A Caulfield Cup spot was a long way off Peter Moody’s mind when In Good Health joined his stable this year.
In Good Health was one of the first horses Moody welcomed into his stable when he returned to training in May but he only expected to have the five-year-old in the camp for a short time.
“I was just happy to win a midweek with her and send her to stud,” Moody said.
Racing is full of surprises. In Good Health has stunned her trainer with her progress, which had led to her being in contention for a Caulfield Cup start via Saturday’s Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes (2400m).
In Good Health immensely boosted her breeding value with her shock win at $61 in the Listed Heatherlie Stakes (1700m) two starts back before a game fourth in the Group 3 Naturalism Stakes last time out.
“That last run was