Waller urges cautious approach for Alward

WallerurgescautiousapproachforAlward

September23,20173:36pm。

byAAP

ChrisWallerwillurgetheconnectionsofAlwardnottobackupthegeldinginTheMetropolitanfollowinghislatestwinatRosehill。

Aone-timefavouritefortheGroupOnestayingfeatureatRandwickafterhescoredonhisSydneydebutlastmonth,WallerisadamantAlward($4)shouldnotcontesttheGroupOneMetropolitanatRandwicknextweek。

SydneyspremiertrainerplacedhisotherrunnersintheRanvetHandicap(2000m)inthesamebracketafter$1。

85favouriteUpNRollingtrailedhisstablematebythree-quartersofalength。

QuickDefence($10)crossedthelineinfourth,behindthePeterandPaulSnowden-trainedZaunkonig($26),whowasaneckoffUpNRolling。

IfyourunthemintheMetropyouwontseethemagainfortherestofthespring,Wallersaid,whenaskedifhistriocouldback-up。

Idrathertakethemthroughthegrades。

SureownerswanttohaverunnersinMetropolitans,buttheywanttohaverunnersruntherestofthecarnivalaswell。

Theressomeniceracesthroughthespring。

Itsnowafiveorsixracecarnival,hesaid。

WallerconfirmedhewouldhavefourrunnersinTheMetropolitanAntonioGiuseppe,Libran,LifeLessOrdinaryandWhoShotThebarman。

LibranandLifeLessordinarywerethejoint$6favouritesontheTABfixedoddsmarket,onSaturday。