Lights Of Heaven Wins 2013 Hollindale Stakes – Gold Coast Results

May 4, 2013

Lights Of Heaven Wins 2013 Hollindale Stakes – Gold Coast Results

Peter Moody’s talented staying mare Lights Of Heaven has picked up where she left off last winter in Queensland to claim the Group 2 2013 Hollindale Stakes (1800m) at the Gold Coast today.

Lights Of Heaven is on track for a big winter after winning the Hollindale Stakes. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The five-year-old justified her favouritism to avenge a runner-up result from 2012, getting the final say in a tight finish from Foreteller and Transporter.

Despite jumping from a wide barrier, jockey Luke Nolen was able to get Lights Of Heaven across and in an ideal position just behind the leaders.

As expected it was anyone’s race rounding the home turn but the Caulfield Cup placegetter showed her class and will now be tough to beat in all the winter’s big staying races.

The next assignment for the Zabeel mare will be the Group 1 Doomben Cup (2000m) in two weeks, a race she finished second in last year.

It is then likely she will defend her titles in both the Group 2 Eagle Farm Cup and the Group 2 Brisbane Cup.

Lights Of Heaven will start among the favourites in the Doomben Cup but whether she is the top elect could be determined by whether or not boom colt All Too Hard heads to Brisbane.

It was previously thought the star half-brother to Black Caviar had finished his Australian racing career but co-trainer Wayne Hawkes hinted on TVN this morning that either the Doomben Cup or Scone Guineas are possibilities.

Hawkes said the triple Group 1 winner requires a trial or another race before heading to Royal Ascot for the Group 1 Queen Anne Stakes on June 18.

Keep an eye on the form out of this race for the Doomben Cup in a fortnight and can great odds on Queensland’s biggest staying race at!

The preferred bookie has outstanding odds on all the winter action as well as a $500 bonus bet offer for new customers!

2013 Hollindale Stakes – Results

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Starting Price
1 13 LIGHTS OF HEAVEN (NZ) Peter G Moody Luke Nolen 9 57kg $2.80F
2 4 FORETELLER (GB) Chris Waller Jim Cassidy 0.4L 8 59kg $5
3 12 TRANSPORTER John P Thompson Michael Cahill 0.5L 11 59kg $15
4 6 LAMASERY David Vandyke Brenton Avdulla 0.8L 6 59kg $9
5 8 LIGHTINTHENITE John O’Shea Tim Clark 1L 3 59kg $12
6 1 DANLEIGH Chris Waller Larry Cassidy 1.3L 10 59kg $10
7 5 SOLZHENITSYN (NZ) Robert Heathcote Damian Browne 1.8L 7 59kg $4.20
8 3 GINGA DUDE (NZ) Graeme Boyd Glen Colless 2.3L 4 59kg $31
9 11 HOUR OF PERIL John P Thompson Ryan Wiggins 2.7L 1 59kg $101
10 9 SAINT ENCOSTA John P Thompson Jim Byrne 5.2L 5 59kg $101
11 7 LUCKY LUNA Les Kelly Ric McMahon 7.5L 2 59kg $101

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

Trapeze Artist Secures 2018 Th...

El Dorado Dreaming of 2018 VRC...

El Dorado Dreaming of 2018 VRC Oaks Bid

Ben Smith’s ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes winning filly El Dorado Dreaming is in...

In Her Time Targets 2018 The E...

In Her Time Targets 2018 The Everest After Brisbane Winter

It is shaping-up as a huge year for Benjamin Smith’s class mare In Her Time...

All Aged to The Everest 2018 f...

All Aged to The Everest 2018 for Trapeze Artist

The world’s richest race on turf, the 2018 The Everest, will be firmly on the...

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...

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