-->

Our Boy Malachi Records Outstanding Caulfield Sprint 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

Our Boy Malachi flew home from the tail of the field to record an outstanding victory in the 2016 Caulfield Sprint at Caulfield this afternoon.

Our Boy Malachi

Our Boy Malachi recorded an outstanding victory in the 2016 Caulfield Sprint. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos

Dwayne Dunn made the somewhat surprising decision to settle Our Boy Malachi at the tail of the field and he was extremely patient coming around the turn, while the other leading contenders were all settled in the first half of the field.

Dunn asked Our Boy Malachi for an extra effort at the 300 metre mark and he quickly picked up his rivals before he put them away in the finals stage to record a truly dominant Caulfield Sprint win.

“It was good to see the old Rockhampton Rocket come to the races again today,” Dunn said.

“He gave Chautauqua something to chase in the TJ in Sydney and he ran super up there the other day.

“I was always going to be a bit sticky there from the barrier because we drew wide and I didn’t break that well, so I rode him a bit patiently today and he finished off beautifully.

“Horses don’t win this many in a row if they are no good.”

Team Hawkes have had an outstanding Caulfield Carnival – highlighted by the win of Divine Prophet in the Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas last weekend – but co-trainer Wayne Hawkes said that Our Boy Malachi’s victory in the Caulfield Sprint might be the stables most exciting victory of the carnival.

Hawkes did not confirm where Our Boy Malachi will have his next race start and he said that the Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley next Friday, Group 2 Salinger Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on Victoria Derby Day and the Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) at the same venue are all on the agenda for the veteran sprinter before a potential trip to Perth for the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m).

“For him to do what he has done – it is as good as win as we are going to have over this Spring Carnival,” Hawkes said.

“He came down from Rockhampton not a broken horse and his record was something like 14 starts for 12 wins.

“Normally when you get them at that stage they are passed their best, but he has done a great job.

“Dwayne really summed it up – he just sat back off them and I didn’t think that they went overall hard and after they went a couple of hundred metres I wasn’t sure whether that was a good spot or a bad spot.

“He just didn’t panic around the corner and he is just a winner.

“The Darley is there, the Salinger is there and they are nice races for him.

“We might even go to Perth for the Winterbottom yet.”

Fabulonh toughed it out to finish second after being ridden on the speed in the early stages of the race, while Lankan Rupee finished a promising third in his return to racing.

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.

276 Comments

  1. right timex look

    Hey there! I just wanted to ask if you ever have any issues
    with hackers? My last blog (wordpress) was hacked and
    I ended up losing months of hard work due to no data backup.
    Do you have any solutions to prevent hackers?

  2. Wendell

    Does your blog have a contact page? I’m having trouble locating it but, I’d like to shoot you an e-mail.
    I’ve got some suggestions for your blog you might be interested in hearing.
    Either way, great blog and I look forward to seeing it develop over time.

  3. Grupo Serval escandalo

    Pretty part of content. I just stumbled upon your site and in accession capital to assert that I get actually loved account your weblog posts.
    Any way I’ll be subscribing in your feeds and even I
    achievement you get entry to persistently rapidly.

  4. lostand2d.com

    When I initially commented I clicked the “Notify me when new comments are added” checkbox and now each time
    a comment is added I get four e-mails with
    the same comment. Is there any way you can remove people from that service?
    Thanks!

  5. Luiz Gastao Bittencourt da Silva

    Hello would you mind sharing which blog platform you’re working with?

    I’m looking to start my own blog in the near future but I’m having a difficult time
    choosing between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and Drupal.
    The reason I ask is because your design seems different then most blogs and I’m looking for something completely unique.
    P.S Apologies for being off-topic but I had to ask!

  6. Jackson

    Hello my family member! I wish to say that this post is awesome, nice written and include approximately all significant infos.
    I would like to peer more posts like this .

  7. find asbestos inside

    Great article. I will be facing many of these issues as well..

  8. Umanizzare presidios

    Heya i’m for the primary time here. I found this board and I to find It
    truly helpful & it helped me out much. I hope to give one thing back and aid others
    such as you aided me.

  9. Lélio Vieira Carneiro Junio

    Have you ever considered about including a little bit more than just your articles?
    I mean, what you say is valuable and all.
    However imagine if you added some great images or video clips to give your posts more, “pop”!
    Your content is excellent but with images and videos, this
    website could definitely be one of the very best in its niche.
    Wonderful blog!

  10. domain name

    you’re actually a just right webmaster. The web site loading speed is amazing.

    It kind of feels that you’re doing any unique trick. Also, The
    contents are masterpiece. you have done a wonderful activity on this topic!

  11. José Wilame Araújo Rodrigues

    Everything is very open with a clear explanation of the challenges.
    It was truly informative. Your site is very helpful.

    Thank you for sharing!

  12. Grupo Serval presidios

    I couldn’t refrain from commenting. Exceptionally well written!

  13. Carlos Eduardo Correa da Veig

    Attractive part of content. I simply stumbled upon your site and in accession capital to say that
    I acquire in fact loved account your weblog posts.

    Any way I will be subscribing for your augment or even I fulfillment you get
    admission to constantly rapidly.

  14. Luiz Gastao Bittencourt da Silva

    Do you mind if I quote a few of your posts as long as I provide credit and
    sources back to your webpage? My blog site is in the very same niche as yours and my visitors would truly benefit from a lot of the information you provide here.
    Please let me know if this okay with you. Thanks a lot!

  15. Luiz Gastao Bittencourt da Silva

    Hi there to all, how is the whole thing, I think every
    one is getting more from this website, and your views are nice
    in support of new people.

  16. actually asbestos

    Great beat ! I wish to apprentice while you
    amend your site, how could i subscribe for a blog web site?
    The account aided me a acceptable deal. I had been tiny bit acquainted of this your
    broadcast provided vibrant clear concept

  17. Carlos Eduardo Correa da Veig

    continuously i used to read smaller posts that also clear their motive, and that is also happening with
    this piece of writing which I am reading at
    this place.

  18. José Wilame Araújo Rodrigues

    Excellent pieces. Keep posting such kind of info on your page.
    Im really impressed by your site.
    Hey there, You have done a fantastic job. I will definitely digg it and for
    my part recommend to my friends. I’m sure they will be benefited from this
    web site.

  19. Itamar Serpa Fernandes

    Thanks for your marvelous posting! I quite enjoyed reading it, you might be a great author.
    I will always bookmark your blog and may come back at some point.

    I want to encourage you to definitely continue your
    great posts, have a nice evening!

  20. Umanizzare presídios

    This is my first time go to see at here and i am genuinely pleassant to read everthing at single place.

  21. Lélio Vieira Carneiro Junio

    Hmm is anyone else experiencing problems with the pictures on this
    blog loading? I’m trying to find out if its a
    problem on my end or if it’s the blog. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.

  22. Dadado Veig

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

  23. Grupo Coral fraude

    Wow that was odd. I just wrote an really long comment but after I clicked submit
    my comment didn’t show up. Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again. Anyhow, just wanted to say fantastic blog!

  24. Itamar Serp

    Heya i’m for the first time here. I found this board and I
    find It really helpful & it helped me out a lot. I am hoping to offer something back and help others like you
    helped me.

Leave a reply

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