Two year-old Reward for Effort filly Effortless Reward made a one act affair of the 1000 metre maiden at Vaal in South Africa on Tuesday winning by more than seven lengths.
Reward for Effort, Victoria’s leading second season sire will have a fee increase to $16,500 (inclusive of GST) (up from his initial fee of $11,000 (inclusive of GST).
Anacheeva remains unchanged at $6,600 (inclusive of GST)
He was the most profitable of all Victorian based sires represented at the sale in terms of multiple of service fee and his colt from Batik was the fourth highest priced of the sale and single highest priced offering by a Victorian based sire.
The Reward For Effort’s proved popular at the recent Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale, including the 4th highest price of the sale, $380k.
With progeny earnings topping $1million for the current season and three individual stakes-winners to his credit, things could hardly be going better for Chatswood Stud’s Blue Diamond hero Reward for Effort, whose flagbearer Gold Symphony returns this Saturday in the $250,000 Inglis Dash at Flemington.
After an aborted spring campaign, Gold Symphony is set to make an early autumn return at Flemington.
A setback in the lead-up to the Golden Rose at Randwick in September put an end to the Peter Moody-trained three-year-old’s spring campaign after victories in two black-type races at Caulfield.
Dalradian takes out the 250k Inglis Banner on Cox Plate Day for his sire Reward For Effort. Conceived, born and raised at Chatswood until selling him as a yearling, this AW branded gelding is on track for the Group 3 Maribyrnong Plate on Emirates Stakes Day. Congratulations to Trainer Darren Weir, Jockey Brad Rawiller and…
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.
Take Pride was simply too fast for her rival fillies in Friday night’s Group III Champagne Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley.
Take Pride was simply too fast for her rivals in the Champagne Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo: Darryl Sherer
Patrick Moloney utilised the gate speed of Take Pride to pounce on the lead from barrier two.
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.
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…