No doubts about Doubtfilly & Knot Out

Leading young Arrowfield sire Not A Single Doubt boosted his already healthy season prizemoney by more than $200,000 today, thanks to impressive wins by his 2YO daughter Doubtfilly on the Gold Coast and 4YO son Knot Out in Sydney.

Pictured: Corey Brown drives Knot Out home ahead of Olinoor and Forfeiture over 1400m at Randwick this afternoon. (PHOTO: Sportpix)

Doubtfilly (ex Aussie Enchantee by Alhaarth) took a 3-from-five record into today’s 1200-metre GCTC QTIS 600 2YO Plate and came out of it with a 5.3 length victory and $160,450 in prizemoney. That took the earnings from her four-month career beyond $300,000 – a marvellous return on her $17,500 yearling sale price.

Doubtfilly is trained in Queensland by part-owner Stuart Kendrick who has indicated that the QTC Sires’ Produce S. G2 on 2 June is a likely Winter Carnival target for her.

Not A Single Doubt (8th) now joins Snitzel (3rd) and their champion sire Redoute’s Choice (4th) to fill three of the top eight positions on the 2YO Sires’ table, with a fourth Arrowfield resident, Charge Forward in 11th position. Together this quartet has been represented this season by 16 2YO winners of more than $2.3 million.

Number 8 in the eighth race is sometimes considered “an omen bet” and so it proved at Randwick when Knot Out (ex It’s Not On by Tierce) produced a strong run wide out on the track to score the most valuable of his four wins.

Trained by Paul Messara for Dr Geoff Chapman and a group of trans-Tasman friends. Knot Out suffered a pelvic injury last year and returned to racing last month to run eighth at Rosehill, then third at Cantebrury.

The 2012 Inglis Easter Yearling Sale catalogue includes three fillies and two colts by Not A Single Doubt , in the drafts of Newgate Farm, Corumbene Farm, Glastonbury Farms, Riverslea Farm and Torryburn Stud.

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