The Group 3 DC McKay Stakes has been won by General Truce at Morphettville Racecourse today April 27, 2013.
General Truce flew down the final straight to gobble up the field and win the $115,000 race.
The five-year-old won the 2013 DC McKay Stakes by a nose in front of Karacatis, who finished second, and Honey Flower, who rounded out the placings in third position.
The Brief Truce gelding won his last start in the $80,000 Yarraville Handicap at Flemington Racecourse and was attempting to win his second Group level title in the 2013 DC McKay Stakes.
General Truce is trained at Cranbourne by Ricky Maund and was ridden by jockey Nicholas Hall.
The gallant sprinter was having his second run at Adelaide’s Morphettville Racecourse in the 2013 DC McKay Stakes, with his last attempt resulting in a third placing in the Group 2 Yallambee Classic in 2011.
General Truce was paying odds of $15 to win the 2013 DC McKay Stakes at bookmaker.com.au.
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2013 DC McKay Stakes Race Results & Finishing Order
|1||2||GENERAL TRUCE||Ricky Maund||Nicholas Hall||–||11||58.5kg||$12|
|2||12||KARACATIS||Richard Jolly||Paul Gatt||0.3L||4||54kg||$5|
|3||8||HONEY FLOWER||Ross McDonald||Michael Walker||1.2L||8||54kg||$5|
|4||6||RESCUE MISSION (NZ)||Anthony Freedman||Ryan Maloney||2.1L||3||54kg||$6|
|5||4||CONSERVATORIUM||Gary Kennewell||Joe Bowditch||3.6L||5||55.5kg||$19|
|6||9||RIZIZ||Ken Sweeney||Ms Clare Lindop||3.6L||1||54kg||$9|
|7||11||MEADOWS JIM||Jim Smith||Jason Holder||4.9L||10||54kg||$14|
|8||5||HIDDEN VALUE||Trevor Dansie||Simon Price||6L||9||54kg||$10|
|9||10||ESPRIT DE BULLET (NZ)||John Hyam||Vinnie Colgan||6.1L||7||54kg||$15|
|10||3||SHELLSCRAPE||Nikki Burke||Nathan Berry||6.6L||12||58kg||$26|
|11||1||CATAPULTED||Mark Kavanagh||Corey Brown||7.7L||13||60.5kg||$4.60F|
|12||7||SECRET FLYER||Mark Young||Steven Vella||8.2L||2||54kg||$31|
|13||13||ACHENAR||Annette Morrison||Ms Amy Herrmann||8.3L||6||54kg||$201|