Deep Field 2YO Books Ticket to Gold Coast

Tara Madgwick - Saturday December 28

The in-form Peter and Paul Snowden stable unleashed another Magic Millions 2YO contender with powerful chestnut Deep Field colt Nitrous scoring a stylish victory at Randwick on Saturday in the James Harron Bloodstock colours.

Nitrous wins at Randwick - image Steve HartIn contrast to his last start facile win at Canberra where he led all the way, Nitrous showed restraint this time to settle last in the small field of four.

When asked to go around his rivals after turning for home, he responded well for Tommy Berry to surge home and win the 1000 metre scamper by a neck with his stablemate Bartley (race favourite) an unlucky third after being held up for a run.

“He’s a tough customer,” said Paul Snowden of Nitrous.

“He went to Canberra to get a bit of money in the bank and now with this win he’s got his place at the Gold Coast.

“There’s no Plan B for Bartley, he won’t have enough money, so he can have a short break and look towards the Blue Diamond or Slipper.”


Nitrous is off to the Gold Coast ! image Steve HartNitrous has now won two of three starts earning over $95,000 in prizemoney.

A $450,000 Magic Millions purchase for James Harron Bloodstock from the Newgate Farm draft, Nitrous runs in the JHB colours for a syndicate of clients, who include some of his co-breeders.

Bred by Love Racing and partners, Nitrous is the first foal from Group II placed Flamboyant Lass, a full sister to Group II winner Attention from the family of Group I winner Tempest Morn.

Newgate Farm’s Deep Field has enjoyed great results in 2019  and is the leading second crop sire by winners and also the leading sire of three year-old winners in the country ahead of I Am Invincible and Fastnet Rock.



Race Result - Hyland Boxing Day Sale Hcp 1000m

Randwick Track: Good(4) Time: 0:57.56
T: P & P Snowden J: Tommy Berry 57.5
2c Deep Field (AUS) x Flamboyant Lass (AUS) (Stratum (AUS))
Miss Canada
T: K A Lees J: B Avdulla 55
2f Exceed And Excel (AUS) x Inglorious (CAN) (Hennessy (USA))
T: P & P Snowden J: J Bowman 58
2c Written Tycoon (AUS) x Rationality (AUS) (Flying Spur (AUS))
T: G Waterhouse & A Bott J: N Rawiller 57.5
2c Zoustar (AUS) x Sense And Reason (AUS) (Exceed And Excel (AUS))
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