One To Watch - Kyneton

Mark Smith - Thursday December 3

The Matthew Cumani-trained Tycoon Bec made a belated start to her career worth the wait when she caned a field of maiden fillies and mares by upwards of four and a half lengths over 1450m at Kyneton on Thursday.

Flashy chestnut Tycoon Bec impresses on debut (Pat Scala/Racing Photos)

There was not a great deal of support for the four-year-old daughter of Written Tycoon in the betting ring. However, she gave 3kg claiming apprentice Tatum Bull an armchair ride, leading at every call to defeat Dandino filly Shezadandi with a further half-length back to the All Too Hard filly Machinate in third.

A $140,000 purchase by P Diamond / Boomer Bloodstock (FBAA) / Cumani Racing out of the Glenlogan Park draft at the 2018 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale, Tycoon Bec is part-owned by former AFL great Chris Judd and is named after his wife, Rebecca.


"I'm not going to make the mistake of jumping up too quickly, because she is competitive at this distance (1450m), so I think we might have a look again at this distance or gently ease her up to a mile," trainer Matt Cumani told

Tycoon Bec is the first winner from three to race out of the well-related Singspiel mare Morganza (GB) who was a winner at Maisons-Laffitte in a six-start career in France for John Hammond.

Tycoon Bec was a $140,000 Inglis Easter Yearling

She is a half-sister to three stakes winners headed by the Group II Curragh Blandford Stakes winner Monturani (Indian Ridge), the dual Listed winner Manavanna (Machiavellian) and Listed winner Mill Springs (Shirocco).

Morganza (GB) has a 2yo colt by Capitalist who failed to make his $70,000 reserved at this year's Magic Millions March Yearling Sale and foaled a Brave Smash (JPN) filly on September 4.


Race Result - Miranda Park Stud Mdn Plate 1450m

Kyneton Track: Good(4) Time: 1:28.38
Tycoon Bec
T: Matthew Cumani J: Tatum Bull 55
4m Written Tycoon (AUS) x Morganza (GB) (Singspiel (IRE))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $140,000
V:Glenlogan Park, Innisplain, Qld
B: P Diamond / Boomer Bloodstock (FBAA) / Cumani Racing
T: G Eurell J: Lewis German 56.5
3f Dandino (GB) x Midnight Mist (AUS) (Rubiton (AUS))
T: L & T Corstens J: Lachlan King 56.5
3f All Too Hard (AUS) x Kakakakatie (AUS) (Zeditave (AUS))
T: Ms W Kelly J: Teodore Nugent 56.5
3f Dissident (AUS) x Cotillard (AUS) (Flying Spur (AUS))
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Book 1 $45,000
V:Maluka Thoroughbreds, Kilmore
B: Wendy Kelly Racing
Crackerjack Lady
T: C Maher & D Eustace J: John Allen 58
4m Crackerjack King (IRE) x Evens (AUS) (Get Square (AUS))
Miss Sententia
T: C J Davis J: C Newitt 58
4m Mawingo (GER) x Lake Sententia (AUS) (California Dane (AUS))
Pannier Dame
T: M E Templeton J: D Moor 58
4m Tavistock (NZ) x British Dame (NZ) (Black Minnaloushe (USA))
Inglis 2020 JANUARY Online Sale $4,000
V:JR Thoroughbreds
Our Girl Caitey
T: Mick Bath J: Zac Spain 58
5m Myboycharlie (IRE) x Infamous Caitey (AUS) (Quest For Fame (GB))
Inglis 2019 March Monthly Online Sale $500
V:Abby Downs
T: A O Diggins J: Dean Holland 56.5
3f Warrior's Reward (USA) x Lady Ghonzo (AUS) (Gonski (AUS))
Darlene Dream
T: Ms H White J: Juana Andreou 58
5m Dream Ahead (USA) x Taraneem (AUS) (Snitzel (AUS))
Inglis Australian Weanling Sale General Session $2,000
V:Emirates Park, Murrurundi
B: B Thompson
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