Such a big weekend for CAPTAINTREACHEROUS with his eight winners including three GROUP 1 champions! Melton saw the Finals of the GR1 $150,000 Vicbred Super Series run and won, and CAPTAIN took a clean sweep of the three-year-old pacers series and the colts & geldings two-year-old series. Colt Stormryder increased his star standing with a 1:53.1 victory in his final, while for the three year olds, Sahara Breeze won hers in 1:53.6 and Petracca his in 1:55.2.
Three year olds were successful elsewhere too – Treacherous Gall took a Success heat at Oamaru, Captain Bligh went back-to-back at Gloucester Park, and Micaitlen Denario continued her impressive form line, now nine for two and four, at Invercargill. Rascal (Gloucester Park) and Eternal Gold (Albion Park) were also in the money this weekend.
In North America, STAY HUNGRY filly Chiapanecas took a $39,000 leg of the Keystone Classic for 2YO Fililes in 1:53 at The Meadows – his star just continues to rise – don’t miss your chance to book to him in 2023: https://www.empirestallions.com/stay-hungry/
Of our past sires, SOMEBEACHSOMEWHERE took his usual haul with six winners – Serengeti Sunrise, Remember Me Now, Drivetothebeach, Tide And Time Somethingaboutlexy & Scotlynn Beach – while FOUR STARZZZ SHARK was represented by Apache Wind. BETTING LINE took a quad (Butter Cup, Bodyline, Alcopony & Flyin Disco) while WESTERN TERROR had a treble with Nor Westa, Blues Terror & Sassyola.
Photo: Captain Bligh (CAPTAINTREACHEROUS), PacePix
Race of the Week
3YO Pace – Gloucester Park
CAPTAINTREACHEROUS – Askmenow – Washington VC