The all conquering Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen training partnership are about to get serious with their assault on this years harness racing Breeders Crown.
All up it looks like they will have seven representatives trying to qualify for finals day and everyone of them has the credentials to suggest they will get there.
Two-year-old trotting fillies Arya and Wanna Play look taylor made for the two year old trotters division.
Arya has impeccable manners and comes off a last start second in better than 1:57 in the Harness Jewels only to be disqualified post race, while Wanna Play is a brillaint stayer with a very high crusing speed.
The two 2 year old pacing fillies in Supersonic Miss and Linda Lovegrace both look capable of carrying off the major prize on finals day.
They finished first and second in the Harness Jewels in a tick over 1:54 and there was a lot of merit in both their runs.
The super talented 2 year old, Follow The Stars looks very hard to hold out in the 2 year old colts and gelding division and he will have support in the form of Kept Under Wraps and Iceobar who would both have to have runners chances.
The last of the stable's runners is Messini who has been racing out of the Brent Lilley barn during the recently completed Vicbred series which he went through undefeated with a stunning win in last Saturday night's final.
Overall it is a very strong group who should acquit themselves really well.
Arya - 7 starts for 3 wins and 3 placings for stakes of $36,788. Best time of 2:01.1
Wanna Play - 9 starts for 2 wis and 4 placings for stakes of 50,771 . Best time of 1:58.9
Supersonic Miss - 6 starts for 4 wins and 1 placing for stakes of $137,128. Best time of 1:54.1
Linda Lovegrace - 8 starts for 3 wins and 4 placings for stakes of $122,789. Best time of 1:54.4 pl
Follow The Stars - 7 starts for 6 wins for stakes of $263,710. Best time of 1:53.8
Kept Under Wraps - 4 starts for 2 wins and 1 placing for stakes of $40,855. Best time of 1:57.2
Iceobar - 9 starts for 3 wins and 2 placings for stakes of $33,580. Best time of 1:58.1
Messini - 24 starts for 10 wins and 7 placings for stakes of $207,306. Best m/r of 1:55.9 (2240m)