Master Of Design was certainly getting things off to a flying start at Bairnsdale on Saturday when two of his promising up and coming gallopers broke their maidens by taking out the first two races at Bairnsdale.
First up was the three-year-old filly Coral Rose, from the mare Ramiel in the Coopers Hire Drive Maiden Plate over 1200m for trainer and co-owner Mario Farrugia.
The Master Of Design galloper, Delta D’Or has now won four straight, and there doesn’t look like any sign of stopping for the heat loving three-year-old.
Trained and owned by Patrick Johnston in Darwin, Delta D’Or has had three wins at his home track at Fannie Bay before heading down to Alice Springs and taking out the 1400m XXXX Gold Cup Luncheon at Pioneer Park.
Well-bred Gucci Guccimo scored an impressive first-up win in the Doc Sender Memorial (1000m) at Devonport on Monday.
With Siggy Carr aboard, the Master Of Design 3yo made the most of an inside draw to lead before being tested on the home turn by Bonjour Belle and the favourite Liffeybeau. When called on, the locally-based filly extended to score by nearly 4 lengths.
Swettenham Stud has 18 foals catalogued for the Inglis Great Southern Sale and the majority are by its resident sires Equiano (Fr), Americain (USA) and Master Of Design
Incoming operations manager Jason Robinson has only just come on board at Swettenham and he hit the ground running from Nagambie to Oaklands this week. Among those with most parades is the Master Of Design colt from Delcosta Diamon...
Creativity claimed the latest black-type for Swettenham Stud sire Master of Design in the Listed VRC Festival Of Racing Stakes (1000m) at Flemington on Saturday.
The Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra-trained filly began awkwardly before mustering speed to lead down the straight. She gave ground in the closing stages to finish third but the promising debut pleased her connections.