Fastnet Rock Colt Books Ticket to Millions

Tara Madgwick - Wednesday December 18

The Listed BRC Phelan Ready Stakes at Doomben on Wednesday provided promising Fastnet Rock colt Rathlin with a ticket into the Magic Millions 2YO Classic when he strode clear for an easy victory.

Rathlin as a yearlingTrained by Ciaron Maher and David Eustace, Rathlin was a last start second in the Magic Millions Clockwise Classic at Ballarat and showed good improvement from that outing to score a three length win in the 1110 metre dash.

A $725,000 Magic Millions purchase from the Kitchwin Hills draft for Aquis Farm, Rathlin has now won over $121,000 in prizemoney securing his place in the field for the $2million Magic Millions 2YO Classic next month.,

A three-quarter brother-in-blood to Group III winner and sire Hinchinbrook, Rathlin is the eighth winner from eight to race from Wiener, but is the first stakes-winner from the half-sister by More Than Ready (USA) to Group I winner and champion sire Snitzel.

Wiener has a yearling filly by I am Invincible and had a colt foal this spring by Redoute’s Choice.

Rathlin is the 154th stakes-winner for champion sire Fastnet Rock, who has 28 entries for Magic Millions 2020.



Race Result - Spirit Of Boom Phelan Ready LR 1110m

Doomben Track: Good(4) Time: 1:04.98
T: C Maher & D Eustace J: L Currie 56.5
2c Fastnet Rock (AUS) x Wiener (AUS) (More Than Ready (USA))
Fastnet Rock
T: Chris Munce J: J Byrne 56.5
2c Deep Field (AUS) x Moroccan Rose (AUS) (Charge Forward (AUS))
War Memorial
T: P & P Snowden J: L V Cassidy 56.5
2c Fastnet Rock (AUS) x Smokin' Alice (USA) (Smoke Glacken (USA))
Fastnet Rock
Count The Coin
T: K R Kemp J: Luke Tarrant 56.5
2c Spirit Of Boom (AUS) x Plumage (AUS) (Red Dazzler (AUS))
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