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instructions to perfection after being called in to replace Damian Browne on Friday, taking his time to cross from the wide draw and controlling the tempo through the middle stages.
“We would love for (Browne) to have ridden him today and he rode the horse so well last start. We’re certainly thinking of him and we wish him well,” Munce said.
“I knew they wouldn’t get by him travelling as easy as he was at the 1200m.
“He travelled nice, Timmy rated him beautifully and he started to coax him up from the 600m and I’m just so thrilled.”
Clark said Bondi and Outback Barbie both had their chances.
“Chris was pretty confident. He told me yesterday he would PURE ELATION: (From left) Boomsara edges out Bondi and Outback Barbie in the Magic Millions Guineas; (top) Chris Munce and Tim Clark with the trophies; and (above) Munce enjoys the moment with his daughter Caitlin. Pictures: Trackside Photography win,” Clark said. “He was entitled to be confident after his last win. It was a strong win last start and he just had to replicate something similar to that and he was going to take a power of beating.
“Once he gets to the front, he’s a hard horse to get past.”
Boomsara continues the brilliant start to the stud career of Eureka Stud’s Spirit Of Boom, who is also the sire of Outback Barbie.
He races in the colours of Eureka, who kept a share in Boomsara after selling him to Munce and stud principal Scott McAlpine rates it as close to his most exciting moment in racing.
“This probably nearly takes it to the biggest one. I know Sea Cabin won back in 1988, but this is exciting stuff,” he said.