Hips Don't Lie Daughter On Song To Sashay

Wednesday, 4th October 2017

In the fourth at Geelong today, Sia will be looking to atone for a last start second that had odds-on punters hiding behind their metaphorical fringes only ten days ago. The step-up to 1340m in the 3YO Fillies BM 64 should be perfect for the fast finishing Sia, who swooped wide from near last most recently over 1100m to just go down by 0.2-length. The field of six, however, holds some serious depth with the unbeaten Encosta de Lago filly Cesares and also unbeaten Smart Missile filly Stylish Missile hoping to keep perfect records intact. The race also features the Waterhouse / Bott prepared grey filly Our Crown Mistress who will likely be on pace and shooting for two on the trot following a stylish display at Sale early in September. It will definitely be very hard though to hold out the gorgeous Fastnet Rock filly Sia, a $1.1 million Inglis Easter Yearling purchase from the Coolmore Stud draft. From Gr2 Reisling Stakes winner Hips Don't Lie, and a full sister to Gr1 Golden Slipper third Lake Geneva, there appear to be many chart topping hits in store for this equine version of the Australian singing and songwriting sensation. That's corroborated by nominations in both the Gr1 Thousand Guineas and Gr1 Kennedy Oaks this Spring Carnival.