Reward For Effort has started the calendar year in typical style, siring a double at Cranbourne’s Friday Night meeting.

Both Props and The Commoner are raced by their breeders, Rangal Park Stud and Barree Pastoral respectively.

Props came from last over the 1300m trip to make it a second career win for Greg Eurell Replay. The Tom Hughes trained The Commoner sat closer to the speed, also making it a second career victory. Replay

The double comes after a remarkable win from Effortless in Singapore on New Years Day Replay. This was the 27th time Effortless has finished in the top three.

Reward For Effort also sired a quinella at Echuca on New Years Eve with Hello Sweetheart defeating She’s Our Reward Replay. This makes it 46 individual Reward winners for the 2019/20 season.