A handy three winners for CAPTAINTREACHEROUS this week!A new 2YO winner, with Rakamurphy (by that very handy ROCKNROLL HANOVER mare, Rakarazor) taking victory on debut at Wyndham, 3YO filly Captn Me claiming her heat of the NSW Breeders Challenge at Penrith in 1:55, and 3YO Captain Braveheart clocking 1:55.4 at Albion Park.
In the North, STAY HUNGRY filly Nevertellmetheodds posted a 1:53.2 time to secure the 2YO Stallion Series at Mohegan Sun Pocono – that’s $1.48M in earnings by his 2YOs and puts him second on the leading 2YO money earning sires.
Who’s on first? CAPTAIN of course! His 2YO son Quixote won the boys’ Stallion Series at Mohegan Sun in 1:53.2 and at The Red Mile, I Did It Myway clocked 1:48.2 to win an $80,000 leg of the Kentucky Championship Series.
Locally, it was the usual suspects on the past sires list – WESTERN TERROR with four (Miss Piggy Wiggy, Love Your Work, Favouritehighlight & Marmitta), SOMEBEACHSOMEWHERE with seven (Elegant, Andaman Bay, Eve Crocker, Wendy’s Wish, Key Largo, Anniewhere Skyfall & My Secret Beach) and four for BLISSFULL HALL (Cresco Threepeat, My Courtell, Longtan Cassanova & Fullon).
Winners each for FOUR STARZZZ SHARK (Blazing Shannon – twice!), WELL SAID (Baxter Red), BETTING LINE (Alcopony), ROCKNROLL HANOVER (Oyster Stride) and HESTON BLUE CHIP (Whats Stanley Got).
Photo: Captain Braveheart (CAPTAINTREACHEROUS), Dan Costello Race Photography
Race of the Week
NSW Breeders Challenge 3YO Fillies Heat – Penrith
CAPTAINTREACHEROUS – Glenferrie Elect – Christian Cullen