Anthony Freedman gets on the b
Brad Waters - Friday, 19 August 2011

Anthony Freedman earned his first win since taking over the Markdel operation when Boredom held on to claim the GRC Function & Event Centre Maiden Plate (1900m) at Friday's Geelong Synthetic meeting.

Freedman assumed control of the Mornington Peninsula stable after his older brother Lee's shock decision to stand down as head trainer of the family business earlier this month.

Jockey Daniel Moor gave Boredom a comfortable run behind the leader before the three-year-old gained an inside run on the home turn, which proved enough to enable the filly to hold on to score narrowly.

The daughter of Ad Valorem beat Miss Funny Money by a nose with Strogar in third.

Boredom was the sixth runner to compete in Anthony Freedman's name this season. Freedman prepared four runners of his own in the 2004-05 period.

As reported on Racenet on Thursday, Freedman could have a Caulfield and Melbourne Cup contender in his first season as a full-time trainer after Australian Bloodstock enlisted the trainer's services to prepare German purchase Lucas Cranach.


Race 1 - Grc Function & Event Ctre Mdn - 1900m
Class: Maiden. Track: Good. Time: 1:59.27. Sectional Time: 0:36.92 at 600m.
Prizemoney: $12,000 - 1st: $6,825 2nd: $2,100 3rd: $1,050.
 1   Boredom T: Anthony Freedman J: D Moor
$4.25
53.5
 3f   Ad Valorem (USA) x Insouciance (Quest For Fame (GB) )
Not Offered
 2 0.1 Miss Funny Money T: Ms C Zulian J: C Newitt
$6
56.0
5m   Viscount x Beheshta (IRE) (Brief Truce (USA) )
Not Offered
 3 0.4 Strogar T: J K Hogan J: Ms Michelle Payne
$17
58.0
4g   Elvstroem x Delgara (Delgado (USA) )
Not Offered
 4 0.6 Electronic Bee (NZ) T: D C Harrison J: Craig Williams
$51
58.0
4g   Savabeel x Florinda (NZ) (Lord Ballina )
 5 3.4 Ruby Kaye T: A L Browell J: R Mc Leod
$67
56.0
4m   King Of Prussia x Chardarri (Toy Pindarri (NZ) )
 6 3.6 Rattle My Cage T: D C Schmitt J: D Schmitt
$31
58.0
5h   Lion Heart (USA) x Pariza (Woodman (USA) )
 7 3.7 King Of Pop (NZ) T: Stephen Hutchinson J: K L Bradley
$4.50
58.0
4g   Spartacus (IRE) x Jan Valachi (NZ) (Kingdom Bay (NZ) )
 8 3.9 Rocking Madica T: Ms A Shillito J: Katelyn Mallyon
$11
54.0
4m   Easy Rocking x Bee Belle (Irgun (USA) )
 9 4.4 I'll Be Good T: D A Hayes J: J Winks
$3.50
56.0
4m   Encosta De Lago x Spank (Zeditave )
 10 13.4 Redonthe T: Ms J Paisley J: Ms D Mott
$51
58.0
5g   Under A Spell x Debt Free (Cogitate )
 11 14.7 Weissenburg T: Russell Artis J: L Coffey
$17
58.0
6g   King Of Prussia x Wicket Maiden (Greig (NZ) )

Stud Open days, great suite accommodation in the middle of it all.

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