travelled Too Many Reds booked a trip to Sydney for the Listed Lightning
Handicap following a gutsy win at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
Reds, made it three wins from four starts for new trainer Tony Gollan, scoring
by a short neck over Latin News in the FDC Construction & Fitout Handicap
sprinter Morning Captain was only a long head away third in his comeback.
Reds, a son of Magic Albert, joined Gollan's stables after campaigning in three
states in Tasmania, Victoria and South Australia.
picked his mark well with Too Many Guns who was successful in his debut for the
stable at Doomben on August 4.
At his next
outing the six-year-old finished fourth in a field of five behind The Sixties
before back-to-back victories at Doomben and Eagle Farm in the past fortnight.
praised the Eagle Farm barrier staff led by Matt Henderson for help overcoming the
six-year-old's bad barrier behaviour.
been a problem in the gates most of his life but Matt Henderson and his staff
did a great job with him," Gollan said.
Larry Cassidy blamed poor barrier manners for Too Many Reds' only defeat in
Queensland when the gelding finished fourth in a field of five at Doomben in
no major plans in mind with Too Many Reds following his previous win but he now
feels he deserves a shot at the Listed City Tattersall's Lightning (1100m) at
Randwick on October 20.
way he won today he'd have to be a great chance in a race like the Lightning
and his owner Joe O'Neill is keen to send him down," Gollan said.
"A fast-run 1100m race is just what he'd
having a stellar run since transferring his stable from Toowoomba to Brisbane
and is enjoying great success with his current and new clients.
been syndicating horses under the Prime Thoroughbreds banner since late 1997.
In that time he's enjoyed great success with a
variety of trainers with Group, Listed and metropolitan winners in every State bar
been fortunate to attract some new clients when I decided to move to Eagle Farm," Gollan
I've also managed to keep my old clients who have stuck with me."
Larry Cassidy said Too Many Reds' victory was full of courage after being
struck with the whip from a rival jockey over the concluding stages.
Racing Queensland webnews September 29
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