Dark Destroyer wins Rough Habit Plate: Post Race Trainer and Jockey Quotes

Trainer and jockey quotes after the Group 3 Drinkwise Rough Habit Plate at Eagle Farm on Saturday taken out by Dark Destroyer.

Race Result:

1st: Dark Destroyer (Sam Weatherley/Lance O'Sullivan & Andrew Scott) - $8.50
2nd: Paternal (James Orman/Chris Waller) - $26
3rd: Menazzi (Tiffani Brooker/Stuart Kendrick) - $51

Winning Time: 2:17.86  Last 600m: 38.37

Margins: Short Neck x 3¾L

DARK DESTROYER.
DARK DESTROYER. Picture: Trish Dunell

 

 

Winning Trainer: Lance O'Sullivan & Andrew Scott (Andrew Scott speaking)

"It was a really good tough effort because the weather was so bad and the track is as heavy as it was. But he was really game, he stuck on well.

"We're so pleased he can stay because this was his first attempt over a bit of ground. It is encouraging going forward for the next fortnight.

"It was a good staying effort for the reason that he had to sustain a long run. That was encouraging. He's going the right way and he has come over here and thrived.

"The preparations are going well so hopefully he'll be back here in a fortnight and he should run well again."

Winning Jockey: Sam Weatherley

"I'm very grateful to the connections for sticking with me, they didn't have to.

"I've got a good connection with this horse. He's the horse that you dream about and to get one early on in my career that is taking me places. Very thrilled.

Had to make a long run: "He's a very tough horse. Whatever he's done today he's going to improve in two weeks' time. They eased the tempo down the back and he rolled up there himself.

"I didn't really want to pull and push him around but to keep rolling and we hit the front at the top of the straight and he had a really good look around.

"He had his ears pricked all the way down the straight so still plenty more improvement."


Racing and Sports



Eagle Farm

Saturday, 14th May 2022

7
15:22
(local)

Drinkwise Rough Habit Plate (G3)

Age: 3yo Type: OPEN
AUD $250,000
2143m TURF HEAVY
7
15:22
(local)
AUD $250,000
2143m HEAVY

Drinkwise Rough Habit Plate (G3)

Age: 3yo Type: OPEN
FP Silk Horse, Age & Sex
Sire & Dam
Jockey
Trainer
SP
WT
1st 3. DARK DESTROYER (NZ) 3yo G
PROISIR (AUS) - ALL CAN PARTY (AUS)
SAM WEATHERLEY
LANCE O'SULLIVAN & ANDREW SCOTT
$8.50
57.0kg
D Archer, Mrs D J Wright, S C Archer & Mrs N Micarone

Sales Information

2nd 18. PATERNAL (NZ) 3yo G
SAVABEEL (AUS) - O'DIANNE (NZ)
JAMES ORMAN
CHRIS WALLER
$26.00
57.0kg
Orbis Bloodstock (Mgr: W L Hui)

Sales Information

3rd 9. MENAZZI (AUS) 3yo G
PRIDE OF DUBAI (AUS) - MORETTI (AUS)
TIFFANI BROOKER
STUART KENDRICK
$51.00
57.0kg
Mrs T Kendrick, R W Gamble, R A Chapman, P A Mathewson, B F Mathewson & G B Mathewson & Douglas Racing (Mgr: N R Douglas)

Sales Information

4th 8. SOUTHERN STOCK (NZ) 3yo G
TAVISTOCK (NZ) - CAPE SOUTH (NZ)
LARRY CASSIDY
CHRIS MUNCE
$13.00
57.0kg

Sales Information

5th 15. IMPEL GAZELLE (NZ) 3yo G
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED (AUS) - WILMA RUDOLF (NZ)
Jag Guthmann-Chester
MICHAEL COSTA
$26.00
57.0kg

Sales Information

6th 14. VERONA (NZ) 3yo F
BELARDO (IRE) - SPAMALOT (NZ)
WILLIAM PIKE
CIARON MAHER & DAVID EUSTACE
$4.00
55.0kg

Sales Information

7th 2. TUTUKAKA (NZ) 3yo G
TAVISTOCK (NZ) - MELEKA BELLE (NZ)
NASH RAWILLER
TONY PIKE
$10.00
57.0kg

Sales Information

8th 7. BALMAURICE (AUS) 3yo G
MAURICE (JPN) - BAL DU SIECLE (GB)
BRAD STEWART
R & N LIPP & HAHN
$101.00
57.0kg
9th 12. DARK REBEL (AUS) 3yo G
ASTERN (AUS) - SHE MUST BE OBEYED (AUS)
TOMMY BERRY
EDWARD CUMMINGS
$26.00
57.0kg

Sales Information

10th 1. CHARACTER (AUS) 3yo G
TEOFILO (IRE) - MONOGRAM (AUS)
JAMES MCDONALD
JAMES CUMMINGS
$3.50
57.0kg
11th 10. SATIRICAL GLORY (AUS) 3yo G
SO YOU THINK (NZ) - SATIRICAL LADY (AUS)
SAM CLIPPERTON
J G SARGENT
$26.00
57.0kg

Sales Information

12th 11. ASHGROVE (AUS) 3yo C
DUNDEEL (NZ) - AFFINEE (AUS)
JAMIE KAH
TONY GOLLAN
$13.00
57.0kg

Sales Information

13th 19. ANTONIO GIOVANNI (AUS) 3yo C
ALL TOO HARD (AUS) - KAAPTIVE EMPRESS (AUS)
MARK DU PLESSIS
CHRIS WALLER
$26.00
57.0kg
14th 13. RUACH (NZ) 3yo G
CHARM SPIRIT (IRE) - CISSY BOWEN (NZ)
OPIE BOSSON
TONY PIKE
$17.00
57.0kg