Shout The Bar lands Vinery

Provides Not A Single Doubt with his 13th Group 1 winner.

SHOUT THE BAR winning the Vinery Stud Stakes.
SHOUT THE BAR winning the Vinery Stud Stakes. Picture: Steve Hart

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained Shout The Bar (3 f ex Drinks All Round by O'Reilly) lived up to her trainers' lofty expectations when she landed the Vinery Stud Stakes (Gr 1, 2000m) at Rosehill on Saturday and in the process became the 13th elite level winner and 70th stakes winner for Arrowfield's recently retired stallion Not A Single Doubt (Redoute's Choice). 

It was the second time in as many weeks Waterhouse and Bott teamed up with one of the Not A Single Doubt's progeny to land a Group 1, having sent out Farnan to win the Golden Slipper Stakes (Gr 1, 1200m) last weekend. 

The three-year-old filly has achieved a lot in a short space of time, having only made her debut in February, which she won and then followed up with another victory. 

She surrendered her unbeaten record in the Kembla Grange Classic (Gr 3, 1600m) on her previous start when second to Asiago (Medaglia d'Oro). However, she regained her winning thread on Saturday when staving off the advances of a fast-finishing Probabeel (Savabeel) to beat her by a long-neck. 

"It's very rewarding, especially to ride it for Gai," said Adam Hyeronimus, who was celebrating his first Group 1 win. 

"Growing up as a kid I used to watch the races on Saturday and Gai used to just dominate the two-year-old races.

"That's what I grew up with and to end up being her apprentice and finish my apprenticeship there, and to continue riding on for her and get my first Group 1 winner is just a huge thrill.

"Not once at any stage did I think, 'she's going to win'. She's probably not actually a leader, she probably led by default," he said.

"Through the middle stages I was quite worried I was going too slow and that's why I picked the tempo up at the half mile.

"I didn't want it to turn into a sit and sprint. I know she's tough and I know she can run a strong 2000 and I said that all along since her second trial, I said, 'Adrian this is our Oaks horse' and she hasn't let us down yet."

Purchased by her trainers for $200,000 at the 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale from the Newhaven Park draft, the filly, who is the first foal out of three time-winning O'Reilly (Last Tycoon) mare Drinks All Round, is the first stakes winner for two generations of her family. 

The filly's third dam, Miss Saigon (Kings Island), produced dual Group 2 winner Satinka (Stravinsky) and Group 3-placed She Wishes (Kenfair), who in turn produced Group 1 winner Rangirangdoo (Pentire). 

The filly's sister will be offered by Segenhoe Stud at the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale and she will be offered as Lot 416

Having not been covered in 2018, Drinks All Round visited Not A Single Doubt again last year.

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