Frustrating galloper Shogun Sun steps up in distance to 1500m at Eagle Farm as he tries to break an 18-month winning drought.
Apprentice Corey Bayliss will claim 2kg on Shogun Sun as he tackles 1600 metres for the second time in his career at Doomben.
The unlucky Shogun Sun will have his second attempt at 1600m at Doomben instead of heading to the Rockhampton carnival.
Shogun Sun is set to win his first open company race at the Sunshine Coast after racing well in feature races during the summer.
The spacious Caloundra track has convinced trainer Kelly Schweida to miss the Grafton Guineas and run Shogun Sun and Bluebrook at the Sunshine Coast.
Extra training to help shed some unwanted kilos has paid dividends with Shogun Sun, an easy Sunshine Coast winner.
Trainer Kelly Schweida hopes a step up to 1350m can help three-year-olds Shogun Sun and Cellargirl overcome any leader bias at Doomben.
Kelly Schweida has been forced to run star three-year-olds Shogun Sun and Cellargirl in the same lead-up races to the Magic Millions Guineas.
Shogun Sun has had a week on a water walker as he prepares for his next lead-up race to the Golden Rose.