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Aquis Delivers One-Two Punch in Canonbury

Friday, 31st January 2020

As the leading 2YO picture continues to come into focus, industry heavyweight Aquis delivered a one-two sucker punch in Saturday’s Gr3 Canonbury Stakes (1100m) at Royal Randwick. Faced with the prospect of divided loyalties – Global Quest is trained by Chris Waller while Prague is trained by Ciaron Maher and David Eustace – short of a dead-heat they got the best possible result, with their silks crossing the line to claim the quinella. It was the Redoute’s Choice blue-blood Prague who franked his Canterbury debut win with an authorative win that brings the $1.6 million Magic Millions Gold Coast graduate right into the Golden Slipper mix. Being a half-brother to dual Gr1 winner Stratum Star out of a half-sister to juvenile Gr1 runner-up Raid, the undefeated colt has the world at his feet on the track, and an undeniably exciting potential future at stud as he attempts to take the next step.


Prague was very impressive (pic: Steve Hart)
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