- Burning Front -- The front running class act continued on the weekend for the Weir trained Burning Front in the group 3 R.A.Lee Stakes. What a record this gelding by the Flying Spur stallion Primus is setting.He now has won 18 of his 48 starts with 1.26 million and has never contested a Group 1 event. Brad Rawiller rode him perfectly, having him rolling along in front and although headed in the straight kept finding, to win, well. Connections are likely to send the iron horse to Brisbane next start.
Burning Front Keeps Winning
- Vega Magic -- The new member to the Hayes/Dabernig stable sat outside the leader for most of the Group 1 Goodwood Hcp and ridden out by Craig Williams scored well. The Lope De Vega gelding from W.A was well backed and made it a fourth group 1 in Australia for the breed.
- Exocet -- It was Craig Williams again on Exocet but this time, with a gem of a ride to get the Freedman trained mare home in the listed Centaurea Stakes,making it a double on the Morphetville card for the Smart Missile clan. Earlier in the day the National Stakes was taken out by the Smart Missile two year old I'll Have a Little Bit. Exocet is out of the Zabeel mare Crillion.
Smart Missile the Fastnet Rock stallion
stands at Arrowfield Stud for $22,000 service fee.
- Sense of Occassion -- We saw Sense of Occassion running on hard down the centre of the track at Doomben to take out the Group 1 Cup . He was very unlucky in the Hollindale Cup on the Gold Coast last start but was kept clear of trouble today. The gelding is by the Street Cry stallion Street SEnse and is out of the Zabeel mare Saywaan.
- Kenedna -- In the Magic Million Roses we saw Kenedna get the decision narrowly. The mare likes the close ones after being nosed out in the Group 1 S.A. Oaks last start. This time the Not a Single Doubt mare survived a long protest from the Fastnet Rock filly, Oklahoma Girl. Kenedna is out of the Falbrav mare Miss Dodwell. This was a double for Not A Single Doubt as in the previous race the Bright Shadow Handicap we witnessed the four year old mare Bidii Babe score.
- Sovereign Nation -- The Encosta De Lago gelding has promised so much over the last couple of years and finally it fell into place at Flemington on saturday, winning the Lloyd Williams Hall of Fame. He's finally seems to be focusing in his races this preperation. In the next we saw a double for Encosta with De Little Engine running out the 3200m of the Andrew Ramsden to get into the winners circle twice in a week.
- Ashdam -- Wanted to mention the win of Ashdam at Wodonga in the benchmark 78 on saturday, The full brother to Ashlor who won the last at Morphetville last saturday These two brothers fight like caged lions and have noticed this trait of the Hard Spun breed,they are prize fighters. The brothers are out of the Keltrice mare Another Shot.
- Other Winners -- Tactical Advantage won the QTIS Hcp at Doomben he is by Bel Esprit from Above Perfection an Encosta De Lago mare. In a class 1 on Saturday at Newcastle Picardy Rose got the money another of the Smart Missile's. In the Winx Hall of Fame race at Flemington the Fastnet Rock Guangzhou was victorious while the same hall of fame race inn Sydney was won by the I Am Invincible horse Invincabeel out of Belle Noir a Zabeel mare.