A barnstorming finish in his heat helped Texas Titan storm into this Thursday night’s $58,000 Group 2 Launching Pad final at Sandown Park.
Texas Titan began poorly from box seven, however was able to muster quickly to improve to midfield through the first turn.
Weaving his way through the field, Texas Titan found clear air down the back straight and set out after early leaders Lady Goldenpaw and Fully Charged, sweeping by them on the turn for home and powering to the line by an ever increasing 3.5 lengths in 29.57 seconds.
Despite his charge’s win in the fastest time of the night, trainer Jeff Britton was measured when assessing the run.
“It’s hard to gauge given it has rained all night,” the Anakie based trainer said. “He was never going to lead from that box so it was great to see him developing a bit of track sense since he’s always going to have to come from behind in his races.”
EASTER KIDS FUN NIGHT THIS THURSDAY
It’s school holidays so it’s time to round up the kids and head out to Sandown for our Easter Kids Fun night, to be run on Launching Pad final night on Easter Thursday.
There’ll be loads of fun with ‘Beat the Bunny’ Races, ‘Owner for the Day’, an Easter Egg hunt, rides and loads of other fun activities, prizes and showbag giveaways – plus a full race program, dining and bar facilities for Mums & Dads.
Entry is FREE and all the fun kicks off at 6:30pm.
See you at Sandown where We Love the Dogs (& Easter Eggs!).
Address: View Road, Springvale
Phone: 9546 9511
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