Destini Fireball Too Good In Group 1 Zoom Top

The brilliant ($5.90) became a giant killer after a go to whoa victory in the 1 Zoom Top over 725 metres on Saturday night.

The son of Where’s Pedro and Greys Destiny jumped beautifully from box two and a very handy lead with a lap to run. Carving out fast splits of 15.91 and 29.51, the white and black chaser still had a commanding lead over the ever-closing Bell Haven, with long odds on favourite ($1.40) still giving the leader a big break.

Turning for home, Destini Fireball found another small kick, managing to hold off Bell Haven by a nose to score in 42.58, with Miata running into third just a length and a quarter away after never looking a winning hope thanks to a poor getaway.

The win capped off a second Group 1 victory for the Norm Rinaldi-trained chaser after taking out the Cup on last year. He improved his record to four wins from as many starts over the 725 metres at .

The 37-kilogram chaser has now won 15 of his 29 race starts, pushing his prizemoney to $236,245. The white and black chaser will be one of the leading contenders in next week’s Group 1 heats at The .

Destini Fireball Winning 2013 Zoom Top

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