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Running in his 49th career race, Spinney with jockey Jake Noonan chased down early leader Lord Pindari to pull clear over the home straight. It was a close battler for the minor placings with Lord Pindari, Skysteamer and My Bentley all close together. In the end Spinney won by 1 and 1/2 lengths from Skytreamer with Lord Pindari a further 0.1 length behind.
The win in the 2000m Isobel Malone Memorial Handicap today gives Spinney, trained by Peter Snowden, his 9th career win.
Spinney’s win in Race 2 also marks the first winner of the day wearing the special Australia Day race colours which are worn by the top-weighted horse in each race.
Caulfield Race 2 Results – Isobel Malone Memorial Handicap
|1st||1||SPINNEY(4)||Jake Noonan(a2)||Peter Snowden||57.0||2-3.55|
|2nd||5||SKYSTREAMER(1)||Jason Maskiell(a1.5)||Tony Vasil||52.5||1.5L|
|3rd||4||LORD PINDARI(2)||Luke Nolen||Peter G Moody||53.5||1.6L|
|4th||2||MY BENTLEY(7)||Brad Rawiller||Michael Kent||57.5||1.7L|
|5th||3||ELMORE(3)||Craig Newitt||Luke Oliver||54.0||4.0L|
|6th||7||ZABDUED(5)||Jordan Mallyon(a3)||Robbie Laing||50.5||4.2L|
|7th||6||SUCCESS DOSTTA(6)||Glen Boss||Robert Smerdon||53.5||19.2L|
Photo courtesy (c) Taron Clarke Photography
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