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The Virginian wins the 2017 Chief De Beers

Chief De Beers including images, results, videos and audios for Doomben on Saturday.

The Virginian wins the 2017 Chief De Beers

Coming from a long way back, The Virginian flashed home to win the 2017 Chief De Beers at Doomben on Saturday in good fashion.

Placed in last year’s Stradbroke Handicap, he is back to that form and the plan is to have another go at the feature sprint.


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R3 DOOMBEN 20 May 2017
Ipg Marketing Chief De Beers , 1050m
Race Synopsis: The Toby Edmonds-trained gelding The Virginian scored a good first up win. He settled back towards the tail of the 14-horse field, before tracking up well approaching the home turn. He switched deeper on straightening, put in a strong run, hit the front at the 50m and went on to win quite impressively. Highly Geared was smartly away, raced handy to the leaders, was fourth at the home turn, challenged at the 100m and the fought on well for second. The outsider Quelle Liaison went back from her outside barrier (14) and raced at the tail on the field before switching deeper halfway down the straight, coming with a strong run to grab third.

FP
 
Horse
Age & Sex
Trainer
Jockey
WT
SP
 
1st  
8. THE VIRGINIAN (AUS)
4yo Gelding
TOBY EDMONDS
JIM BYRNE
54.0
$8.50
 
HINCHINBROOK (AUS) - REDWOOD DANCER (USA)
Ramsey Pastoral Company Pty Ltd (Mgr: S B Ramsey)
Apr 14, 2014 Australian Easter Yearling Sale, Scone NSW
 
2nd  
9. HIGHLY GEARED (AUS)
7yo Mare
GARRY KIRKUP
MICHAEL CAHILL
54.0
$26.00
 
AD VALOREM (USA) - SIERRA VISTA (AUS)
B Kirkup, G L Catton, G M Harris, B N Cotter, G Gav, W A Russell, P M Haines, D J Smith & M Grant
3rd  
16. QUELLE LIAISON (AUS)
5yo Mare
MICHAEL COSTA
RON STEWART
54.0
$101.00
 
SEQUALO (AUS) - AGAPE (AUS)
 S Hetherington, T Bowness, Mrs P A Bowness, R M Lugton, Ms M Brandon, W R Spence, D C Taylor & J L Pope D C R (Mgr:p Downs)golden Horseshoe Racing (Mgr:g E Klein)first Up Racing Connections (Mgr:b M Drinkwater)first Up Agape (Mgr:b M Drinkwater)hey Dare Racing (Mgr:s Yong) Bahrinna(Mgr:d L Anderson)
4th  6. SIR STATHAM (NZ)
7yo Gelding
KELLY DOUGHTY
KERRIN MCEVOY
54.0
$26.00
5th  14. COLINELLE (AUS)
4yo Gelding
STEVEN O'DEA
P HAMMERSLEY
54.0
$6.50
6th  3. HIDDEN PEARL (AUS)
6yo Mare
BARRY LOCKWOOD
BRAD PENGELLY
56.5
$10.00
7th  2. INTO THE RED (AUS)
6yo Gelding
K & P WOOD & GESLER
LUKE DITTMAN
57.5
$17.00
8th  5. MR MANHATTAN (AUS)
5yo Gelding
JOSEPH PRIDE
COREY BROWN
54.0
$8.50
9th  10. MR FAVULOUS (AUS)
8yo Gelding
DONALD BAKER
LUKE TARRANT
54.0
$21.00
10th  12. MISERY (AUS)
4yo Gelding
DARREN BELL
TIFFANI BROOKER
54.0
$8.00
11th  4. PROMPT RETURN (AUS)
4yo Gelding
TOBY EDMONDS
J LLOYD
56.0
$7.50
12th  1. MOUNT NEBO (AUS)
7yo Gelding
ALLAN DENHAM
HUGH BOWMAN
59.0
$7.00
13th  7. TEMPT ME NOT (AUS)
4yo Mare
JAMES CUMMINGS
GLYN SCHOFIELD
54.0
$21.00
14th  13. VIENNA QUEEN (AUS)
6yo Mare
TONY GOLLAN
R FRADD
54.0
$61.00

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