Gawler Races Review on 7th January 2023

After a riding stint in Queensland Sairyn Fawke returned to the winner’s list in SA when his mount Tiger Queen won the 1500 metre opening event at Gawler on Saturday.

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An $8,000 purchase at the 2019 Adelaide Magic Millions Yearling Sale the Ryan Balfour prepared Tiger Queen  came from well back and finished the race off strongly.

Dual license holder Arron Bain was well pleased with his charge Wonderwomen who took out the 1200 metre second race.

Having the services of Ellis Wong who has been riding in superb form of late Wonderwomen led all the way to bring up successive wins.  Bain said after the win that Wonderwomen will have her next start in the listed Durbridge Stakes over 1100 metres at Morphettville in three-weeks-time.

Trainer Ryan Balfour brought up an early double when Picargo took out the 1200 metre third race.

Guided to victory by promising apprentice Alana Livesey Picargo settled in fourth place before going on to win.

Owner David Brook whose name in synonymuos with the two-day Birdsville meeting was well pleased with the win of Zebella in the 1200 metre fourth race.

Making it two wins in a row the Philip Stokes trained – Kayla Crowther ridden Zebella was always well placed.

Young gun Ellis Wong landed his second winner for the day when Getouttheway won the 1700 metre fifth race.

Being under the care of Sue Nolan at Murray Bridge and winning his sixth race at Gawler Getouttheway came from last with a rails-run to win.

Coming off a last start second on the Parks track at Morphettville Disagreeable Miss gave Murray Bridge trainer Mick Huxtable a win in the 2100 metre sixth race.

Guided to victory by apprentice Ben Price Disagreeable Miss worked her way into the race from last with a strong run late in the event.

Ellis Wong made full use of his home track when he brought up a treble with Secret War in the 1200 metre seventh race.

Being under the care of Gary and Nichole Searle and their daughter Brianna Callanan Secret War led all the way. 

Not happy with his first treble Ellis Wong went one better and brought up a quartet of winners and a race to race double when he guided Metro Legend to a win in the 1500 metre eighth race.

Providing trainer Aaron Bain with a double Metro Legend came from a midfield position to race away from his opponents in the straight.

Apprentice Teagan Voorham continued her good run when Jaazeb took out the 1100 metre final event.

Coming out of the Gordon Richards and Damien Moyle stable Jaazzeb came from a worse than midfield position to bring up his second win from nineteen starts.

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