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Magic Millions Hopeful Impresses Melham

Wednesday, 20th December 2017

Ben Melham is confident juvenile filly Secret Lady is on track for next month's Magic Millions 2YO Classic after partnering her in a track gallop at Warwick Farm yesterday morning. Prepared by Gary Portelli, the daughter of Choisir showed brilliant speed to defeat her older rivals in her 792 metre heat in a time of 46 seconds - the fastest time of the day. "I think she's a naturally fast running horse, that cruises just under her top and can sustain pretty solid sectionals," Melham said. "She's a lovely neat filly and gave me that nice feel when she let down." Melham added: "This one looks pretty smart as well and hopefully we can emulate something similar to what we did with She Will Reign." Purchased for $150,000 by Aquis Farm, Blue Sky Bloodstock & Portelli Racing at this year's Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale, Secret Lady is out of the former multiple stakes-winning Perth filly For Your Eyes Only (Bletchley Park). The $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic (1200m) will be run at the Gold Coast on 13 January.


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