Debut HK Winner for Reward for Effort

Media Release - Monday May 25

Reward For Effort 3YO Scores Of Fun won on debut at Sha Tin on Sunday, making it two Hong Kong winners in the past week for Reward for Effort.


Scores of Fun - image HKJCAfter impressing at the trials for John Size and Joao Moreira, Scores Of Fun was well-backed into favouritism. He becomes Reward For Effort's eight career winner in Hong Kong, headed by HK$5 Million earner Jumbo Luck. 

 
Scores Of Fun was bred at Hollylodge Thoroughbreds by Jeremy McGrath and Darren Fradd who sold him as a weanling for $15,000 to Belmont Bloodstock. A successful pinhook result saw him sell for $100,000 via Springmount to Price Bloodstock at Inglis Premier.

Scores Of Fun is out of Brahms mare Montana Hilton who has been booked back into Reward for Effort again this season. 

Another son of Reward for Effort, Bullish Brother also won in Hong Kong on Wednesday for breeder Tarcoola Stud out of their Royal Academy mare Stream Royale.

Reward For Effort once again provides the much needed reliability breeders are seeking. He has sired 78 individual winners this season including Lucifer's Reward who broke the 1000m track record at Pakenham on Thursday night. He is bred and owned by Andy O'Shea's Innisfree Thoroughbreds.

Reward For Effort stands at his original fee of $11,000 inc. GST in 2020.
 
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Race Result - Mr Medici Hcp (C4) 1200m

Sha Tin Track: Good Time: 1:09.45
1
Scores Of Fun
T: J J Size J: J Moreira 58
3g Reward For Effort (AUS) x Montana Hilton (AUS) (Brahms (USA))
2
0.3
Golden Link
T: P Yiu J: M Chadwick 58
3g Per Incanto (USA) x Kendoka (NZ) (Reset (AUS))
3
1.6
Gallant Legacy
T: C W Chang J: V Borges 57.5
5g Redoute's Choice (AUS) x Torentosa (FR) (Oasis Dream (GB))
4
2.8
Kinda Cool
T: F C Lor J: Z Purton 59
3g Per Incanto (USA) x Virginia Key (IRE) (Mark Of Esteem (IRE))
5
3.0
Sky Darci
T: C Fownes J: N Callan 60.5
3g Darci Brahma (NZ) x Strictly Maternal (NZ) (O'Reilly (NZ))
6
3.5
Ardenode
T: W Y So J: M L Yeung 56
5g Hellvelyn (GB) x Coconut Kisses (GB) (Bahamian Bounty (GB))
7
4.0
Qipao Boss
T: D J Hall J: C Y Ho 55.5
3c Reward For Effort (AUS) x Sylkat Eclipse (AUS) (Dehere (USA))
8
4.5
Angel Of My Eyes
T: C S Shum J: B Shinn 58
3g Niagara (AUS) x Rose Chapel (NZ) (College Chapel (GB))
9
4.8
Flying Spirit
T: D Whyte J: Jerry Chau 53.5
4g Stratum (AUS) x Traffic (AUS) (Lonhro (AUS))
10
5.8
Sacred Timing
T: K H Ting J: M F Poon 54
4g Street Boss (USA) x Little Fishes (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
11
6.3
Regency Poet
T: K L Man J: K Teetan 56.5
4g Poet's Voice (GB) x Amour Cache (AUS) (Exceed And Excel (AUS))
12
7.0
Fantastic Fabio
T: C H Yip J: T H So 55
6g Hidden Dragon (AUS) x Fantastic Flo Jo (AUS) (Fantastic Light (USA))
13
8.8
Voyage Star
T: T P Yung J: A Hamelin 58
4g Guillotine (NZ) x Next Century (NZ) (Stravinsky (USA))
14
12.8
Horse Winnings
T: Y S Tsui J: H N Wong 56.5
3g Dawn Approach (IRE) x Anais (AUS) (Spectrum (IRE))
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