Flemington Stakes-Winner for Deep Field

Tara Madgwick - Saturday October 3

Talented Deep Field gelding Riddle Me That closed out his three year-old season with a win in the Listed Bendigo Guineas and hit top form at his third run back from a spell to take out the Listed VRC Paris Lane Stakes (1400m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Riddle Me That wins the Listed VRC Paris Lane Stakes - image Pat Scala / Racing Photos

Trained by Matt Laurie and ridden by Daniel Stackhouse, he hit the line hard with a well timed run to win by a long head making amends for a disappointing effort at his previous start.


“I don’t know what happened last start, I put a tongue tie on him today and hoped for the best!” said Matt Laurie.

“He’s always been very honest and consistent in his career, so we chose to press on and I’m glad we did.”

Retained to race by his breeder, Riddle Me That has the overall record of five wins and four placings from 13 starts with prizemoney in excess of $290,000.

Riddle Me That is the first stakes-winner among nine winners from good producing Group III winner Justine Coup, a grand-daughter of Group I winner Royal Regatta by Entrepreneur (GB).

Deep Field

Riddle Me That is the first stakes-winner of the new season for Deep Field, who stands at Newgate at a fee of $55,000 this spring.



Race Result - Paris Lane Stakes LR 1400m

Flemington Track: Good(4) Time: 1:23.16
Riddle Me That
T: M M Laurie J: D W Stackhouse 56
4g Deep Field (AUS) x Justine Coup (NZ) (Entrepreneur (GB))
T: D T O'Brien J: Damian Lane 58
6h Toorak Toff (AUS) x Gold Lottey (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
Best Of Days
T: James Cummings J: John Allen 61
7g Azamour (IRE) x Baisse (GB) (High Chaparral (IRE))
T: G M Begg J: Jordan Childs 56
7g Redwood (GB) x Romantically (AUS) (Foreplay (AUS))
NZB Select Yearling Sale $110,000
V:Westbury Stud
B: DM Logan Racing Stables
T: J F Moloney J: L Nolen 56
4g Stratum (AUS) x Matron (NZ) (O'Reilly (NZ))
T: James Cummings J: D Oliver 56
5h War Front (USA) x War Echo (USA) (Tapit (USA))
Galaxy Raider
T: G M Begg J: W Pike 56
8g Hard Spun (USA) x Galaxy Light (AUS) (Way Of Light (USA))
T: C Maher & D Eustace J: B Melham 56
4m Charm Spirit (IRE) x Lady Kipling (NZ) (Savabeel (AUS))
NZB Karaka - Book 1 $400,000
V:Windsor Park Stud
B: Ciaron Maher Bloodstock / Waterford Bloodstock
T: James Cummings J: M Zahra 61
6g Street Cry (IRE) x Celts (AUS) (Lonhro (AUS))
Begood Toya Mother
T: Daniel Bowman J: Declan Bates 60
6g Myboycharlie (IRE) x Lady Of Helena (NZ) (Kaapstad (NZ))
MM Adelaide Yearling Sale $28,000
V:Donnybrook Estates Hunter Valley NSW
B: Daniel Bowman
Hang Man
T: M D Moroney J: Jye McNeil 56
7g Windsor Knot (IRE) x Halliard (GB) (Halling (USA))
Stallion Parade
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