Matthew Dale landed a winning double at Thoroughbred Park on Wednesday when the resuming Calescent proved far too strong in the Federal Handicap (1000m).
The four-year-old mare led from start to finish to continue Dale's red-hot recent form, which also included a winner in the race prior when Rubaiya broke through for a maiden win at the ninth time of asking.
"Two good rides, the horses presented in good order and got the job done," Dale said.
"I thought that was a really good effort [from Calescent] first-up on a soft track. She bustled through, held her position and got into a good rhythm. Ultimately, that was the winning move.
"In-time we could possibly consider at stretching her out a branch. Today was a perfect target for her first-up, she could [target 1200m] because she's getting to the front, pricking her ears and settling."
Rubaiya also enjoyed a comfortable win in her first start since being beaten a lip at the Sapphire Coast, ending a long run of near misses.
"She ran a bit frustrating up until now, she probably had a few opportunities to break her maiden," Dale said.
"She has fully matured-now and she came back a lot bigger and stronger. It was good to see her break through."
Queanbeyan galloper Island Bay Boy landed an impressive win in the Benchmark 65 Handicap (1300m) which has prompted trainer Tony Sergi to consider taking the speedster to Sydney next start.
"He likes the track and he's a very exciting horse," Sergi said.
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Meanwhile, Keith Dryden's Handle the Truth has earned a start in Saturday's Group 3 Doncaster Prelude (1500m) at Rosehill.
Champion jockey Glen Boss has been booked to ride the 2019 Kosciuszko winner, which will jump from barrier 11 looking to build on his first-up triumph in the Listed National Sprint (1400m).
Handle the Truth will need to fight off the likes of experienced group winners Rock, and So Si Bon.