AS PREDICTED, Australian Pacing Gold graduates dominated last night’s New South Wales Breeders’ Challenge semi-finals.
Four semis across two categories were conducted at Club Menangle, with APG stock making a clean sweep of the qualifiers.
On top of the victories, APG youngsters filled a trifecta, quinella and ran several placings.
Exhilarating freshman My Ultimate Byron led the way by remaining undefeated from seven starts.
Covering the mile in 1:50.9, the two-year-old scored from fellow APG grad, Duggee Sloy.
My Ultimate Byron’s stablemate, My Ultimate Ronnie, stopped the clock in 1:50.5 as APG purchases Smaltese and Tims A Trooper finished second and third.
Outstanding filly Captains Queen then strolled to her seventh win from eight starts as she hit the line in 1:53.4.
Madrid – a stablemate to the ‘Byron’ and ‘Ronnie’ – scored in 1:52.3, taking her record to four wins and a third from five outings.
Overall, 11 APG ‘family’ earned a berth in the Group One Finals ay Menangle in a fortnight.