Behind The Gates

The Australian Turf Club chat to David Payne on the upcoming plans of star galloper and dual Group 1 winner Ace High ahead of his run in Saturday's Hobartville Stakes, and also discusses the upcoming plans for the three-year-old who Payne states 'He's better than Criterion''

John Cordina, the owner of Ace High also discusses his involvement in racing and how it is to have another top line galloper.

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