One to Watch – Bendigo

Tara Madgwick - Wednesday April 21

The ‘One to Watch’ on Wednesday is a debut winning three year-old by Deep Field named in honour of the bloodstock agent that purchased him.

The Symon Wilde trained gelding McKeever was sent out a hot favourite for the 1100m maiden at Bendigo and coasted clear an easy winner scoring by nearly two lengths.
 


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A $57,500 Magic Millions Perth purchase from the Western Breeders Alliance for McKeever Bloodstock/Wilde Racing, McKeever is the 150th Australian winner for Newgate Farm’s leading young sire Deep Field.

McKeever as a yearling.

McKeever is the first winner for Special Jewel, a metro winning Testa Rossa mare from the family of stakes-winners Noble Cavalier and Real Treasure.

Given the popularity of Deep Field as a sire in Hong Kong, McKeever’s owners may well find themselves with options in the future other than his immediate racing future here in Australia.





 

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Race Result - Ready Bake Classic Mdn Plate 1100m

Bendigo Track: Soft(5) Time: 1:05.75
1
McKeever
T: Symon Wilde J: J Bowditch 59
3g Deep Field (AUS) x Special Jewel (AUS) (Testa Rossa (AUS))
MM Perth Yearling Sale Book 1 $57,500
V:Western Breeders Alliance
B: McKeever Bloodstock/Wilde Racing
2
1.8
King Dick
T: K Hann J: H Coffey 59
3g Redente (AUS) x Amen's Sea (AUS) (Force Majeure (AUS))
3
2.6
Sleipnir
T: M, W & J Hawkes J: Craig Williams 59
3g More Than Ready (USA) x Jolie Bay (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $240,000
V:Segenhoe Stud Australia Pty Ltd, Scone
B: Hawkes Racing
4
2.7
Ahika
T: S A Dwyer J: J Keating 57.5
4m Dundeel (NZ) x Pyrography (AUS) (Danzero (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale Book 2 $75,000
V:Arrowfield Stud, Scone
B: Shaun Dwyer Thoroughbred Racing Pty Ltd
5
3.6
Scrambler
T: M Sell J: John Robertson 59.5
4g Zoustar (AUS) x Miss Kistler (AUS) (Darci Brahma (NZ))
Inglis 2020 JULY (Early) Online Sale $10,000
V:Malua Racing
B:
Inglis Premier Yearling Sale $50,000
V:Three Bridges Thoroughbreds, Eddington
B: Malua Bloodstock
6
5.8
Tharsis
T: R Griffiths & M De Kock J: Damian Lane 59
3g No Nay Never (USA) x Solar Antiquity (AUS) (Desert Sun (GB))
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Book 1 $110,000
V:Phoenix Broodmare Farm, Euroa
B: Robbie Griffiths Racing / Peter Ford Thoroughbreds (FBAA)
7
8.8
Leica Rock
T: John Markovic J: Lucinda Boyd 59.5
5g Rock Face (AUS) x Tagrheed (AUS) (Racer's Edge (AUS))
8
11.1
Braddock
T: N F Kennedy J: Declan Bates 59.5
5g Your Song (AUS) x A Country Girl (AUS) (Singspiel (IRE))
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