The final race of the day sees the older mares and Colts take each other on, with the mares receiving 2lb weight allowance. Competition has been tough this season due to lower number of entries and it is these 10 take their chances for this lucrative prize.
Last seasons winner: Jumbo Job from Greeko holdem.
Now retired, Jumbo Job won last seasons final quite easily, going to the front and never looking seriously challenged. Jumbo Job won his 5 races leading up to the final, including 3 stakes races; proving once again, you need form leading up to the big race.
|RACE DATE||TRACK||DISTANCE||SURFACE||RACE TYPE|
|12/22/2020||Calder DD||6f = 1200m||Turf Firm||Digital Downs Sprint Championship Senior Colts and Fillies|
Evening Time from Chrisman
Last race: Bel 5f Turf Yield – 1st
This 4-year-old didn’t start racing until this season, his trainer showing great patience to keep him in training until he deemed good enough to compete. Soon made up for lost time running 39 times, winning a staggering 21 races, and a massive 17 qualifiers!! That must be horse of the year consideration. Take his dirt runs out of the equation and he has won 14 of his 17 races, what a return!! His form coming into this race is impeccable and we may as well hand him the crown now! I really cannot see anything stopping him.
Seaside Pegasus from Flip Farms
Last race: Bel 5f Turf Yield – 4th
Held his own this season, considering the calibre of horse he is competing against in Evening Time, he has done well this season to win 4 qualifiers from just 9 runs. Much better on dirt and had it been that surface would have given the favourite (yes spelt correctly), a run for his money. His recent 2nd place over distance and going cements his status as my second favourite and expect a top run from him going from the front.
Food Stamps from Anfield Road
Last race: Bel 1 1/8f Turf Soft– 4th
A big money purchase at the start of the season, costing $200,000 from Greeko Holdem, this is the first of 3 entries for the Scouser. A winner of of his 13 qualifying races, he has shown some ability but no where near the level required to beat the first 2 horses. He also retains a final place in the Classic division and may be better suited to that. No form coming into this race, he might win if he sets off tonight!
Exquisite Form from Galloping Ghost
Last race: Bel 5f Turf Yield – 2nd
Lightly raced at 4, running just 9 races, including 5 qualifiers, winning once, but placing on numerous other occasions on both dirt and turf. This lovely bred filly will be in the mix for monies from this tough final. She is competitive coming into this final and sure to give galloping Ghost a good run for his money.
Only Cause I Bred U from Anfield Road
Last race: Bel 6f dirt fast – 4th
Not in the same class as others and recent form shows this gelding has a tough race ahead and honestly cannot see him getting close to the principles.
Gift From The Boss from Anfield Road
Last race: Sa 7f Dirt Fast – 3rd
Only run once on turf, winning his maiden at the first time of asking, this gift from Bob has given Anfield Road some cheer in the senior division. A winner of 3 from 10 qualifying races, his form has taken a hit at the wrong time and taken with his love of dirt, he may prove t be out of his depth here
Dubawi Magic from Dynamo
Last race: Sa 7f Dirt Fast – 5th
Like the favourite, this gelding, what did you expect from Dynamo!!, only started racing at 4. You have to commend trainers who show the patience to hold these animals off the track until they have reached peak form and age. However, that is the only positive here as even his trainer sees him as a claimer type, running in a $20k claimer just 4 races back. His current form wont be worrying the leaders and will have to shoot it out with Anfields 3 horses for the wooden spoon.
Big Country from Galloping Ghost
Last race: SA 5f Dirt Mud – 5th
Not exactly prolific at any level for this first of 3 runners for trainer Galloping Ghost. Usually in the mix for minor money, it’s difficult to make a case for any returns here.
Bank Of Alex from Galloping Ghost
Last race: Bel 6f Dirt Fast – 4th
This second filly in the race faces a tough time to break into the money. Her best form is in lower allowances. Run in 9 qualifiers, winning none, with her best result coming at the start of the season gaining a rate of 99 in an allowance and I think this is where we will see her next season.
Black Firenze from Galloping Ghost
Last race: Bel 1 1/8 Turf Soft – 7th
The final runner is our third filly in the race. She is just a money machine, earning over $2.3 Million in her lifetime, from 49 races, winning a massive 22 of them. Her trophy cupboard needs a full time cleaner!!! This filly has run over sprints, classic and staying qualifiers, amassing 2 wins from 17 races. 6f will be too sharp for her and has a better chance in the staying or classic finals. Her form has taken a drop in level required for this and another that is making up the numbers.