Abermain trainer Harry Sarkis said star stayer Good Juan was still weeks away from peaking despite another last-to-first win at Wentworth Park on Saturday night.
Good Juan railed through the field and ran a personal best 41.96 seconds in a seven-length win over 720m. He was an internet sensation for a similar run over 520m in June.
Sarkis said Good Juan's next run could be the NSW State Distance Championship Final at Wentworth Park on August 13.
He expected Good Juan to improve his starts in the national distance series, which has the final in Perth this year.
"Once he's in work and racing constantly, he generally comes out a bit better," Sarkis said.
"I'm sure he will run well [in the NSW State Distance Championship Final].
"He still hasn't peaked yet. It will take probably another three or four weeks, but we're happy with him."
Kennelmate Big Skinny was third behind Good Juan on Saturday night and she will also be set for the distance championships.
"She's starting to put it all together," Sarkis said.
Nev's Gift, for Richmond Vale trainer Jason Mackay, was another impressive victor at Wentworth Park, winning a 520m 5th grade event after success at Maitland on Monday.
On Monday, Maitland hosts a nine-race program from 6.28pm.
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