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Honours Essential Ploughs Through The Mud

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The Scott Singleton trained Honours Essential made easy work of the heavy going at Bathurst on 11th June to take out the ALLEN O'CONNELL MEMORIAL CLASS 1 & MAIDEN PLATE over 1800m.

Settling worst than mid field the Honour's List gelding made a sustained run to eventually win by 1 length over 2nd - Exciting Lady and 3rd - Tori Girl.

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Sutherland out of maiden horses...

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Trevor Sutherland stables is currently seeking maiden horses to train. The stable has progressed all it's current horses through the grades and now with a racing team of 35 at any one time, they require maiden horses so they can field on racedays.

Please call Trevor on 0412 625 840 to discuss training rates and work programs there are a few boxes available for an immediate start.

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No Charity In Freakish Win

Courtesy of www.petergelagotisracing.com.au

Promising filly Charity Belle resumed at Sale over 1000m with a win that had to witnessed to be true to the naked eye. After jumping awkward and missing the start by 3 lengths she settled well back before unleashing one of the biggest finishes seen on a race track to win over some promising fillies from big stables in brilliant fashion to leave a huge impression on whoever witnessed the race.

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Lightfeet Lady Chasing City Win

Courtesy of www.kendrickracingstables.com.au

FIVE-YEAR-OLD Lightfeet Lady will try to emulate her younger half-sister Tambo's Jewel with a city win after a scintillating return to racing on the Sunshine Coast.

"She'll start in town in a midweek Benchmark 75. We'll try to get a city win on her resume,'' trainer Stuart Kendrick said after she resumed with victory on the cushion track at the June 1 twilight meeting."

Depending on how she goes, we then might aim a little bit higher and go into one of the better sprints at the end of the carnival,'' he said.

Tambo's Jewel, a three-year-old, won a midweek race at Eagle Farm on May 1.

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Massuri Gallant Second in Sunshine Coast Oaks

Courtesy of www.kendrickracingstables.com.au

FORMER top two-year-old Massuri's first time over the mile nearly reaped immediate dividends with a gallant second in the Sunshine Coast Oaks.
Sent out favourite, Massuri ($2.90), ridden by Larry Cassidy,  finished fast but just failed to peg back winner Dual Chamber ($3) by less than a length in the $25,000 F&M (1600m) on May 31.
"It was great run at her first go at the distance," Kendrick said.
"The fact she's shown she can run the mile gives her more scope."
The winner of more than $200,000, Massuri had previously raced over 1560m but in easier company in Mackay where she finished fourth in a small field.
Most of her 29 career runs have been between 1000m and 1350m.

Sweet Success At Scone

Courtesy of www.jasoncoyleracing.com.au

After a promising barrier trial at Warwick Farm on Friday the 10th of May, SWEET SERENDIPITY lined up in the Inglis 2yo Challenge over 1100m at Scone on the first day of their two day carnival. Although racing more experienced youngsters, the son of Vinery Stud stallion EXCITES, showed a clean pair of heels, to take out the $100,000 event. When asked to lengthen stride by jockey Kathy O'Hara, SWEET SERENDIPITY showed a touch of class and a nice turn of foot to win with plenty in hand by a margin of 2.8 lengths. Kathy O'Hara said "I feel he has a bright future. It is a long way to come from Warwick Farm to Scone and win like such a professional at your first start."

Bel Barrage Notches Up Nice Win

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The Scott Singleton trained Bel Barrage settled mid field before letting down nicely to score well winning the TARRAWANNA 2YO MAIDEN HANDICAP at Kembla Grange on 30/05/13 beating 2nd - Anfitriona and 3rd - Kona.

The 2YO daughter of Bel Esprit was cheered home by her breeders Stephen and Simone Beattie who never lost faith even though her first two runs were below expectations after showing good ability in her trials.

Unwanted in the betting, she was sent out at $21 but as the saying goes 'the horse doesn't know what price it is' rang true and she duly saluted by a half length.

Scott will now sit down with her connections and work out her next assignment in the coming weeks.

Diamond Vee Scores

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The Trevor Sutherland trained galloper "Diamond Vee" has bagged his second win of the current preparation at Wagga on Saturday. He scored by 2 lengths easing away in the Class 3 1000m sprint on Kurrajong day the 25/5/2013.

The Zariz gelding is from the dam Selech and is raced by a group of local businessman and associates. He started at $10 in the ring and coming from gate 7 connections must have been well pleased by his comfortable victory over the short priced visiting favourite.

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Fresh Success For Rollinontheriver

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Nediym gelding Rollinontheriver scored another impressive first up win from a spell when taking out SOUTH WEST SLOPES CREDIT UNION BENCHMARK 50 HANDICAP at Young over 1200mt on 18/05/13.

Stopping the clock at an impressive 1.09.80 for the 1200mt trip and winning easily by 2.3 lengths over 2nd - Diamond Vee and 3rd - Shadow Warrior was welcomed by his connections.

His effort was a real confidence builder moving into his current prep and Trainer Scott Singleton is quite optimistic about his future.

Casa On Fire

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09.05.13 CASA DEL FUEGO has promised to break his maiden on a few occasions to date, but the step up to 2100m was the key to getting him across the line in the Moneywise Financial Solutions Maiden Handicap today at Wyong. From the inside barrier, CASA DEL FUEGO was put to sleep midfield by Kathy O'Hara. She had been unlucky on the gelding two starts previous, but rode the perfect race, as CASA DEL FUEGO ran away from his opposition to post a strong 1.5 length victory. He has shown good ability and should be better next time in over these distances.