Snitzel's Wild Ruler Lives Up to the Hype in Inglis Nursery

Mark Smith - Saturday December 14

Following two very impressive barrier trial wins, punters rallied behind Peter and Paul Snowden’s debutant Wild Ruler in Saturday’s $500,000 (RL) Inglis Nursery (1000m) at Randwick and the handsome son of Snitzel did not let them down.

Wile Ruler makes impressive career debut

Travelling sweetly in third place on the rails, Wild Ruler reacted immediately to Kerrin McEvoy’s urgings setting up a winning break at the 200 metres before safely holding the challenge of the fast-finishing Bull Point colt Encountabull by a length with the Vancouver filly Canadian Spice doing her best work in the later stages a length and a half back in third.

"He did so much wrong but still managed to win quite comfortably," Snowden told AAP.

"He has got a bit of substance to him. He will be on a Blue Diamond-Golden Slipper preparation.

"He is a pretty good horse, he is still learning.He's got height and length and there is a bit to work with there so it's important to get these runs on the board early.

Kerrin McEvoy brings Wild Ruler back to scale images Steve Hart

Kerrin McEvoy said that he was confident Wild Ruler will measure up in the Group 1 two-year-old features in the autumn.

"It was a quality win," McEvoy said.

"He's got a nice way about him, he's got speed but was out-sped early. We took a sit and I liked the way he picked up when I wanted to go.

"He's done it there in what I'd say is not a bad two-year-old race."

Purchased by China Horse Club / Newgate Bloodstock / WinStar for $525,000 out of the Kia Ora Stud draft at the 2019 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale, Wild Ruler is the third foal and second winner out of the smart racemare Gypsy Robin (USA) whose second foal Uluru (Fastnet Rock) broke his maiden at his most recent start at Pakenham.

Her first foal Caravan, a sister to Wild Ruler, placed in three of her four starts after being purchased at the Inglis July Monthly Online Sale for $35,000.

An imported daughter of the Awesome Again stallion Daaher, Gypsy Robin (USA) won six races from 12 starts in the States including a pair of Grade II stakes and was runner-up in the Grade 1 Test Stakes at Saratoga.

Wild Ruler was a $525,000 Easter yearling

Gypsy Robin (USA) does not have a yearling this year but she foaled a filly by the Triple Crown hero American Pharoah (USA) on September 24.

Wild Ruler is Snitzel's 94th stakes-winner and his third winner of the race after Chance Bye and Odyssey Moon.











Race Result - Inglis Nursery 1000m

Randwick Track: Good(4) Time: 0:57.15
Wild Ruler
T: P & P Snowden J: K Mc Evoy 56
2c Snitzel (AUS) x Gypsy Robin (USA) (Daaher (CAN))
T: J G Sargent J: J B Mc Donald 56
2c Bull Point (AUS) x Countess Delago (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
Canadian Spice
T: C J Waller J: B Avdulla 54
2f Vancouver (AUS) x Paprika (AUS) (General Nediym (AUS))
T: G A Ryan J: J Innes Jnr 54
2f Spirit Of Boom (AUS) x Matinee (AUS) (Flying Spur (AUS))
T: Edward Cummings J: G Schofield 54
2f Casino Prince (AUS) x Honeymoon Cruise (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale - Highway Session $58,000
V:Widden Stud, Widden Valley
B: Myrtle House / E Cummings
Dubai Star
T: G Waterhouse & A Bott J: Tim Clark 54
2f Pride Of Dubai (AUS) x Jezzabba (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $500,000
V:Segenhoe Stud, Scone, NSW
B: Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Racing
Hot Spring Gold
T: Mark Newnham J: N Rawiller 56
2c Written Tycoon (AUS) x Graphic (AUS) (Rubiton (AUS))
T: G Portelli J: R Dolan 54
2f Not A Single Doubt (AUS) x Lot Three Four One (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
Already Blessed
T: G Portelli J: Rachel King 56
2c Better Than Ready (AUS) x Blessed Anna (AUS) (General Nediym (AUS))
MM Gold Coast March Yearling Sale $42,500
V:Yarramalong Park, Kalbar, Qld
B: Robert Heathcote/Steve Morley Bloodstock
Charming Pat
T: T G Sutherland J: J Ford 56
2c Charm Spirit (IRE) x Rosa's Spur (AUS) (Flying Spur (AUS))
Atomic Feather
T: Chris Jordan J: J R Collett 56
2g Smart Missile (AUS) x Donnahro (AUS) (Lonhro (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale - Highway Session $17,000
V:Sefton Park Thoroughbreds, Scone
B: Riverside
T: L & T Corstens J: J Bowman 56
2c Deep Field (AUS) x Cast In Stone (AUS) (Redoute's Choice (AUS))
September Run
T: C J Waller J: Tommy Berry 54
2f Exceed And Excel (AUS) x Pittsburgh Flyer (AUS) (Street Cry (IRE))
Spicy Restaurant
T: Danielle Seib J: G Boss 56
2c Poet's Voice (GB) x Cannery Row (AUS) (Canny Lad (AUS))
Mission Way
T: Mark Newnham J: J Parr 56
2c Hinchinbrook (AUS) x Fimatino (AUS) (Not A Single Doubt (AUS))
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