The Apple Isle a happy hunting ground for Written Tycoon
Written Tycoon continued his brilliant success in Tasmania with Calavera an emphatic winner in Hobart today.
The Barry Campbell trained 2yo registered his 3rd win from just 4 starts in winning the Tasbonus Autumn 2yo Plate over 1100 metres.
Danger Close makes it three straight
Talented 4yo gelding Danger Close made it three straight wins today at Flemington with an exciting win in the Auckland Racing Club Handicap over 1000 metres.
The Jason Warren trained galloper finished powerfully to overhaul the highly regarded Lord of the Sky by a short head with Fab Fevola a short half head away in 3rd place.
Written Intent scores well at Caulfield
The Bev Lechmere trained Written Intent was a strong winner at Caulfield on Sunday of the Hyderabad R.C handicap over 1200 metres.
The 5yo gelded son of Written Tycoon jumped nicely from barrier 1 for experienced hoop Dean Holland, settling in 5th position on the fence behind early leader With Danger.
Best Yet to Come wins blacktype for Woodside
Exciting filly Best Yet to Come ($8.50) earned an important stakes victory for Woodside Park Stud in winning the Listed Princess Stakes over 1600 metres at Eagle Farm.
The Ellerton/Zahra trained 3yo finished relentlessly to edge out roughie Quest for Peace ($41) by a nose with favourite Little Bit Ditsy ($4.75) a short neck away in 3rd place.
Best Yet To Come prepares to step up in class
A filly with entries in two states this Saturday galloped impressively at Flemington on Tuesday morning.
Best Yet To Come holds nominations at Eagle Farm and Caulfield Saturday and she worked right-handed as a precaution should she head north.
Alternative Choice out to change luck at Caulfield
Promising gelding Alternative Choice will be out to change his fortunes on Saturday when he contests the Story Landscaping Handicap over 1400 metres at Caulfield. The Ellerton/Zahra trained 3yo has been very unlucky at his two starts since resuming from a spell finishing close up 4th at both Kyneton and Mornington.
The Zammit’s perseverance and passion pays dividends
Matthew Zammit has been a passionate racing fan all his life. Along with father Martin the duo have been keen form analysts, racegoers, and punters for many years.
In recent times the Zammit’s have enjoyed a good run of success with the Written Tycoon duo Writteninthestars and full sister Ansoitiswritten. The origins of these horses makes for an interesting yarn.
Second Option to debut at Flemington
Written Tycoon will have an interesting first starter on Saturday in the shape of 2yo colt Second Option.
The Peter Moody trained youngster will make his debut at Flemington in the Vobis Gold Ingot over 1200 metres.