Gai Waterhouse has six Golden Slippers but no Golden Rose.
Gold Standard, a colt on the rise, could change that at Rosehill on Saturday.
Waterhouse is yet to win a Golden Rose but last-start Group Two winner Gold Standard represents the stable's latest chance to rectify that anomaly.
Gold Standard won the Stan Fox Stakes over 1500m on September 9 at Rosehill on the same day Menari confirmed Golden Rose favouritism with a dominant win in the traditional lead-up, the Group Two Run To The Rose (1200m).
Program changes this year meant the Stan Fox was moved to before the Golden Rose instead of after and co-trainer Adrian Bott said the stable believed that was the right way to go with Gold Standard.Read More