The early season winning streak for Magic Millions juveniles in Singapore has continued with debutant Cash Luck winning the $75,000 Adelaide Yearling Stakes (1000m) at Kranji this evening.
A son of Bradbury’s Luck, Cash Luck also won for his connections a $25,000 bonus for being an Australian-bred and sold youngster in the Golden Horseshoe Series.
A $12,000 bargain buy from the Gold Coast, Cash Luck is prepared by Michael Freedman is raced by the Northwest Racing stable.
Freedman said what the gelding had achieved already was a real bonus for connections as he expected the youngster to keep getting better into the future.
“He’s probably not a real two-year-old,” Freedman said. “He’s still got some growing and filling out to do and I think he will make a better three-year-old.”
“But he does everything right and that is a big plus, especially in these early two-year-old races.”
The promising youngster is turning out a great value buy considering he cost just $12,000 at last year’s Magic Millions QTIS 600 Yearling Sale at the Gold Coast.
Winning rider Vlad Duric described Cash Luck as a “real little professional” and he predicted bigger and better things from the exciting youngster.
“When he gets onto the grass and gets over a little further he will come into his own,” Duric reported.
Duric said plenty of credit for Cash Luck’s preparation for tonight’s race should go to another ex-pat Aussie rider Danny Beasley. He missed the ride because of suspension.
“Danny did all the work on the horse,” Duric added. “I just had to steer him.”
“It’s also good to win a nice race for the owners who have put a lot into racing here in Singapore.”
Cash Luck raced clear in the straight to beat the other Magic Millions runner in the field Kaiser by three and a quarter lengths.
Beyonce was the best of the rest, a further length and a quarter back in third place after showing speed.
Cash Luck continued a good run for the progeny of Bradbury’s Luck in Singapore. His other Kranji winners include stablemate Kennecott and and Leslie Khoo trained Yoyo.
He is already the sire of 29 winners including high class Brisbane filly Ringa Ringa Rosie and exciting city winners A Beta Imagination, Lucky Doris, Luckygray and Skating On Ice.
Cash Luck’s dam, the Geiger Counter mare Blue Celeste, won four race, including two at two. She won at Eagle Farm prior to being retired to stud.
Blue Celeste’s three runners are all winners – Azzurra Bay and Kiara Wonder both recent victors in Australia.
Further back the gelding is related to Golden Slipper winner Marauding and recent Myer Classic winner Sacred Choice.
Photos courtesy of Singapore Turf Club.