Race Info and News
The Listed $125,000 Gai Waterhouse Classic (1350m) at Ipswich on July 18 is on the cards for Jami Lady after the Steven O’Dea-trained mare led from barrier to box to win the Bright Shadow Quality 2020 on Saturday.
The Nick Ryan-trained Sircconi thrived on the seven-day turnaround coming down in distance to bolt home in the Listed $128,000 VRC Winter Championship Series Final (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday.
Trainer Phillip Stokes convinced connections to roll the dice once more with the sales-bound Music Bay and it paid off with the mare adding to her value at stud with an upset win in the $110,000 Leilani Series Final (1400m) at Flemington on Saturday.
It was an all-veteran affair in the Listed $128,000 All Victorian Sprint Series Final down the iconic ‘Straight Six’ at Flemington on Saturday with Lord Von Costa defeating fellow seven-year-old Great Again, while eight-year-old Malibu Style ran third.
The Group 1 $2 million Victoria Derby (2500m) back at HQ in October is the likely spring aim for the very promising Cherry Tortoni after the juvenile secured his third career win from as many starts in the Listed $120,000 Taj Rossi Series Final (1600m) at Flemington.
Specialist Miler Plein Ciel gets his chance to claim a fifth win over the 1600m course when he lines up in the Listed $128,000 Seppelt Wines VRC-CRV Winter Championship Series Final at Flemington on Saturday.