Kulgrinda has taken out the Group 3 RN Irwin Stakes at Morphettville Racecourse today April 13, 2013.
The Exceed And Excel mare was coming off a fourth placing in the $55,000 Essendon Mazda 55 Second Challenge at Moonee Valley in her first-up start.
Trained by Peter Moody, Kulgrinsa was having her fifth race start at Morphettville, having one two previous occasions.
Kulgrinda showed her class as she flew home in the final stages of the 2013 RN Irwin Stakes, snatching the win from second place-getter Platelet on the line.
Avoid Lightning has passed the post in third place, while Meadows Jim finished in fourth position.
Kulgrinda was paying odds of $8 to win the 2013 RN Irwin Stakes, while Platelet was the $6 favourite.
Platelet has won five of her 16 race starts and has earned more than $350,000 in prize money during her horse racing career.
The Strategic mare finished third in an $80,000 Handicap at Caulfield Racecourse last start and managed to go one better in today’s 2013 RN Irwin Stakes.
The four-year-old is trained by Darren Weir at Warrnambool and was a first time starter at Morphettville today.
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2013 RN Irwin Stakes Race Results & Finishing Order
|1||10||KULGRINDA||Peter G Moody||Daniel Stackhouse||–||5||56.5kg||$8|
|2||11||PLATELET||Darren Weir||Ben Melham||0.2L||4||56.5kg||$6|
|3||13||AVOID LIGHTNING||David Jolly||Matthew Neilson||0.7L||13||56.5kg||$6|
|4||8||MEADOWS JIM||Jim Smith||Chad Lever||1.9L||3||58.5kg||$101|
|5||15||CLASSY CHLOE||John Hickmott||Adrian Patterson||2.4L||1||56.5kg||$17|
|6||1||OUTLANDISH LAD||Dennis O’Leary||Jason Holder||3L||15||58.5kg||$15|
|7||4||JUSTIFY THAT||Peter Moody||Ms Krystal Bishop (a)||3L||14||58.5kg||$31|
|8||12||LOVEYAMADLY||Mick Price||Dale Smith||3.4L||6||56.5kg||$5F|
|9||14||JUST SYBIL||Brian Mueller||Ms Lauren Stojakovic (a)||4.3L||8||56.5kg||$26|
|10||16||JIMANDO||Tony McEvoy||Vinnie Colgan||4.8L||11||56.5kg||$14|
|11||5||HIDDEN VALUE||Trevor Dansie||Simon Price||5.2L||12||58.5kg||$13|
|12||7||ESPRIT DE BULLET (NZ)||John Hyam||Troy Baker||5.5L||9||58.5kg||$12|
|13||2||ZAMORAR||David Bourne||Steven Arnold||6L||10||58.5kg||$6.50|
|14||17e||BLACK BARRA||Annette Morrison||Justin Potter||6.6L||2||58.5kg||$151|
|15||6||CANALI||Stephen Brown||Ms Clare Lindop||7.7L||7||58.5kg||$18|
|16||9||ACHENAR||Annette Morrison||Shayne Cahill||11.9L||16||58.5kg||$201|