Friday, 10 August 2012
: Not having been placed in her first three starts the three year old filly Dinky Di Gold opened her winning account in the opening event of 1210 metres at Balaklava on Wednesday.
Prepared by Ricky Moore and guided by Jason Holder Dinky Di Gold settled well before going on to claim the event.
Apprentice Jamie Kah was again in winner’s circle when she rode Sturgis to a victory in the 2210 metre second race.
Being under the care of Greg Lesnikowski Sturgis came from well back to take the event.
Facing the starter for the first time Nullarbor Nymph gave her mentor Richard Jolly a win in 1055 metre third race.
Having the services of Paul Gatt Nullarbor Nymph settled well and maintained a forward position throughout the event.
Fresh from riding a double at the Darwin Cup meeting on Monday August 6 jockey Dom Tourneur joined forces with horseman Bill Bogarts in the victory of Secret Vintage in the fourth race which was contested over 1055 metres.
Beginning well and maintaining a forward position Secret Vintage went to the lead when the field was well into the straight.
The win of five year old Full Bore gave apprentice Jake Toeroek the first leg of a double in the 1410 metre fifth race.
Trained at Murray Bridge by Sam Burford Full Bore was last as the event took shape but after going wide went on to win.
Co-trainers Kevin and Heather Frew and their apprentice son Jordon were all smiles after Rub Doubt won the sixth race which was run over 1410 metres.
Coming off a sixth placing at a previous Balaklava meeting Rub Doubt came from well back and, with the aid of a rails run, went on to register her third win from twenty five starts.
Trainer Tony McEvoy and his number one stable jockey Matthew Neilson tasted victory when American Trilogy won the seventh race of 1210 metres.
Not sighted in the early stages American Trilogy came with a powerful run over the concluding stages to record win number two from twelve starts.
Apprentice Jake Toeroek brought up a double when Treeovus won the 1410 metre final event.
Prepared at Morphettville by Kerrie Vantijn Toeroek guided Treeovus to a strong rails win.