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Ladbrokes Cranbourne Cup Post Race Details & Comments

Uncle Bryn. Image: Racing Photos, Brett Holburt.

Winning Horse: Uncle Bryn (GB)

Winning Owner: Mark Pilkington

The horse“Great for the guys to win their home town Cup, he’s a promising horse that we’ll just take through his grades. The prize money here in Victoria is so great you can take your time and hopefully consolidate your horse for the future.”

The ride: “He’s going ok Zahra isn’t he! We didn’t have to tell him too much , we’ve had Zahra and Oliver on today, both a couple of Perth boys so it’s been extra special to have them on riding.”

Potential: “If you’re staying sound and well, when there’s nice tempo in the race and if he’s finishing off well – we’re still not quite sure what his best trip is , hopefully he’ll still be there swinging in 12 or 18 months time and he’ll invite himself to a good race one day. ”

Winning Jockey: Mark Zahra

The race“I was giggling when they were steaming along in front. I was a fair way off them but I was really travelling and everything around me I could hear everyone around me starting to go for their horse and I hadn’t even moved. I pulled him out because Callsign Mav was taking me nowhere and I thought ‘I’ve got everything covered’ and we were hitting the front at the top of the straight but I didn’t want to disappoint him and it was over a long way out.”

Is he a Group 1 horse: “He could, I reckon a mile is his trip and if he was set for a mile I think he could win one for sure”

Mark Zahra. Image: Racing Photos, Brett Holburt.