Apprentice Ben Allen aims for first G1 win

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ApprenticeBenAllenaimsforfirstG1win

October12,20184:29pm。

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JockeyBenAllenhasthreeopportunitestowinhisfirstGroupOneraceatCaulfield。

OneoftherisingstarsoftheVictorianridingrankshashissightsonasignificantmilestoneononeoftheMelbournesfeaturespringracedaysatCaulfield。

TeenageapprenticeBenAllenhasridesinthreeofthefourGroupOneracesonSaturdaysprogram。

HewillbeaboardNativeSoldierintheCaulfieldGuineas,NightsWatchintheCaulfieldStakesandAnjanaintheThousandGuineas。

ItsalwaysbeenagoalofminetotrytorideaGroupOnewinnerwhilestillbeinganapprentice,19-year-oldAllensaid。

Ivegonequiteclose。

IvehadafewplacingsbutIveneverbeenabletowinoneyet。

SoImhopingonSaturdayIcouldbeluckyandgetmyfirstGroupOne。

AllthreehewillrideintheGroupOneracesarepreparedbyVictoriaspremiertrainerDarrenWeir。

TwoofAllensthreeplacingsattheelitelevelhavebeenonWeir-trainedrunnersTosenStardomwhowassecondintheFuturityStakesatCaulfieldinFebruaryandHellbent,thirdintheOakleighPlateonthesameday。

HesaysitsajockeysdreamtogetopportunitieslikehehasonSaturday。

ImjustluckyenoughthatDarrenWeirhasgivenmesomuchsupportinmycareerandImabletorideinthesebigracesonqualityhorsestoo,hesaid。

Whenyoureridinggoodhorsesitmakesitthatmucheasiertoridearace。

NativeSoldierwasadominantwinneroftheCaulfieldGuineasPreludelaststartandwasthesecondfavouriteforthe$2millionCaulfieldGuineas(1600m)at$6。

50onThursdaybehindstarSydneycoltTheAutumnSun,whoisodds-on。

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