Princess Jenni’s Trainer Keen on Following Etah James’s Path
VICTORIA, Australia – David Brideoake shared his perspectives regarding Princess Jenni who will be taking part in Saturday’s Pakenham Cup. He affirmed that he would love to follow Etah James’s path. The latter is the eight-year-old mare who bagged the Pakenham Cup top prize last year. Etah James trained on after a short stint in New Zealand to be victorious in the Sydney Cup and become a Melbourne Cup qualifier. Brideoake cited that it would be an authentic dream if he and Princess Jenni could accomplish the same achievement as the David Eustace and Ciaron Maher-trained brown racehorse.
Brideoake shared some details about how Princess Jenni is preparing for the Pakenham Cup. He confirmed that Group One mare’s stamina has been developing wonderfully. The racehorse trainer said he feels quite positive that Princess Jenni’s participation on Saturday’s 2,500-metre open handicap contest would all end up quite pleasantly. The Pakenham Cup is slated on Saturday, December 5 at the Pakenham Racecourse. The winner will take home $300,000 worth of cash prize, as per the details posted online by Australian tips and news website, JustHorseRacing.
Princess Jenni will showcase her running prowess in the upcoming Listed horse racing match, following her brushing off a minor foot abscess. Brideoake remarked that Glitzabeel and High Chaparral’s daughter is in the best possible shape for the Pakenham tilt, following her being forced to bypass last month’s Zipping Classic. A top-three finish on Saturday’s contest will witness the consistent Princess Jenni click over the $1-million prize money threshold.
Brideoake pointed out that his five-year-old, bay-coloured galloper had been a fantastic racehorse to train, merely shy of a million dollars. He added that their group had got great confidence in the stable favourite. Princess Jenni’s racehorse trainer affirmed that their team believes the high-performing mare would deliver her best run in the Pakenham Cup.
Princess Jenni is the last start Bendigo Cup champion. She was victorious in the Group One Schweppes Oaks at three and came back the next season to claim the Group Two Stutt Stakes. Brideoake’s Mornington Racecourse runner has bagged six of her 19 starts. Additionally, Princess Jenni placed on two other occasions. She gripped on to bag the Group Three Bendigo Cup ahead of the quick-finishing international stayer, Pondus.
Princess Jenni has not competed since because of the foot abscess, according to Australian horse betting information and news website, Racenet. Nevertheless, Brideoake relayed that his sprinter’s foot condition is not a major problem. He cited that after all, Princess Jenni had carried on and that she is in good shape. Brideoake also said that Princess Jenni’s performance had been favourable. The Mornington racehorse trainer relayed that he is looking forward to his galloper participating in the Pakenham Cup.
Brideoake remarked that it is not ideal to miss a competition. He mentioned that, nevertheless, Princess Jenni’s work and her natural fitness level would hopefully hold in good stead for it all. Brideoake admires Etah James and wishes to see Princess Jenni tread a similarly successful path. However, plans beyond the weekend horse race remain up in the air. Brideoake is silently confident that his runner will measure up versus the outstanding stayers this coming 2021.