Fast Start Continues All Too Hard

Tara Madgwick - Wednesday August 19

All Too Hard’s fast start to the new season continued at Canterbury on Wednesday with two hot favourites saluting in Pitchfork and Forbidden Love, who is nominated for the Group I ATC Golden Rose next month.

The Richard and Michael Freedman trained filly Forbidden Love was resuming from a spell in the Benchmark 72 event for fillies and mares and proved too good in winning the 1200m sprint by a length and a half.



en Love was a $150,000 Magic Millions purchase for Richard Freedman from the Bhima Thoroughbreds draft and has done a tidy job from four starts with two wins and a third, her only unplaced run a sixth to Away Game in the Group II ATC Percy Sykes Stakes.

Forbidden Love is the second winner from stakes-placed Juliet’s Princess (USA) an imported daughter of champion sire More Than Ready from the family of North American Group winners River Squall, Better Now, Dark Cove and Heavenly Landing.

All Too Hard achieved personal best results last season with a string of stakes-winners highlighted by his first Group I winner Alligator Blood.

The Vinery Stud based sire has started the new season in hot form reeling off 17 winners so far including stakes-winner Behemoth.


All Too Hard

He stands at a fee of $27,500 this spring.



Race Result - Sky Racing Active (Bm72) 1200m

Canterbury Track: Heavy(8) Time: 1:12.23
Forbidden Love
T: R & M Freedman J: Tommy Berry 56
3f All Too Hard (AUS) x Juliet's Princess (USA) (More Than Ready (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $150,000
V:Bhima Thoroughbreds Scone NSW
B: Richard Freedman
T: James Cummings J: J B Mc Donald 57
4m Snitzel (AUS) x Fiesole (AUS) (Fraar (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $600,000
V:Kitchwin Hills Scone NSW
B: Godolphin
Mosht Up
T: Stephen Schofield J: Ms M Weir 52
5m Moshe (AUS) x Solar (AUS) (Exceed And Excel (AUS))
Sweeping Statement
T: C J Waller J: B Avdulla 58
4m I Am Invincible (AUS) x Impressions (AUS) (Octagonal (NZ))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $525,000
V:Yarraman Park Stud Scone NSW
B: Boomer Bloodstock (FBAA)
T: James Cummings J: Ms L Day 57
4m Hallowed Crown (AUS) x Hexameter (AUS) (Octagonal (NZ))
Super Oasis
T: C J Waller J: K Mc Evoy 58.5
4m Exceed And Excel (AUS) x Puzzle (AUS) (Shamardal (USA))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $450,000
V:Newhaven Park, Boorowa
B: D Yap
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