Redoute’s Choice 3YOs justify Hayes stable confidence


Redoute’s Choice 3YOs justify Hayes stable confidence

Those who viewed David Hayes’ latest Weekly Wrap on his website, www.lindsaypark.com.au and heeded his suggestion to put a $50 place bet on two of his 3YO runners at Flemington today are now more than $1000 richer.

Their trainer’s firm confidence in both horses proved spot on. The filly Maraatib finished second to Zydeco in the $300,000 VRC Wakeful S. 2000m G2, and three races later the colt Rawnaq staged a tremendous finish to nab third place behind Fiveandahalfstar and Super Cool in the $1.5 million VRC Victoria Derby 2500m G1.

Both horses are from the 2009 crop of Redoute’s Choice and each was purchased for $700,000 by Shadwell Stud from the 2011 Inglis Easter Sale. Maraatib was offered by her breeders Ron & Deb Gilbert of Highgrove Stud, and Willow Park presented Rawnaq on behalf of his breeders, Michelle & the late Philip Esplin.

Maraatib (ex Valadon by Woodman) is bred on the same cross as champion filly Miss Finland, while Rawnaq (ex Winning Belle by Zabeel) represents a pattern that has now produced 14 stakes performers, including champion filly Samantha Miss.

Redoute’s Choice’s tally of worldwide stakes performers in 2012/13 stands at nineteen, and nine of them are 3YOs.

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