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Neville Parnham’s in-form three-year-old Playing God is on track for this Saturday’s $500,000 Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) after another impressive victory at Ascot on the weekend coasting to victory in the $80,000 Listed Aquanita Stakes (1800m).
Blackfriars colt Playing God has enjoyed great success this season, winning a 1200m sprint at Belmont before turning to the black type features at Ascot.
Second-up they ran a strong second in the Listed Fairetha Stakes (1400m) before snaring the Group 2 WA Guineas (1600m) on November 13.
Then on Saturday, Playing God continued their winning streak with a comprehensive victory in the 2010 Aquanita Stakes.
Ridden by regular jockey Steven Parnham Playing God finally gave the favourite backers something to cheer about after the day’s marquee event, the $750,000 Group 2 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m), was taken out by $41 roughie Hadabeclorka.
On the line it was Playing God ($1.85F) two and a quarter lengths ahead of Hoegaarden ($4.40) with Joesready ($16) a close third just a further quarter of a length away.
A winner of four of their eight career starts for close to $330,000 in prize money, Playing God was purchased for just $27,000 at the 2009 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale and will now run in the 2010 Kingston Town Classic this Saturday, facing off against his full brother God Has Spoken.
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2010 Aquanita Stakes Results & Finishing Order
|1||$1.85||PLAYING GOD||STEVEN PARNHAM||NEVILLE PARNHAM||1:49.35|
|2||$4.40||HOEGAARDEN||JARRAD NOSKE||JOE BYRNE||2 1/4 L|
|3||$16||JOESREADY||PETER HALL||HEC MC LAREN||2 3/4 L|
|4||$14||ORATRICE||WILLIAM PIKE||LINDSEY SMITH||3 L|
|5||$8||HOUR OF PERIL||DAMIEN OLIVER||JOHN P THOMPSON||3 1/4 L|
|6||$17||VIEW THE STARS||BRAD PARNHAM||PAUL JORDAN||4 1/4 L|
|7||$26||SINGLE WARRIOR||NICHOLAS HALL||TONY NOONAN||4 3/4 L|
|8||$61||STORMY SCENE||JASON WHITING||MAXINE PAYNE||5 1/2 L|
|9||$71||BRAVEET||JASON BROWN||NEVILLE PARNHAM||5 3/4 L|
|10||$101||JOPAK||DAMIAN LANE||WARWICK BRADSHAW||6 3/4 L|
|11||$31||EVOKED||SHAUN O’DONNELL||FRED KERSLEY||7 L|
|12||$31||BLACK DANE||JOAO MOREIRA||SHARON MILLER||7 1/4 L|
|13||$81||ZAREPHATH||DANIEL STAECK||FRED KERSLEY||9 L|
|14||$101||SHEIKRATTLE’N’ROLL||PATRICK CARBERY||RON COWL (JNR)||12 L|
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