Fanta Bale has laid claim to being one of the sport’s greatest ever chasers by registering a breath-taking victory in the $250,000 RSN Sandown Cup at Sandown Park.
Striker Light's blistering mid-race speed carried her into the final and was again the prevailing factor when she edged out Lagoon Jazzy in THE $250,000-to-the-winner Ladbrokes Golden Easter Egg final.
Striker Light's consistently dazzling box speed and her newly acquired tractability in the run to the first turn should pave the way for her to win Saturday night's $250,000 Group 1 Ladbrokes Golden Easter Egg at Wentworth Park IN Sydney.
Matthew Wright gained a first Group 1 success when Lightning Frank ran out an easy winner of the Silver Chief at The Meadows on Sunday.
At a time when meetings in Ireland are facing postponement due to frosty conditions, it makes quite a change to read of the “problem” they are experiencing down in Australia.
The final of the Swedish Derby was run over the weekend at Akersberga and it was won by the Lars and Anita Wicander owned and trained Joe La Bello.
Victoria trainer Jason Thompson enjoyed a terrific 1-2 in Saturday’s Peter Mosman Classic final at Wentworth Park with victory going to Buck Forty from kennel companion Invictus Rapid in the very last strides.