Brutal Filly Wins $200,000 Wellington Boot

Tara Madgwick - Sunday April 14

The $200,000 Wellington Boot (1100m) on Sunday in the Central West of NSW attracted a big field of 14 runners with Brutal filly Fingers Hunter doing best in a driving finishing to snatch victory.

Trained by Brett Cavanough, Fingers Hunter was third on debut at Scone last month and took good benefit from that outing. She was strong to the line for Braith Nock to claim a head victory and has banked over $135,000 in her first two starts!

 

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0,000 Inglis Classic purchase from the Sledmere Stud draft for A Chan, she was a successful pinhook bought for $45,000 from the Ambergate Farm draft at the Magic Millions National Weanling Sale.

Fingers Hunter was a $60,000 Inglis Classic purchase.

 

Fingers Hunter is the fifth winner from five foals to race from Sticky Fingers, an unraced half-sister by Duke of Marmalade (IRE) to stakes-winner Moqueen from the family of blue hen Mica’s Pride, the dam of Group I winners Criterion and Comin’ Through.

She is the fifth winner for Newgate Farm’s young O’Reilly stallion Brutal, who covered 69 mares last spring.

 

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Race Result - Wellington Soldiers Memorial Club Wellington Boot Showcase 1100m

Wellington Track: Good(4) Time: 1:04.24
1
Fingers Hunter
- 2f Brutal (NZ) x Sticky Fingers (AUS) (Duke Of Marmalade (IRE))
Tnr: B F Cavanough Rdr: Braith Nock 54
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $60,000
Seller: Sledmere Stud, Scone
Buyer: A Chan
MM Gold Coast National Weanling Sale $45,000
Seller: Ambergate Farm, Scone, NSW
Buyer: Blade Racing Pty Ltd
2
0.2
Sneaky Sofia
- 2f Merchant Navy (AUS) x Shoboard (AUS) (Show A Heart (AUS))
Tnr: D Lane Rdr: P Scorse 54
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $80,000
Seller: Cressfield, Scone, NSW (As Agent)
Buyer: Greenhaven Park Stud
3
1.7
Canamble
- 2f Aylmerton (AUS) x Berdini (AUS) (Bernardini (USA))
Tnr: D Lane Rdr: Jenny Duggan 54
Inglis HTBA Yearling Sale $14,000
Seller: Meredith Park, Sutton Forest
Buyer: D Lane
4
2.6
Brutal Love
- 2g Brutal (NZ) x Love Freedom (AUS) (Sepoy (AUS))
Tnr: C Lundholm Rdr: Dylan Gibbons 56
5
3.4
Happy Bellie
- 2f I Am Invincible (AUS) x Nayeli (AUS) (More Than Ready (USA))
Tnr: Bjorn Baker Rdr: Ashley Morgan 54
6
3.4
Satin Stiletto
- 2f Written Tycoon (AUS) x Satin Slipper (AUS) (Pierro (AUS))
Tnr: Matthew Dale Rdr: R Bensley 54
7
3.6
Micro Magic
- 2f Microphone (AUS) x Holder Sunset (AUS) (Shamardal (USA))
Tnr: M C Conners Rdr: Deanne Panya 54
8
4.2
Fast Blue
- 2c Blue Point (IRE) x Schilldora (AUS) (Artie Schiller (USA))
Tnr: T J Bartley Rdr: Ms M Weir 56
9
4.4
Shoutaboutit
- 2f Overshare (AUS) x Etoile Fille (NZ) (No Excuse Needed (GB))
Tnr: Ms K Buchanan Rdr: J Innes Jnr 54
10
5.5
Sweet Treats
- 2f Castelvecchio (AUS) x Coconut Dream (AUS) (Denman (AUS))
Tnr: Danielle Seib Rdr: M A Cahill 54
11
5.8
Saint Philomena
- 2f Invader (AUS) x Never Out (AUS) (Star Witness (AUS))
Tnr: Dar Lunn Rdr: Olivia Chambers 54
12
10.7
Pontoon Prince
- 2g Casino Prince (AUS) x Gillie Mooch (AUS) (Longhorn (AUS))
Tnr: Daniel Stanley Rdr: William Stanley 56
13
10.9
Sweet Candy
- 2f Better Than Ready (AUS) x Sugarfina (AUS) (Exceed And Excel (AUS))
Tnr: Roy L McCabe Rdr: Ms A Stanley 54
14
14.2
Written By Choice
- 2g Written By (AUS) x Lexical Ambiguity (AUS) (Clangalang (AUS))
Tnr: C Lundholm Rdr: G Buckley 56
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