Sport

She Zed So scores home track victory

By Deniliquin Pastoral Times

She Zed So’s consistency was rewarded with a home track first win at Echuca on Monday.

The five year-old claimed the Maiden Plate (2100m) after three third placings in recent weeks.

She Zed So ($14) ridden by Michael Dee reached the lead rounding the home turn and fought tenaciously to beat Bowness by a half length.

There was a break of 2 1/2 lengths to third placed Think He Mei.

Trainer Rhys Archard races the mare with Simon Maddox.

Tongala three year-old Pal’s Reward, third on debut at Warracknabeal, went down by a nose in the Maiden Plate (1100m) after taking a slender lead in the straight.

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She Won’t Leave regained top form after two placings to win at Wodonga on Saturday.

The Echuca mare ($5) came from sixth to defeat Get Your Kicks by three quarters of a length.

Madison Lloyd rode the winner for Tahne Davies.

Lloyd and Logan McNeil who rode the runner-up had their first wins at the Deniliquin Anzac Day meeting last year.

Lloyd completed a double on Saturday aboard Red Impulse for Benalla trainer Russell Osborne.

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First starter Branders Rule provided an upset result in Wodonga’s feature race, the Jack Maher Classic for two year-olds.

Branders Rule ($16) was too strong in the final 100m for Stenmark from the Hayes-Dabernig stables.

Mitchell Beer trains the winner which was ridden by Rhys McLeod.

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Two winners from Echuca meetings provided the quinella in the Tom Melbourne Trophy (1400m) at Flemington.

Immortal Love defeated Khoekhoe by 3sfr1/2 lengths with Indictment third.

Immortal Love won at Echuca on May 4 at his only previous start.

Craig Newitt rode the gelding at Echuca and again at Flemington.

Khoekhoe won at Echuca at his second start in April and then won at Caulfield.

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Follow- Grand De Flora: Former New Zealand filly (Savabeel-Daffodil) looked an excellent prospect winning by six lengths at Seymour,

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Coming winners: Diaquin hit the line strongly for another placing at Flemington.

Crystal Chief impressed with fast finishing third on debut at Flemington.

Keen Power won on country tracks at first two starts and resumed with second in Randwick Class 3.