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Australian Racing - Racing: Oliver back aboard Trekking

There could be a return to form for Trekking when he tackles the William Reid Stakes on Friday at Moonee Valley as he is reunited with jockey Damien Oliver.

The Godolphin dual Group 1 winner missed the start on his first-up outing in the Listed Bob Hoysted Handicap at Flemington earlier this month and connections will hope he can make amends in tomorrow's Group 1 contest, for which he is a 25/1 chance.

"I haven't ridden him since I rode him first up where he kind of bombed the start and he had a big weight, so it was kind of an unsuitable race but a run he kind of needed to have to go into this race second up," Oliver told

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Moonee Valley return could be a positive

The 49-year-old rider will again be in the saddle tomorrow and hopes a return to the track can prove a positive.

"On his best form, he's run well at The Valley before, he can run well," Oliver added.

"Moonee Valley's one of those courses that is a bit of a horses-for-courses type of track, and the fact that he's gone there and run well before certainly gives you some confidence.

"On his best day he can (win), for sure … but he's a horse that probably likes a bit of pace in his races and that will suit him if there is."

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