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Portelli tests Exceltic’s Golden Rose credentials

  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018
  • Caryl Williamson
Gary Portelli will be looking for improvement from Testashadow (6) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Gary Portelli will be looking for improvement from Testashadow (6) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Exceltic will need to reproduce his two-year-old form in the Listed Rosebud at Rosehill to convince trainer Gary Portelli he can progress to the highest level. The colt will line up in the season's first three-year-old stakes race in Sydney on Saturday, a precursor to next month's Gr. 1 Golden Rose. “If he can't win then, he can't win the Golden Rose and we will have to reassess.” Exceltic ran third behind Performer and Stratosphere in the Gr. 3 Canonbury…
 

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