Final Two Foals of Godolphin’s Blue Hen Youthful Presence Salute at Randwick

Mark Smith - Wednesday August 26

Following wins at his first two starts at Newcastle and Kembla Grange, Godolphin’s Lonhro gelding Criaderas faced his moment of truth against some promising types over 1250m on the Kensington track at Randwick on Wednesday and he put them to the sword in track record time but that was not the end of the family fortunes.

Later on in the program, Criaderas full-brother Suave powered justified his favouritism when powering home under Kerrin McEvoy in the Heineken Hcp (1400m), his third win in six starts.

Lonhro (Mark Smith)

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Ridden by James McDonald for trainer James Cummings, Criaderas was second last and off the bit chasing as Beach Baby set solid fractions out in front.

The favourite On The Lead looked a likely winner when Jason Collett found a narrow seam between runners however Criaderas was just warming up down the centre of the track and he powered passed On The Lead (I Am Invincible) to win by one and three-quarter lengths   with Rock Amore (Fastnet Rock) a further half length back in third.

"He is a very casual horse. With his trials, I know they were on wet tracks, but I wouldn't like to be playing poker with him," assistant trainer Darren Beadman told AAP.

"He had us all guessing whether he would turn up here today but obviously when the saddle goes on he puts it all together.

"He's got a nice little bit of class about him."

Criaderas is the 13th and final foal of Godolphin’s blue hen Youthful Presence.

The unraced daughter of Dehere (USA) has had nine reach the track and all are winners All nine of her foals to reach the track are winners led by the Group 1 Epsom Handicap winner Hauraki (Reset), the Group 1 South Australian Derby winner Kidnapped (Viscount), the Group II Western Australian Guineas winner and Group 1 BRC TJ Smith Stakes third Academus (Lonhro) and the Listed Hill Smith Stakes winner Deledio (Test Rossa).

 

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Race Result - 2020 Yulong Stallions (Bm72) 1250m

Randwick-Kensington Track: Good(4) Time: 1:11.37
1
Criaderas
T: James Cummings J: J B Mc Donald 58
4g Lonhro (AUS) x Youthful Presence (AUS) (Dehere (USA))
2
1.8
On The Lead
T: R & M Freedman J: J R Collett 56.5
3c I Am Invincible (AUS) x Marechal (NZ) (General Nediym (AUS))
MM National Weanling Sale $400,000
V:Aquis Farm Murrurundi NSW
B: Go Bloodstock Australia/Paul Moroney Bstock
3
2.3
Rock Amore
T: G Waterhouse & A Bott J: S Clipperton 58
4g Fastnet Rock (AUS) x Nicamorae (AUS) (More Than Ready (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $250,000
V:Woodside Park Stud Tylden Vic
B: McKeever/Ferguson Bloodstock
4
6.7
Ocean Go
T: Ms K Buchanan J: Ms S Metcalfe 57.5
5g Ocean Park (NZ) x Rationalize (NZ) (Marju (IRE))
NZB National Weanling Broodmare and Mixed Sale - Weanlings $52,000
V:D. J. Myers
B: Hallmark Stud
NZB Select Yearling Sale $50,000
V:Hallmark Stud
B: Mr TM Yeung
5
6.9
Creator
T: P & P Snowden J: Tim Clark 58.5
4g Redoute's Choice (AUS) x Silla Regalis (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $1,500,000
V:Arrowfield Stud, Scone
B: James Harron Bloodstock Pty Ltd
6
7.2
Savoury
T: Bjorn Baker J: J Parr 58.5
4g Savabeel (AUS) x Impulsive Dream (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
NZB Karaka - Book 1 $200,000
V:Bradbury Park
B: Bjorn Baker Racing
7
7.9
Epic Dan
T: G D Hickman J: Ms L Day 57
8g Home On The Grange (AUS) x Lea Tonde (AUS) (Filante (NZ))
8
8.0
Spokesman
T: C J Waller J: B Avdulla 57.5
3c Press Statement (AUS) x Calaluna (AUS) (Mujahid (USA))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $270,000
V:Fairview Park Stud, Grose Wold
B: Star Thoroughbreds / Randwick Bloodstock (FBAA)
9
10.8
Beach Baby
T: Joseph Pride J: R Hutchings 59
5g Turffontein (AUS) x Media Academy (AUS) (Royal Academy (USA))
Stallion Parade
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