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Timeform Recap - Doomben 10,000 Day.

Timeform recap of the Doomben 10,000 won by English

Timeform Recap - Doomben 10,000 Day.

English has claimed her first feature win in over two years after taking out the Group 1 Doomben 10,000 (1200m) on Saturday.

English
English Picture:Racing and Sports

The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained runner was coming off some decent form in Group 1 company without winning, her last success coming in the Group 2 Challenge Stakes over a year ago.


Settling off the leaders in fourth for much of the race, Tim Clark found clear room at the top of the straight along the inside, getting the better of her rivals over the final 100m to claim a narrow win over Impending in second with Le Romain Horseform third.

English Horseform ran to a Timeform figure of 118, one pound above her second placing in the Group 1 Galaxy two starts back and her highest rating since running to 121 in the 2017 TJ Smith Stakes behind Chautauqua.

The five-year-old is the first filly or mare to win the race since Sea Siren in 2012 who returned a Timeform figure of 121 with 2017 winner Redzel also running to 121 when beating Counterattack.

Impending Horseform was very good in second place running to a new career peak Timeform figure of 121, two pounds above his win in the 2017 Stradbroke Handicap last year.

The James Cummings-trained runner looks well placed again going into this years renewal of the Stradbroke as does English, In Her Time and Le Romain all out of this race.

The last runner to complete the Doomben 10,000/Stradbroke double was Campaign King back in 1988 showing how hard it is to win the two feature races.

Youngstar
Youngstar Picture:Racing and Sports

The race prior saw the progressive Youngstar Horseform run on well from back in the field to take out the Group 2 Magic Millions The Roses (2000m) over Another Dollar Horseform a length away in second and Highway Horseform a further two lengths away in third.

The Chris Waller-trained runner has now won her last three and she came into the race off an easy win in a Benchmark 68 over 1885m at Newcastle the start prior.

Youngstar returned a new career peak Timeform figure of 105p, 14 pounds above her previous outing and will now more than likely head towards the Queensland Oaks (2200m) on May 26.

The daughter of High Chaparral is the equal highest rated winner of the race since Scarlett Lady in 2011 who returned a Timeform figure of 109.

Other recent winners to run to 105 are Arabian Gold Horseform in 2014 and Bohemian Lily Horseform 2015 with 2017 winner Kenedna Horseform running to 102.

Youngstar has certainly come along way in a short time and going from the provincials to a Group 2 win, the filly is open to more improvement as she goes up in trip.

Zousain
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The feature race of the day for two-year-olds saw Zousain Horseform win the Group 2 Moet & Chandon Classic (1200m) for Chris Waller.

With just one previous win to his name, Zousain was only fair when midfield in the Group 2 Pago Pago the start prior but off a freshen up was much improved after getting back in the field from a wide draw.

Finding a gap at the 200m, Zousain ran on very well over the concluding stages to win by two and a half lengths from Mishani Hustler in second with Blue Book third.

Zousain returned a new career peak Timeform figure of 109p, two pounds above his fourth placing in the Skyline Stakes earlier in the year.

Zousain ran three pounds above 2017 winner Tangled and just one pound below Winning Rupert who beat Attention in 2016.

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133695
R8 DOOMBEN 12 May 2018
Kirin Doomben 10,000 , 1200m
Race Synopsis: Quality mare English, having her fourth run this preparation, scored her first win since taking out the Challenge Stakes (Gr 1, 1000m) at Randwick just over 12 months ago in winning this Group One race, her second victory at that level. She began well from her inside barrier (1) and Tim Clark soon had her handily placed on the rails, just behind the leaders who were going at a strong pace. She then got along the inner at the 200m and finished too well to score a very good win. Impending travelled nicely in eighth place, before improving (wide with cover) from the 600m. He put in a good run (deep) on straightening, challenged at the 100m and kept running on gamely for second. Le Romain was trapped deep from his wide barrier (11) and moved up (still deep) to be third outside the leaders. He briefly got to the front at the 100m and then fought very well for third, staging an excellent effort after a wide trip. The favourite Redzel attempted to find the front but was caught outside the leader (Monsieur Gustave) travelling at a strong pace. He briefly got the upper hand at the 200m but then tired after his early efforts to finish fourth, beaten less than a length. Spieth raced back in ninth place and did well in running on nicely for (1.8 lengths) fifth in a promising effort, resuming here for the Lindsay Park training team while the second favourite In Her Time raced in sixth place and performed well below her best, just battling on for (2.5 lengths) ninth.

FP
 
Horse
Age & Sex
Trainer
Jockey
WT
SP
 
1st  
13. ENGLISH (AUS)
6yo Mare
G WATERHOUSE & A BOTT
TIM CLARK
56.5
$11.00
 
ENCOSTA DE LAGO (AUS) - COURT (AUS)
Newhaven Park (Mgr: R J, S O, J W & R C Kelly, G A Walker & N S Agostini)
2nd  
2. IMPENDING (AUS)
5yo H
JAMES CUMMINGS
DAMIAN BROWNE
58.5
$12.00
 
LONHRO (AUS) - MNEMOSYNE (AUS)
Godolphin Australia Syndicate (Mgr: Vin Cox)
3rd  
3. LE ROMAIN (AUS)
6yo Gelding
KRIS LEES
GLYN SCHOFIELD
58.5
$16.00
 
HARD SPUN (USA) - MIGNARD (AUS)
 A Carusi, A P Agius, L Nicaj, A Labbozzetta, G Serratore, J Altamura, Miss M Bilusic & Mrs S Livaja
4th  1. REDZEL (AUS)
6yo Gelding
P & P SNOWDEN
KERRIN MCEVOY
58.5
$2.50
5th  6. SPIETH (NZ)
6yo H
D & B HAYES & T DABERNIG
CRAIG WILLIAMS
58.5
$21.00
6th  4. CARE TO THINK (AUS)
5yo Gelding
MATTHEW DUNN
J LLOYD
58.5
$17.00
7th  8. BURNING PASSION (AUS)
7yo Gelding
MARK NEWNHAM
MICHAEL CAHILL
58.5
$51.00
8th  5. MOST IMPORTANT (AUS)
6yo Gelding
TONY GOLLAN
JIM BYRNE
58.5
$31.00
9th  12. IN HER TIME (AUS)
6yo Mare
BENJAMIN SMITH
COREY BROWN
56.5
$3.75
10th  11. THE MISSION (AUS)
4yo H
PAUL PERRY
JAMES ORMAN
57.0
$81.00
11th  7. MONSIEUR GUSTAVE (AUS)
6yo Gelding
DARRYL HANSEN
TIFFANI BROOKER
58.5
$41.00
12th  14. HOUTZEN (AUS)
4yo Mare
TOBY EDMONDS
REGAN BAYLISS
55.0
$26.00


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