Kah is getting back to winning ways after an enforced layoff that saw her miss three months of the season. The 2021 Melbourne Jockeys Champion is slowly moving back up the rankings and now only sits 3 wins behind Craig Williams.
The Snowdens and Kah stable nearly captured the Blue Diamond Stakes on Saturday with Revolutionary Miss going within a nose of winning the Group 1 feature. The two camps will now link up again with the hope Kah can take Captivant one better in the Australian Guineas.
Jamie Kah hasn’t paired with Captivant before however the Snowden Stable confirmed the jockey rode the colt in a gallop on Thursday and will take the 3yo for a final gallop before his Guineas entry on Saturday.
Captivant was impressive when finishing off the winner in the CS Hayes Stakes earlier in February and Peter Snowden believes he’s in great shape since that run.
“He improved nicely into his second run and that run at Flemington has topped him off for the Guineas,” Peter Snowden said.
“We brought him down to run at Flemington to run in the CS Hayes to see if he liked running on the track and he went very well.”
Captivant will be returning back to his favoured 1600m distance with the colt a winner in the Group 1 Champagne Stakes over that distance as well as finishing just off Anamoe in the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas the same season.
The Snowden’s remain wary of Anamoe and have decided to run Captivant in Melbourne to avoid another head to head clash to soon.
“Anamoe has probably got the wood on them up there,” Snowden said.
“Down here, although Anamoe just beat him, he was still very competitive in the Caulfield Guineas.
“We just thought this might be an option for him on a good track.”
Captivant is a $7 chance in the latest Australian Guineas betting.