Punter relief, at last
SPRIGHTLY Lass offered some relief to the hammering punters had taken by scoring a fighting win in yesterday’s Bel Esprit Stakes.
Punters witnessed three oddson favourites in a row go under before the win of Sprightly Lass.
Kiwia started $1.80 favourite in the Gold Heath and ran second to $16 chance Self Sence.
At $61, Sam’s Image accounted for Nature Strip ($1.65) in the Gold Dash before $1.55 favourite Cliff’s Edge was unplaced in the Sires’.
Backed from $3.50 to $3 in the Listed 1100m sprint, Sprightly Lass fought back after being headed in the straight to beat Bons Away ($4.40) with Malibu Style ($12) a nose away third.