Four terrific winners for CAPTAINTREACHEROUS – new 2YO winner, filly Takeitout who clocked an incredible 1:52.4 to win the Wills Memorial at Ashburton, a 4YO double at Albion Park with Slick Sophie and Aye Aye Captain (1:54 & 1:54.1 respectively!), and at Addington, Deceptive Lee added another to his record.
CAPTAIN juveniles were on fire in the US too, with both 2YO and 3YO $252,000 PASS Fillies Finals won by his daughters – Captain Cowgirl (3YO, 1:50.1 at The Meadows) and Beach Cowgirl (2YO, WR 1:50 at Harrah’s Philadelphia). The $50,000 PASS 2YO C&G Consolation was won by Captain Mikey (1:53.3) and the 3YO Fillies by Miss Helen Hanover (1:51.3). CAPTAIN star, Allywag Hanover also put in a record run of 1:47.3 to take the Senditin Invitational!
Also featuring in the PASS Finals were – of course – STAY HUNGRY, whose daughter Ginger Tree Coco claimed the $50,000 2YO Fillies Consolation and HESTON BLUE CHIP, with his 2YO colt son Fulton taking the $252,000 Final in 1:51.3.
STAY HUNGRY filly Hungry For Love also added another $30,000 leg of the Kentucky Championship Series at the Red Mile, this one in 1:51.4.
Our past sires were represented at home by Straight Flush, Credulous, Iylac Pakaria & Elite Styx (BETTING LINE), Melnrowley, Heston Zoolander, Girl From Oz & Yum Cha (HESTON BLUE CHIP) and Petillante, Honolua Bay, Colerne, Be My Girl, Saligo Bay (SOMEBEACHSOMEWHERE). There were also winners for WESTERN TERROR (Misskontiki), KENNETH J (Fly Cheval), SEALED N DELIVERED (Frankntank), FOUR STARZZZ SHARK (Ashark), WELL SAID (We Salute You & Oratoria) and ROCKNROLL HANOVER (Rocking With Charm).
Photo: Aye Aye Captain (CAPTAINTREACHEROUS), Dan Costello Race Photography
Race of the Week
Merv & Gary Wills Memorial – Ashburton
CAPTAINTREACHEROUS – Whiteout – Elsu
2YO filly in 1:52.4