Rising star strikes again
The well-related Kiss The Bride is fashioning a smart record that the model professional further boosted at Randwick this afternoon.
The son of Savabeel and the G1 Makfi Challenge Stakes winner I Do was successful over 2400 metres for the sixth win of his 18-start career. A further nine placings highlights his genuine nature.
“He’s really going well and thriving and his work during the week was outstanding, I was confident. He really is a very progressive horse,” trainer Bjorn Baker said.
The five-year-old was bred by Waikato Stud and Allan Sharrock, who prepared I Do, and sold at Karaka in 2017 to Baker and Blandford Bloodstock for NZ$200,000.
Kiss The Bride was guided by Josh Parr, who was having just his second ride back following a serious injury, and he gave the gelding a sweet run on the fence behind the leader.
When the gap appeared in the straight they responded positively to charge to the front 100 metres off the post for a stylish victory.
“It’s terrific and I felt so energised when I turned up at Randwick, it’s my favourite racecourse by a long way. I was very fortunate to get the ride on Kiss The Bride and he showed me the way around,” Parr said.
Ocean Park 3YO bright staying prospect
Imezaaki showed staying was his forte with a quick and successful transition to middle distance racing at Hawkesbury ton Sunday afternoon. The outcome of the son of Ocean Park’s first test at 2000 metres was …Read More
Another smart prospect for Ardrossan
Promising young Waikato Stud-based sire Ardrossan enjoyed further success on Saturday afternoon at Te Rapa where his son Maracatu opened his winning account over 1100 metres to book his spot in the Karaka Million. He …Read More