First Class To Rio Lands Third Prize At Taree

Aug 24, 2014

Marc Quinn has saddled up First Class To Rio in race five in a class one handicap over 1250 m with Andrew Adkins aboard jumping from barrier six with a field of 11 competing for the prize.

On leaving the gates Adkins had his mount in a forward position and on settling, it was Ruling Queen on the plastic three quarters of a length to Sutton Bailey with First Class To Rio on its outer, Remember Dynamic was stuck in behind them in fourth position.

Under the 400m Ruling Quenn dictated terms from First Class To Rio was off its hip, Diamond Player was  back towards the rail, with Sutton Bailey still prominent on straightening.

Heading for the judge Ruling Queen skipped away, however from the rear  Prime Shadow introduced a run and picked up the leading pair to score by half a length to Ruling Queen with First Class To Rio picking up the bronze on this occasion.