Shamal Wind wins G1 Oakleigh Plate
Feb 28, 2015
Shamal Wind, wearing the Triabit, today won the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate for trainer Robert Smerdon and jockey Dwayne Dunn. Shamal Wind finished brilliantly, running her last 400m in 21.9 and her last 200m in 11.16. Under The Louvre ran second to give Smerdon the quinella in the $400,000 race.
Smerdon said he was likely to keep Shamal Wind fresh and may run her next in the Galaxy Stakes at Rosehill next month.
Mourinho wins G2 Peter Young Stakes
Feb 28, 2015
Despite coming up against the dominant winner of last year's Melbourne Cup, Mourinho and Happy Trails provided a Triabit quinella in the Group 2 Peter Young Stakes at Caulfield today, convincingly powering home to win the $200,000 weight-for-age race.
Beautifully rated by jockey Vlad Duric, Mourinho continued his brilliant form today after recently winning the Australia Stakes and running third in the CF Orr Stakes. Trainer Peter Gelagotis said Mourinho was in vintage form and would probably now head to the Australian Cup.
Mourinho wins G2 Australia Stakes
Jan 24, 2015
Paying a late entrance fee turned out to be a good move for the connections of Mourinho, who today won the Group 2 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley, wearing the Triabit. It Is Written mae it a Triabit quinella, with teh heavily backed favourite Dissident once gain being toppled by a Triabit-wearing opponent.
After the race, trainer Peter Galagotis revealed that it was a last-minute decision to use the Australia Stakes as a stepping stone to the Peter Young Stakes (1800m at Caulfield) and Australian Cup at Flemington.
Trust In A Gust wins G1 Toorak Handicap
Oct 11, 2014
After winning the Group 1 Rupert Clarke Stakes just two weeks ago, Trust In A Gust today backed up to win the Group 1 Toorak Handicap at Caulfield, wearing the Triabit. Beautifully ridden by Brad Rawiller, Trust In A Gust took the lead on the turn and pulled away to win by 3/4 of a length.
Trust In A Gust has now won more than a million dollars in prize money after collecting the $400,000 first-place prize for today's win. Weir has hinted that the horse may now be set for the Emirates Stakes over 1600m on the final day of the Flemington Spring Carnival.
Trust In A Gust wins G1 Rupert Clarke Stakes
Sep 27, 2014
Trust In A Gust today won the Group 1 Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield wearing the Triabit, beating the odds-on favourite Dissident. In a race decided by the narrowest of margins, Dissident looked the winner with half a furlong to go but Trust In A Gust (perhaps aided by the efficiency of the Triabit) nailed him right on the winning post.
Trainer Darren Weir was delighted to train his first Group 1 winner in his home state, and he did it with a horse he selected as a yearling and bought for just $45,000. Trust In A Gust may now be set for the Group 1 Toorak Handicap at Caulfield in two weeks.
Sir Moments wins G2 Queensland Guineas
May 31, 2014
Sir Moments today won the Group 2 Queensland Guineas wearing the Triabit. Trainer Steve O'Dea had earmarked the $350,000 race a year ago for Sir Moments and was justifiably thrilled to see his long-term plan for the horse come to fruition.
In a blanket finish, Sir Moments (16/1) managed to lunge at just the right time to edge out three rivals right on the post, one of whom was 80/1 chance Olympic Anthem (who was also wearing the Triabit). The owners of Sir Moments will now discuss whether to pay the $46,200 late entry for the gelding to back up in next Saturday’s Stradbroke.