Boom Time to Japan Cup

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Boom Time | Bronwen Healy

Trainer David Hayes has confirmed G1 Caulfield Cup hero Boom Time (Aus) (Flying Spur {Aus}) will compete in the upcoming G1 Japan Cup on Nov. 26. Hayes took Better Loosen Up (Aus) (Loosen Up) to win the Cup in 1990 and is now looking for his second with co-trainers son Ben and nephew Tom Dabernig. Boom Time ran unplaced in the 3200-metre G1 Emirates Melbourne Cup on Tuesday.

“He got invited to go to the Japan Cup, and we’ve accepted the invitation,” Hayes told Channel 7 of the 5-year-old entire. “At this stage, he’s scheduled to depart on Monday. That’ll be nice to be a part of.”

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