Akeed Mofeed's Succeed Indeed Plots a Course to the Victoria Oaks

Mark Smith - Wednesday September 9

The Victoria Oaks is the long-term goal for the Leon and Troy Corstens-trained Succeed Indeed after the daughter of Akeed Mofeed (GB) staged a last to first performance in a benchmark 70 for three-year-old fillies over 1600m at Sandown-Hillside on Wednesday.

Succeed Indeed overpowers them at Sandown (Pat Scala/Racing Photos)

Given an ice-cold ride by Lachie King, Succeed Indeed ambled along at the rear of the field before being let off the rein when they straightened.

She picked off runner after runner to defeat Pride Of Dubai filly Perfect World by one and a half lengths with Fastnet Rock filly Anitra the same distance back in third.

Highly enough regarded by the stable to contest the Group III TBV Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes (1200m) at her career debut on March 7, where she clocked in third behind Minhaaj and Muntaseera, Succeed Indeed was off the scene for 42 weeks before a fast-finishing third behind Divine Diosa over 1400m at Sandown August 19.

looking mighty proud of herself Succeed Indeed with Lachie King (Pat Scala/Racing Photos)


“She’s a lovely filly who has always shown us a lot at home and we came here today with a bit of confidence,” stable rep Dom Sutton told Racing.com.

“She is also a filly that will step up and get over a bit of distance with time so it was good to see her do that today.

“We’ve had the Oaks in the back off the mind since the get-go but I will leave that up to Leon and Troy.

“Lachie gave her an absolute peach today and a big thank you to all the owners. Dr Adam Gay who owns the majority of this filly is big into heart scanning with these horses and she rated very highly on that.”

Succeed Indeed a $45,000 Premier Yearling bargain

Purchased by Malua Racing Pty Ltd / Flemington Bloodstock Agency for $45,000 out of the Goldin Farms draft at the 2019 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale, Succeed Indeed is the third winner from as many to race out of winning Feroicity mare lucky Morma who placed in the Group III Vo Rogue Plate and Listed Doomben Slipper.

Kilgravin Lodge / Waikato Bloodstock purchased a No Nay Never colt out of Lucky Morna for $80,000 at the Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling earlier this year.

You won’t find a lot in Succeed Indeed’s pedigree if looking for some encouragement to run the Classic distance.

While her first four dams are all winners none succeeded at distances further than 1210m so she may have to rely on the blood of the Hong Kong Derby her Akeed Mofeed (GB) whose pedigree is chockful of Derby and Oaks winners.



Race Result - Ive Print (Bm70) 1600m

Sandown-Hillside Track: Good(4) Time: 1:39.85
Succeed Indeed
T: L & T Corstens J: Lachlan King 60
3f Akeed Mofeed (GB) x Lucky Morna (AUS) (Ferocity (AUS))
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Book 1 $45,000
V:Goldin Farms, Angaston, SA
B: Malua Racing Pty Ltd / Flemington Bloodstock Agency
Perfect World
T: A & S Freedman J: L Currie 60.5
3f Pride Of Dubai (AUS) x Fiorentina (AUS) (Dubai Destination (USA))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $300,000
V:Segenhoe Stud Australia Pty Ltd, Scone
B: Blue Sky Bloodstock (FBAA) / Anthony Freedman
T: T Dabernig & B Hayes J: M Rodd 60.5
3f Fastnet Rock (AUS) x El Laoob (USA) (Red Ransom (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $220,000
V:Bhima Thoroughbreds Scone NSW
B: Spicer Thoroughbreds
T: M D Moroney J: D W Stackhouse 59.5
3f Savabeel (AUS) x O'Reilly Rose (NZ) (O'Reilly (NZ))
NZB Karaka Book 1 $300,000
B: Mr J Foote / Mr D Weir
T: D T O'Brien J: D Oliver 59.5
3f More Than Ready (USA) x Star Of Giselle (AUS) (Reset (AUS))
T: K & K Keys J: C Newitt 59.5
3f Rich Enuff (AUS) x Germayne Lass (AUS) (Stromberg Carlson (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $39,000
V:Raheen Stud, Darling Downs, Qld
B: Ken Keys Racing
Blazing Lace
T: Dan O'Sullivan J: Will Price 57
3f Toronado (IRE) x Lacey Underall (AUS) (Desert Sun (GB))
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Book 2 $30,000
V:Yarran Thoroughbreds, Seymour
B: Dan O'Sullivan Racing Pty Ltd
Inglis Great Southern Sale - Weanlings $11,000
V:Swettenham Stud, Nagambie
B: M Joy
Classy Pins
T: C Maher & D Eustace J: M Zahra 60.5
3f Pins (AUS) x Estrela Flicka (NZ) (O'Reilly (NZ))
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Book 1 $140,000
V:Meredith Park, Sutton Forest, NSW
B: Ciaron Maher Racing / John Foote Bloodstock
T: Dan O'Sullivan J: John Allen 60
3f Proisir (AUS) x Uno Sayuri (JPN) (Scatter The Gold (CAN))
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