Undefeated Deep Field Sprinter Goes Three for Three

Tara Madgwick - Sunday September 20

At Sha Tin on Sunday exciting Deep Field gelding Winning Dreamer kept his record perfect when scoring a stylish win over 1200m.

Winning Dreamer - image HKJC

Trained by Frankie Lor and ridden by Vincent Ho, Wining Dreamer drew the outside in the field of 12 in the Class Three sprint, but was still too good in winning by half a length to make it three wins in as many starts.

“Before the race I was a little bit scared, especially having drawn gate 12 for such a young horse,” Lor said of the horse eligible for this season’s Four-Year-Old Classic Series, should his trainer opt to direct him there.

“1400 metres should be no problem, but 1600 metres, well, we need to find out later.”

Vincent Ho has ridden Winning Dreamer in each of his victories.

“He can relax, even in front, there were horses next to me and he still settled very well, he’s actually a lot more relaxed at the races than at trackwork, he’s quite nervous in the mornings,” Ho said.

“He gave me a nice sprint and stayed on well in the finish.”

A $300,000 Karaka Book 1 purchase for Tartan Meadow Bloodstock / Mr Peter KS So from the Haunui Farm draft, Winning Dreamer is a half-brother to stakes-winner Ocean Jewel.

He is the fourth winner from Group III placed Markisa, who is also the grand-dam of Group winners The Real Beel and Catch Me.

A member of the illustrious Eight Carat (GB) family, Markisa is a half-sister to Group I winner Shower of Roses and daughter of Group I winner Marquise.

With his oldest progeny just four year-olds, his sire Deep Field is proving successful in Hong Kong with five winners from 12 runners.

Deep Field stands at Newgate Farm at a fee of $55,000.



Race Result - Kwai Fong Hcp (C3) 1200m

Sha Tin Track: Good Time: 1:08.68
Winning Dreamer
T: F C Lor J: C Y Ho 56.5
4g Deep Field (AUS) x Markisa (NZ) (Danehill (USA))
NZB Karaka - Book 1 $300,000
V:Haunui Farm
B: Tartan Meadow Bloodstock / Mr Peter KS So
Sunset Watch
T: K W Lui J: K Teetan 58
5g Akeed Mofeed (GB) x Saramenha (AUS) (Snitzel (AUS))
Ping Hai Bravo
T: J J Size J: J Moreira 55.5
4g Red Dazzler (AUS) x Mountain Bluebird (AUS) (Beautiful Crown (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale Book 3 $9,000
V:Eureka Stud Cambooya Qld
B: Garnett Taylor
Chicken Dance
T: P D O'Sullivan J: Z Purton 56
5g Hinchinbrook (AUS) x Mallard (NZ) (Falkirk (NZ))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $140,000
V:Fairhill Farm, Mulbring
B: Wexford Stables
E Star
T: K L Man J: B Shinn 55.5
5g Ferlax (NZ) x Duck For Cover (NZ) (Savabeel (AUS))
NZB Select Yearling Sale $42,500
V:Highden Park
B: Brookby Stables
Temple Of Heaven
T: D Whyte J: A Badel 60.5
4g Iffraaj (GB) x Royal Whisper (GB) (Royal Applause (GB))
Telecom Puma
T: C Fownes J: V Borges 53
6g Burgundy (NZ) x Pride And Passion (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
NZB Select Yearling Sale $38,000
V:Little Avondale Stud
B: Mr GR Vile
California Gungho
T: A S Cruz J: N Callan 56
6g Shakespearean (IRE) x Less Crazy (FR) (Le Fou (IRE))
Sunny Lad
T: A S Cruz J: C Wong 50
5g Sepoy (AUS) x Mini Mosa (GB) (Indian Ridge (IRE))
Chancheng Prince
T: K W Lui J: H N Wong 52
4h Carpe Diem (USA) x Bliss (USA) (Flashy Bull (USA))
Super Commander
T: A T Millard J: A Hamelin 57.5
4g Vercingetorix (SAF) x War Path (SAF) (Captain Al (SAF))
T: K H Ting J: M L Yeung 56
5g Medaglia D'Oro (USA) x Don't Blink (AUS) (Redoute's Choice (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $250,000
V:Newhaven Park, Boorowa
B: Sun Bloodstock Pty Ltd
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