Tambo’s Jewel Sparkles Ahead of Sunshine Coast Guineas 2013

May 2, 2013

DEPOSIT $100 to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50 bet with


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25 to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250 to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Tambo’s Jewel Sparkles Ahead of Sunshine Coast Guineas 2013

Stuart Kendrick’s progressive filly Tambo’s Jewel is on track for a shot at the 2013 Sunshine Coast Guineas at her home track later this season after her narrow win at Eagle Farm on Wednesday.

Tambo's Jewel

The consistent Tambo's Jewel is bound for the 2013 Sunshine Coast Guineas this winter. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The nicely-bred Oratorio three-year-old took her impressive record to four wins from just five starts on the first of the month when holding on in a close finish to defeat Mishani Warrior by a nose in the XXX Gold Class 4 Handicap over 1200m.

She originally started her career in Sydney failing to impress initially when running a distant seventh in a 900m trial at Rosehill in August of 2012.

“She was beaten 200 metres in her first trial and they said she’ll never win a race anywhere,” Kendrick said.

It quickly became evident once she was sent to the then Mackay-based Kendrick that this filly could win, Tambo’s Jewel taking out her opening three starts on the trot in North Queensland, but just not at the metropolitan level in Sydney connections had been hoping for.

“I trained her half-sister Lightfeet Lady who won seven of her first 11 starts for her owner Dalan Tamblyn so he sent this filly to Sydney with the hope that she’d be a metropolitan horse in Sydney,” Kendrick explained.

“But she couldn’t get out of her own way and they couldn’t find anything slow enough to work with her so she came to us.

“When she did slow work (with us) she was fine but as soon as we asked her to go her legs went everywhere and she just didn’t know how to pick up and accelerate.

“(Jockey) Adrian (Coome) did a lot of work on her and she went from not being able to beat anything in track work to winning four out of her first five race starts.”

After a four month break she returned to racing at Eagle Farm on April 10 following Kendrick’s move to the Sunshine Coast and suffered her only defeat to date when a Heavy (9) track got the better of her and she ran a close fourth.

Proving her class with a bounce back victory this week, Kendrick is convinced Tambo’s Jewel has a black type win in her this time in and is eyeing the $100,000 Listed Sunshine Coast Guineas (1600m) for her on June 29 convinced she will step up to the mile without issue.

“She’s bred to run a mile and she’s doing it all on natural ability at the moment,” Kendrick said.

“We always thought she’d get over more ground and she’s surprised us with the speed she’s been showing.

“Because she’s such a relaxed filly we’re hopeful she can get over a bit further and still have a sprint at the end of it.”

For all the latest Queensland Winter Racing Carnival news and updates stay tuned to Races.com.au.

Then to access the best betting markets on all the features from the Gold to the Sunshine Coast head over to bookmaker.com.au and sign-up with the bookie rewarding new players with a bonus bet valued up to $500 this season!


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

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrok...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal for Magic Millions Sprint Winner Viddora

Young South Australian horseman Lloyd Kennewell has named Sydney’s 2018 The...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field ...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field Released

Ascot Racecourse in W.A. hosts one of the summer’s highlight races on New...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney R...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney Race for Viddora

Ace young South Australian trainer Lloyd Kennewell has confirmed his Group 1...

Vega Magic Injured But Still S...

Vega Magic Injured But Still Scaling The Everest 2018

A freak accident in the paddock last month has ruled the Lindsay Park-trained...

Horse Racing Today

2018 Hobartville Stakes Race D...

Trapeze Artist heads up 2018 E...

Trapeze Artist heads up 2018 Expressway Stakes nominations

Golden Rose winner Trapeze Artist is among the nominations for the Group 2...

Thronum to chase G1 glory afte...

Thronum to chase G1 glory after 2018 Australia Stakes win

Lindsay Park co-trainer Tom Dabernig will now step Thronum up to Group 1...

Pierata heads up final field f...

Pierata heads up final field for 2018 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas

The in-form Greg Hickman trained Pierata heads up a final field of sixteen...

Full field of 16 plus 5 emerge...

Full field of 16 plus 5 emergencies for 2018 Magic Millions 2yo Classic

The David Atkins trained Jonker will carry the number one saddlecloth in the...

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