1 September 2019
Greyworm was part
of a Saturday to remember for Team Hawkes when John, Michael and Wayne
combined to train four winners in Sydney and Melbourne.
was there to oversee the team at Rosehill winning the G3 San Domenico
Stakes (Exceedance) and the final running-double (Greyworm & God Of
Thunder). Wayne saddled Dawn Dawn at Caulfield just days after she
arrived from stable headquarters in Sydney.
Greyworm warmed up
for the TAB Hcp (1200m) with a barrier trial win over Group 1 mare
Arcadia Queen last week. Specked at $7, he sat on the pace and then
overhauled You Make Me Smile who had established a big break in the
“That was a gutsy win,” jockey Glen Boss exclaimed. “He had a real desire to win today and I could feel it underneath me.”
grey flyer is a son of Greta West Stud stallion Master Of Design from
Canterbury winner Miracle Magic (Dash For Cash). "He's a pure
racehorse. He’s tough and tries his heart out,” Michael Hawkes
declared. “I told Glen to put a line through his last run here when
nothing went right.
“This was a very strong Benchmark race and he really wanted it today. I think he can win something better.”
has a 50% strike-rate winning 4 times in 8 starts commencing with a
Mornington maiden on debut in June 2018. He was retained by Wingrove
Park’s Joe & Daria Vella (pictured) after a proposed private sale to Asian
interests fell through last year.
Before taking a break from the
saddle recently, leading apprentice Ethan Brown was also tipping him
into a bright future. “Greyworm will go on to bigger and better
things,” he said. “He lengthens, gets into a rhythm and puts them under
Master Of Design (Redoute’s Choice) is based at Greta
West Stud for a $3,300 (inc GST) service fee alongside King Of Prussia
(Anabaa) who stands for $2,200 (inc GST).