2017 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Prelude Results: Perast Wins

October 1, 2017

2017 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Prelude Results: Perast Wins

Perast upstaged Summer Passage, Kementari and Royal Symphony to win the 2017 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Prelude at Caulfield this afternoon.

Perast recorded the biggest win of his career in the Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Prelude. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Perast recorded the biggest win of his career in the Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Prelude. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

There was plenty of speed in the early stages of the Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Prelude, but Summer Passage and Perast ended up taking up the running and they would fight out the finish.

Kementari and Royal Symphony both loomed but never really threatened and it was left for Perast to fight off a gallant Summer Passage in the final stages of the race.

Jockey Damian Lane said that Perast still has some issues with over racing, but he was impressed with the toughness that the three-year-old showed in the final stages of the Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Prelude.

“It probably took me the first 500 to get him to switch off, but he got around the corner well and he was too good,” Lane said.

“It was a big run last week and to back-up a week later was impressive.”

Trainer Paul Perry elected to back-up Perast following his run in the Golden Rose Stakes last weekend and he was clearly delighted that the move has paid off.

He confirmed that Perast will press on to the Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas in a fortnight and he is confident that the Snitzel colt will relish the step-up to 1600 metres.

Trainer Paul Perry believes that Perast still has plenty of improvement left in front of him and he is confident that the promising colt will relish the step-up in trip to 1600 metres for the Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas.

“He is a nice colt and he has come down here very solid in condition,” Perry said.

“He has run in a couple of Group 1 races at home and I thought he would run well today.

“His run the other day in the Golden Rose was really good.

“They went very hard in that race and he was attacked all the way.

“I think the mile will suit him much better than today and he can go even further than that.”

Kementari chased home Perast and Summer Passage to finish third, while Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas favourite Royal Symphony was never able to get into the race.

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2021 © 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

Sandown Guineas 2020 Field �...

2020 Zipping Classic Field �...

2020 Zipping Classic Field & Odds Update: Avilius Firming Favourite

Despite a last start failure in the Melbourne Cup the Godolphin-raced Avilius...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Results: Oli...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Results: Oliver Rides Sixth Winner on Personal

Jockey Damien Oliver celebrated his sixth success in the 162nd running of the...

Kennedy Oaks Day Results 2020:...

Kennedy Oaks Day Results 2020: Personal Wins The Oaks

2020 Kennedy Oaks Day continues the racing action of the Melbourne Cup...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Day: Fleming...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Day: Flemington Scratchings & Track Report

Day 3 of the Melbourne Cup Carnival takes place at Flemington Racecourse...

Horse Racing Today

2021 Doomben 10,000 Results: E...

Andrew Ramsden Winner Realm Of...

Andrew Ramsden Winner Realm Of Flowers into 2021 Melbourne Cup Field

The Anthony & Sam Freedman-trained mare Real Of Flowers is into the $8...

Shock Rough Habit Winner Crimi...

Shock Rough Habit Winner Criminal Defence Firms in 2021 Queensland Derby Betting

There was a huge boilover in the 2021 Rough Habit Plate results on Doomben...

Prince Of Boom Explodes in Spi...

Prince Of Boom Explodes in Spirit Of Boom Classic 2021 Results

The Group 1 J.J. Atkins over the mile on Stradbroke Handicap Day could be...

The Goodwood Day 2021: Morphet...

The Goodwood Day 2021: Morphettville Scratchings & Track Report

The Goodwood Day 2021: Morphettville Scratchings & Track Report The...

Race Results

2021 Doomben 10,000 Results: Eduardo Digs Deep to Salute for the Punters

Andrew Ramsden Winner Realm Of Flowers into 2021 Melbourne Cup Field

Shock Rough Habit Winner Criminal Defence Firms in 2021 Queensland Derby Betting

Prince Of Boom Explodes in Spirit Of Boom Classic 2021 Results

South Australian Derby 2021 Results: Explosive Jack Enjoys Historical Win

Race Previews

2021 Doomben 10,000 Day: Brisbane Scratchings & Track Report

The Goodwood Day 2021: Morphettville Scratchings & Track Report

Doomben 10,000 Betting Update 2021: Eduardo Odds-On

2021 Melbourne Cup Hopes Head Andrew Ramsden Stakes Field

The Goodwood 2021 Odds Update: Gytrash Firming Favourite

Fields & Form

2021 Doomben 10,000 Day: Brisbane Scratchings & Track Report

The Goodwood Day 2021: Morphettville Scratchings & Track Report

2021 Melbourne Cup Hopes Head Andrew Ramsden Stakes Field

The Goodwood 2021 Odds Update: Gytrash Firming Favourite

2021 Scone Cup Field & Odds: Punters Hoping for Royal Celebration