TransferAllowanceaimsforbetterfinish

December7,20172:25pm。

byAAP

TrainerPeterRocheishopefultheonlyhorsehehasintrainingcangivehimvictoryinhishometrackCup。

TransferAllowancerunsinSaturdaysPakenhamCupafterfinishingfourthinthe2500mrace12monthsago。

Rochesaysthisyearscontestlookseasieronpaper,howeverithasntbeenplainsailingintheleadup。

TransferAllowancefinishedalast-start11thatMooneeValleyover2040monNovember17。

Hehadacrookbackafterthatwhichranthroughtothelargemusclesonhisrump,thegluteals。

Hewasverysoreandcouldntstretchout。

Itsabittersweetthing。

Youregladtoseesomethinghasgonewrongbutyoudontwantanythingtogowrong。

Ivegotagoodvetsowevecleanedallthatupandeverythingsbackontrack。

CaulfieldCup-winningjockeyCoryParishhastherideandRochesaidhisinstructionswouldbetoholdthegeldingupforaslongaspossible。

The2500metreshasgotmealittlebitworried,Rochesaid。

IfIcangetCorytoholdhimuptoaboutthe600metresandletgothen,hopefullywemightgetsomewhereinthemoney。

Wedbedelightedwithatop-fivefinish。

RocheiswindingdownhistrainingoperationwithTransferAllowanceownedbydaughterMonique。

WithMoniquespartnerThomasCarberryrecentlygrantedatrainerslicence,Rochesaidhewouldntmindlendingahelpinghand。

Wereabitawaywherewearesowedliketomoveandbeabitclosertothefamilyandshareinabitofthefun,Rochesaid。

Icouldgetahorseandpotteraround,cleanoutstablesortakeahorsetotheraceswhenhecant。

Iwouldntmind。