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Trainer and jockey quotes following the MRC Foundation Handicap won by So Risque at Caulfield on Saturday.
1st: So Risque (D Stackhouse/B, W & J Hayes) - $7
2nd: Robusto (J McDonald/C Waller) - $5EF
3rd: Imperial Lad (T Bull/J Moloney) - $16
Winning Time: 1:23.86 Last 600m: N/A
Margins: 1L x Short ½ Head
Winning Trainer: Ben, Will & JD Hayes (Ben speaking)
"It was a good effort. We actually thought this would happy. They all jumped with each other and glad Stacky made the decision and rolled forward. It was a great ride.
"It looked like he was going to be caught three-wide and got in a spot without too much work.
"Didn't have bad luck today and it was really good to get a win with him because he's been running really well and hasn't been winning. Today was very good.
"It was nice to get a win for Rob (Slade).
"I was watching that race and I was having flashbacks when I saw James McDonald coming late.
"It was a bit of target race that we came up with after the month between runs with a trial.
"We've always liked him and today went to plan."
Winning Jockey: Daniel Stackhouse
"This horse is has got a lot of ability. I wanted to be positive and a lovely run race with this tempo.
"We stayed out of trouble. Moved forward and travelled really nicely with the tempo.
"Got him to improve on the corner and got the other horses off the bridle.
"He quickened like he did and wouldn't get beaten."