Ace trotter Speeding Spur was back to his best with victory at Addington, ahead of some key feature races in the coming months. Overcoming his 30-metre handicap, he defied his rivals to trot to career win number nineteen. The Woodlands bred and raised son of Pegasus Spur is now closing in on $750,000 in career earnings.
Pegasus Spur also sired a double at Auckland when Our Petite Lady and Puma Road both recorded stylish victories.
American Ideal continues to sire winners in Western Australia on a regular basis, he sired a treble at Gloucester Park this Friday past, Covered N Diamonds, Runrunjimmydunn and Whozideawasthis all greeted the judge, at Albion Park, Yankee Strutter paced 1.54 to win, Isaac won at Launceston and Duke Of Wellington was an impressive winner at Wairio in 1.53.3, with a closing half in 56.2!
Bettor’s Delight cast a big shadow over race meetings at both Auckland and Addington, he sired a quartet of winners on both race cards, at Melton his daughter Partyon won the Group 3 ‘ Jodie’s Babe’ for new trainer Dean Braun, at Launceston, Juniper won on debut in the 2yo race for the legendary Rattray clan, Lisdelight won the Collie Cup and Passion’s Delight added the Port Pirie Derby her CV.