Eastern Prince Queensland Day 2014 Winner Over Agitate

May 24, 2014

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Eastern Prince Queensland Day 2014 Winner Over Agitate

The second race on the stellar Doomben 10,000 Day line-up has been won by the Gillian Heinrich-trained Gold Coast raider Eastern Prince who snared a late win over the favourite Agitate in an upset.

Eastern Prince

Eastern Prince scored their first big race win in the 2014 Queensland Day Plate. Photo: Daniel Costello.

This year’s $100,000 Listed Nuturf Queensland Day (1200m) was the first Black Type start for Heinrich’s Dubawi gelding Eastern Prince, an assignment they lived up to with a narrow victory as a $21 outsider.

Despite giving jockey Nash Rawiller a difficult ride throughout the three-year-old set weights clash, Eastern Prince ran the best final 100m of the race and was able to run down the Kelly Schweida-trained local Agitate ($2.20) and score by a neck.

In third was then the Noel Doyle-trained Le Val ($14) having just their fifth career start today.

Taking nothing away from the Queensland Day winner, the beaten favourite Agitate had been softened up early by the Tony Gollan-trained Whiskey Allround and Flamboyer who eventually faded to finish the last two in the race.

It was a brave performance then by Agitate, coming off a win from May 10 in the Listed Mick Dittman Plate (1100m), to hold on for second.

As per their style the Sequalo colt was first out of the gates and off to a flying start.

They were quickly challenged by the aforementioned duo of Whisky Allround and Flamboyer who forced the frontrunner to put on a blistering speed, the first 600m run in 33.83 seconds.

Coming round the turn for home Agitate slipped away to put three lengths on them, but the 1200m was always going to be the query.

And indeed it was the last 100m of the race that got them beat, Eastern Prince closing fast to get them on the line.

“He gave me a difficult ride today to be honest,” Rawiller told Sky Racing post-win.

“Never felt like he was going to take the line for me.

“But his last hundred was terrific.”

While happy with the final 100 run by his winning horse, Rawiller also knew it was the poor final 100 by Agitate that helped them out.

“First sort of 100 Agitate was in cruise control,” he said.

“He’s absolutely walked the last 100 Agitate while this bloke just got to his top leg.”

It was a nice reward for the patient Heinrich who always knew Eastern Prince was going to be a “later” kind of horse.

“It was a really big effort,” she said when celebrating her sixth win for the week following an outstanding five winners at Ipswich on Wednesday.

“I’ve been waiting a bit for this horse.

“I’ve always liked him, always though he’d be a town horse but he’s just starting to show his traps now.”

There are no big race plans for Eastern Prince just yet however with Heinrich confirming their next target was “just another three-year-old handicap in town.”

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2014 Queensland Day Plate Results

Doomben Race 2 – 24/05/2014

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Wgt. SP
1 9 EASTERN PRINCE Gillian Heinrich Nash Rawiller 5 57kg $26
2 1 AGITATE Kelly Schweida Damian Browne 0.4L 8 57kg $2.20F
3 5 LE VAL Noel J Doyle Timothy Bell 0.8L 7 57kg $12
4 3 ARCHITECT David J Lawlor Andrew Spinks 1L 3 57kg $11
5 12 SCHILLACKING Robert Heathcote Ryan Wiggins 2.3L 4 57kg $9
6 8 ROUGH COPY (NZ) Wayne Hillis Glen Boss 2.4L 1 57kg $7
7 11 SIEGFRIED Toby Edmonds Michael Rodd 2.5L 9 57kg $21
8 4 VO HEART Stewart Mackinnon Eddie Wilkinson 3.5L 11 57kg $61
9 14 TULLA TOUCH Toby Edmonds Jim Byrne 4.8L 6 55kg $51
10 10 HYDRAZINE Helen Page Luke Rolls 5.2L 2 57kg $61
11 15 CASINO EXPRESS Gillian Heinrich Larry Cassidy 6.2L 12 55kg $26
12 13 SNITZEL’S JEWEL Stuart Kendrick Kerrin McEvoy 7.5L 13 55kg $31
13 6 FLAMBOYER Kelly Doughty Michael Cahill 8.8L 10 57kg $21
14 2 WHISKEY ALLROUND Tony Gollan Tegan Harrison (a) 9.8L 14 57kg $14
7 FIFTH CHANCE Matthew Dunn Glen Colless 0

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