Berry Sticks With Driefontein for 2013 Magic Millions Guineas

January 2, 2013

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Berry Sticks With Driefontein for 2013 Magic Millions Guineas

Tommy Berry will ride Driefontein in Saturday week’s 2013 Magic Millions Classic (1400m) despite piloting home No Looking Back to victory in the Carrington Stakes on Tuesday.


Driefontein will be ridden by Tommy Berry in the Magic Millions Guineas

With Nash Rawiller on the sidelines with injury, Berry is the number one jockey for top Sydney trainer Gai Waterhouse.

Connections of No Looking Back were hopeful Berry would elect to ride the winner of more than $630,000 in prizemoney who scored first-up success in what was her first race since April.

“What a win by NLB, Surely that impressed my lil mate @TommyBerry21to jump ship, better to be on top rather than watching her fly past u,” Part-owner Luke Henderson said on twitter.

“I wish you all the luck Luke but I have to stick with my filly [Driefontein] :) looking forward to seeing you there,” Berry replied.

Despite a first-up failure where she was defeated in the Wyong Magic Millions three-year-old race when starting a $1.15 favourite, Driefontein remains second in the Magic Millions betting market at $5.50.

No Looking Back is considered an $11 chance and connections will be hoping for revenge after victory was awarded to Driefontein on protest in last year’s Magic Millions Classic when No Looking Back crossed the line in front.

Both horses are lightly raced, with Driefontein having had just two starts as a three-year-old, having run second in the Group 3 San Domenico Stakes in August before her spring ended early due to injury.

Queensland colt Sizzling tops the market for the Magic Millions Guineas at $3.30 while others featuing towards the top end in betting include Vo Rogue Plate winner Lucky Hussler ($9), Robert Heathcote-trianed gelding Heza Jetsetter ($11) and Adelaide gelding Fire Thunderbolt ($12).

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