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Gr1 Winner MacO'Reilly On The Comeback Trail
Dual Gr1-winning 9YO gelding MacO'Reilly (O'Reilly–Double Babu, by Centaine) is on the comeback trail, reports theinformant.co.nz. Last raced in December 2010, he was retired after a lack lustre performance, and sent to learn a new trade as a show jumper. With time, small niggling injuries have healed, and has been given a long slow build up with the intention of embarking embark on a campaign towards New Zealand's spring Gr1 double. MacO'Reilly has won 10 of his 39 starts and NZ$466,590 including the Gr1 Waikato RC International Stakes & the Gr1 ARC New Zealand Stakes.