Sabatini Secures Impressive Quezette Stakes Win

August 16, 2014

DEPOSIT $100 to get

$250

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50 bet with

$200

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25 to get

$75

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250 to get

$250

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Sabatini Secures Impressive Quezette Stakes Win

Offered little chance of success in markets prior to the Caulfield race for three-year-old fillies, exciting prospect Sabatini has displayed an impressive final straight sprint to pip resounding pre-post favourite Royal Snitzel on the line in the Group 3 Quezette Stakes (1100m) this afternoon.

Sabatini has secured an exceptional victory in the 2014 Quezette Stakes

Sabatini has secured an exceptional victory in the 2014 Quezette Stakes. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Jumping from the gates only fairly, Sabatini settled within the pack, following a reasonable tempo set by the likes of Sunset Rock, Empress O’reilly and Royal Snitzel approaching and rounding the bend.

Finding a clear racing line upon reaching the final straight, the Street Cry filly quickly spooled up and charged within striking distance of Royal Snitzel; poking a short nose clear only metres from the line to secure an impressive race win.

Understandably thrilled with Sabatini’s performance in the 2014 Quezette Stakes, trainer Shannon Hope said he was always confident of a first-four finish on the back of the three-year-olds strong recent work.

“The way things panned out it was a great ride, but I honestly thought she’d be in the first four and that’s why we’re here,” Hope said immediately after the Quezette Stakes.

“She’s fit and well and might be just flying under the radar a little bit.

“We’ve thrown her in the deep end and the barriers made the difference on where we were going, whether we were going to run or not, but just see what comes we’ll see how she pulls up.”

Sabatini has well and truly flown under the radar since first appearing on course in late July, but has well and truly stamped her claims as one to watch in finishing a close second in the First Light Racing Bonus Maiden (1000m) on debut on July 24th before breaking through for a maiden race win when finishing four lengths in the clear of Lindendoom in the Hindsight Club Raceday Maiden (1100m0 in her two starts prior to this afternoon’s triumph.

Yet to be confirmed for a specific path through the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival, Sabatini’s proven ability against several notable three-year-olds will allow Team Hope legitimate consideration of a Group 1 berth.

Leading online bookie Ladbrokes.com.au is currently offering the best early odds on all major races through the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival!

Punters who backed Sabatini at $21 with leading online bookie Ladbrokes.com.au and had signed up for a Ladbrokes Card will already have access to their winnings!

2014 Quezette Stakes Results

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Starting Price
1 12 SABATINI Lee & Shannon Hope Nicholas Hall 4 55kg $21
2 3 ROYAL SNITZEL Mick Price Dale Smith 0.2L 6 55kg $2.60F
3 7 NOVEL DANCER Shea Eden Vlad Duric 2.45L 9 55kg $4.40
4 1 LONDON LOLLY Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 4.95L 7 57.5kg $6
5 2 SUNSET ROCK Lloyd Kennewell Joe Bowditch 5.05L 5 56kg $13
6 4 DOWN THE HATCH Robbie Griffiths Craig Newitt 5.25L 10 55kg $26
7 10 KALABEK Brent Stanley Damien Oliver 5.65L 1 55kg $12
8 5 EMPRESS O’REILLY (NZ) Robert Smerdon Craig Williams 6.15L 3 55kg $9.50
9 9 LEXGETREDDY Robert Smerdon Mark Zahra 7.4L 2 55kg $26
10 6 ALL SEWN UP Byron Cozamanis Glen Boss 9.4L 11 55kg $51
SB 11 TYCOON PERI Ken Keys Lincoln Coffey 8 55kg $26

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

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal...

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...

Snoopy Could Miss Wet 2017 Geo...

Snoopy Could Miss Wet 2017 George Moore Stakes

Heavy midweek rainfall in Brisbane has put the George Moore Stakes 2017 run of...

Horse Racing Today

Pierata heads up final field f...

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...

Pierata chasing huge payday in...

Pierata chasing huge payday in 2018 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas

The Greg Hickman trained three year old Pierata is in the running for a huge...

Magic Millions 2yo Classic fan...

Magic Millions 2yo Classic fancies hoping for middle of the field barriers

Connections of the two favourites for the 2018 $2m Magic Millions 2yo Classic...

Peters has 4 runners in 2017 K...

Peters has 4 runners in 2017 Kingston Town Classic

Prominent Perth owner Bob Peters has four runners to try to give him his fifth...

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