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Pleasuring Wins Listed Tasmanian Oaks

Monday, 26th February 2018

J: Damian Lane
T: D K Weir
W: 56 kgs
S: Hard Spun
D: Sleeplessinseattle
J: J Maskiell
T: J K Blacker
W: 56 kgs
S: Cardinal Virtue
D: Montavator
J: D Moor
T: D T O'Brien
W: 56 kgs
S: Star Witness
D: Placement
J: B Mc Coull
T: Bill Ryan
W: 56 kgs
S: Needs Further
D: Gehenna

Earlier on the card at Mowbray Racecourse in Launceston on Sunday, Gr1-winning Darley shuttler & 2007 Gr1 Kentucky Derby runner-up Hard Spun (Danzig-Turkish Tryst, by Turkoman) added a black-type success when 3YO Australian-bred filly Pleasuring (Hard Spun-Sleeplessinseattle, by End Sweep) made it back-to-back interstate trainer Darren Weir. Sent off a short favourite in the $150,000 Listed Tasmanian Oaks (2100m) for sophomore fillies, Pleasuring was given a soft run midfield by Damian Lane, and just had to rely on a little luck to find an out in the straight. Once clear Pleasuring purred to the line ahead 1.5-lengths ahead of a game Gone Girl and fellow Victorian raider Berkshire Lady. Having captured her inaugural black type win two weeks ago in Hobart's Listed Strutt Stakes, Contract Racing home-bred Pleasuring took her record to 3 wins & 5 placings from 9 starts for $227,260 earnings.

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