'He will measure up in Class Three'

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 22 May, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 22 May, 2011, 12:00am


It was a day for high, wide and handsome in dismal conditions, with several horses winning after sitting off the course and none more so than the Almond Lee-trained Dragon Victory. Brett Doyle (pictured) was posted wide on the four-year-old but at least he was out of the kickback and the gelding was having only his third run since dropping to Class Four, was too tough in the run down the straight. 'You don't normally see horses win after a run like that so it proved to me that he is better than Class Four,' said Lee. 'But a lot of things have gone wrong for this horse.' Which is why his record was reading nine starts without earning a cheque before yesterday's 14-1 success. 'I think he will measure up in Class Three. 'This 1,400m trip is too short for him.'