Victoria was heavily represented at Albion Park last night in the four heats of the Group 1 $121,000 Gold Cup, held over the 710 metre distance.
The first heat of the night saw $1.30 favourite No Donuts lead the field with fellow Victorian Kilkee Flex. No Donuts was unlucky missing out on a top two position and a rug in next weeks group 1.
GOLD CUP HEAT ONE RESULTS
Last start Sandown Cup winner Bells Are Ringin, lead the field in the early stages but Dublin Bull proved too strong in a very close finish in the second heat.
GOLD CUP HEAT TWO RESULTS
WATCH: Victorians Dublin Bull (box 7) and Bells Are Ringin (box 3).
Bells continue to ring for inform trainer Gerry O’Keeffe, as he made it into his second group 1 in as many weeks, this time with Ring The Bell.
Ring The Bell led everywhere but on the line in the third heat of the Group 1 Gold Cup, with local Cyndie’s Magic snatching the victory at the finishing post.
GOLD CUP HEAT THREE RESULTS
GOLD CUP HEAT FOUR RESULTS
WATCH: Tambay Bale (box 6), Lioness Lulu (box 8) and Alpha David (box 3).
2016 Brisbane Gold Cup (710m) box draw
BOX ONE – Kilkee Flex, Peter Dapiran (VIC)
BOX TWO – My Boy Brodie, Trevor Rice
BOX THREE – Abby’s Magic, William Elson
BOX FOUR – Obi Kenobi, Andrew Monaghan
BOX FIVE – Dublin Bull, Jeff Britton (VIC)
BOX SIX - Cyndie’s Magic, William Elson
BOX SEVEN – Lovelace, Mark Tapper
BOX EIGHT – Ring The Bell, Gerard O’Keeffe (VIC)
BOX NINE – Vegas Bound, Tony Apap
BOX TEN – Bells Are Ringin, Gerard O’Keeffe