Lightning Stakes Day Results – Offenders wins 2011 Henry Bucks Best Dressed Hcp

February 19, 2011

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Lightning Stakes Day Results – Offenders wins 2011 Henry Bucks Best Dressed Hcp

After Black Caviar destroyed her rivals in the 2011 Lightning Stakes this afternoon, the next race on the Flemington card was the $75,000 Henry Bucks Best Dressed Handicap (1400m) won by Peter Snowden-trained Offenders.

Starting the favourite in the market, Canny Lad gelding Offenders was resuming after a five week spell before which he ran second in the Listed Manifold Stakes over 1400m at Flemington.

Mark Kavanagh’s Imperial Command had the early running from the inside barrier leading the Henry Bucks Handicap field early on.

Soon after it was the Robert Smerdon-trained Barwon Express who hit the front while Rockpecker ridden by Craig Williams settled into second.

Coming around the turn for home Barwon Express was still the leader, but on the straight the back runners began their assault with the likes of Eraset, Niblicks and eventual winner Offenders who had travelled well throughout ridden by Mark Zahra moving up to challenge.

In the final few hundred metres Offenders hit the front and pulled away to win by a length and a half over Robert Hickmott’s Niblick who ran on well.

Finishing off the trifecta was unlucky third placegetter Eraset, the Danny O’Brien-trained Reset gelding getting blocked by Rockpecker on the straight and stopping them from finishing closer.

It was a good first-up run for Eraset in their first appearance since Emirates Stakes Day last spring.

Five-year-old Offenders has now won five of their 21 career starts for over $270,000 in prize money.

There is one final race left on the Lightning Stakes Day card for 2011, with Flemington Race 8 the $70,000 Gurner’s Lane Handicap (1700m) due to bring things to a close at 5:30pm (AEDST).

Check the odds out at Luxbet now and give yourself another chance to enjoy a win this Saturday.

2011 Henry Bucks Best Dressed Finishing Order

Finish No. Horse Jockey Trainer Weight Margin
1st 9 OFFENDERS(6) Mark Zahra Peter Snowden 54.0 1-23.89
2nd 12 NIBLICK(10) Nicholas Hall Robert Hickmott 53.5 1.3L
3rd 8 ERASET(2) Glen Boss Danny O’Brien 54.0 2.5L
4th 7 NIWOT(8) Dwayne Dunn Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 54.5 2.6L
5th 4 EXTRA ZERO(9) Steven Arnold David Hayes 56.0 2.9L
6th 13 IMPERIAL COMMAND(1) Glyn Schofield Mark Kavanagh 53.5 3.2L
7th 2 ROCKPECKER(3) Craig Williams Ken Fythe 58.0 4.0L
8th 14 DANDY DOLLAR(4) Michael Walker Rick Hore-Lacy 53.5 4.5L
9th 6 SHAMOLINE WARRIOR(11) Michael Rodd Mark Kavanagh 55.5 4.8L
10th 5 BARWON EXPRESS(7) Jack Hill(a2) Robert Smerdon 53.5 5.5L
11th 10 DE FINE LAGO(5) Damien Oliver Tony Vasil 54.0 7.5L
12th 3 SHADOWAYS(12) Brad Rawiller Gwenda Johnstone 56.5 27.5L
Src 1 BUCCELLATI Jake Noonan(a2) Tony Noonan
Src 11 MILES ABOVE Luke Nolen Denis Daffy

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