Trainer Bryce Heys has refused to be drawn on Spieth's (Thorn Park x Stella Livia) next assignment,
preferring to let him get over his first stakes win at Randwick.
The lightly raced four-year-old missed the start of the Listed Tattersalls
Lightning, but was well in front at the end of the 1100m, beating Kaepernick by
three-quarters of a length.
Jay Ford kept his cool on the $3 favourite, much to the relief of Heys.
"Jay kept his cool," Heys said. "I thought he would got up
the fence but he was patient and waited for the gap.
"I'm excited about where this horse goes next but I'll let him get over
"We have a plan in place if he could win today and we will decide by
the middle of the week but he will go to Melbourne."
Spieth is entered for the Group One Darley Classic on the 1200m straight
course at Flemington on November 5 but there is also the option of the Group
Two Linlithgow a week earlier over the same distance.
Ford said Spieth had played up in the starting stalls.
"He was sitting down and I was trying to get a barrier attendant to
grab his tail and I was turning around asking him and next minute the gates
were open," Ford said.
"He came out very awkwardly but he was able to recover.
"He is a serious horse on the way up and he is in for a good
Spieth was purchased by Heys for $200,000 from Trelawney's 2014 Premier NZB draft. -AAP