Ace 3YO More The Bettor took his career earnings to over $530,000 with a track record victory in the Queensland Derby at Albion Park. Taking over midrace, he returned a mile rate of 1.56.0 for the 2680 metre trip, blasting a last half in 55.6! Congratulations to All Stars racing and part owner the legendary Roy Purdon.
Another All Stars pacer Lazarus was crowned Australasian Grand Circuit champion for 2016/17. The son of Bettor’s Delight was a clear victor having a season for the ages!
Other winners for Bettor’s Delight included Last Party at Addington, Look And Listen at Menangle, Bettor Joy at Ashburton and gun pacer Chicago Bull at Gloucester Park. American Ideal notched another 2yo winner in New Zealand when Alta Shangri La greeted the judge at Auckland, Covered N Diamonds dashed home in 27 flat to win at Addington, at Newcastle he sired a double when Ideal Investment and the Aaron Goadsby trained Takara Truffle got the chocolates. Top trotting sire Pegasus Spur had good winners in Scorching Along at Shepparton and Mosquito Spur was a Redcliffe winner.