First Winner for Office Bearer

Mark Smith - Friday May 1

The Esplin family’s talented sprinter Office Bearer is off the mark as a stallion with the Pat Farrell-trained One To Remember leading all the way in a 2yo maiden at Muswellbrook on Friday.

Ridden by Jenny Duggan, One To Remember held the booming finish of the Shamus Award gelding Go Gadget by a half-neck with the favoured Time For War filly Time For Peace a half-length back in third.

It was the second start for One To Remember who led the up before weakening when unplaced behind the promising I Am Invincible colt Kinloch at Newcastle on April 23.Office Bearer is off the mark

Bred by Tim and Celie Nolan at their Murrulla Stud where Office Bearer stands, One To Remember is the first foal of the hard-knocking Summa Cum Laude mare Belle Laude who won five and placed in six of her 42 starts on the northern NSW circuit.

A son of the Group 1 American performer Officer, Office Bearer arrived in Australia in utero. His dam, the Street Cry (USA) mare Street 'Em Sheila (USA) is a daughter of the Australian-bred, South African Group 1 winner Super Sheila (Last Tycoon).

Office Bearer won his first three starts and went on to win the Listed Bel Esprit Stakes at Sandown when trained by Peter Moody.  

Standing at Murrulla Stud at a fee of $2,200, Office Bearer is going to have to do it the hard way. He had 15 foals in his first crop but less than a handful of foals in each of his following two crops.


Race Result - Magic Millions Mdn Hcp 900m

Muswellbrook Track: Soft(7) Time: 0:52.37
One To Remember
T: P M Farrell J: Jenny Duggan 57.5
2g Office Bearer (AUS) x Belle Laude (AUS) (Summa Cum Laude (AUS))
Go Gadget
T: A J Denham J: R Thompson 57.5
2g Shamus Award (AUS) x Star Of Lace (AUS) (Danehill Star (AUS))
Time For Peace
T: L W Curtis J: J Penza 58
2f Time For War (AUS) x Finally (AUS) (General Nediym (AUS))
The Neon Knight
T: J N Englebrecht J: Ms R Murray 55.5
2f All Too Hard (AUS) x She's Not (AUS) (Falvelon (AUS))
Sea Boss
T: Ms K Buchanan J: S Lisnyy 57.5
2c Sebring (AUS) x She's Due (USA) (Devil His Due (USA))
T: P M Perry J: K S Latham 57.5
2c Real Impact (JPN) x Kokomo (AUS) (Choisir (AUS))
The Affirmative
T: J R Gask J: Brooke Stower 55.5
2f No Nay Never (USA) x Cantakitwithya (AUS) (Secret Savings (USA))
Titan Star
T: M F Van Gestel J: Ms S Clenton 57
2g Rubick (AUS) x Sporty Spur (AUS) (Flying Spur (AUS))
T: Colt Prosser J: Ms B Hodder 57.5
2g Headwater (AUS) x Pieetys (AUS) (Canny Lad (AUS))
Greyt Approach
T: Jason Clisby J: Mitchell Bell 55.5
2f Dawn Approach (IRE) x Dasilva (AUS) (Choisir (AUS))
Queen Dee
T: Nathan Doyle J: Ashley Morgan 55
2f Delago Deluxe (AUS) x Eyelady (AUS) (Exceed And Excel (AUS))
Alberta The Fox
T: Luke A Thomas J: Ms M Weir 55.5
2f Foxwedge (AUS) x Miss Alberta (AUS) (Magic Albert (AUS))
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