Night racing at Canterbury continues on Friday, February 9 with the Damien Lane, Wyong stable supplying one runner in the form of Choice Larga to race 3, in the Electric Trades Union handicap for benchmark 74 runners to be ridden by Josh Parr currently at odds of $17-1.


9:15pm – Electrical Trades Union (Bm74) – Good(4) – 1100m – $40,000
Benchmark 74, Handicap (Min HCP Wgt: 53.00) – True

2. Choice Larga

BARRIER: 3 AGE: 7yo SEX: g PRIZE: $182,200

WEIGHT: 57.5kg COLOUR: b WIN%: 11%

JOCKEY: J Parr SIRE: Al Samer PLACE%: 38%

TRAINER: D Lane at Wyong DAM: Larga Vista (USA) (by Seeking The Gold (USA)) API: 4.0

COLOURS: Black, white lightning bolt, pale blue sleeves, pale blue and black quartered cap

OWNERS: M J Murphy, P J Walker, P A Williams, A G McCarthy, M N Hancock, C T Porter, A Purcell, M R Fisher, June Rose Synd (Mgr: Ms A Murphy) & Days Off Synd (Mgr: S J Blair)

WINS: 2(1400), 1(1300), 2(1100)

CAREER: 45:5-8-4

Choice Larga is a seven-year-old gelding who finished midfield six of 12/1300 m before going for a spell at Rosehill in a benchmark 83.

He has not barrier trialed since resuming and has first up form of 9 starts for two wins and three placings with two wins coming via the distance.

He will likely race on the speed, having competed at the Canterbury track on six occasions for one second and one third.

Good luck to all connections with Choice Larga’s return to competitive racing on Friday evening.

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