Greysful Glamour Wins G2 Villiers – Everyone Loves Her

Tara Madgwick - Saturday December 12

She’s the favourite mare for a lot of racegoers and her trainer Mark Newnham and gorgeous glamour girl Greysful Glamour scored her biggest win at Randwick on Saturday when setting a race record in the Group II ATC Villiers stakes (1600m).

Greysful Glamour wins the G2 Villiers - image Steve Hart.

Rated perfectly in front by Rachel King, Greysful Glamour led all the way and would not be denied, scoring a long neck over the Godolphin duo of Best of Days (IRE) and Criaderas.
 

 


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That was pretty to watch, she got control of the race which she loves to do,” said Mark Newnham.

“She produced her trademark kick and held on.

“She’s an all time favourite, she raced as an early two year-old, she placed in an Oaks and was our first Melbourne Carnival runner. She’s an exciting mare to watch and she’s the sweetest and loveliest mare around the stable. Everyone loves her.”

 

Everyone loves her!

A $90,000 Inglis Easter Session II purchase for Darby Racing / De Burgh Equine from Edinglassie Stud, Greysful Glamour and has six wins and nine placings from 33 starts and has won over $800,000 in prizemoney.

She might be by a Golden Slipper winner in Stratum, but Greysful Glamour is blessed with a stout staying pedigree on her dam side.

Greysful Glamour is a half-sister to Group III placed Celestial Falls and is the first foal of Rippled (GB), a minor winner by classic sire Dalakhani from a daughter of Sadler’s Wells. The family features many European Black Type winners including high class stayer Libran (IRE), who was second in the Group I ATC Sydney Cup.

Rippled has a yearling filly by Pierro and after missing to Dundeel last year and has been covered this spring by Fastnet Rock.



 

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Race Result - Villiers Stakes Gr2 1600m

Randwick Track: Good(3) Time: 1:33.47
1
Greysful Glamour
T: Mark Newnham J: Rachel King 56
5m Stratum (AUS) x Rippled (GB) (Dalakhani (IRE))
Stratum
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale Session 2 $90,000
V:Edinglassie Stud, Muswellbrook
B: Darby Racing / De Burgh Equine
2
0.4
Best Of Days
T: James Cummings J: J Bowman 58
7g Azamour (IRE) x Baisse (GB) (High Chaparral (IRE))
3
0.5
Criaderas
T: James Cummings J: K Mc Evoy 53
4g Lonhro (AUS) x Youthful Presence (AUS) (Dehere (USA))
4
0.7
Through The Cracks
T: Angela Davies J: B Avdulla 53
6g Wanted (AUS) x More Than Acracker (AUS) (More Than Ready (USA))
Inglis Scone Select Yearling Sale $7,500
V:Bell River Thoroughbreds, Wellington
B: M Hohos
5
2.3
Al Mah Haha
T: Tash Burleigh J: J Ford 53
6g Al Maher (AUS) x Street Lass (AUS) (Street Cry (IRE))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $60,000
V:Dartbrook Downs Thoroughbreds, Scone
B: Blue Silks Thoroughbreds
6
2.5
Reloaded
T: C J Waller J: J B Mc Donald 55.5
4h Snitzel (AUS) x Hollow Bullet (AUS) (Tayasu Tsuyoshi (JPN))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $350,000
V:Arrowfield Stud Scone NSW
B: Harras Syndicate/Mulcaster Bloodstock
7
2.8
Outrageous
T: M, W & J Hawkes J: Tommy Berry 56.5
5g All Too Hard (AUS) x Fit And Ready (AUS) (More Than Ready (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $460,000
V:Vinery Stud Scone NSW
B: Hawkes Racing
8
3.2
Sambro
T: C J Waller J: G Schofield 54.5
6g Fastnet Rock (AUS) x Eau De Joie (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $420,000
V:Baramul Stud Widden Valley NSW
B: Chris Waller Racing
9
3.8
Royal Celebration
T: R J Quinton J: C Reith 55
5h Excelebration (IRE) x Crimson Code (AUS) (Redoute's Choice (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $35,000
V:Widden Stud, Widden Valley
B: Pedrille Thoroughbreds Pty Ltd
10
4.1
Savacool
T: C J Waller J: Ms K O'Hara 53
6m Savabeel (AUS) x Chilled Out (NZ) (Anabaa (USA))
NZB Premier Yearling Sale $220,000
V:Waikato Stud Ltd
B: Chris Waller Racing
11
4.2
Berdibek
T: J A O'Shea J: Jean Van Overmeire 53
7g Dark Angel (IRE) x Beraviyna (IRE) (Zamindar (USA))
12
5.3
Fun Fact
T: Bjorn Baker J: J Parr 58.5
5g The Factor (USA) x Fill The Page (AUS) (Dane Shadow (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $240,000
V:Edinburgh Park Wingham NSW
B: Spendthrift Australia
13
5.7
Military Zone
T: P & P Snowden J: R Dolan 54
5g Epaulette (AUS) x Loading Zone (AUS) (Street Sense (USA))
Inglis Premier Yearling Sale $140,000
V:Three Bridges Thoroughbreds, Eddington
B: Triple Crown Syndications
Inglis Great Southern Weanling Sale Platinum Session $140,000
V:Two Bays Farm, Flinders
B: Paul Willetts Bloodstock Consultancy
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