Japanese apprentice has Alltherightmoves at Ballina Cup meet
GOLD Coast trainer Les Kelly hopes his classy mare Alltherightmoves will do just that and make the right moves when she resumes in the Tursa Employment and Training Newmarket (1000m) at the Ballina Cup race meeting today.
A win would see mature age Japanese apprentice Noriyuki Masuda continue a perfect riding record.
Masuda, who is on loan to Coffs Harbour trainer Jim Jarvis for three months from fellow Gold Coast trainer David Kelly, has had one ride for one win.
That was at Grafton last Saturday when he won on Life Patrol for Ballina trainer Terry McCarthy.
Masuda had been with David Kelly for two-and-a-half years before the temporary switch to Jarvis, and Kelly has no doubts Masuda has a future as a jockey.
"Not many apprentices can win at their first ride," he said.
"Noriyuki is quite a polished rider and at 26 he has maturity as well.
"He is still working on his use of the whip but I don't think he will need to use the whip on Les's horse.
"She is a pretty smart mare and Noriyukji has ridden her in work so he knows her."
Alltherrightmoves looks classes above her opposition with four wins over 1000 metres including two at Doomben and one at Eagle Farm and placings in Group races at Doomben and Eagle Farm last year.
She failed at her only two runs last time in with Les Kelly sending her back to the paddock.
"She is going really well this time and we decided to take her down to Ballina in the hope of an easy win before we map out a program for her," he said.