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Tara Madgwick - Monday July 4

The race to be the most successful sire of Australian 2YO winners this season is being fought in Queensland with Spirit of Boom (Eureka Stud)  and Better Than Ready (Lyndhurst Stud) going head to head with only weeks of this season to run.

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They are currently locked on 20 winners each with Better than Ready making his presence felt at the Sunshine Coast last weekend with his consistent gelding Northern Express posting his fourth win from eight starts in the $75,000 Bruce McLachlan Classic.

Trained by Michael Nolan, Northern Express was a savvy $35,000 Magic Millions National Yearling Sale purchase from the Lyndhurst Stud draft that has already won over $140,000 in prizemoney.

Better Than Ready, click for more information.

Both Better Than Ready and Spirit of Boom have large crops of two year-olds to run for them this season so expect more winners as the season comes to a close.

 

 

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Race Result - Bruce McLachlan Classic 1000m

Sunshine Coast Track: Heavy(10) Time: 1:00.15
1
Northern Express
T: M G Nolan J: Jaden Lloyd 56.5
2g Better Than Ready (AUS) x Monte Bella (AUS) (Bel Esprit (AUS))
2
2.5
Billionair Baby
T: R L Heathcote J: Leah Kilner 54
2g Winning Rupert (AUS) x Express Air (AUS) (Piccolo (GB))
3
2.6
Catwalk Criminal
T: Adam Campton J: Kyle Wilson-Taylor 53
2f Press Statement (AUS) x Angie Sanclemente (NZ) (Makfi (GB))
4
4.1
Corfe Castle
T: A J & T Edmonds J: J Byrne 57.5
2c Better Than Ready (AUS) x Quick Witted (AUS) (Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE))
5
5.1
Al Pal's Gal
T: M A Kropp J: S T Collett 55
2f Spirit Of Boom (AUS) x Tossit About (AUS) (Dangerous (AUS))
6
6.1
Spooky Spirit
T: K R Kemp J: Luke Tarrant 56.5
2g Spirit Of Boom (AUS) x Moulin Lady (AUS) (Reset (AUS))
7
6.4
Casrock
T: K M Schweida J: Ben Thompson 54.5
2f Better Than Ready (AUS) x Rock Me Fast (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
8
6.6
Heroic Son
T: P & W Hulbert J: M R Du Plessis 58
2c Heroic Valour (AUS) x Pirelli Princess (AUS) (Show A Heart (AUS))
9
8.1
Spirit Of Milan
T: D J Bougoure J: L V Cassidy 55
2f Spirit Of Boom (AUS) x Miss Milanese (AUS) (Snitzel (AUS))
10
14.9
Sneaky Starter
T: M J Mair J: Tiffani Brooker 56
2f Press Statement (AUS) x You're Funny (AUS) (Congrats (USA))
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