Street Cry's Trekking Triumphs in a Thrilling Goodwood

Mark Smith - Saturday May 16

What a wonderful servant Trekking has proven to be for Godolphin – seemingly forever flying under the radar despite rarely running a bad race, while showcasing the royal blue silks in five states in the space of 12 months.

Trekking has been a great flagbearer for Godolphin winning $3.7 million in prizemoney

When the James Cummings-trained gelding finished determinably under John Allen to edge out Gytrash in Saturday’s Group 1 Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville, the 5yo son of Street Cry (IRE) earned a second win at the highest level while banking over $3.7 million.

Trekking defeated Gytrash (Lope de Vega) by a short-half-head with Lyre (Medaglia d’Oro) one and three-quarter lengths back in third.

Winner of last year’s Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm, Trekking was a luckless third in The Everest last October having earned a slot in the race following his win in the Group II Schillaci Stakes at Caulfield.

It’s not over just yet for Trekking. The stable indicated he is likely to attempt a defense of his title in the Stradbroke.

Bred by Darley, Trekking is the first foal of the 3-time winning Redoute's Choice mare Outdoor who is a daughter of the Champion 3YO filly in Australia in 2006, Serenade Rose.

A daughter of Stravinsky (USA), Serenade Rose won the Group 1 VRC Oaks, Group 1 AJC Australian Oaks and Group 1 STC Arrowfield Stud Stakes.

She had just three foals before her death in November 2011.

Outdoor has a 3yo Lonhro colt named Jetski who has won three of his 12 starts.

Not served in 2016, Outdoor had a Street Boss (USA) in 2018 that was died after birth. She has a weanling filly by Ribchester (IRE) and was covered by Street Boss (USA) last spring.


Race Result - The Furphy Goodwood Gr1 1200m

Morphettville Track: Soft(5) Time: 1:10.38
T: James Cummings J: John Allen 58.5
5g Street Cry (IRE) x Outdoor (AUS) (Redoute's Choice (AUS))
T: G V Richards J: J Holder 58.5
4g Lope De Vega (IRE) x Miss Barley (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
T: Anthony Freedman J: Zac Spain 54
3f Lonhro (AUS) x Erato (AUS) (Street Cry (IRE))
T: D R Jolly J: Todd Pannell 54.5
4g All Too Hard (AUS) x Penny Banger (AUS) (Zedrich (AUS))
Order Of Command
T: D T O'Brien J: Ethan Brown 55.5
5g Squamosa (AUS) x Commanding Angel (AUS) (Commands (AUS))
Santa Ana Lane
T: Anthony Freedman J: Damien Thornton 59
7g Lope De Vega (IRE) x Fast Fleet (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
T: T & C McEvoy J: P Gatt 53.5
3f Deep Field (AUS) x Pane In The Glass (AUS) (Testa Rossa (AUS))
Bold Star
T: G V Richards J: Kayla Crowther 54.5
4g Needs Further (AUS) x Alzahra Star (AUS) (Danewin (AUS))
T: Ms S Jaensch J: Ms E Finnegan 52.5
5m Ambidexter (AUS) x Double Daian (AUS) (Blevic (AUS))
T: M Ellerton & S Zahra J: Lachlan Neindorf 57
4g Zoustar (AUS) x Atotori (AUS) (Haradasun (AUS))
T: T & C McEvoy J: B Vorster 57
4m Zoustar (AUS) x Solar Charged (AUS) (Charge Forward (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $600,000
V:Widden Stud Widden Valley NSW
B: McEvoy Mitchell Racing/David Redvers Bstock
The Inevitable
T: Patrick Payne J: Dean Holland 56
4g Dundeel (NZ) x Gift Bouquet (AUS) (King's High (AUS))
Li'l Kontra
T: Ryan Balfour J: K H Zechner 52
3f Krupt (AUS) x Li'l Cashy (AUS) (Keltrice (AUS))
Jungle Edge
T: M A Bell J: Ms G Cartwright 56
9g Dubawi (IRE) x Jungle Girl (NZ) (Carnegie (IRE))
Stallion Parade
More Reading...
Past Week's 2YO Trial Results
Plenty of interesting two year-old trials around the country in the past week so here are all the placegetters with their breeding and sale information.
Tattersalls December Sale Concludes With Lowest Aggregate Since 2012
The Tattersalls December Sale concluded with a spirited fourth and final session of the December Mares Sale that brought the curtain down on the 2020 renewal of Europe’s premier foal and breeding stock sale .
Black Type Test for Sweynesse 3YO
With an overseas sale off the agenda for now, Te Awamutu trainer Stephen Ralph is free to dream big with highly talented three-year-old Explosively – starting with a first black-type test in Saturday’s Gr.3 Mitchell Family Bonecrusher Stakes (1400m) at Ellerslie.
Avdulla back in Godolphin hot seat this Saturday
Brenton Avdulla will ride promising Godolphin colt Trekking in his return to Sydney racing at Rosehill on Saturday.
Who Will be First to 100?
There’s a head to head rivalry at the top of the Australian Sires List between two of our big guns, who are vying to be the first stallion this season to crack 100 winners.
Teofilo's Twilight Payment Takes No Prisoners Going Post to Post in Melbourne Cup
A seventh Lexus Melbourne Cup for Lloyd Williams, a second for Joseph O'Brien, a second for Teofilo (IRE) and a first for Jye McNeil as Twilight Payment (IRE) ran them into the ground in Tuesday's $8 million feature.
Sires With Winners - Friday December 4
Here is the full list of 62 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Coolmore Secures Record Breaking Galileo Fillies at Tattersalls Finale
A pair of GALILEO yearlings set the sale ring alight on the third day of Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale as they became the two highest priced yearling fillies to be sold in the World in 2020, both bought by MV Magnier. A strong final session saw a further four lots sell for 1,000,000 guineas or more, taking the number of seven figure lots to nine for the sale.
A to Z of 2020 Melbourne Cup Carnival
So thanks to Covid 19, this was the Flemington Melbourne Cup Carnival that nobody went to and everybody had the same view just like me from the couch, so what did we make of it and what bloodstock lessons were there to be learned.
Ocean Park 3YO Marine Sold to Hong Kong
The Michael and Matthew Pitman-trained Marine has been sold to clients of Hong Kong trainer Caspar Fownes and will do his future racing in the Asian racing jurisdiction.