Zac Purton rides Giga Kick into TJ Smith

Jockey Champion Zac Purton will journey Giga Kick within the TJ Smith Stakes Group 1 (1200m).

Purton introduced the information on social media on Wednesday evening.

He was initially given permission by the Hong Kong Jockey Membership to race Artorius, however his plans have modified.

Purton introduced that Artorius would now not be racing on April 1 that he would journey the reigning Everest champion.

Giga Kick resumed on March 4 with a fast third place end within the Problem Stakes (1000m).

Purton rode a Group 1 double at Randwick on Saturday, successful towards Artorius and Communist.

Giga Kick is the $4.50 favourite with In Secret on the TJ Smith, held on the Royal Randwick.

Nature Strip, aiming to win his fourth straight TJ Smith, is the third favourite with TAB at $6.

Initially credited as Zac Purton to journey Giga Kick in TJ Smith