Academus Included in 2013 Daybreak Lover Nominations

June 4, 2013

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Academus Included in 2013 Daybreak Lover Nominations

With fierce competition for spots in the 2013  Stradbroke Handicap, Darley gelding Academus could be forced to race for a consolation prize in the Listed 2013 Daybreak Lover (1500m).

Academus (maroon) heads nominations for the Daybreak Lover. Photo: Daniel Costello.

At 21st in the Stradbroke ballot, the son of Lonhro is expected to be the first or second emergency for the feature sprint and if he doesn’t gain a start it is likely he will run in the Daybreak Lover.

Darley are chasing back-to-back success in the race after Mental scored a commanding win last year.

Academus has shown strong form this winter, winning the Gold Coast Guineas first-up before finishing third in the Fred Best Classic and fourth in the Queensland Guineas.

Coming off a big Queensland Guineas run is Lucky Hussler who stormed down the outside to take third place behind Sizzling and Dances On Stars.

The Husson gelding was a Group 3 winner in front of Sizzling in last year’s Group 3 Vo Rogue Plate.

Out to bounce back from a disappointing Queensland Guineas performance will be Kiwi gelding Platinum Kingdom who won the Group 3 Fred Best Classic at Doomben last month.

There is a strong New Zealand presence in nominations for the $125,000 three-year-old race. Other Kiwis entered include Loves The Show, Oasis Rose and Waterford.

Also showing good form this campaign has been Chris Waller-trained gelding Boban who placed in both the Hawkesbury Guineas and the Fred Best Classic before struggling in the Queensland Guineas.

Other horses nominated for the Daybreak Lover include local hope Heza Jetsetter, Hawkesbury Guineas winner Limes and Scone Inglis Guineas third placegetter Chewychop.

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Daybreak Lover 2013 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

Horse Trainer
1 ACADEMUS Peter Snowden
2 BINGO BOBBY Sharon Pepper
3 BOBAN Chris Waller
4 CHEAPSKATER Craig Howell
5 CHEWYCHOP Darren Smith
6 EXIMIUS Mick Price
7 GOLD FLOW Leon Morton
8 HEZA JETSETTER Robert Heathcote
9 HOLY TOLEDO Ron Macrae
10 IMPETUOUS Clarry Conners
11 JIMANDO Tony McEvoy
12 LADY ECHELON Natalie Mccall
14 LIMES Peter Snowden
15 LOVES THE SHOW John Wheeler
16 LUCKY HUSSLER David Kelly
17 MEDUSA’S MISS Kevin Moses
18 OASIS ROSE Graeme & Debbie Rogerson
21 SAINT OR SINNER (NZ) Michael Moroney
22 STEEP John P Thompson
23 STOLEN KISSES Maryann Thexton
24 SUNSET AFFAIR Gillian Heinrich
25 SWEET AS BRO (NZ) Leon Corstens
26 WATERFORD (NZ) Tony Pike

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