Spirit of Boom Sprinter Wins Weetwood

Tara Madgwick - Sunday September 24

The $160,000 Weetwood Handicap (1200m) at Toowoomba on Saturday delivered a new stakes-winner for Spirit of Boom with progressive four year-old gelding All that Pizzazz scoring an emotional win for the Tony Gollan stable.

Second at his first two runs back from a spell, All That Pizzazz soared to new heights when scoring a head win for Ben Thompson over race favourite Yellow Brick.

 

The victory was sweet for Brisbane's champion trainer who finally won the Weetwood in honour of his late father and legendary Toowoomba trainer Darryl.

"I know how hard this race is to win and I've always desired to win this race," Gollan said.

"It means a lot.

"Benny Thompson rode him an absolute pearler and he duly saluted.

"The race didn't pan out as I expected, but I just knew coming to the corner we had a horse travelling well enough to win.

"This race means the world to me and my family. I have never been able to win this race before and I have tried so often."

All That Pizzazz was a $70,000 Inglis Classic purchase.

A $70,000 Inglis Classic purchase from the Glastonbury Farms draft for Gollan Racing / John Foote Bloodstock, All That Pizzazz has the overall record of six wins and three seconds from 12 starts with earnings topping $630,000.

Bred by Stud Consultants and partners, he is the first winner for unraced Encosta de Lago mare Pizzazz, a sibling to stakes-winners Order of the Sun, Beauty and Get to Work as well as the dam of Group I winner Summer Passage.

Pizzazz was purchased by Cambridge Stud at the 2021 Magic Millions Broodmare Sale for $350,000 and they sold her Written Tycoon two year-old filly at Magic Millions this year for $350,000 to Busuttin Racing/Group 1 Bloodstock (FBAA). She produced a filly by Farnan last spring and was then covered by Hello Youmzain (Fr).

Spirit of Boom, click for more info and a Hypo mating.

All That Pizzazz is the 22nd stakes-winner for Eureka Stud’s Spirit  of Boom, who stands at a fee of $38,500 this spring.

 

 

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Race Result - Audi Centre Toowoomba Weetwood LR 1200m

Toowoomba Track: Good(3) Time: 1:11.33
1
All That Pizzazz
- 4g Spirit Of Boom (AUS) x Pizzazz (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
Tnr: T J Gollan Rdr: Ben Thompson 54
Spirit Of Boom
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $70,000
Seller: Glastonbury Farms, Scone
Buyer: Gollan Racing / John Foote Bloodstock
2
0.1
Yellow Brick
- 4g The Mission (AUS) x Magical Mist (NZ) (High Chaparral (IRE))
Tnr: Tony & Maddysen Sears Rdr: James Orman 58
The Mission
MM Gold Coast National Yearling Sale $20,000
Seller: Waylon J Stud, Wamuran, Qld
Buyer: Tony Sears Racing/Paul Moroney Bloodstock
3
1.9
Doctor Zous
- 8g Zoustar (AUS) x Cautious (AUS) (Lonhro (AUS))
Tnr: D J Hansen Rdr: Bailey Wheeler 54
Zoustar
Inglis 2019 June Monthly Online Sale $32,500
Seller: Owners
Buyer:
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $160,000
Seller: Segenhoe Stud Australia Pty Ltd, Scone
Buyer: J Casse / Muskoka Nominees
4
3.2
Situation Room
- 5g Defcon (AUS) x Chasing Kisses (AUS) (Hidden Dragon (AUS))
Tnr: T J Gollan Rdr: Angela Jones 54
5
3.7
Our Magnus
- 5g Magnus (AUS) x Ella Violet (AUS) (Al Maher (AUS))
Tnr: Corey & Kylie Geran Rdr: Damien Thornton 54
6
5.7
Roman Aureus
- 7g Red Element (AUS) x Praia Vermelha (AUS) (Dodge (AUS))
Tnr: B K Wakefield Rdr: Ms G Cartwright 54.5
7
5.8
Noah 'n' A Deel
- 4m Maurice (JPN) x Double Deel (AUS) (Dundeel (NZ))
Tnr: L D Kelly Rdr: S Cormack 54
8
6.1
Ned's Gully
- 5g Bel Esprit (AUS) x Amizade (AUS) (Monashee Mountain (USA))
Tnr: P J Wallace Rdr: Jaden Lloyd 54
9
6.3
Sir Rocket
- 7g Smart Missile (AUS) x Wolfsburg (AUS) (Husson (ARG))
Tnr: Adam Campton Rdr: A Mallyon 55
10
7.1
Bonaparte
- 8g Pierro (AUS) x Trafalgar Miss (AUS) (War Pass (USA))
Tnr: S W Kendrick Rdr: Justin Huxtable 56
11
7.3
Mass Destruction
- 6g Spirit Of Boom (AUS) x Kinka Rhode (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
Tnr: T J Gollan Rdr: Kyle Wilson-Taylor 54
12
7.8
Ranch Hand
- 5g Fastnet Rock (AUS) x Mezulla (NZ) (Shamardal (USA))
Tnr: C J Waller Rdr: L V Cassidy 54
13
10.6
Burnish Gold
- 4m Defcon (AUS) x Auburn Gold (AUS) (Red Dazzler (AUS))
Tnr: R G Lipp Rdr: Cejay Graham 54
14
11.4
Tears Of Love
- 7g Love Conquers All (AUS) x Here No Tears (AUS) (Dehere (USA))
Tnr: M A Kropp Rdr: N Evans 54
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