She Will Reign ready for barrier trial

SheWillReignreadyforbarriertrial

August20,20173:39pm。

byAAP

BenMelhamwillbereunitedwithGoldenSlipperwinnerSheWillReignwhenshemakesherfirstpublicappearancesinceherGroupOnetriumph。

MelhamwillflytoSydneytoridethefillyinabarriertrialatWarwickFarmonFridaymorningwithtrainerGaryPortellipleasedwithSheWillReignsphysicalprogressfromhertwo-year-oldseason。

Shewenttothepaddockat455kilosandis498now,Portellisaid。

BenMelhamwillrideherinthetrialonthecourseproperatWarwickFarmonFridayandagaininhernexttrialbutImnotyetsurewhenandwherethatwillbe。

Melhamisonadietandfitnessregimetogetto51kgforthe$10millionEverestonOctober14。

ButwithherfirststartscheduledforSeptember29intheMoirStakesatMooneeValley,CraigWilliamswillrideherat50kgwithMelhambelievingthatweightisbeyondhim。

TheGroupOneMoir(1000m)andTheEverestaretheonlytwoconfirmedstartsforSheWillReignthisspring。

Thewinneroffourofherfivestarts,SheWillReignwasthefirsthorseconfirmedforTheEverestafteradealstruckbetweenDarbyRacingandslotholderYuLongInvestments。

Thefillyisthe$6secondfavouriteforTheEverestbehindChautauquaat$4。

60withEnglish,HoutzenandRussianRevolutionallat$11。

Houtzen,whofinishedfifthintheSlipperasfavourite,willhaveabarriertrialattheGoldCoastonMonday。

HertrainerTobyEdmondsisalsolookingtokickhercampaignoffinMelbournewiththeMcEwenStakesonSeptember9amongtheoptions。