Black Caviar’s Full Brother among 2011 Fireball Quality Handicap Nominations

February 22, 2011

Black Caviar’s Full Brother among 2011 Fireball Quality Handicap Nominations

A full brother to the world’s top-rated sprinter Black Caviar has been nominated for the $100,000 Listed Fireball Quality Handicap (1100m), one of four black-type features on the Silver Slipper Stakes Day card at Rosehill this Saturday February 26.

Three-year-old colt Moshe (by Bel Esprit from Helsinge), like his superstar sister Black Caviar, is yet to taste defeat on the track.

After storming to a six length victory over 1000m at Bendigo on debut back on November 6 last year, Moshe then made it two from two with another win in a sprint at Moonee Valley on November 26.

Prepared by the Michael, Wayne and John Hawkes training team, Moshe is out to maintain his flawless record first-up in the Fireball Quality this weekend.

The Rosehill-based galloper showed he had lost none of his spark over the break winning a barrier trial at his home track over 9000m by an easy four lengths on February 15.

Connections paid a reasonable $75,000 for Moshe as a yearling before the brilliance of Black Caviar became known to the world.

Moshe was one of 11 three-year-olds nominated for the Fireball Quality Handicap.

Other notable 2011 Fireball Quality Handicap Nominees include:

Decision Time

Decision Time has been nominated for the 2011 Fireball Quality Handicap

  • Decision Time (Clarry Conners) – Foreplay gelding and Golden Slipper runner-up to Crystal Lily in 2010, resuming for the season after winning the Group 2 Stan Fox Stakes (1400m) last start at Randwick on September 25
  • Obsequious (Peter Snowden) – Lonhro filly impressed with a first-up victory in the Group 2 Light Fingers Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on February 12, one of the top chances
  • Panipique (Peter G Moody) – Testa Rossa filly set to resume after a mixed season last spring that included a stakes win in the Quezette and Group placing in the Thousand Guineas Prelude
  • Bigelow (Clinton McDonald) – Al Maher gelding was consistent and competitive last season winning three of their five starts including at black-type at Flemington on Emirates Stakes Day and also ran third behind Pressday in the Group 2 Sandown Guineas (1600m) last start

The headline event on the Rosehill race-card this Saturday is the $200,000 Group 2 Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m).

A number of quality two-year-olds heading towards the 2011 Golden Slipper Stakes including Clarry Conners’ speedy filly Satin Shoes will take place in the Silver Slipper this year.

Final fields for all the Silver Sipper Stakes Day races including the Fireball Quality will be released tomorrow and published here at Races.com.au.

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2011 Fireball Quality Handicap Nominations

# Horse Trainer Ballot Weight (kg) Hcp. Rating
1 DECISION TIME Clarry Conners 1 60.5 99
2 OBSEQUIOUS Peter Snowden 2 57 96
3 PANIPIQUE Peter G Moody 3 53.5 89
4 CELTS Peter Snowden 4 53 85
5 BIGELOW Clinton McDonald 5 53 81
6 PARRIWI Kris Lees 6 53 80
7 PIMPALA SECRET Marc Conners 7 53 74
8 FROM THE VAULT Mark de Montfort 8 53 72
9 MOSHE Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 9 53 70
10 TORINO Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 10 53 63
11 MR HONG KONG Gerald Ryan 11 53 59

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