Johnson takes pride in gun filly

Patrick Moloney aboard Take Pride

Murray Johnson landed the biggest Australian win of his career as speedy filly Take Pride ran her rivals off their feet in the Group 3 Champagne Stakes at Moonee Valley on Friday night.The gun three-year-old, who finished behind rising star Petits Filous two runs back, was hustled up early by leading apprentice Patrick Moloney and found the front.

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Another Group Winner For Reward For Effort

Speedy filly Take Pride was the first winner for Blue Diamond winner Reward for Effort when she won on debut last December and she became his second stakes-winner on Friday night when she scored a dominant all the way win in the Group III MVRC Champagne Stakes at Moonee Valley.
Prepared by Murray Johnson, Take Pride was not beaten far in her first two runs back from a spell in Black Type races won by Petits Filous and was fit and sharp for this 1200 metre sprint.

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Gold Symphony Continues Triple Crown Winning Run

Breednet – Media Release Three year old colt Gold Symphony (Reward For Effort ex Tzaress) landed Triple Crown Syndication’s fourth group race victory in as many months when winning the Group III MRC Vain Stakes in impressive style at Caulfield on Saturday. Trained by Peter Moody, the promising colt was ridden brilliantly by Glenn Boss, who with very little speed in the early…

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