|Former Adelaide trainer Russell Cameron was nowhere to be seen when
his three-year-old Choreograph scored a speedy win in the Golden Chef Handicap (1000m)
under cloudy skies at Caulfield in Melbourne today.
was relaxing in the warmth of the Top End as he enjoys a well deserved break at Darwin, as
that city gears up for their biggest day of racing on Monday with the running of the
listed Darwin Cup.
Stable foreman Pat Cannon was left in charge to saddle up
Choreograph today in his first career victory in impressive style.
After shooting to the
front of the field in the early stages, the Baryshnikov gelding was able to cruise home
and win in great style.
Cannon said after the race the stable would target some
stakes races during the start of the spring carnival with the three-year-old.
"I don't think she's right up to the top class,"
"But some of those early races at listed sort of level
shout suit him nicely."
One race the stable could aim for is the listed Ealing Park
Vain Stakes, a race won last year by accomplished sprinter North Boy.
Bred and part owned by
Rick Woodman, Choreograph was ridden to victory by Steven Arnold. Cameron and Arnold have
had great success together since their early years in Adelaide.
The consistent gelding Stormin' Gun, a major drifter in on
course markets, battled along strongly to finish second.
Bunreba, who was backing up after placing at Moonee Valley
last Saturday, ran a handy third and being just off the pace throughout.
Choreograph had a two and a quarter length advantage at the
post, while Stormin' Gun was a further one and a quarter lengths in front of the third
Tricolours was best of the rest in fourth place.
PICS - Quentin