More Sites
Cricket 1st ODI NZ v Proteas Cricket ODD Blues v Tigers Football EPL Ladder Football A-League Ladder
Gridiron player’s amazing punt returnGridiron player’s amazing punt return Serena shows how it’s done in adSerena shows how it’s done in ad LeBron the latest sports star to take on training adLeBron the latest sports star to take on training ad
Most popular articles
MMA Kanvas'In your face' action from the world of MMA
Wide World of Sports TV partners
Wide World of SportsCatch up with Ken Sutcliffe and the team on Wide World of Sports.Footy ClassifiedOur award winning panel tell it how it really is in the AFL world.AFL Footy ShowAustralia's favourite team takes you through the week in AFL.NRL Footy ShowFatty and the gang bring you an entertaining look at rugby league.
Facile Tigre fresh and ready for Goodwood
Mathew Toogood
14:14 AEST Thu May 9 2013

There's a Group One sprint in Brisbane on Saturday but Queensland speedster Facile Tigre will instead chase a breakthrough big-race win in Adelaide.

The Jason McLachlan-trained Facile Tigre will go into the Group One Goodwood at Morphettville as one of the best-backed runners.

And jockey Brad Rawiller is confident the gelding is in superior order than before his second in the Oakleigh Plate a few months ago.

"I've been riding him in his main gallops and a couple of jump-outs and I think he's going better than he was before the Oakleigh Plate," Rawiller said.

Facile Tigre has been placed in the past two Group One Oakleigh Plates at Caulfield, including his second to Mrs Onassis in February at his most recent start.

Rawiller thought the Oakleigh Plate was Facile Tigre's best chance of winning a Group One but the tempo he wanted didn't eventuate, with the sprinter closing late to finish a length from Mrs Onassis.

The Goodwood is one of two Group One sprints in Australia on Saturday with the other being the weight-for-age BTC Cup (1200m) at Eagle Farm.

The Peter Moody-trained Moment Of Change is a clear favourite for The Goodwood in his return from a short rest.

You need the latest version of Flash Player.
Enjoy the most vivid content on the web
Watch video without extra features
Interact with applications on your favourite sites
Upgrade now