Proven Maddy Fastest Qualifier For Bulli Gold Plate

Mark Azzopardi prepared Proven Maddy has qualified fastest for Monday’s Group 3 Centrebet Cyril Rowe Gold Plate Final, after winning his heat in 26.13 last night (January 21) at Bulli.

With four heats of the 472m feature being conducted, Proven Maddy was five tenths clear of fellow heat winners, Hoover Boy, Lochinvar Blanik and True Blue Ethics.

Proven Maddy’s victory in the final qualifier saw Azzopardi secure two positions in next Monday’s (January 28) $25,000 final, with Aston Caviar finishing second behind Lochinvar Blanik in heat two.

Thirlmere trainer Mark Gatt will also have two contenders in the Final, after Lightning Impact and Ritza Ryder both finishing second in their respective heats.

In form, Ritza Ryder, was an impressive run in heat three, running to within just one length of True Blue Ethics. The red fawn dog backing up just two days after competing in the Group 1 Centrebet Paws of Thunder at Wentworth Park.

With a quality final drawn together the Club expect another worthy recipient to be crowned the winner on Monday night. The box draw for the Group 3 Centrebet Cyril Rowe Gold Plate is:

2013 Bulli Gold Plate Final Box Draw

NG 472 Metres $25,000 – $6,000 – $3,000
Box 1 – HOOVER BOY Luke Azzopardi
Box 2 – TRUE BLUE ETHICS David Smith
Box 3 – FUTURE LOVE Harry Markou
Box 5 – ASTON CAVIAR Mark Azzopardi
Box 6 – RITZA RYDER Mark Gatt
Box 7 – PROVEN MADDY Mark Azzopardi
1st Res – FLUIDITY Mark Azzopardi
2nd Res – CROSBY STILLS Sharron Webster

Oncourse event on Monday include, Kids showbags, Frizzy the Clown, Lucky Gate prizes and oncourse live entertainment.