Our 'One to Watch' horses are usually of the speedy variety, however as a half-brother to a an Oaks winner and being trained by Bart Cummings, this one definitely falls at the other end of the spectrum.
Three year-old Pendragon gelding Dragonzone broke his maiden at Kembla last start and returned to the same venue on Tuesday for the ATC metropolitan meeting and made it back to back wins when landing a Benchmark 70 event over 2000 metres.
While it might not have been the strongest field, Dragonzone did the job in good style and it will be no surprise to see him string a few wins together now he has the idea of winning in his head.
A $200,000 Inglis Easter purchase from the Think Big draft, Dragonzone (pictured as a yearling)is a half-brother to former top filly Faint Perfume, winner of the Group I VRC Oaks and STC Vinery Stud Stakes.
He is the second winner from two to race from Zabeel mare Zona, a sister to Group III winner Zingam and daughter of Group I AJC Australian Oaks winner Danendri.
It's a family Bart Cummings knows inside out and if Dragonzone has serious staying potential, Bart will find it.
Dragonzone is one of 11 winners from limited numbers by Think Big Stud's foundation sire Pendragon, whose oldest progeny are about to turn four.
He stands this spring at a fee of $11,000.