Ascot 11 November 2017
Favourites: 3 favourites won on the day.
Longest Price Winner: Money Maher (win $13.50, place $2.90 TABtouch).
First 5 At Turn: 7 of 8 winners came from the first five at turn.
First 5 Last Start: 6 of 8 winners finished in the first five last start.
Last Start Winners: 2 last start winners won again.
Largest Winning Margin: Roganella – 3.25 length.
Fastest Last 600 Metres: Glimmer Girl – 33.95 seconds.
Trainers: Training double for DAN and BEN PEARCE who prepared Tenterden to land the prize in the second, before their classy 3yo Money Maher came from the clouds to prevail in the Listed Fairetha Stakes 1400m. ADAM DURRANT also picked up a double with Truly Belong scoring a decisive win in the opener, before Silverstream took a step closer to the Railway Stakes with a narrow victory in the Group 2 WAROA-Lee Steere Stakes 1400m. Ascot Gold Cup success went to DARREN McAULIFFE with “iron-horse” Gatting proving too strong in the 1800m feature.
Jockeys: WILLIAM PIKE’s domination of WA racing continued with yet another treble in the saddle saluting aboard Truly Belong, Silverstream, and Gatting.
WA Stallions: 3 of 8 winners were bred by local stallions.