Monday 13 July, 2020

Trainer Anthony Nunes completes Guineas double with Supreme Soul

Jockey Shane Ellis makes his way to the winners’ enclosure aboard Supreme Soul.

Jockey Shane Ellis makes his way to the winners’ enclosure aboard Supreme Soul.

Trainer Anthony Nunes on Sunday closed a 1000-2000 Guineas double with SUPREME SOUL, beating stablemate TOONA CILIATA by two lengths, after landing Saturday's fillies race with I AM DI ONE.

SUPREME SOUL broke sharply with Shane Ellis, alongside stablemates EARN YOUR STRIPES and TOONA CILIATA, soon joined by FATHER PATRICK.

Wayne DaCosta's 3-2 favourite, RUN THATCHER RUN, made his move at the half-mile, circling SUPREME SOUL to join the leaders entering the straight.

However, far-striding SUPREME SOUL attacked two furlongs out and went by RUN THATCHER RUN approaching the last furlong.

SUPREME SOUL moved away from TOONA CILIATA and a weakening RUN THATCHER RUN. TOONA CILIATA rallied for second to hold at bay 15-1 chance SENTIENT by a neck

Ellis was among three jockeys with two winners on the 10-race card, earlier booting home CODE OF HONOR in the third, the first of two winners for trainer Michael Marlowe.

Apprentice Christopher Mamdeen also had two winners, adding to a three-timer on Saturday, moving to 28 winners, three clear of Walker.

Aaron Chatrie guided home back-to-back winners, CAPTAIN GRANVILLE in the seventh event and 27-1 outsider SMOKESCREEN in the eighth.

The Easter weekend of racing will feature the Lady Geeta Trophy for grade one horses on Saturday, followed by Monday's holiday meet.














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