produced a nice closing effort from well back in a Rosehill Highway behind the smart Elm Court.

Back in class on Tuesday, and with the blinkers on for the first time, Wyendra looks beautifully placed for the draw, although punters will also be keeping a close watch on another four-year-old mare, Wodonga-trained Magnavale who resumed for just her second prep with a powerful all-the-way win in a Class 1 at Albury.

Earlier on the card, a three-year-old fillies match-race looms in a Maiden Handicap (Race 3) over 1000m between Albury-trRead More – Source

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