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Grand Promenade lands a Melbourne Cup begin

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Grand Promenade has earned a begin within the Melbourne Cup after his win at Flemington

For the second yr in a row, the Ciaron Maher & David Eustace steady have confirmed a Melbourne Cup starter by profitable The Bart Cummings at Flemington.

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Grand Promenade adopted within the hoofsteps of Persan 12 months earlier by profitable the Group 3 race and incomes a poll exemption into the Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on November 2.

Persan, who completed seventh within the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m) earlier on Saturday’s program, went on to run fifth behind Twilight Fee in final yr’s Cup.

Given the right trip over the 2500m journey on Saturday by John Allen, Grand Promenade ($5.50) scored by 1-¼ lengths from Tralee Rose ($8.50) with Grasp Of Wine ($51) a neck away third.

Mahar mentioned Grand Promenade’s marketing campaign had been primarily based round Saturday’s race and getting the stayer into the Melbourne Cup, which is more likely to be his subsequent begin.

“He’s the correct horse, he’s a correct two-miler,” Maher mentioned.

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“I used to be rapt after they went an honest tempo the entire means at the moment.

“This can be a race we set him for and to get the job finished, effectively half-done, is fairly satisfying.”

Maher praised his employees who work in stables in Sydney, Caulfield, Ballarat and Fingal in getting Grand Promenade to the races on Saturday.

He mentioned the stayer had been in work all year long, like this system Persan was set final yr.

“It’s nice when a plan goes off so onwards and upwards to the subsequent one,” Maher mentioned.

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Allen has ridden Grand Promenade to 6 of his eight wins from his 19 begins and mentioned the race couldn’t have panned out higher.

However with 51kg within the 2021 Melbourne Cup, Allen mentioned that was too mild for him.

“Brett (Prebble on Pondus) appeared as if he was intent on main and as soon as that I used to be comfortable that he was going to roll alongside at an excellent tempo, I used to be comfortable to take a seat in behind,” Allen mentioned.

“However I believe his Cup weight is a bit mild for me, however he’ll be an excellent trip for somebody.”

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Haggas Confirms Baaeed to Return at 4

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The sensible, undefeated miler Baaeed (GB) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) will return for a 4-year-old marketing campaign, coach William Haggas has confirmed.

“In fact I am wanting ahead to subsequent 12 months–so long as he stays proper each bodily and mentally–and he is been a delight to coach to this point,” mentioned Haggas of the Shadwell homebred. “He’ll be a enjoyable horse to have subsequent 12 months.

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“It is terrific to have top-of-the-line 3-year-olds in Europe, most likely.”


A winner at Leicester on June 7, Baaeed added a Newmarket novice on June 19 earlier than cruising to a four-length listed win there on July 8. Tried in group firm for the primary time, he gained the G3 Bonhams Thoroughbred S. by 6 1/2 lengths at Goodwood on July 30. Despatched to France for the Sept. 5 G1 Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, the colt earned his first Group 1 win, defeating fellow top-level winners Order Of Australia (Ire) (Australia {GB}) and Victor Ludorum (GB) (Shamardal). The G1 Queen Elizabeth II S. at Ascot on QIPCO British Champions Day went the bay’s manner by a neck over elegant miler Palace Pier (GB) (Kingman {GB}).

He added of the full-brother to confirmed stayer Hukum (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}), “A whole lot of mine that do not run at two I am fairly certain are okay. I can not bear in mind why he did not run, he could have been immature, could have had a number of niggles after which it went very comfortable, so I did not need to run him.

“I am additionally not an enormous lover of the all-weather. Clearly now we have numerous runners on it, however I do not like operating 2-year-olds on it. Generally it’s a must to but when I do know they’re fairly good, they do not run.

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“I by no means noticed him as a Guineas horse as a result of I noticed him as a stayer given how effectively his brother stays.”

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ICONS: Tapit’s Legacy Undisputed Amongst Main Sires

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ICONS: North America’s Main Sires launches with this profile of three-time champion Tapit, who signaled early he can be a power within the North American stallion ranks when he grew to become chief of his freshman class of 2008 with two grade 1 winners, together with Bessemer Belief Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) winner and champion 2-year-old filly Stardom Sure and Hollywood Starlet Stakes (G1) winner Laragh.

The son of Pulpit out of the Unbridled mare Faucet Your Heels, who was campaigned by Winchell Thoroughbreds and later retired to stud at Gainesway, remained a fixture among the many U.S. prime 10 main sires—most years among the many prime 4—till he broke by means of to the highest in 2014 with 17 black-type winners and a single-season Northern Hemisphere progeny earnings document of $18,650,956.

The momentum from this record-breaking 12 months was just the start. Tapit broke his personal single-season document the subsequent 12 months, changing into main sire with $19,136,874 in progeny earnings after which repeated this feat in 2016 with $19,983,173 in progeny earnings. Now 20, Tapit has sired 149 (9% from foals) black-type winners worldwide, which embrace 93 graded/group winners and eight champions. His runners have amassed greater than $176.6 million in earnings worldwide and common $139,864 per starter, by means of Oct. 4, 2021.

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Bradley Appears Ahead With Maiden Winner Haughty

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Bradley Thoroughbreds, Belmar Racing and Breeding, Tim and Anna Cambron, and Workforce Hanley’s 2-year-old filly Haughty was a four-length maiden winner on the Keeneland turf Oct. 17. Skilled by Chad Brown, the filly was first throughout the end line in her debut a month in the past at Belmont Park however was positioned third by stewards for interference. Peter Bradley has excessive hopes for the $310,000 buy from the Ocala Breeders’ Gross sales Spring Sale of 2-Yr-Olds in Coaching.





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