Elite English rider Tom Marquand has confirmed that he will be returning to Australia for another autumn assault, a year on from his outstanding performances last year.
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The hoop captured the imagination of punters, affectionately dubbed ‘Aussie Tom’ due to his performances, and he is keen to pick up where he left off last year.
“Recently I touched base with John O’Shea and I am hoping to pick up where I left off the other day in Sydney racing,” Marquand said.
“Hopefully William (Haggas) and I can keep that partnership going because we have had a great year together too.
“It’s been an exceptional year for both of us.
“I have got the travel exemption and I am VISA’d up but I haven’t nailed down specific dates.”
Marquand is expected to touch down in Australia in late January and begin riding in February after serving the mandatory quarantine.