One to Watch – Nowra

Tara Madgwick - Monday July 19

Champion Thoroughbreds had a winner in Ireland last night and the same colours were back in the winner’s circle at Nowra on Monday aboard a debut winner for Newhaven Park’s first season sire Xtravagant.

Read about the Champion Thoroughbreds owned winner in Ireland here.

The John O’Shea trained King of Spades was well educated for his first start with four barrier trials this year and was sent to the post as favourite.

He settled last in the field of four for Alysha Collett and surged around his rivals to hit the line hard and win the 1200m maiden by a short head.
 


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A $30,000 Inglis Classic Highway session purchase for Champion Thoroughbreds / John O'Shea from the Newhaven Park draft, King of Spades is the first foal of Believer (GB), a placed half-sister by Lawman to Group III winner Wind Chimes.

King of Spades is the third winner for Xtravagant, who stands at Newhaven Park this spring at a fee of $11,000.

Xtravagant is the sire of King of Spades.



 

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Race Result - Robert Oatley Wines Mdn Hcp 1200m

Nowra Track: Heavy(9) Time: 1:12.87
1
King Of Spades
T: J A O'Shea J: A B Collett 56.5
2g Xtravagant (NZ) x Believer (GB) (Lawman (FR))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale Highway Session $30,000
V:Newhaven Park, Boorowa
B: Champion Thoroughbreds / John O'Shea
2
0.1
Charlemagne
T: Jean Dubois J: Brodie Loy 57
2g Real Impact (JPN) x Cross Court (AUS) (Snitzel (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale Highway Session $90,000
V:Arrowfield Stud, Scone
B: A Hoyeau
3
7.9
Monster Bisque
T: G W Moore J: B Mc Dougall 56
2g Sooboog (AUS) x Dupre (AUS) (Duporth (AUS))
MM Gold Coast 2YOs In Training Sale $22,000
V:Grandview, Peak Crossing, Qld
B: Barbara Moore/Macau Jockey Club
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale Book 3 $12,000
V:Lyndhurst Stud Farm, Warwick, Qld
B: La Sabbia Bloodstock
4
11.9
Man Of Mine
T: R & L Price J: J Penza 59
3g Denman (AUS) x Mine To Keep (NZ) (Keeper (AUS))
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