Weekend AcceptancesFROM THE PADDOCK RUNNERS
Australia ATC Race 8 Emancipation S. Gr.2, $202,000 1500m
Zenalicious (AUS) 2013 (F. by Choisir-Zenith) (trainer: L J Bridge) Retained. She had the Phar Lap (G2) in the bag last start before Foxplay got up on the inside and grabbed her on the line. Soooo close. Won a Stakes race over 1400m at Rosehill last prep, this distance looks ideal. Rain a query. Good luck to her breeder and owner Kim Harding.BRC
Race 5 Novotel Brisbane Airport, $40,000 1200m
Forbidden Kisses (AUS) 2011 (F. by Bel Esprit-My Broken Drum) (trainer: L D Kelly) Sold for $170k at Easter ‘13. 3 wins and 10 placings from 20 starts, this horse has hit her straps. Good luck to her breeder Carl Holt.
Race 9 Cleanaway H., $60,000 1200m
Star Fortune (AUS) 2011 (G. by Starcraft-Fortune Princess) (trainer: C W McDonald) Sold for $100k at Millions ‘13. The winner of 6 from 18, needs a soft lead and will be hard to run down. Good luck to his breeders the Chow family.
Race 1 SA Derby Raceday 2YO H., $40,200 1000m
Unscopeable (AUS) 2014 (F. by Duporth-Klatch) (trainer: Chris Bieg) Ran second at 2nd start two weeks back. Good luck to her breeder Carl Holt.
Race 6 Quayclean H., $41,400 1250m
Magic Boy (AUS) 2011 (G. by Magic Albert-Zeta) (trainer: Jon O'Connor) Sold for $44k at Classic ‘13. The winner of 6 including the Adelaide Guineas. Going close recently. Can win. Good luck to his breeder Kim Harding.
Race 7 Super Crisp Lager H., $30,000 1350m
Octavian Augustus (AUS) 2013 (G. by Husson-Sun Classique) (trainer: C J Waller) Sold at Easter for $325k. Has shown a heap of promise this bloke and seemed to have switched on last start which was first since gelding. Any price and you would have to be on him. Good luck to his breeder/owner Reece Smith and owners C Holt, N Werrett, David Fallon, M Whitby and Francis and Christine Cook.
OTHER RUNNERS OF INTEREST
ATC Race 1 The Schweppervescence $100,000 1400m Smooth Landing (AUS) 2012 (F. by Snitzel- Airways) (trainer: John Thompson) Purchased by KWH at Magics last year for $220,000 this filly is on the up. $12 in the betting and ready to go this week. Good luck to her owners Neil Werrett and Max Whitby.
Race 2 Star Kingdom H. Gr.3, $147,250 1200m
Danish Twist (AUS) 2011 (F. by Dane Shadow-Madame Flurry) (trainer: K A Lees) Went within a whisker of becoming Dane Shadow’s 5th G1 winner last start in the Coolmore Classic. She is a ripper this mare. Goes into this as favourite.
Race 9 EFM Logistics H., $100,000 1400m
Serene Majesty (AUS) 2012 (F. by Fastnet Rock-Custard) (trainer: P & P Snowden) Purchased by KWH for $400k for a magnificent bunch. A multiple stakes winner she is worth plenty now. Coming to the end of her career but one would feel she will deliver plenty more fun to her owners yet. Good luck team.