Adroitly laps up the 3200 metres Top trainer Peter Snowden made it one from one over two
miles when tough gelding Adroitly out slogged former Kiwi stayer Roi D'Jeu in a
stirring finish to the $100,000 Stayers Cup at Rosehill on Saturday.
Queensland off for Star Of Octagonal Cessnock trainer Todd Howlett has resisted the temptation of
Queensland winter carnival riches and sent his smart galloper Star Of Octagonal
to the paddock following his luckless performance in last Friday's Scone Cup.
Octagonal Gelding Claims McKell Cup
Sheik Mohammed's Adroitly bounced back to
form by defeating a useful field of stayers in Sunday's $100,000 Listed W J
McKell Cup (2400m) at Randwick.
Star Shines for Son Of Octagonal
The Todd Howlett-trained Star Of Octagonal will return to the scene of his greatest triumph after downing a top-class field in Saturday's $150,000 Listed XXXX Gold Rowley Mile (1600m) at Hawkesbury.