Manakau trainer Sylvia Kay warns punters not to be fooled by a drastic drop in distance for her stable runner Dr Watson at Trentham tomorrow.

Kay has taken the unusual step of dropping her stayer Dr Watson back in distance after he finished second over the 2040m of the Foxton Cup last start, to the sprinting trip of 1200m tomorrow.

Dr Watson was at 26 to one on the fixed odds tote in the small six horse field. Kay said while on paper it looked like the distance might be too short, a heavy winter Trentham track meant the