Shiloh Franco shows promise
Keep an eye on Shiloh Franco in the final event at Forbury Park tonight.
She has a difficult task from the outside of the front line in the Washington VC Fillies and Mares' Pace (1700m mobile). However, her late run for fifth at Gore on Sunday was a pointer to better things. Shiloh Franco was a tailender turning in and made ground steadily in the concluding stages.
Ken McRae trains the 4-year-old P-Forty-Seven mare at Waimumu. The horseman trained her half-brother, Franco Sandman, to win two races.
Reg Jones also caught the eye at the Gore meeting when having his first start for Gore trainer Maurice Kerr. The gelded son of Real Desire closed on the leaders late for sixth in a maiden contest. Reg Jones has been featuring at workouts this month.
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