TRAINER Donna Scott expects Star Of Tennessee to justify her short quote at Albury on Monday.
Star Of Tennessee is a $1.85-chance to make it back-to-back wins in the $20,000 Class One, Hcp, (1000m) with Blaike McDougall booked to ride.
The promising filly made a huge impression last-start at Albury after she demolished her rivals by almost five lengths when resuming earlier this month.
Scott said Star Of Tennessee looked to be a smart filly with above average ability who has the potential to progress through the grades quickly.
"It certainly looks another winnable race for her," Scott said.
"Class races are getting harder to find but are good when they come along because you are on a level playing field.
"My only query is she is a three-year-old filly and has to carry 59kg and has drawn out wide.
"But it's only over 1000m and there is only one bend to go around.
"She has improved from her first-up win and if she produces something similar to her first-up performance you would think she would be winning again."
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Scott said Star Of Tennessee still had plenty of improvement and was still quite immature.
"She did a little bit wrong the other day and is still a bit field shy," she said.
"But we worked her with a stablemate last week and she seemed a bit more comfortable.
"There is a lot of upside to her if she can keep progressing the way she has.
"She has got plenty of early speed which is a big asset."
Scott looks to have a strong hand at the meeting with stablemates Steparound Gal, Hazel's Diary and Hail The Hero having each-way claims.
"Steparound Gal has got her hoof on the till but can do things wrong that have proved costly," she said.
"But she improves each run and hopefully she can go close.
"I think my other two runners get into tough races with no standout chances and can both be thereabouts with even luck.
"Hazel's Diary won last start and gets into a similar grade of race.
"I think I have got four genuine chances but I know what this game is like and you go to the races thinking that and leave scratching your head."