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Guyno Wins Mornington Cup

Thursday, 17th February 2011

NZ Waikato Stud sire O'Reilly (Last Tycoon-Courtza, by Pompeii Court) added a black-type success when 7YO gelding Guyno (O'Reilly-River Century, by Centaine) snatched victory by a nose in yesterday's $300,000 Listed Mornington Cup (2400m) in Victoria. Guyno (ridden by Jason Whiting for trainer Lou Luciani) defeated favoured 4YO gelding Cedarberg (Helenus-Infrared, by Spectrum) & fellow 4YO gelding Shewan (Blevic-Aberdeen Rose, by Clay Hero). Guyno (passed-in as a yearling for NZ$40,000 at the 2005 NZ Bloodstock Premier Sale at Karaka) now has 7 wins (also including 2009's Gr2 Perth Cup over 2400m at Ascot, plus 2007's Gr1 WATC Derby over 2400m at Ascot & Listed York Stakes over 1800m at Ascot, as well as 2006's Listed T.J.Smith Trophy over 1800m at Ascot) & 17 placings (including last month's Gr2 Perth Cup over 2400m at Ascot, plus 2010's Listed G.A.Towton Cup over 2200m at Ascot, Listed Tattersall's Cup over 2100m at Ascot, Listed Kalgoorlie Cup over 2300m, Listed Pinjarra Cup over 2300m & Listed Detonator Stakes over 1800m at Ascot, as well as 2008's Listed Goodwood Sprint over 1300m at Belmont Park, Listed Pinjarra Cup over 2400m, Listed Bunbury Cup over 2200m & Listed Detonator Stakes over 1800m at Ascot, in addition to 2007's Gr1 Kingston Town Classic over 1800m at Ascot, Gr2 C.B.Cox Stakes over 2400m at Ascot, Listed Melvista Stakes over 2200m at Ascot, Listed Roberts Stakes over 1820m at Ascot & Listed Aquanita Stakes over 1400m at Ascot) from 49 starts for $1,233,250 earnings. (Click on the link for full race details from Group Race Results at AAP Racing.)

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