Belmont 7 October 2017
Favourites: 2 favourites won on the day.
Longest Price Winner: Entrechat (win $6.10, place $1.90 TABtouch).
First 5 At Turn: 6 of 8 winners came from the first five at turn.
First 5 Last Start: 7 of 8 winners finished in the first five last start.
Last Start Winners: 6 last start winners won again.
Largest Winning Margin: Sovereign Trade / Our Finest Moment / Rockon Tommy – 1.75 lengths.
Fastest Last 600 Metres: Flying Time – 33.36 seconds.
Trainers: Aquanita trainer SIMON MILLER took home the Listed Birthday Stakes 1200m with his Northern Meteor mare Meteoroid surviving a desperate photo finish to claim the feature race. The JEFF NOSKE prepared Salorsci continued on its merry way with a handy 1st up victory in the BM72+ 1000m sprint event – the Discorsi 4yo notching up win number 5 from 6 career starts.
Jockeys: JOE AZZOPARDI produced a gem of a ride to scramble Meteoroid home by the barest of margins to salute in the Birthday Stakes 1200m, while FRED KERSLEY and JARRAD NOSKE won their respective BM72+ events – Kersley gunning Our Finest Moment to victory in the second, before Noske drove Salorsci to the line in a tight finish to the sixth.
WA Stallions: 3 of 8 winners were bred by local stallions.