The 2009 Group 3 Bulli Gold Plate Heats proved very exciting for the large crowd on hand at Bulli with up and coming youngster Winsome Joe scoring a convincing win over Proven Diego and Cool Flight in the first heat.
Winsome Joe covered the 472 metres in the slick time of 26.28.
Awesome Hustler and Proven Chayse over powered the tearaway leader Nimbastic in the shadows of to post to qualify from the second heat.
Whilst Magnifique lead throughout to win the third heat defeating Mega Tadmore and Mahogany Blaze.
The final heat we saw outsider Persian Spy emerge the victor over Hastings Bale who appeared unlucky and will be much improved by his first run at Bulli.
The box draw was perfomred trackside after the heats lol Bulli Bookmaker Grant Hamilton has provided is his market for the 2009 Bulli Gold Plate Final:
2009 Group 3 Bulli Gold Plate Final Box Draw
- 1. Awesome Hustler Steven Koncolics 5/1
- 2. Proven Diego Mark Azzopardi 16/1
- 3. Proven Chayse Mark Azzopardi 16/1
- 4. Hastings Bale Graeme Bate 10/1
- 5. Mega Tadmore Tom Astbury 33/1
- 6. Persian Spy Carly Absalom 33/1
- 7. Winsome Joe Mark Gatt 7/4
- 8. Magnifique Julie Fletcher 5/2
- 9. Nimbastic Owen Langley 33/1
- 10. Cool Flight Sydney Swain 40/1