AGRA’s Greyhound of the Month for October 2010 is current Victorian stayer So Seductive. In October the talented distance star had four starts for four wins with the highlight a come from behind victory in the Group 2 Dillon Memorial at Sandown Park on October 28.
Trainer Kelvyn Greenough only introduced So Seductive to distance racing in the first week of September and in eight city starts she has only been beaten once by Blue Lorian at the Meadows.
She had won her previous three starts there and her next outing was at Sandown Park on October 7. So Seductive won a heat of a grade feature in a sizzling 41.86.
In the final she put in an extraordinary performance after missing the start and finding at least five checks in running she raced home to win by a length and a half. At her next start a heat of the Dillon she jumped straight to the front and smashed the 715 record. Recording 41.70 the run has also earnt So Seductive the AGRA Run of the Month.
In last weeks final of the Group 2 Dillon Memorial So Seductive scored a stunning victory, coming from last to claim her first Group feature race and stamp herself as Australia’s most exciting stayer.
The even-money favourite was last after receiving an early check as Sitka ($15.50) raced to an early lead. With a lap to run, So Seductive was still a dozen lengths from the lead before making her move down the back straight, weaving her way through the field to find the lead on turning for home.
So Seductive is raced by Tyson Barton and trained by Kelvyn Greenough of Pearcedale in Victoria. She is a Black Bitch whelped December 2007 by Go Wild Teddy from Smiles Are Free (Reggemite x Free Cape) So Seductive has raced 45 times for 15 wins and 15 placings and with the $25,000 first prize for the Dillon Memorial took her overall stake earnings went to $84,050.
The month of October contained a number of group races with So Seductive given the nod over Group winners Isadoll, El Grand Senor and Lochinvar Marlow. Plus Group 2 winners Uno Kendra, Chachi and Nana Cook for the monthly award.
AGRA congratulates the owner Tyson Barton, trainer Kelvyn Greenough and So Seductive on being awarded the AGRA Greyhound of the Month for October 2010.