Canberra trainer Keith Dryden can't wait for crowds to start coming back to racing - he's getting bored sitting up in the grandstand on his own.
He also worried if owners couldn't be trackside to watch their horses run then they would start to leave the industry.
Dryden took out the final two races of the day at Canberra's Thoroughbred Park on Wednesday - first Rockarosa saluted to take out The Federal (1300 metres) and then Dream Runner was too strong in the class 1 plate (1600m).
But none of the owners were allowed on course, with crowds prohibited since the coronavirus lockdown.
That could change over the coming weeks, with owners, members and sponsors potentially allowed back at Canberra's track on July 24.
Dryden said it was massively important to start getting everyone back.
"That'll be good. We cannot keep going along with the owners not being able to come," he said.
"They're going to get sick of paying up. Get the owners back and some people back into the game.
"It's deadset boring sitting out there in the old grandstand when it's freezing. No drinks, no nothing."
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Dryden plans to take Rockarosa up the Hume for the Highway Handicap.
The three-year-old filly produced a perfectly timed late run to claim the Federal and make it two wins from three starts since joining Dryden's stable.
She came from top Sydney trainer Chris Waller and will likely head back to Sydney next start.
Garry Kirkup's Demonstrate also finished strongly to be a narrow second, while Nieces And Nephews was third.
Dryden also had Treasure Boss scratched from the Federal, with the six-year-old gelding hurting himself when he reared up in the barriers.
"She's going nicely. I thought it might have been 100m short for her, but as I said to the owners, 'I think she can win' ... I just thought she'd be hard to beat," Dryden said.
"She'll be nominated for the Highway on June 13 over 1600m. That'll be her next race at this stage - as long as we can gain a run.
"She's going along quite nicely so I would expect her to be pretty competitive in a Highway."
Dryden then finished the day on a high when Dream Runner saluted in the final race of the day.
It means the three-year-old gelding remained undefeated having won both his starts.
He also won a maiden (1200m) on debut at Canberra two weeks ago.
The Terry Robinson-trained Lord Desanimaux was about a length away in second, with the pair leaving the rest of the field in their wake.
Dryden had high hopes for his charge.
"He's a nice horse. He's only had the two starts for me and won them both," he said.
"The jump from 1200m to a mile is a big jump, but he travelled beaut, finished strong. I think he's a horse with a future.
"I'm pretty happy with the way he's going. He's a very lazy track worker so he's hard to get a guide on, but when he lets down and lets go he sprints quick.
"He's got a fair bit to learn yet, he's still a bit green - but when he switches right on he might be a nice horse."