trainer Glenn Old drew first blood at Matamata’s twilight meeting on Wednesday
when his runner Anevay (Ocean Park x Miss Danewood) scored her maiden victory in the Matamata Veterinary
by Alysha Collett, the Ocean Park three-year-old filly jumped well before
settling fifth on the rail. Collett pulled her wide on the home turn and ran
clear to win comfortably by one and three-quarter lengths over Shockool, with
Havoc a further head back in third.
impressed Old with her run and she will now be set for the Gr.2 Stella Artois
Royal Stakes (2000m) at Ellerslie on New Year’s day.
were pretty confident heading into the race, she hadn’t had much luck in her
previous runs,” Old said.
were pretty happy with her all the way through, we were quite confident she had
looks pretty progressive. We are going to look at the Royal Stakes on January
1, that will be our grand final for now.”
Anevay was purchased for $25,000 from Trelawney Stud's 2016 NZB Select draft by Waterford Bloodstock and they will offer the half-brother by Reliable Man as lot 918 in the 2018 Book 2 Sale.