Champagne Jet set to target Magic Millions

ChampagneJetsettotargetMagicMillions

November10,20182:58pm。

byAAP

ChampagneJetisMagicMillions-boundaftertopplinghighlyratedstablemateBetaimaattheSunshineCoast。

TrainerTobyEdmondsishopingthe$42,700firstprizemoneyonSaturdaywillbeenoughtosecureastartinthe$2millionMagic2YOMillions(1200m)attheGoldCoastonJanuary12forChampagneJet。

ThatshouldnearlygetherintotheMillionssowecandowhatwewantwithhernow。

Wedonthavetorunheragainifwedontneedto,Edmondssaid。

Aswellasthestandardfirstprizemoneycheque,ChampagneJet($21)earnedherconnectionsanadditional$42,000inQTISbonuses,awindfallreturnonheryearlingpurchasepriceof$22,000。

WhiletherewasagulfbetweenChampagneJet($21)andthefavouriteBetaima($1。

75)inbetting,Edmondssaidthefillieswereevenlymatchedinability。

Tobetruthfultheresbeenzerobetweenthemonthetrack。

ItwasjustthatBetaimahadtheraceexperienceandwethoughtthatmightgetheroverthelinetoday,hesaid。

Theyrebothgoodfillieswithplentyofupside。

JockeyRyanMaloneytrackedBetaimaaboardChampagneJetbeforelaunchingherchallengeinthestraight,scoringbyashorthead。

Althoughshegotabitlosttodayshesnaturallyveryathleticandcoversthegroundreallynicely,Maloneysaid。

TheLiamBirchley-trainedLadyBrahmos($41),anotherMillionsprospect,producedaneye-catchingdebutwithafast-finishingthirdaneckaway。

BetaimaandLadyBrahmoswillneedtoearnmoreprizemoneybetweennowandtheMillionstobeguaranteedstarts。

JeffLloydwasrunner-upaboardBetaimabutcombinedwithEdmondstowinthefollowingracewithCoastalPrince($5)byanosefromLopeForJoya($13)inadeceptivefinish。

AManToMatch,backedfrom$4。

60into$3。

20favouritism,wasadesperatelyunluckythirdaneckawayafterbeingbadlyblockedatthe300-metremarkbeforecharginghome。

CoastalPrinceswinkickedofftheEagleWayStayersSeriesforthree-year-olds。


Tags :