7-year-old gelding Danzylum and jockey Luke Currie lead from start to finish and controlled the pace of the race. Going into the home straight he pulled away to comfortably win by 1.8 lengths from Wind Shear with stablemate Its Prince 2.5 lengths away in third.
With 61 career starts now under his belt, today’s result marks Danzylum’s 13th win.
After the impressive win trainer Robbie Griffiths said that Danzylum might next go onto the Group 1 CF Orr Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday 12th March 2011.
John Dillon Stakes Results – Caulfield Race 6
|1st||2||DANZYLUM(3)||Luke Currie||Robbie Griffiths||57.0||1-24.43|
|2nd||9||WIND SHEAR(6)||Stephen Baster||Dale Sutton||53.0||1.8L|
|3rd||5||ITS PRINCE(8)||Dwayne Dunn||Robbie Griffiths||53.5||2.5L|
|4th||6||MAXISUN(7)||Jason Maskiell||Tony Vasil||53.0||2.6L|
|5th||1||SCENIC SHOT(2)||Shane Scriven||Daniel Morton||61.5||4.6L|
|6th||3||BONINDI(4)||Holly McKechnie||Darryl Dodson||54.5||4.9L|
|7th||8||MAJESTICAL(1)||Glen Boss||Matthew Enright||53.0||5.9L|
|8th||4||APPREHEND(5)||Dean Yendall||Tony Vasil||53.0||6.9L|
|Src||7||HUXSSEN||Craig Williams||Jim Conlan|
|Src||10||LADY GAGA||Craig Newitt||Mick Price|
Photo courtesy (c) Taron Clarke Photography