Crystal Webb Wins 2013 MSS Security Stakes – Results

March 9, 2013

Crystal Webb Wins 2013 MSS Security Stakes – Results

The action of Flemington’s Newmarket Handicap Day is well and truly underway with the second having been won by the nicely-priced Crystal Web who improved leaps and bounds on their last start failure at Caulfield to score a tidy win in the $120,000 Listed MSS Security Stakes (1100m).

Crystal Web

Crystal Web wins the 2013 MSS Security Stakes at Flemington. Picture: Sarah Ebbett

Prepared by the local training duo of Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra the Hard Spun gelding, a credible fifth in the Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes over the mile here during the Melbourne Cup Carnival, resumed racing at Caulfield a fortnight ago but barrier 12 (of 13) saw them caught out when eighth.

It was a different story second-up in the MSS Security Stakes 2013 today however as they were able to get into a good position down the straight with Craig Williams in the saddle.

“It was different today,” co-trainer Ellerton said after the win.

“You’ve just got to have him in his comfort today.

“He got stuck four wide without cover and he never got into the race (last time).

“Going in a straight line today he ran super.

“He was back to 1100 but it was a good effort.”

Looking very comfortable on the outside just off the pace Williams, who also won the opening race with the Peter Snowden-trained Montsegur, let a number of other gallopers do the work early including Lankan Rupee and The Originator who were both up on the speed.

Over the closing 300m Crystal Web made their move out wide racing up the favourite She’s A Fox up the middle of the track who had been easing in the markets all morning for her resuming run, The Rosebud winner at her last run back in August losing steam with the punters.

Crystal Web ($18) kept coming and despite a nice finish by a number of others got there in the end with three quarters of a length to spare over the Peter Moody-trained roughie Flamberge ($26) while She’s A Fox ($3.10) got lost a little racing down the straight for the first time holding on for third one and a quarter off the winner.

There is a chance that Crystal Web, having shown ability in Melbourne, could be taken to Sydney to target either Saturday week’s $500,000 Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) at Warwick Farm or the $500,000 Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m) on March 30.

“The plan was to run today and maybe bring him back for the Guineas,” Ellerton said.

“He’s definitely got ability and through knowledge of the family he’ll only get better as he gets older.”

See below for the full 2013 MSS Security Stakes results, to publish all the latest Flemington race results throughout the day.

Having a punt on the ponies this autumn but don’t know where to go for the best prices? Head straight to where you will get the hottest odds and betting offers starting with their juicy $400 bonus sign-up program!

2013 MSS Security Stakes Results & Finishing Order

Flemington Race 2 – 09/03/2013

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Wgt. Hcp. Rating
1 5 CRYSTAL WEB Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Craig Williams 9 54.5kg $18
2 10 FLAMBERGE Peter G Moody Luke Nolen 0.75L 7 54kg $26
3 2 SHE’S A FOX Anthony Cummings Dwayne Dunn 1.25L 4 57.5kg $3.10F
4 7 SATURN ROCK Robert Smerdon Glen Boss 3L 10 54kg $15
5 4 ANGELIC LIGHT Robbie Griffiths Brett Prebble 3.5L 8 56.5kg $5
6 9 DAZZLER Peter Snowden Nicholas Hall 3.7L 5 54kg $18
7 1 LANKAN RUPEE Mick Price Craig Newitt 3.8L 1 58kg $7.50
8 3 AGUEDA Anthony Cummings Vlad Duric 4.55L 2 56.5kg $17
9 8 ELECTRIC FUSION Robert Smerdon Ben Melham 4.75L 3 54kg $51
10 6 THE ORIGINATOR Mark Kavanagh Michael Rodd 6.75L 6 54.5kg $6.50

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

All Aged to The Everest 2018 f...

2018 TJ Smith Stakes Grand Fin...

2018 TJ Smith Stakes Grand Final for The Everest Bound Redzel

Inaugural The Everest champion Redzel has been specifically set for an autumn...

Daysee Doom Heads 2018 Emancip...

Daysee Doom Heads 2018 Emancipation Stakes Field & Betting

Ron Quinton’s flying five-year-old Daysee Doom is tipped as the mare to beat...

Winx To Climb The Everest 2018...

Winx To Climb The Everest 2018?

Winx next race? It’s the question always on the horizon after she leaves her...

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrok...

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Winner

The well-supported, clear Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2018 favourite Written...

Horse Racing Today

Victorian filly So Far Sokool ...

Gai’s 2 head the list of...

Gai’s 2 head the list of nominations for the 2018 Japan Racing Association Plate

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott trained Ecuador and Arbeitsam head up the...

Single Gaze looking to the fut...

Single Gaze looking to the future as a brood mare, out of 2018 Sydney Cup

Group 1 winning mare Single Gaze will begin preparations for the upcoming...

Savvy Coup looking for another...

Savvy Coup looking for another Kiwi win in 2018 Australian Oaks

Savvy Coup will be trying to keep the Kiwi fillies strong winning record...

Oliver back aboard Almandin in...

Oliver back aboard Almandin in 2018 Sydney Cup

Damien Oliver has found himself back on Melbourne Cup winner Almandin who is...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field