Super Seth Colt Makes Winning Debut

Mark Smith - Thursday May 23

Stylish 2-year-old Super Seth colt Supernima made the perfect start to his career with a fighting win in the Falcone & Adams Maiden Plate at Pakenham.

Supernima wins a touch cosily on debut (image Racing Photos)

Ridden by Carleen Hefel for Peter Moody and Katherine Coleman, Supernima travelled three wide with cover and enjoyed a trouble-free run down the straight, unlike a few of her rivals. The $101 chance Dollar Shot held second ahead of the well-supported Showtime colt Just For Show, who had a checkered run before notching his third consecutive third.

Carleen Hefel said Superinima travelled like the winner.

“When I straightened up, he just felt like he was going to win,” she said.

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“His trials haven’t been that bad. He is a really nice horse.

“ He gave me a nice feel going to the gates. He tended to lay in through greenness, so I switched (the whip) to the left and that horse coming up on his inside (Just For Show) helped him.

“He will only get better and learn a lot from that race.”

An $80,000 purchase for Dalziel Bloodstock / Moody Racing from the Woburn Farm draft at the 2023 NZB Karaka Book 1 Yearling Sale, Supernima is a half-brother to the Group III winners Tomelilla (Tavistock) and Viktor Vegas (Tavistock).

Supernima an $80,000 Karaka yearling

He is the sixth winner from seven to race for the unraced Dubai Destination mare Purnima, whose stakes-winning dam Andrella (Dehere) is a three-quarter sister to St. Therese, the dam of Castelvecchio, Maid Of Heaven, and Mirrasalo.

Curraghmore consigned an Almanzor x Purnima colt to Karaka in January, which K A Pertab / C Cole purchased for $110,000. 

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Race Result - Falcone & Adams Mdn Plate 1200m

Pakenham Track: Soft(6) Time: 1:12.84
1
Supernima
- 2c Super Seth (AUS) x Purnima (AUS) (Dubai Destination (USA))
Tnr: P G Moody & Katherine Coleman Rdr: Carleen Hefel 58
NZB Karaka Book 1 $80,000
Seller: Woburn Farm
Buyer: Dalziel Bloodstock / Moody Racing
2
0.4
Dollar Shot
- 2f Shooting To Win (AUS) x Actuarial (AUS) (So You Think (NZ))
Tnr: Ms D Nardino Rdr: Thomas Stockdale 56
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale Highway Session $38,000
Seller: Kirks Bridge Farm, Baerami
Buyer: Cape Schank Stud
3
0.5
Just For Show
- 2c Showtime (AUS) x Justine (AUS) (Lonhro (AUS))
Tnr: Ben, Will & Jd Hayes Rdr: D W Stackhouse 58
4
2
Almighty Jab
- 2g Jabali (AUS) x Grand Diamond (AUS) (Wandjina (AUS))
Tnr: P Stokes Rdr: B Higgins 58
5
2.8
Indefinite
- 2g Brazen Beau (AUS) x Timespan (GB) (Al Kazeem (GB))
Tnr: C Maher Rdr: Ben Allen 58
6
4.3
On The Move
- 2c Trapeze Artist (AUS) x Little Gypsy (AUS) (Lonhro (AUS))
Tnr: D T O'Brien Rdr: B Shinn 58
7
4.3
Stay Humble
- 2g Deep Field (AUS) x Mrs Boxall (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
Tnr: L & T Corstens Rdr: W Egan 58
8
4.5
Tinamou
- 2f Manhattan Rain (AUS) x I'm An Outoftowner (AUS) (Dane Shadow (AUS))
Tnr: Alexander Rae Rdr: C Newitt 56
9
6.2
Gunner
- 2g Dundeel (NZ) x Babel (AUS) (Lonhro (AUS))
Tnr: M D Moroney Rdr: Jordan Childs 58
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