Opening the days
racing was the open over 1600m where River's Lane raced away from the
opposition to win easily from Tasteofenergy with Final Command third.
River's Lane took his record to 53 starts for 9 wins and 9 placings.
In the 3yo hcp Goldbya made it 9 starts for 3 wins in defeating
Differing Fortunes with Castano Girl third.
from a spell with a hard fought win over Justify That with neither horse
wanting to given in for most of the straight with Petman edging ahead in
the last few bounds and now takes his record to 15 starts for 6 wins and
4 placings. Assertive Eagle was third. In the Breeders
Stakes Excites Zelady returned to form in storming home to win his
second race in 5 starts with Murtle Turtle second and Bring a Ring
Kavanagh broke the hold of the Adelaide trainers in winning the fifth
race with Maussane who defeated Grand Group with Mighty Moment third.
Joe Bowditch won his third race of the day riding Ranger's Boy to win
from Spartan Eagle with Tuscan Ranger third. Ranger's Boy made it
29 starts for 7 wins and 5 placings including 2 wins in the last 5
starts since arriving from NSW.
prevailed by a nose over Absalon with Wise and Happy third in the next
while Family Portrait made it two from two after a spell in defeating
General Peekay with Clinton Affair third.