Shalaa's Sassy Jenni Makes Winning Debut

Mark Smith - Friday March 1

The Happy 70th Paul Sinclair Hcp (1200m) for two-year-old at Moonee Valley on Friday settled down to a match race from go to whoa between the Shalaa (IRE) filly Sassy Jenni and the Capitalist colt Sky Cap.

Sassy Jenni toughs it out (image Pat Scala/Racing Photos)

The Ben, Will, and JD Hayes-trained Sassy Jenni refused to be headed at her career debut under Zac Spain to defeat the Sky Cap a half neck with the Shamus Award colt Sammaan City third of the five runners.

A $160,000 purchase for T Ottobre’s Cape Schanck Stud from the Corumbene Stud draft at the 2023 Magic Millions, Sassy Jenni is the second winner from three to race for the stakes-placed Sheer Style, a 3-time winning daughter of Snitzel.

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Warren Ganderton paid $21,000 for Sheer Style’s Astern colt at the Magic Millions in January.

After foaling a colt by Standout last spring, Sheer Style revisited Corrumbene’s resident stallion.

Sassy Jenni a $160,000 Magic Millions yearling

Sassy Jenni is the second two-year-old winner of the season for Woodside Park Stud’s Shalaa (IRE), who has six lots on offer at the Inglis Premier starting on Sunday.

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Race Result - Happy 70th Paul Sinclair Hcp 1200m

Moonee Valley Track: Good(4) Time: 1:10.62
1
Sassy Jenni
- 2f Shalaa (IRE) x Sheer Style (AUS) (Snitzel (AUS))
Tnr: Ben, Will & Jd Hayes Rdr: Zac Spain 56
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $160,000
Seller: Corumbene Stud, Dunedoo, NSW
Buyer: Cape Schanck Stud
2
0.1
Sky Cap
- 2c Capitalist (AUS) x Miss Amajardan (AUS) (Hinchinbrook (AUS))
Tnr: Annabel Neasham Rdr: Craig Williams 58
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $200,000
Seller: Middlebrook Valley Lodge, Scone
Buyer: K Kwan
3
2.9
Sammaan City
- 2c Shamus Award (AUS) x Vivacity (AUS) (Bel Esprit (AUS))
Tnr: D T O'Brien Rdr: B Shinn 57
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $165,000
Seller: Rosemont Stud, Gnarwarre, Vic (As Agent)
Buyer: Danny O'Brien Racing
4
4.1
Grinzinger Halo
- 2f Written Tycoon (AUS) x Bel Selene (AUS) (Bel Esprit (AUS))
Tnr: D T O'Brien Rdr: W Egan 56
5
5.6
Eject
- 2c Street Boss (USA) x Banish (AUS) (Lonhro (AUS))
Tnr: A & S Freedman Rdr: Damian Lane 57.5
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