Stakes Goals for Written Tycoon Filly
Tara Madgwick - Thursday November 28

Promising filly Amal Rose has secured a tilt at stakes level after easily accounting for her opposition in the Jeremy Pryor Sotheby’s 1400 at Tauranga on Thursday bringing a pedigree update for her full sister headed for Inglis Classic 2020.

Amal Rose - RAce ImagesThe Roger James and Robert Wellwood-trained three-year-old was able to clear maiden company at the third time of asking after placing behind subsequent Group One winner Loire on debut as a juvenile, before finishing second by a nose to Showboat at Taupo in September.

The daughter of Written Tycoon was duly installed as a $2.30 winning chance by TAB bookmakers on Thursday and she did not disappoint.

She jumped away well from barrier four before settling just behind the pace for jockey Ryan Elliot. He sat patiently in the trail before picking a gap down the straight and Amal Rose was able to distance her rivals to win comfortably by 3-3/4 lengths over Zakalicious.

It was Amal Rose’s first run in more than two months and James said talent was a big assist on Thursday.

“It may have been 68 days between runs, but a bit of extra ability helps us all,” he said.

“It was a nice ride and she had a lovely run in the race. No doubt there is improvement in her. What imprssed me was the way she strode away from them.”

James has a lot of time for the chestnut filly and is now eyeing a tilt at the Gr.2 Ladies Mile (1600m) at Ellerslie on Boxing Day.

“The Eight Carat would be the natural way to go, providing everything is right with her. I think it will be a lovely race for her.”

Elliot, who has ridden Amal Rose in all three of her starts, was also effusive in his praise for the filly.

“From the first time I trialled her she has always been a bit special, but it’s always trying to get the right run with her and get her rolling,” he said.

“I stayed one off the entire race just to give myself the option of going either inside or outside. She got a nice trip and did it easily.”

Newhaven Park will offer the full sister to Amal Rose as Lot 626 at Inglis Classic.  – NZ Racing Desk

Jeremy Pryor Sotheby's Mdn 1400m
Tauranga Track: Good(3) Time: 1:23.17
1
3.8
Amal Rose
T: R James & R Wellwood J: R T Elliot 55.5
3f Written Tycoon (AUS) x Brambling (AUS) (Redoute's Choice (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $140,000
V:Woodside Park Stud, Tylden, Vic
B: R James
2
3.8
Zakalicious
T: N W Tiley J: S R Weatherley 55.5
3f Power (GB) x Thirst (NZ) (Desert Sun (GB))
3
5.3
Red Hussar
T: G N Richardson J: M T Coleman 57.5
3g Husson (ARG) x Lohan (AUS) (Choisir (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $52,500
V:Barador Stud, Denman
B: Waterford Bloodstock
Inglis Great Southern Weanling Sale $26,000
V:Shadwell Farm, Mt Rowan
B: N Holland
4
6.3
Riverfalls
T: M Baker & A Forsman J: L H Satherley 55.5
3f Sacred Falls (NZ) x Toss Up (NZ) (Zabeel (NZ))
NZB Karaka - Book 1 $95,000
V:Waikato Stud Ltd
B: Baker Racing
5
7.8
Zouluminous
T: J W Richards J: C M Burdan 52.5
3f Zoustar (AUS) x Luminous Harmony (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $230,000
V:Rosemont Stud, Gnarwarre, Vic
B: D C Ellis
6
8.3
Cautious Approach
T: N W Tiley J: S C Spratt 57.5
3g Dawn Approach (IRE) x Balmarossa (AUS) (Testa Rossa (AUS))
MM Gold Coast March Yearling Sale $60,000
V:Oaklands Stud Darling Downs Qld
B: Lyndhurst Farm
7
9.6
Octave
T: M Moroney & P Gerard J: C E Lammas 55.5
3f Darci Brahma (NZ) x Chant (NZ) (Traditionally (USA))
8
10.1
Mersey Beat
T: S Ralph J: T D Thornton 57.5
3g Reliable Man (GB) x Zizi (NZ) (Savabeel (AUS))
9
12.5
Hakuna Matata
T: W P Hillis J: R Kozaki 55.5
3f Shamoline Warrior (AUS) x Kate (NZ) (St Reims (NZ))
10
13.1
Exquisita
T: G N Richardson J: S T Collett 55.5
3f Manhattan Rain (AUS) x Di Maria (AUS) (Not A Single Doubt (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale Book 2 $140,000
V:Toolooganvale Farm, Scone
B: Richardson Racing NZ / Andrew Williams Bloodstock
11
22.6
Cabasset
T: M Baker & A Forsman J: C J Grylls 55.5
3f Helmet (AUS) x Ready At Eight (AUS) (More Than Ready (USA))
12
41.5
One Missile
T: M & K Murdoch J: V A Colgan 55.5
3f Smart Missile (AUS) x Oneworld Onedream (AUS) (Galileo (IRE))
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