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Tonk Aces Rivals In Egg

Tonk won the 2014 Group 1 Golden Easter Egg in Sydney capping a sensational carnival of racing which culminated in two Group 1 and three Group 3 finals run on Saturday night.

Tonk made the most of a dream rails run from Box 2 after early leader and race favourite Buckle Up Wes (Box 1) fanned wide at a crucial stage, opening up the race for the Victorian who claimed the $250,000 first prize.

Below is a snapshot of the five main features held on the night.

 

GROUP 1 GOLDEN EASTER EGG (520m)
1st TONK (Brooke Ennis, VIC)
2nd HAWK ALONE (Andrea Dailly, VIC)
3rd WARRIOR KING (Brooke Ennis, VIC)
Time: 29.62sec; First Prize: $250,000

 

Earlier Sweet It Is, made up 15 lengths on Xylia Allen to win the Group 1 Association Cup in another Victorian-trained Trifecta. Sweet It Is was part of a winning treble on the card for her new trainer Darren McDonald.

 

GROUP 1 ASSOCIATION CUP (720m)
1st SWEET IT IS (Darren McDonald, VIC)
2nd ROCKY BALE (Jenny Hunt, VIC)
3rd XYLIA ALLEN (Jenny Hunt, VIC)
Time: 41.78sec; First prize: $75,000

 

Hooksy, trained in Victorian by Tanya Auld, won the Group 3 New Sensation in 29.36sec, eclipsing the Golden Easter Egg winning time by four lengths.
GROUP 3 NEW SENSATION (520m)
1st HOOKSY (Tanya Auld, VIC)
2nd IRONDALE BRAVO (Darren Sultana, NSW)
3rd MY KINDA MUSIC (Allen Pringle, NSW)

 

The Group 3 The Ambrosoli, which is a consolation race for the Golden Easter Egg, was won by NSW greyhound Ritza Hattie.
GROUP 3 THE AMBROSOLI (520m)
1st RITZA HATTIE (Mark Gatt, NSW)
2nd DYNA NALIN (Paul Stuart, WA)
3rd WHERE’S THE SURF (Darren McDonald, VIC)
Time: 29.47sec; First prize: $25,000

 

Glenn Rounds capped off a great night for Victoria when winning the Group 3 Magic Maiden with Anything Less.

 

GROUP 3 MAGIC MAIDEN (520m)
1st ANYTHING LESS (Glenn Rounds, VIC)
2nd ZIPPING WESTON (Jason Mackay, VIC)
3RD ZIPPING BRUNO (Jason Mackay, VIC)
Time: 29.62sec; First prize: $25,000

 

 

WENTWORTH PARK FULL RESULTS: CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

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