Bel Sprinter wins trial
Smart galloper Bel Sprinter topped the time sheets for the 800-metre trials at Cranbournewith his effort in the fifth heat of the morning.
The dual Stakes winner ran the 800 metres in 47.77 second to post a 1-1/4-length win over Spatha.
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Lovely easy trial win for Bel Sprinter (jumped cleanly). Moudre just jogged around behind them
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Importantly, Bel Sprinter pinged from the gates. His ability to start cleanly is key to his big-race chances this spring.
Bel Sprinter wins trial 5. And Rock a nice easy run behind him
Jason Warren very happy with Bel Sprinter’s manners at trial. Resumes in 1000m race at MV Aug 25. Pronto highly unlikely for Golden Rose
Black Caviar, meantime, would return to business as usual as long as she came through her current spell all right, according to her owners, with the great mare likely to be set for an autumn campaign.
Last night, at a reception held on the 46th floor of a Collins Street tower, the Minister for Racing, Denis Napthine, paid tribute to the contribution Black Caviar had made to the sport and to the economy of the racing industry. The mare wasn’t in attendance but plenty of those who have been part of her epic journey over the past six years were.