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Look To The Stars takes out BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes

Sydney filly Look To The Stars returned to winning form with tough win in the Group 2 $250,000 Mitavite Australia BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1350m) at Doomben today.

Look To The Stars upsets the favourite Blueberry Hill in the BRC Sires' Produce Stakes at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Look To The Stars upsets the favourite Blueberry Hill in the BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The Clarry Conners trained Look To The Stars was sent out at the good odds of $17 after being well beaten last start when tenth to Blueberry Hill in the Group 2 $175,000 Bollinger Champagne Classic (1200m) at Doomben on May 9.

Look To The Stars responded to the riding of Luke Tarrant in the straight and was able to score a clear cut win over the Liam Birchley trained Blueberry Hill ($4.40 favourite) with one of the outsiders of the field Cylinder Beach ($101) also running on late for third.

The highly fancied Wicked Intent ($4.60) jumped well from a wide gate and Damian Browne was content to sit off the leader Pepperano in the run to the first turn but when heads were turned for home the Wicked Style colt had nothing to give and faded in the run to the line to finish well back.

The Chris Waller trained Counterattack was also well up in the market order at $4.80 and put in a good trial for the Group 1 $600,000 BMW Australia J.J. Atkins (1600m) at Doomben in a fortnight.

The majority of the two year olds that went around today are likely to front up again in the J.J. Atkins with the exception of Wicked Intent who looked to struggle at the 1350m today.

Look To The Stars recorded her second win from eight starts with her other victory being in a 1200m two year old race at Warwick Farm in March.

At her first run in Queensland three starts back the I Am Invincible filly made up plenty ground from the back when three quarters of a lengths fourth to Big Tree in the Group 3 $125,000 Moreton Hire Ken Russell Memorial Classic (1200m) at the Gold Coast on April 25.

About The Author

Mark Mazzaglia

Mark is a passionate journalist with a life-time involvement in the racing industry. He spent many years as an analyst and form expert at the Courier Mail and also has hands-on experience working with some of Queensland’s top trainers.

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