Something Borrowed will have plenty of supporters in Mudgee Cup

Celebrations could continue well into the night if locally-owned Something Borrowed lands Friday's $50,000 Robert Oatley Vineyards Mudgee Cup (1,600m).

IN FORM: Aaron Bullock guides Something Borrowed to victory at Dubbo Turf Club earlier this year. Photo: JANIAN MCMILLAN (www.racingphotography.com.au)

IN FORM: Aaron Bullock guides Something Borrowed to victory at Dubbo Turf Club earlier this year. Photo: JANIAN MCMILLAN (www.racingphotography.com.au)

Something Borrowed is trained at Dubbo by Bathurst native Justin Stanley, but his group of 10 owners are all from Mudgee.

"They are a great bunch of owners and are thrilled that their horse is in the Mudgee Cup," former jockey Stanley said.

"They'd obviously love to win their local cup and I think he will be very hard to beat if he gets the right run in the race."

Something Borrowed is now an eight-year-old, but has been racing in great form.

"He's an eight-year-old who thinks he's three and he's only had the 30 starts, so he hasn't been over-raced," Stanley said. "The Mudgee Cup's a very open race with a few winning chances, but I think my horse is right in the race."

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