DID YOU SEE/ HEAR?
stole the show with a winning treble on
and but the racing industry owes him for his crowd interaction. After race 1 he high-fived two little boys on the way back to the jockeys’ rooms and after he won on Al Galayel he jumped the fence to take photos with six punters.
took advantage of fellow apprentice
suspension, replacing him on four rides for Lindsay Park and scoring a back-to-back winning double for them with and
King said he was thrilled to have been given the opportunity to ride smart horses and hoped it would prove to be his springboard into summer. King has ridden 13 city winners and this was his second Saturday double.
THE Hayes’ family’s bond with the Western Bulldogs was strengthened at The Valley yesterday. Eight days after
was drafted to the Western Bulldogs, former champion of that club and Brownlow medallist
was in the ownership group of Five Kingdom and trackside as it ran to victory. It is Liberatore’s first horse. paid tribute to his mare who stretched her winning sequence to four when successful in the Spendthrift Australia Handicap (1000m).
“Not too many win four in a row and not many would have gone from Benchmark 58 to a Benchmark 84,” Edwards said.
Fill The Flute was bought for $7000 as a paddock mate by Edwards’ son although her value has increased in recent weeks after her half brother
won the VRC Derby. Edwards said he was thrilled when he saw the topweights didn’t claim as he was always going to use
3kg claim. THERE was a touch of deja vu in the next race when led throughout to win, also ridden by a female apprentice in
Our Luca has won five of his past six starts, including three at The Valley for trainer was suspended for nine meetings after his winning ride on after shifting in on top of
IN A NUTSHELL
can win they will book a ticket to next year’s Jericho Cup.
HORSES TO FOLLOW
Two-year-olds with lots of upside. Finished off nicely. Christmas Handicap or Standish Handicap loom large. You can hate on him all you want for some of his rides, but Craig Williams goes hands and shoulders above any jockey for the fans. Jumped two fences for the boys for photos before running off to change for the last THEPROFITS @TheProfitsComAu
Lachlan King ( black cap) guides Five Kingdom to victory at The Valley. Picture: VINCE CALIGIURI/ GETTY IMAGES