Jumping from box eight, the black dog was fairly into stride, slipping into fourth position around the first turn.
Down the back straight, Barking Bad moved up to challenge the leader which was able to kick clear once again approaching the home turn.
Entering the home straight, Mack Tux had increased his margin, however Nangar Flame was gathering plenty of momentum and swiftly took the lead half way down the straight.
In the run to the line, Nangar Flame slipped into top gear, sprinting away from his opponents to score by one-and-one-quarter lengths in 30.58.
Mack Tux was gallant in defeat, finishing second, with Barking Bad rounding out the trifecta in third spot.
Friday night’s winner’s cheque also bolstered his prize money earnings, with the black dog now boasting $109,126 to his name.