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Wait A Sec Wins Gr1 Livamol Classic

Monday, 23rd October 2017

 Mrgn.Runners
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J: J Parkes
T: G Lowry & G Cullen
W: 59 kgs
S: Postponed
D: Security
0.1L
J: O P Bosson
T: S Autridge & J Richards
W: 57.5 kgs
S: Iffraaj
D: Double Elle
0.6L
J: C E Lammas
T: I B Kennedy
W: 57 kgs
S: Savabeel
D: Pretoria
0.7L
J: M J Mc Nab
T: M Baker & A Forsman
W: 59 kgs
S: Mastercraftsman
D: Roseario

At Hastings in New Zealand, Westbury Stud's Gr2-winning stallion Postponed (Summer Squall-Bridal Tea, by Gulch) celebrated an elite race success when 7YO gelding Wait A Sec (Postponed-Security, by Grosvenor) caused a huge upset at odds of 30-1 when landing the rescheduled $250,000 Gr1 Livamol Classic (2000m) for 3YO+, defeating odds-on favourite Gingernuts & Endean Rose. In registering the seventh win from his last eight outings, Wait A Sec improved his record to 11 wins and 11 placings from 41 starts for NZ$330,195 in earnings. A delighted co-trainer Grant Cullen told NZ Racing Desk: "This is huge for Hawkes Bay to win this race with a local, it's a real thrill. It hasn't sunk in yet but I'm sure it will by tomorrow or maybe the next day." Wait A Sec was purchased for just $25,000 at the 2009 NZB Select Yearling Sale from the draft of Trelawney Stud.

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