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Injury Ends Racing To Win 2008 Campaign
Meanwhile scans taken at the Randwick Equine Centre yesterday confirmed multiple Gr1-winning 6YO gelding Racing To Win (Encosta De Lago-Surrealist, by Kenny's Best Pal) has a joint injury & will not race again this Spring. A fortnight ago Racing To Win (a $40,000 yearling at the 2004 Inglis Easter Sale) returned from a 16-weeks spell to win Sydney's weight-for-age Gr2 Warwick Stakes (1400m) at Warwick Farm & take his record to 12 victories (also including May's Gr1 All-Aged Stakes over 1400m at Randwick & March's Gr2 Apollo Stakes over 1400m at Rosehill, plus 2006's Gr1 Doncaster Handicap over 1600m at Randwick, Gr1 George Ryder Stakes over 1500m at Rosehill, Gr1 Epsom Handicap over 1600m at Randwick, Gr1 George Main Stakes over 1600m at Randwick, Gr2 Theo Marks Stakes over 1300m at Rosehill & Gr2 Hobartville Stakes over 1400m) & 6 runner-ups (including both April's Gr1 George Ryder Stakes over 1500m at Rosehill & Gr2 Canterbury Stakes over 1550m, plus 2006's Gr2 Warwick Stakes over 1400m, Gr2 Phar Lap Stakes over 1500m & Gr2 Royal Sovereign Stakes over 1200m) from 20 starts for $3,417,785 earnings.