Another Promising American Pharoah Winner

Tara Madgwick - Wednesday January 12

A homebred for Gooree Stud, three year-old American Pharoah (USA) filly Decisive Move opened her account at Warwick Farm on Wednesday with an all the way win.

Prepared by Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott, Decisive Move improved on a close last start second to score a three quarter length win in the 1400m maiden beating promising first starter Chenin, a full sister to Pierro’s dual Group I winner Shadow Hero.

Decisive Move led all the way and was too strong on the line with stable representative Neil Paine declaring there was more improvement to come from the filly.


Decisive Move is a half-sister to Group II placed Major Conquest and stakes-placed Kinagat being the sixth winner from Group III winning Rock of Gibraltar (IRE) mare Gamble on Me.

American Pharoah has had three winners in the past two days.

Decisive Move is the third winner in the past two days for American Pharoah, who has a dozen yearlings to be offered this week at Magic Millions.



Race Result - Vinery Mdn Hcp 1400m

Warwick Farm Track: Soft(6) Time: 1:24.68
Decisive Move
T: G Waterhouse & A Bott J: Tim Clark 56.5
3f American Pharoah (USA) x Gamble Me (AUS) (Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE))
T: Mark Newnham J: J Parr 59
3f Pierro (AUS) x Sookie (AUS) (Casino Prince (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $360,000
V:Newgate Farm, Aberdeen
B: Laurel Oak Bloodstock (FBAA) / Grant Bloodstock
T: M J Dunn J: S Clipperton 56.5
3f Foxwedge (AUS) x Pedrinate (AUS) (Fusaichi Pegasus (USA))
Scat's Surfer Girl
T: C J Waller J: J R Collett 57.5
3f No Nay Never (USA) x Catch A Wave (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
T: C J Waller J: L Magorrian 59
3f Zoustar (AUS) x Bryony (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $180,000
V:Widden Stud, Widden Valley
B: Commendable Bloodstock
Our Belle Fille
T: Peter Robl J: J Ford 58
3f Reliable Man (GB) x Rose Of Fire (NZ) (Swiss Ace (AUS))
Inglis Ready 2 Race Sale $60,000
V:Kiltannon Stables, Cambridge, NZ
B: J Baldacchino
T: G Ryan & S Alexiou J: Tyler Schiller 55.5
3f Sebring (AUS) x Ghenwaa (AUS) (Street Cry (IRE))
Starstruck Barbie
T: M C Conners J: Tom Sherry 54
3f Star Turn (AUS) x Bewitchment (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale Book 2 $45,000
V:Baramul Stud, Widden Valley, NSW
B: Conners Racing
Pierro Calling
T: Joseph Pride J: Brock Ryan 58.5
3f Pierro (AUS) x Echoes (AUS) (Street Cry (IRE))
NZB Karaka Book 1 $30,000
V:Cambridge Stud
B: Double R Thoroughbreds
T: T & P Vigouroux J: Jean Van Overmeire 58
3f Vadamos (FR) x Belle Joie (NZ) (Mellifont (USA))
NZB Karaka Book 2 $30,000
V:Rich Hill Stud
B: The Robt Dawe Agency
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