We are all enduring unprecedented times in our state, though racing seems to be the relief mechanism for some who yearn some normality through these times.
The Laming yards exited August in good style and approached October in the same fashion with plenty of good results both winning, as well as foundations to work on with in between.
5yo Bay Mare
by SKILLED from OUR PRINCESS MIR
Mr R J C Green, Final Furlong Thoroughbreds, Mr G Harvey, Mr L Corbitt, Mr L A Reichelt, Miss H Wawrzynski, Mr K A Baird, Mr B A Cowell, Mr B J Cowell, Mr B Pianta
Summary: 8-1:1:1 Prizemoney: $26,650
On the 31st of August, FEMININE MYSTIQUE scored a half length win when handled by a positive Dean Yendall steer chalked up a maiden victory over 1400m on the synthetic surface at Ballarat at drifting market odds, holding off Hot Trim & Lonhgoal in a time of 1:26.46 to fend off the challenges for the lions share of the prize
|1st of 9
|BRTS 31Aug21 1400m Synthetic F&M MDN-SW $25,000 ($13,750) Dean Yendall 58kg Barrier 6
2nd Hot Trim 58kg, 3rd Lonhgoal 58kg 1:26.46 (600m 36.64), 0.5L, 2nd@800m, 2nd@400m, $8.50/$15/$14/$13
3yo Chestnut Filly
by XTRAVAGANT (NZ) from STREGHERIA
On the 5th of September, at Geelong over 1112m competing on a soft surface, XTRA GEAR powered away with a maiden prize to take out a three-year-old fillies maiden at set weights as race favourite, under Jye McNeil from barrier 4 to beat home I Like Big Putts from Toffee Street with a time of 1:07.07 recorded.
|1st of 9||GEEL 05Sep21 1112m Soft6 3YF MDN-SW $35,000 ($19,250) Jye McNeil 57kg Barrier 4
2nd I Like Big Putts 57kg, 3rd Toffee Street 57kg 1:07.07 (600m 34.86), 1.75L, 2nd@800m, 2nd@400m, $2.20/$2.25/$1.80/$2
6yo Bay Mare
by SO YOU THINK (NZ) from BLARNEY WISH
On September 7th, Thomas Stockdale proved his runner, JUST WISHING deserved the tag of favouritism when scoring confidently over the mile on the synthetic Pakenham surface to career way from Alarah by 3.75 Lengths with Rye Dee Oh the third to arrive in a time of 1:38.92 for BM58 runners
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|PAKS 07Sep21 1600m Synthetic F&M BM58 $25,000 ($13,750) Thomas Stockdale (a) 62.5kg Barrier 4 Rtg 59
2nd Alarah 62kg, 3rd Rye Dee Oh 61.5kg 1:38.92 (600m 35.53), 3.75L, 1st@800m, 1st@400m, $3/$3.10/$3/$2.90+
MR ROGER (NZ)
4yo Bay Gelding
by SWISS ACE from MRS KENNEDY
Ms N R Joyce, Mr G Harvey, Mr R Cullen, Mr G F Stone, Mrs D Lagudi, Mrs J Laming, Mr S B Laming, G B S Racing 1, Clairden Racing, Felgate Holdings, Mr H R O’Neill, Mrs V Cassidy, Aj’s Bakery Pty Ltd, Mr G Locantro, Mrs C A Cullen
Four Year old Bay Gelding, MR ROGER added win 3 at start 11 for the above connections at Moonee Valley on October 1st when piloted to perfection by Matthew Cartwright claimed 2kg’s off his back to run at 58.5kg from barrier 3 and in doing so beat home Jolin’ Joe and Redeel for race honours and bragging rights to the 1200m metro Sunday event to claim the $33,000 dollars first placed cheque.
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M V 01Oct21
|Mr Roger (NZ)
|M V 01Oct21 1200m Soft7 BM64 $60,000 ($33,000) Matthew Cartwright (a) 60.5kg (cd 58.5kg) Barrier 3 Rtg 65
2nd Joltin’ Joe 61kg, 3rd Redeel 57kg 1:13.90 (600m 37.94), 1.25L, 1st@800m, 2nd@400m, $6.50/$4.80/$4.60/$4.40
These winners as well as a big list of competitive efforts throughout the past month, holds our team in a great place for the month of racing ahead.
Image of MR ROGER courtesy of Racing And Sports.