Lost And Running Outclasses them in Luskin Star

Mark Smith - Saturday May 15

John O’Shea left little doubt that he will be chasing a birth in the Everest for his promising sprinter Lost And Running after the son of Per Incanto (USA) earned a maiden stakes success in Saturday’s Listed Vinery Luskin Star Stakes (1300m) at Rosehill.

When Tommy Berry released the bridle at the 200m, Lost And Running strode clear to defeat the Shamus Award gelding True Detective by two and a quarter lengths with a further one and a quarter-length back to the Dundeel gelding Dealmaker in third.

Lost And Running (image Steve Hart)

Lost And Running advanced his record to six wins and a second from seven starts with earnings of $221,850.

“He has got a tremendous record, he should be unbeaten,” O’Shea said.

“He will be in the paddock on Monday. We would like to secure a position in the Everest. Then we could concentrate on preparing him for that race.

“We had some overtures before this race, and I don’t think he would have disappointed anyone today.

“Historically, if you win this race you run well in the Everest,

“He ticks a lot of boxes – gets through wet ground, takes a position, loves Randwick, and he is a progressive horse on the way up.

“He was at the end of his preparation today. We would plan to enter the Everest third up and peaking on the day.  

“He has improved from his first preparation to his second preparation, and if he improves that much in his third preparation, then he will be some chance.”

Bred in New Zealand by bred by JML Bloodstock, Lost And Running was consigned by Blandford Lodge to the Inglis Premier Yearling Sale, where his trainer purchased him for $40,000.

Lost And Running’s dam Dreamlife (Danroad) failed to flatter in three career starts. However, she is a sister to the Group III winner Kiss Me Ketut and a half-sister to Listed stakes-winners Fast Love (Fastnet Rock) and A Chance To Dream (Volksraad).

Tartan Meadow Bloodstock purchased a full-brother to Lost And Running for $210,000 at Karaka last year.

After foaling a Per Incanto (USA) filly last spring, Dreamlife was covered by Savabeel.   

Lost And Running becomes the 30th stakes-winner for Little Avondale Stud’s Street Cry (IRE) stallion Per Incanto (USA), who will stand the 2021 season at a fee of $25,000.

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Race Result - Luskin Star Stakes LR 1300m

Rosehill Track: Soft(7) Time: 1:18.17
1
Lost And Running
T: J A O'Shea J: Tommy Berry 53.5
4g Per Incanto (USA) x Dreamlife (NZ) (Danroad (AUS))
2
2.3
True Detective
T: C J Waller J: Rachel King 53
4g Shamus Award (AUS) x Girls Rule (AUS) (Geiger Counter (USA))
3
3.6
Dealmaker
T: C J Waller J: B Avdulla 54
5g Dundeel (NZ) x Sport Chic (AUS) (Redoute's Choice (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $140,000
V:Arrowfield Stud, Scone
B: Payne Racing Pty Ltd
4
3.6
Military Zone
T: P & P Snowden J: A Adkins 53
5g Epaulette (AUS) x Loading Zone (AUS) (Street Sense (USA))
5
4.1
Eleven Eleven
T: G D Hickman J: K S Latham 58.5
4g Fastnet Rock (AUS) x Smokin' Alice (USA) (Smoke Glacken (USA))
Inglis February (Early) Online Sale $40,000
V:Newgate
B: Gdh Racing
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $680,000
V:Edinburgh Park Wingham NSW
B: China Horse Club/Newgate Bloodstock
6
4.8
Bandersnatch
T: M, W & J Hawkes J: Regan Bayliss 54.5
4g Casino Prince (AUS) x Divine Faith (AUS) (Falbrav (IRE))
7
5.2
St Covet's Spirit
T: J C Coyle J: Ms K O'Hara 53
4m Uncle Mo (USA) x St. Covet Girl (AUS) (St. Covet (AUS))
8
7.2
Thorin
T: David Payne J: J Ford 53
4h Soldier Hollow (GB) x Taita (GER) (Big Shuffle (USA))
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