Arinosa has won the Group 3 Birthday Card Stakes at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse today March 30, 2013.
The five-year-old has successfully backed up from a last start win in the Listed Wenona Girl Handicap at Warwick Farm.
Arinosa has now won eight of her 25 race starts and has earned more than $350,000 in prize money during her career.
The Dash For Cash mare was paying odds of $8.50 to win the 2013 Birthday Card Stakes at bookmaker.com.au.
Trainer Chris Waller was pleased to end Rosehill Guineas Day on a winning note.
“Winning races on days like today is always great,” Waller said.
“It’s a great spectacle that’s for sure.”
The trainer revealed his confidence wasn’t sky high prior to the race.
“Second up over 1,200 surprised me a little bit too,” he said.
“(But) they get in that zone and they think they’re winners and they improve”
Waller will look to target Arinosa towards the Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara in Brisbane in June.
“I think that race in Queensland would be perfect for her. It’s a 1400 metres race,” Waller said.
Jockey Brenton Avdulla rode Arinosa to victory in the 2013 Birthday Card Stakes.
“It’s really surprsing,” Avdulla admitted.
“I always thought she’d win in town.. but she just kept improving.
“I can’t take much credit for her. She used to be a handful but now she’s just a sweetheart.
“I’m sure she’s got a better race in her now because she just keeps taking the next step.”
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2013 Birthday Card Stakes Race Results & Finishing Order
|1||6||ARINOSA||Chris Waller||Brenton Avdulla||–||12||54.5kg||$8|
|2||13||SHAMAL WIND||Robert Smerdon||Glen Boss||1.8L||10||54kg||$7|
|3||2||MISS STELLABELLE||Gai Waterhouse||Jim Cassidy||2.2L||7||56.5kg||$7|
|4||5||ALTAR||Peter Snowden||Kerrin McEvoy||2.5L||8||55kg||$6|
|5||14||NEW BEGINNING||John P Thompson||Christian Reith||3.1L||4||54kg||$41|
|6||9||AEROBATICS||Peter Snowden||Tommy Berry||3.7L||3||54kg||$31|
|7||10||EVER THE SAME||Anthony Cummings||Peter Robl||3.8L||11||54kg||$21|
|8||7||CATKINS||Chris Waller||Craig Newitt||4.3L||2||54kg||$4.80F|
|9||11||CHOICE WORDS||David Vandyke||Ms Kathy O’Hara||4.8L||5||54kg||$18|
|10||8||EMOTIONAL CIRCUS||Kris Lees||Corey Brown||5.4L||6||54kg||$12|
|11||3||SOFT SAND||Paul Messara||Craig Williams||5.5L||9||56kg||$6|
|12||12||BRIGHTEST||Guy Walter||Rod Quinn||6.1L||1||54kg||$101|