Second G1 for Not a Single Doubt Mare Shout the Bar

Tara Madgwick - Saturday October 31

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott trained mare Shout the Bar was not in great form heading to Melbourne for the Group I VRC Empire Rose Stakes (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday, but with blinkers fitted and Damien Oliver on board she found her old spark.

Shout the Bar wins the G1 Empire Rose - image Brett Holburt - Racing Photos

The classy four year-old daughter of Not a Single Doubt won the Group I ATC Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) last season showing her class, but her three runs this spring were below expectation.

She made a lie of that form when finishing with great determination between runners to edge out Group I Thousand Guineas winner Odeum on the line by a whisker with another three year-old filly Forbidden Love in third place.
 


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"She's been a fantastic mare for us so far in her first campaign. Incredibly tough the way she kept fighting there. She looked beaten on a number of occasions. I love the way she just picked herself up,” said Adrian Bott, who believes blinkers and a strong ride from Damien Oliver helped her find form.

"Her form looked pretty plain on paper coming into today. We could make some genuine excuses all the way through, so it was good to see her bounce back today.”

Shout the Bar returns to form with her second G1 win - image George Salpigtidis - Racing Photos.

A $200,000 Magic Millions purchase for her trainers from the Newhaven Park draft, Shout the Bar runs in the Mystery Downs colours for a big syndicate of owners and has the impressive record of four wins and a second from nine starts with prizemoney just shy of $1million.

Bred by Ron Finemore in partnership, Shout the Bar is the first foal from metro winning O’Reilly mare Drinks All Round, who comes from the family of dual Group I winner and $2.2million earner Rangirangdoo.

Drinks All Round has foaled this spring producing a colt by Not a Single Doubt that is a full brother to Shout the Bar.

The success of Shout the Bar will push her now retired sire Not a Single Doubt even further ahead on the Australian General Sires List, which he leads by quite a margin following the win of his son Classique Legend in the $15million Everest.

 

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Race Result - Empire Rose Stakes Gr1 1600m

Flemington Track: Good(4) Time: 1:35.37
1
Shout The Bar
T: G Waterhouse & A Bott J: D Oliver 56.5
4m Not A Single Doubt (AUS) x Drinks All Round (NZ) (O'Reilly (NZ))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $200,000
V:Newhaven Park Boorowa NSW
B: Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Racing
2
0.1
Odeum
T: M Price & M Kent Jnr J: Jye McNeil 49
3f Written Tycoon (AUS) x Movie (AUS) (Red Ransom (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $420,000
V:Newhaven Park Boorowa NSW
B: Sheamus Mills Bloodstock (FBAA)
3
0.6
Forbidden Love
T: R & M Freedman J: D Yendall 49
3f All Too Hard (AUS) x Juliet's Princess (USA) (More Than Ready (USA))
All Too Hard
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $150,000
V:Bhima Thoroughbreds Scone NSW
B: Richard Freedman
4
0.8
Chaillot
T: Archie Alexander J: Declan Bates 56.5
4m Testa Rossa (AUS) x Mary Of Modena (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
MM Adelaide Yearling Sale $25,000
V:Baramul Stud Widden Valley NSW
B: Alexander Racing/McKeever Bloodstock
5
1.0
Asiago
T: James Cummings J: M Zahra 56.5
4m Medaglia D'Oro (USA) x Disputes (AUS) (Manton (AUS))
6
1.2
Missile Mantra
T: P & P Snowden J: Damian Lane 56.5
4m Smart Missile (AUS) x Wecansay Mak (AUS) (Starcraft (NZ))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $30,000
V:Arrowfield Stud Scone NSW
B: Triple Crown Syndications Pty Ltd
7
1.4
Mystic Journey
T: Adam Trinder J: K Mc Evoy 57
5m Needs Further (AUS) x White Gold (NZ) (Colombia (NZ))
MM Tasmanian Yearling Sale $11,000
V:Armidale Stud Carrick Tas
B: Adam Trinder
8
1.9
Pretty Brazen
T: T & C McEvoy J: L Currie 56.5
4m Brazen Beau (AUS) x Pretty Penny (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $700,000
V:Coolmore Stud, Jerrys Plains
B: McEvoy Mitchell Racing Pty Ltd
9
2.0
Vanna Girl
T: A J & T Edmonds J: J Bowman 56.5
4m Husson (ARG) x Logan's Choice (AUS) (Redoute's Choice (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale Book 2 $40,000
V:Vinery Stud, Scone
B: Edmonds Racing Pty Ltd
10
2.1
Felicia
T: D Binaisse J: Craig Williams 56.5
4m Unencumbered (AUS) x Los Feliz (AUS) (Shamardal (USA))
11
3.6
Nettoyer
T: Ms W Roche J: G Boss 57
7m Sebring (AUS) x Cleanup (AUS) (Dehere (USA))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale Session 2 $20,000
V:Riversdale, Scone
B: J Crowley
12
5.8
She Shao Fly
T: K L Corstens J: Jamie Kah 56.5
4m Epaulette (AUS) x Shao Shao (AUS) (Shinko Forest (IRE))
MM Adelaide Yearling Sale $67,500
V:Ambergate Farm Scone NSW
B: Bennett Racing/McEvoy Mitchell Racing
13
9.3
Chica Fuerte
T: A & S Freedman J: Dean Holland 49
3f Hinchinbrook (AUS) x Guapa (USA) (Rock Hard Ten (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $300,000
V:Rosemont Stud Gnarwarre Vic
B: Bahen Bloodstock
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