Trust In A Gust
banked another VOBIS Gold cheque while making short work of his rivals
in the Le Pine Funerals Hcp (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.
ultra-consistent Keep The Faith stallion controlled the race as the
even-money favourite before streaking clear to score by more than two
lengths. “He makes his own luck and I was always confident in running,”
jockey Brad Rawiller said. “There’s a nice race for him during the
Trust In A Gust (4h Keep The Faith – Subtle
Breeze by Storm Cat) was named VOBIS Horse-of-the-Year after a string
bonus wins in 2013-14. “He had earned over $500,000 before today and
got in with 55.5kg,” Rawiller continued. “Darren (Weir) had placed him
“He can be a bit of a lad so you’ve gotta keep on top of him. But there’s no easier ride for a jockey - I love him.”
In A Gust pocketed another $68,000 in prizemoney and bonuses at
Caulfield. He was bred and sold by Swettenham Stud for $45,000 at the
2012 Inglis Melbourne Premier yearling sale.
“He’s tough and has
been a great advertisement for VOBIS Gold,” Weir declared. “We knew he
was on track after the girls worked him this morning.
worked out beautifully. He didn’t have to do much work and was jogging
outside the leader. Then he just let down in the straight.”
dam Subtle Breeze is owned by Swettenham’s Adam Sangster and she has a
2yo Equiano colt with Adelaide trainer Lloyd Kennewell and a yearling
colt by Master Of Design.
Trust In A Gust is the leading earner
for Greta West Stud sire Keep The Faith. A stakes winning son of Sunday
Silence, he is standing for a $4,400 service fee in 2014.