Master of Reality Back in Winning Form

Tara Madgwick - Friday July 23

Frankel gelding Master of Reality (IRE) has contested the past two Melbourne Cups and returned to winning form overnight to win the Listed Her Majesty’s Plate (1m 5 ½ f) at Down Royal for the second year in a row.

Trained by Joseph O’Brien for Lloyd Williams and partners, Master of Reality raced away to win by a length and three-quarters taking his overall record to five wins from 21 starts.
 

 

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“Master of Reality has done it nicely, although Declan (McDonogh) said he was hating the ground, it was just a bit too quick for him. His ability got him through, he just keeps going and is very genuine,” said Brendan Powell, assistant trainer.

"I suppose Australia is an option for him now, but you have to pass so many tests to get there now, we will have to see. He's in the Ebor as well, and there are plenty of other races for him over here too."

 



A three-quarter brother to stakes-winner Chamonix from stakes-winning Darshaan mare L’Ancresse, Master of Reality is one of 75 stakes-winners for Frankel, who is having a benchmark year in 2021.


 

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