First Winner for Kiss and Make Up

Tara Madgwick - Thursday February 18

Aquis Farm’s young More Than Ready (USA) stallion Kiss and Make Up joined the long list of first season sires to post a winner this season when General Phelps saluted on debut at Grafton on Thursday.

Trained at Ballina by Steven Phelps, General Phelps overpowered race favourite Buck Pharoah to win the 1006m juvenile event by half a length.

Bred and raced by his trainer, General Phelps is the fourth winner from four foals to race from General Nediym mare Rose General, who was also trained by steven Phelps and won seven races.

She has a yearling filly to follow also by Kiss and Make Up, who has a winner and two place-getters from just five starters.


Kiss and Make Up

A lightly raced Group II winner, Kiss and Make Up covered just 33 mares last spring at a fee of $8,800.



Race Result - Year Of The Ox Hcp 1006m

Grafton Track: Soft(5) Time: 0:58.46
General Phelps
T: S J Phelps J: M Mc Guren 57
2c Kiss And Make Up (AUS) x Rose General (AUS) (General Nediym (AUS))
Buck Pharoah
T: R N Godbolt J: J Kehoe 58
2g American Pharoah (USA) x Sequential (AUS) (Lion Hunter (AUS))
MM Gold Coast National Yearling Sale $33,000
V:Highgrove Stud, Darling Downs, Qld
B: Neil Godbolt
T: Kacy Fogden J: Chris Taylor 57
2c Dream Ahead (USA) x Faction (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
Supreme Hero
T: J D Shelton J: L P Rolls 57
2g Red Element (AUS) x Jude Doll (AUS) (Eternity Range (USA))
T: Aiden St Vincent J: M Bennett 55.5
2f Your Song (AUS) x Buffalo Chase (AUS) (Sippin' Bourbon (USA))
T: Allan Kehoe J: J Grisedale 55
2f Arlington (AUS) x Magic Desert (AUS) (Desert Prince (IRE))
Elite Quality
T: Allan Kehoe J: B Looker 56.5
2c Cluster (AUS) x Bellevue Lady (NZ) (Zabeel (NZ))
Super Angel
T: R N Godbolt J: R Spokes 55
2f Super One (AUS) x Bengal Angel (AUS) (Nadeem (AUS))
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