-->

Madam Gangster Returns With Narrow 2015 Cockram Stakes Win

Deposit $100
to get

$250*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $50 bet with

$200*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $25
to get

$75*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $250
to get

$250*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Talented mare Madam Gangster returned to racing with a narrow victory in a thrilling edition of the 2015 Cockram Stakes at Caulfield this afternoon.

There were a number of horses that received betting support in the lead-up to the Cockram Stakes and the race lived up to its even billing, with eight horses legitimate winning chances with 100 metres left to run.

Easing favourite Vezalay looked like the winner with 50 metres left to run, but he raced greenly in the final stages of the race and it was left to Madam Gangster and Hazard to fight out the finish.

Madam Gangster just held on to record her second win at Group level and jockey Blake Shinn was clearly delighted to record a feature race for the training operation of his step-father and step-brother Lee and Shannon Hope.

“It is very special to come down here and get a ride for my family on a big Group 1 day,” Shinn said.

“To pull it off means the world to me, my step-dad, step-brother Shannon and Mum put a lot of work in to a horse like this and it shows that she has come in great order to be able to get the result for them.

“She ran a great fourth in Sydney behind Catkins and Lee was quietly confident today.

“It is a great result to come back and deliver for them.”

Lee Hope revealed after the race that he was concerned that Madam Gangster might struggle to handle the soft Caulfield track that had just been hit by a shower and he believes that it was guts alone that got the daughter of Al Maher over the line in the 2015 Cockram Stakes.

“Coming here the 1200 was always a little bit of a worry and I don’t think that she is as good on a deteriorating track to be truthful,” Hope said.

“She has always had a lot of fight in her and she has a lot of guts, so just the way that she battled it out was right up there because I don’t think that she really handled it.”

Hope confirmed that Madam Gangster will have her next race start in the Group 2 Let’s Elope Stakes (1400m) at Flemington on September 12, but he is unsure whether she will progress to a race like the Group 1 Myer Classic (1600m) at the same venue on Victoria Derby Day.

“As long as she pulls up alright she will go to the Let’s Elope,” Hope said.

“That is always in your mind, but you just have to keep progressing.”

Hazard was very gallant in second and Vezalay was not disgraced in third, but the eye-catching run of the race was produced by Darren Weir-trained May’s Dream, who absolutely stormed home in the final stages of the race.

About The Author

Thomas Hackett

Thomas is a passionate and opinionated racing journalist and punter who has been obsessed with horse racing since he backed Saintly to win the 1996 Melbourne Cup. An international racing enthusiast, he has his finger on the pulse of racing news not just from Australia but all around the world.

222 Comments

  1. cell phone numbers lookup

    If some one wishes to be updated with newest technologies
    after that he must be pay a visit this website and be
    up to date daily.

  2. last resort asbestos

    Heya are using WordPress for your site platform?
    I’m new to the blog world but I’m trying to
    get started and set up my own. Do you require any coding knowledge to make your own blog?

    Any help would be greatly appreciated!

  3. asbestos removal company

    I loved as much as you’ll receive carried out
    right here. The sketch is tasteful, your authored material stylish.
    nonetheless, you command get bought an shakiness over that you wish be delivering the following.
    unwell unquestionably come further formerly again as exactly
    the same nearly very often inside case you shield this hike.

  4. Lillian

    I think the admin of this website is really working hard in support of his website, since here every data is
    quality based information.

  5. www.pullupaseatapp.com

    Nice post. I was checking constantly this blog and I’m
    impressed! Extremely helpful info specially the last part :) I care
    for such info much. I was seeking this certain info for a long
    time. Thank you and good luck.

  6. last resort asbestos

    Howdy just wanted to give you a quick heads up. The text in your article seem to be
    running off the screen in Ie. I’m not sure if this is a formatting issue or
    something to do with web browser compatibility but I thought I’d post to let
    you know. The design and style look great though! Hope you get the issue solved soon. Thanks

  7. Grupo Serval presídios

    Thank you, I’ve recently been looking for information approximately this subject for ages and yours is the best I have
    came upon so far. However, what about the bottom line? Are you sure in regards to the supply?

  8. Umanizzare Gestão Prisional Ltda

    Hello to every one, because I am truly keen of reading this website’s post to
    be updated daily. It carries good material.

  9. Penny

    Thanks for the auspicious writeup. It in fact was once a amusement account
    it. Glance advanced to more brought agreeable from you! By the way, how can we keep up
    a correspondence?

  10. Concetta

    Hey there! This is my first visit to your
    blog! We are a group of volunteers and starting a new project in a community in the same niche.

    Your blog provided us useful information to work on. You
    have done a marvellous job!

  11. Latosha

    Your style is unique in comparison to other folks
    I have read stuff from. Thanks for posting when you have the opportunity, Guess I’ll just book mark this web
    site.

  12. asbestos inside

    Appreciating the time and effort you put into your site and detailed
    information you provide. It’s nice to come across a
    blog every once in a while that isn’t the same outdated rehashed material.
    Fantastic read! I’ve saved your site and I’m adding your RSS feeds to my Google
    account.

  13. Dadado Veig

    That is a really good tip especially to those new to the blogosphere.

    Simple but very precise information… Appreciate your sharing this one.
    A must read post!

  14. Luiz Gastao Bittencourt da Silva

    I know this if off topic but I’m looking into starting my own blog and was curious what
    all is needed to get set up? I’m assuming having a blog like
    yours would cost a pretty penny? I’m not very web smart so I’m not 100% certain. Any recommendations or advice
    would be greatly appreciated. Cheers

  15. ip security cameras

    It’s remarkable to pay a visit this website and reading the views of
    all friends regarding this post, while I am also zealous of getting familiarity.

  16. domain registrars

    Aw, this was a really good post. Taking a few minutes and actual effort to
    create a very good article… but what can I say… I
    put things off a whole lot and don’t seem to get anything done.

  17. José Wilame Araújo Rodrigues

    Hi every one, here every person is sharing such familiarity, so it’s good
    to read this website, and I used to pay a quick visit this webpage everyday.

  18. Lelio Vieira Carneiro Junior

    Wow, wonderful blog structure! How long have you been running a blog
    for? you made blogging glance easy. The entire look of your web site is excellent,
    let alone the content material!

  19. Dadado Veig

    Yes! Finally someone writes about hello.

  20. https://racelanecentral.com/

    Awesome things here. I am very glad to peer your post.
    Thank you a lot and I am having a look ahead to touch you.

    Will you please drop me a mail?

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *