Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Chelsea Champ, a well-bred son of Fabregas x Who’s Doing What, will go around in tomorrow’s Laser Electrical Maiden Stake (400 m) looking to bring up his first win in 58 starts.
So far, the black dog, trained at Glencoe by Dean Fennell, has accumulated two second placings and five thirds, this time-graded race surely looking one of his best chances of opening his winning account.
And while one has to admire Fennell’s perseverance, it’s fair to say the laid-back trainer has had bigger challenges than Chelsea Champ in the past, perhaps none more so than Fawn Dawn, a daughter of Bo Frazier and Hot Venus.
Fawn Dawn raced on 80 occasions between 2013 and 2015, retiring with a record of 12 seconds and seven thirds.
Meanwhile, Serendipity Gold, who led all the way last week from box four to defeat Pinecutter Pete in a time of 30.00 seconds, again looks tough to beat from box one in tomorrow’s Trackside Meats Stake (512 m).
Trained at Dunolly by Sandra Elmes, the son of Kinloch Brae x Helga boasts an imposing 512 metre record at Tara Raceway of 15 starts for seven wins, two seconds and one third.