Toydini On Track For Emirates Stakes After 2013 Crystal Mile Win

October 26, 2013

Toydini On Track For Emirates Stakes After 2013 Crystal Mile Win

The 2013 Crystal Mile has taken place as Race 8 at Moonee Valley today, and Toydini has emerged on top after the race was run.

Toydini has now won five of his 17 race starts and has earned more than $560,000 in prize money during his career.

Toydini has won the 2013 Crystal Mile at Moonee Valley.

Toydini has won the 2013 Crystal Mile at Moonee Valley. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The four-year-old won the race by a nose in front of Speediness, who failed to hold on to the win on the line, and Sacred Falls, who placed in third position.

The Bernardini gelding placed third by less than a head in the Group 1 Epsom Handicap last start and was just too good in today’s Crystal Mile.

Toydini was paying odds of $3.30 and was the race favourite at Ladbrokes.com.au.

Trainer Guy Walter was over the moon to score a win with Toydini on Cox Plate Day.

“It’s a great day to get a winner,” Walter said.

“He’s a lovely horse, he ran very well in the Epsom.

“I think he has better days ahead”.

“He wanted to win. I was impressed with him.

“I had his mother and she was just narrowly beaten in a Doncaster and an Epsom.”

Toydini will now head towards the Group 1 Emirates Stakes on November 9, 2013.

Owner Robert Bergstrom was quick to give credit to both the trainer and jockey Blake Shinn for today’s 2013 Crytsal Mile win.

“It was a fantastic win,” he said.

“Blake knows the horse so well.

“Guy Walter’s such a wonderful trainer.

“He maps the program out so professionally.”

Shinn predicts that Toydini will one day secure a Group 1 victory based on today’s Crystal Mile performance.

“That’s what it’s about competing on the big stage,” he said.

“I think this horse is capable of winning a Group 1.

“He’s got a great will to win and he toughed it out.”

Make sure you open an account with our favourite online bookmaker Ladbrokes.com.au in time for the 2013 Cox Plate later today.

Join now to secure a bonus bet worth up to $500 just by entering signing up today.

Ladbrokes.com.au is where you will find all of the best horse racing odds this spring, including Double The Odds on the Cox Plate.

So join now and start receiving the premium betting experience today!

2013 Crystal Mile Race Results & Finishing Order

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Starting Price
1 10 TOYDINI Guy Walter Blake Shinn 5 58.5kg $3.30F
2 3 SPEEDINESS Colin Scott Craig Williams 0.1L 2 59kg $5
3 9 SACRED FALLS (NZ) Chris Waller Leith Innes 0.3L 3 58.5kg $6
4 8 RAIN DRUM Gai Waterhouse Kerrin McEvoy 1.55L 1 59kg $11
5 6 BLACKIE (NZ) Jarrod McLean Chris Symons 2.55L 8 59kg $11
6 5 MALAVIO Steve Englebrecht Nathan Berry 8.05L 6 59kg $11
7 2 DECEMBER DRAW (IRE) Mark Kavanagh Michael Rodd 9.05L 10 59kg $15
8 4 LORD OF BRAZIL (NZ) Darren Weir Brad Rawiller 9.15L 9 59kg $14
9 7 TRANSPORTER John P Thompson Michael Walker 9.35L 7 59kg $61
10 1 SECOND EFFORT Clinton McDonald Hugh Bowman 16.35L 4 59kg $61

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

All Aged to The Everest 2018 f...

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...

Daysee Doom Heads 2018 Emancip...

Daysee Doom Heads 2018 Emancipation Stakes Field & Betting

Ron Quinton’s flying five-year-old Daysee Doom is tipped as the mare to beat...

Winx To Climb The Everest 2018...

Winx To Climb The Everest 2018?

Winx next race? It’s the question always on the horizon after she leaves her...

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrok...

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Winner

The well-supported, clear Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2018 favourite Written...

Horse Racing Today

Waller’s fillies dominat...

California Turbo among 2018 Gu...

California Turbo among 2018 Gunsynd Classic nominations

Queensland Derby hopeful California Turbo is among the twenty-two nominations...

Victorian filly So Far Sokool ...

Victorian filly So Far Sokool included in 2018 J H B Carr Stakes nominations

Victorian filly So Far Sokool is included in the sixteen nominations for the...

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...

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