Daily News Archive
Daily News Subscription
Flaming Wins Bill Ritchie Handicap
Alanbridge Stud stallion Beautiful Crown (Chief's Crown-Beautiful Glass, by Pass the Glass) recorded a group success when 4YO gelding Flaming (Beautiful Crown-Mahlin, by Mister C) made it 3 successive victories this preparation with a short-neck win in the $100,000 Gr3 Bill Ritchie Handicap (1400m) at Randwick. Flaming (ridden by Jay Ford for trainer Gai Waterhouse) defeated 7YO gelding Devil (Carry The Crown-Filloque, by Vain Karioi) & 6YO gelding Messiaen (Celestial Dancer-Grand Shower, by Grand Rocky). Flaming (a $25,000 yearling at the 2003 Inglis Sires Produce Sale) now has 6 wins & a placing in 8 starts for $169,400 prize-money.