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Canny Jack Wins Karrakatta Plate
Woodlands Stud stallion Canny Lad (Bletchingly-Jesmond Lass, by Lunchtime) added a juvenile group success when unbeaten gelding Canny Jack (Canny Lad-Miss Jilly, by Grosvenor) snatched victory by a short-head in the $500,000 Gr2 Karrakatta Plate (1200m) for 2YOs at Ascot. Canny Jack (ridden by Jason Whiting for trainer George Daly) defeated fellow gelding Oroya Gold (Scenic-Stellare, by Bletchingly) & the filly Paris Petard (Mujahid-Nitrate, by Paris House). Canny Jack now has 3 wins from 3 starts (also including last start in the Listed Perth Stakes over 1100m on March 25) for $362,800 prize-money.