Tavarnelle Scores Upset 2013 Frances Tressady Stakes Win

March 2, 2013

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Tavarnelle Scores Upset 2013 Frances Tressady Stakes Win

Team Hawkes-trained mare Tavarnelle took advantage of a good track at Flemington to score a fighting upset win in the Group 3 2013 Frances Tressady Stakes (1400m) today.

Tavarnelle

Tavarnelle wins the Frances Tressady Stakes 2013 in an upset result. Picture: Sarah Ebbett

The four-year-old is stabled in Sydney but with rain falling in the harbour city, the dry-track specialist was brought south and thrived in the conditions.

Jockey Glen Boss elected to stalk the well-backed Sheila’s Star who shot to the lead early in the race.

Sheila’s Star maintained her position for the majority of the trip and at one stage it looked as if she had worn Tavarnelle down.

But at the 200m mark the $12 chance rallied and showed tremendous fight to narrowly get over the top of Sheila’s Star as Kooonoomoo charged home late for third.

It was a pleasing result for Team Hawkes who were forced to scratch Australian Guineas favourite All Too Hard from the day’s feature race earlier today.

“She trialled on a wet track up in Sydney and she didn’t trial very well,” co-trained Wayne Hawkes said.

“She never lobbed down [to Melbourne] until yesterday morning so it’s a good result.

“It’s a Good 3 today and the track’s perfect and Sydney’s just under water.”

Glen Boss admitted he thought Sheila’s Star would be difficult to catch entering the straight and was impressed by the fight shown by his mount.

“I honestly didn’t expect my mare to challenge her at the furlong [200m],” Boss said.

“Once I started to get close, and Sheila’s Star certainly had her chance to win, my filly she just surged.

“It was a very good effort actually to get over the top of Sheila’s Star who has a run under her belt and is so good over seven furlongs [1400m].”

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Frances Tressady Stakes 2013 – Results

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Starting Price
1 7 TAVARNELLE Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Glen Boss 6 54kg $12
2 5 SHEILA’S STAR Mick Price Dwayne Dunn 0.1L 7 54kg $3.50
3 2 KOONOOMOO Rod Grantley Steven Arnold 0.2L 3 57kg $6.50
4 4 JOLIE BLONDE Mark Riley Luke Currie 0.6L 2 56kg $11
5 6 THY (NZ) Peter G Moody Vlad Duric 1.35L 4 54kg $15
6 1 THERE’S ONLY ONE Peter G Moody Luke Nolen 1.45L 5 57kg $2.90F
7 3 BONNIE MAC (NZ) Michael Moroney Kerrin McEvoy 3.45L 1 56kg $13

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