Shoot Out Wins Royal Sovereign Stakes

February 15, 2010

Shoot Out Wins Royal Sovereign Stakes

On Saturday Randwick hosted an elite day of racing with the John Wallace-trained Shoot Out claiming an upset win in the feature race of the day, the Group 2 Royal Sovereign Stakes (1200m).

Shoot Out ($8.50) beat home the David Payne-trained More Than Great ($5) with roughie Viking Legend ($21) in third after a dramatically close finish that originally saw More Than Great announced as the winner.

After consulting the photo results, Shoot Out was awarded first place by a mere nose.

It was a mixed result for Gai Waterhouse, trainer of the odds-on favourite, as Manhattan Rain ($1.70) had a shocking run on the day finishing a well-back fifth after rearing up with the opening of the gates. Waterhouse did however also prepare third placegetter Viking Legend and took out the Group 2 Light Fingers Stakes with top filly More Joyous.

Shoot Out, a three-year-old High Chaparral gelding, has the Group 1 AJC Australian Derby in his sights as the next major target and will take to races including the Randwick Guineas in the meantime.

It was a bumper day of racing with a number of other black type features filling the race card including the Group 2 Breeders Classic where Alverta claimed victory and the Group 3 Southern Cross Stakes that was taken out by Kenny?s World.

For the full race results and detailed information on any of the above races from the weekend click on the respective race names to visit their sites.

2010 Royal Sovereign Stakes Results:

Position

Horse

Trainer

Jockey

1
SHOOT OUT
John Wallace Kerrin McEvoy
2
MORE THAN GREAT
Glyn Schofield Glyn Schofield
3
VIKING LEGEND
Gai Waterhouse Nash Rawiller
4
DELAGO BOLT
Gary Portelli Nathan Berry
5
MANHATTAN RAIN
Gai Waterhouse Blake Shinn
6
THE MIKADO
Tim Martin Tye Angland
7
GATHERING
John Thompson Corey Brown
8
SAINT ENCOSTA
John Thompson Hugh Bowman
Scratched:
DEMERIT

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