Jamie Edwards doubles up at Sandown
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Jamie Edwards picks his mark when he heads to town and loaded up the truck with 4 horses at Sandown on Wednesday.
Whereas he got here away along with his second metropolitan double, Edwards felt it was at some point when he might have landed an elusive metropolis treble.
Edwards scored with Prince Ziggy ($3.50) within the Girl Of Racing Finalist Annie de Morton (3000m) and Little Miss Gutsaa ($6.50) within the Spirit of Racing Award Winner Penny Penfold (1200m).
He saddled the $1.90 favorite Belmia within the Girl Of Racing Finalist Jennifer Hughes (1300m) solely to see a bungled begin price the mare who wound up in third place.
Younger Hostess ($31) rounded out Edwards’ day ending seventh within the Shirley Heights Equestrian Centre Handicap (2100m).
Edwards stated his first metropolis double got here at Moonee Valley a number of years in the past.
“I feel outdated Prince Ziggy was a part of that. God bless him. Isn’t he a magnificence,” Edwards stated.
“I introduced 4 to the races immediately, I assumed three have been actual good probabilities and the $1.90 (betr) shot will get overwhelmed.
“That’s how it’s.”
Edwards stated he solely made the choice to start out Little Miss Gutsaa after her work on Saturday morning, work that indicated to the coach she was able to win.
“It’s fascinating, I solely introduced her right here due to her trackwork on Saturday,” Edwards stated.
“It was good, and I stated to my son ‘that was metropolis class work, so we had higher take her to city on Wednesday’ and he or she’s come out and received.
“Craig stated earlier than the race that this mare loves the 1300 metres right here, and it’s 1200 metres, so I need to give her a superb kick within the guts and try to put her into the race.
“After they took one another on (the leaders), it gave her the proper drop and he or she was all the time going to be sturdy late, it was whether or not they had gone too arduous early.”
That’s gutsy, Little Miss Gutsaa
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