Jul 3 2020 Bott holds high hopes for
Adrian Bott is confident the stable has found the right race for Mr Dependable (Reliable Man) who chases a first win of the preparation in tomorrow’s Quincy Seltzer Handicap (1800m) at Randwick. Bott and co-trainer Gai Waterhouse accepted for the four-year-old in two races but have decided on the 1800-metre event. "We're trying to teach him to stay and get the miles into his legs so it's a nice stepping stone and the weight relief was a big part in that as well," Bott said. "He couldn't have been more impressive first-up under unsuitable conditions and last start he was very brave, he just bumped into a horse that was in-form and had a bit more match fitness. If he can take that same level of improvement into his thirdup run, hopefully now is his chance to break through this preparation." Check out the latest betting markets.