G2 Stocks Stakes Won by So You Assume

Tara Madgwick - Friday September 24

The Shane Nichols trained mare So You Assume was a rapid improver through the winter months winning three of four starts in July and August before being given a six week break and the daughter of So You Think reappeared on Friday night to take the quantum leap and win the Group II MVRC Stocks Stakes (1600m) at Moonee Valley.

So You Assume wins the G2 Stocks Stakes - image Brett Holburt / Racing Photos

Well rated in front by her regular partner Dean Yendall, So You Assume controlled the race from the front and made it look all too easy as she strode clear for a dominant length and a half win.

So You Assume has the imposing record of five wins and three placings from 12 starts with prizemoney topping $412,000.




h not in attendance due to a Covid scare with a close contact, Shane Nichols has won the Stocks Stakes previously with his former Group I winning stable star I Am a Star and may have similar aspirations with So You Assume.

“I’ll leave that in Shane’s court as to what he plans to do with her, but he will have high expectations for her after that comfortable win today,” said Yendall.



So You Assume has the So You think forelock! - image Brett Holburt Racing Photos.

A $40,000 Inglis Premier Book 2 purchase from the Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm draft for her trainer, So You Assume was bred by Lauriston and is the first foal from Remlaps Jewel, a winning half-sister by Choisir to Group I ATC Golden Rose winner Manawanui.

Remlaps Jewel has a two year -old filly by Written Tycoon that made just $30,000 at Magic Millions this year and a has a Smart Missile colt to follow, although no foal this spring after missing last year.

So You Assume is the 34th stakes-winner for So You Think, who stands at Coolmore at a fee of $77,000.

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Race Result - Ladbrokes Stocks Stakes Gr2 1600m

Moonee Valley Track: Good(3) Time: 1:36.32
So You Assume
T: S P Nichols J: D Yendall 56.5
4m So You Think (NZ) x Remlaps Jewel (AUS) (Choisir (AUS))
So You Think
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Book 2 $40,000
V:Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm, Corinella
B: Shane Nichols Racing
Magna Bella
T: A J Clarken J: Ms L J Meech 57
6m Magnus (AUS) x Molto Bella (AUS) (Bel Esprit (AUS))
Quantum Mechanic
T: M Price & M Kent Jnr J: Jye McNeil 57
5m Deep Field (AUS) x Life In A Metro (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $180,000
V:Milburn Creek, Wildes Meadow
B: M G Price Racing & Breeding Pty Ltd
Only Words
T: C J Waller J: Craig Williams 56.5
4m Sweynesse (AUS) x Jungle Pago (NZ) (Darci Brahma (NZ))
T: T Busuttin & N Young J: L Currie 56.5
4m Sacred Falls (NZ) x Sheezababe (NZ) (Zabeel (NZ))
NZB Karaka Book 1 $140,000
V:Waikato Stud Ltd
B: Mr M Pitman
Rich Hips
T: T Busuttin & N Young J: M J Dee 57
5m Written Tycoon (AUS) x She's Curvaceous (AUS) (Flying Spur (AUS))
Inglis Premier Yearling Sale $130,000
V:Woodside Park Stud, Tylden
B: First Light Racing / Busuttin Racing / P Willetts
Kiss And Cry
T: M C Kent J: Damian Lane 57
6m Dundeel (NZ) x Skating On Ice (AUS) (Bradbury's Luck (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $52,500
V:Holbrook Thoroughbreds, Scone
B: M C Kent Racing
Tyche Goddess
T: T Busuttin & N Young J: D Oliver 56.5
4m Teofilo (IRE) x Cornelia Marie (AUS) (Reset (AUS))
Butter Chicken
T: G M Begg J: Jordan Childs 56.5
4m Savabeel (AUS) x Scintillula (IRE) (Galileo (IRE))
NZB Karaka Book 1 $800,000
V:Pencarrow Stud
B: Dean Hawthorne Bloodstock
Ripper Rita
T: G Eurell J: J Mott 56.5
4m Street Boss (USA) x Riptide (AUS) (Exceed And Excel (AUS))
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Book 1 $150,000
V:Blue Gum Farm, Euroa
B: G Eurell
Horse For Higher
T: Dan O'Sullivan J: John Allen 57
6m Globetrotter (USA) x Nitrox (AUS) (Lucky Owners (NZ))
Miss Guggenheim
T: M Price & M Kent Jnr J: B Prebble 56.5
4m Dundeel (NZ) x Sharnee Rose (AUS) (Nadeem (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $510,000
V:Arrowfield Stud, Scone
B: A Brandwood
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