Neeson Wins – Premiere Stakes 2011 Results

October 3rd, 2011

The 2011 Premiere Stakes, a Group 2 weight-for-age race over 1200m at Royal Randwick, has been won by Neeson.

Neeson, a five-year-old gelding by Mossman out of Favorite Actress (NZ) trained by Joseph Pride and ridden by Michael Rodd, claimed the upset win in the Group 2 race by a commanding 2 1/2 lengths from Hurtle Myrtle in second. Odds-on favourite Love Conquers All was third in the seven horse field.

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2011 Premiere Stakes Results

Finish No. Horse Jockey Trainer Weight Margin
1st 4 NEESON(7) Michael Rodd Joseph Pride 58.5 1-10.20
2nd 6 HURTLE MYRTLE(5) Glyn Schofield Matthew Smith 56.5 2.5L
3rd 2 LOVE CONQUERS ALL(1) Jim Cassidy Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 58.5 3.0L
4th 3 ALBERT THE FAT(4) Nash Rawiller Chris Waller 58.5 3.3L
5th 7 LUCHA LIBRE(3) James McDonald Anthony Cummings 56.5 4.9L
6th 1 DANLEIGH(2) Hugh Bowman Chris Waller 58.5 5.2L
7th 5 WINTER KING(6) Christian Reith David Payne 58.5 6.8L