Angel back in familiar territory

Angel In Bluejeans in winning style.

Angel In Bluejeans in winning style.

Cambridge trainer and owner Margaret Falconer will be welcoming Angel In Bluejeans back home after tomorrow’s Te Teko meeting.

The four-year-old will run in the first of the NZB Insurance Pearl Series Races at Te Teko after heading north on Sunday from Trina Riddell’s Awapuni stable.

“She’s owned by Margaret Falconer at Cambridge and the only reason she came down to us was that they couldn’t get her in the starting gates for some reason,” said Riddell.

“We’ve fixed that problem so we’ve sent her back and she’ll spell with Margaret anyway.”

Angel In Bluejeans was a first-up winner at Otaki for Riddell before she got home well for fourth at Wanganui. The daughter of Mastercraftsman was then seventh at Awapuni after being forced to race three wide without cover.

“She was disappointing at her last start at Trentham,” said Riddell. “I think the track was just too much for her, but she came through it well and the next day she was squealing and racing around the paddock.”

Angel In Bluejeans is bred to handle rain-affected ground as her mother Dawn Till Dusk’s six wins featured a Gr. 3 Cuddle Stakes success on a wet track.

NZ Racing Desk.