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Racing Vic Chasing Rocket Man For Aust Legs Of Global Sprint
Australian-bred Singapore sprint start Rocket Man (Viscount-Macrosa, by McGinty) "is on the short list for the 2 Australian legs of the Global Sprint Challenge early next year," reported The Herald-Sun. Racing Victoria racing operations manager Leigh Jordon confirmed he "has sent details" of the Gr1 Australian Stakes (Moonee Valley on January 28) & Gr1 Lightning Stakes (Flemington on February 19) to Rocket Man's trainer Patrick Shaw & noted he "also planned to sound out Hong Kong trainers during the lead-up to Hong Kong's International Day at Sha Tin on December 12". Jordon said up-and-coming HK sprinter Little Bridge was "another horse of interest".