Premier’s Cup 2020 Results: Another Dollar for Waller

June 27, 2020

Premier’s Cup 2020 Results: Another Dollar for Waller

Classy mare Another Dollar continued her good record at Doomben Racecourse in Brisbane on Saturday handing trainer Chris Waller with his first win in the 2020 Premier’s Cup.

Another Dollar. Photo: Steve Hart.

Another Dollar (pictured at Randwick) returned to winning form in the 2020 Premier’s Cup at Doomben. Photo: Steve Hart.

Waller saddled-up five of the runners in this winter’s Group 3 $125,000 Premier’s Cup (2200m) and the win by the stable’s Ocean Park mare Another Dollar gave him a victory in every major Queensland staying race.

The five-year-old lumped the equal 58kg top weight around in the quality handicap, but she was too good for her rivals late producing a powerful surge in the closing stages to defeat the Michael Costa-trained lightweight La Pulga (54kg) with another Waller runner Alward finishing off the Premier’s Cup trifecta in third.

The win was Another Dollar’s second from nine runs at Doomben where she boasts a further six other minor placings.

She won Randwick’s Listed Gosford Cup (2000m) three back before a close third behind stablemate Le Juge at Doomben on May 30 in the Group 3 Chairman’s Handicap (2000m).

Last start at Eagle Farm she raced flat when six lengths back seventh behind yet another Waller-trained Queensland winner Brimham Rocks in the Group 3 Tattersall’s Cup (2400m).

A drop-in distance and the give out of the track on a Soft-rated course at Doomben however had Another Dollar back in winning form.

Jockey Luke Dittman came aboard Another Dollar in the Premier’s Cup and gave the winner a peach of a ride, which Waller’s stable rep Paul Shailer was quick to credit post-win.

“She was good today, aided by a lovely ride, got up into a nice spot,” he said.

“Today she was a lot more prominent.

“Lukey (Dittman) got the best out of her over the concluding stages.

“Luke switched the stick from the right hand to the left hand…that can be very effective over those closing stages.

“Great for the owner Noel, I told him she couldn’t win, so he’ll be wrapped with me!”

The field was led around by Waller’s Japanese-bred Satono Rasen, while Dittman had Another Dollar handy on the speed fourth the outside before charging down the outside over the final furlong.

La Pulga and Alward also finished in the money off on-speed runs.

The Premier’s Cup is traditionally held as a lead-up into the Group 2 Brisbane Cup (2400m), but with no edition of the latter taking place in 2020 due to COVID-19, Another Dollar could head back to Sydney now for a shot at the $200,000 Listed Grafton Cup (2350m) on July 9.

2020 Premier’s Cup Results  

Colour Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Penalty Starting Price
1 1 ANOTHER DOLLAR (NZ) Chris Waller Luke Dittman 3 58kg $5.50
2 9 LA PULGA Michael Costa Jag Guthmann-Chester 0.3L 6 54kg $6
3 3 ALWARD (IRE) Chris Waller Larry Cassidy 1.55L 9 56.5kg $7
4 4 SATONO RASEN (JPN) Chris Waller Jake Bayliss 1.95L 4 56kg $21
5 5 KAONIC (NZ) Chris Waller Mark Du Plessis 2.15L 1 55kg $5F
6 2 LE JUGE (IRE) Chris Waller Michael Cahill 2.25L 5 58kg $6.50
7 7 FIGHTING TEO Kevin Kemp Adin Thompson (a) 2.65L 8 54kg $12
8 8 A MAN TO MATCH Tony Gollan Robbie Fradd 3.05L 7 54kg $10
9 10 PICKA PLUM (NZ) Paul Jenkins Sean Cormack 4.3L 2 54kg $10
6 SWEET THOMAS (GER) Matthew Smith Robbie Fradd 0

Table Credit: Racing Australia.

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

Cox Plate 2020 Betting Update:...

Trekking Leads 2020 Manikato S...

Trekking Leads 2020 Manikato Stakes Field & Odds

Godolphin’s The Everest graduate Trekking is clear favourite in betting on the...

Cox Plate 2020 Final Field �...

Cox Plate 2020 Final Field & Barriers: Russian Camelot Draws Outside Alley

  Danny O’Brien’s young star Russian Camelot has retained favouritism for...

Mr Quickie Heads 2020 Kennedy ...

Mr Quickie Heads 2020 Kennedy Cantala Nominations

Phillip Stokes’ shock last start Toorak Handicap winner Mr Quickie headlines...

Madam Rouge Wins Tristarc Stak...

Madam Rouge Wins Tristarc Stakes 2020 Ahead of Potential Empire Rose Target

The Chris Waller stable capped off a phenomenal day in Melbourne for the team...

Horse Racing Today

Madam Rouge Wins Tristarc Stak...

2020 Caulfield Cup Results: Wi...

2020 Caulfield Cup Results: Winner Verry Elleegant Firms in Melbourne Cup Odds

Verry Elleegant became the 22nd mare in history to take out the Group 1 $5...

The Everest 2020 Results: Clas...

The Everest 2020 Results: Classique Legend Makes History

Classique Legend blew his rivals away to become the first favourite to win the...

2020 Sydney Stakes Results: Tr...

2020 Sydney Stakes Results: Trumbull Wins Ahead of The Hunter

The $1 million The Hunter (1300m) at Newcastle next month looks a nice,...

Ethereal Stakes Winner Chica F...

Ethereal Stakes Winner Chica Fuerte Targets Wakeful Over VRC Oaks

Co-trainer Sam Freedman has all but ruled out a Group 1 VRC Oaks target with...

Race Results

Madam Rouge Wins Tristarc Stakes 2020 Ahead of Potential Empire Rose Target

2020 Caulfield Cup Results: Winner Verry Elleegant Firms in Melbourne Cup Odds

The Everest 2020 Results: Classique Legend Makes History

2020 Sydney Stakes Results: Trumbull Wins Ahead of The Hunter

Ethereal Stakes Winner Chica Fuerte Targets Wakeful Over VRC Oaks

Race Previews

Cox Plate 2020 Betting Update: Russian Camelot Narrow Favourite

Trekking Leads 2020 Manikato Stakes Field & Odds

Cox Plate 2020 Final Field & Barriers: Russian Camelot Draws Outside Alley

Mr Quickie Heads 2020 Kennedy Cantala Nominations

Melbourne Cup Hopefuls Head 2020 Geelong Cup Field & Odds

Fields & Form

Trekking Leads 2020 Manikato Stakes Field & Odds

Cox Plate 2020 Final Field & Barriers: Russian Camelot Draws Outside Alley

Mr Quickie Heads 2020 Kennedy Cantala Nominations

Melbourne Cup Hopefuls Head 2020 Geelong Cup Field & Odds

2020 The Everest Day: Randwick Scratchings & Track Report