Mackay’s Trifecta Hopes Dashed

Richmondvale trainer will tonight be looking to take out the 3 Pages Event Equipment over 720 metres at .

After qualifying three finalists for the Group three event, Mackay was yesterday (October 13) forced to scratch Zipping Jewel which tore a hip support muscle in last Saturday’s heats.

“She appears to have done it when crossing Echelon and Yella Mustard last week,” Mackay said.

“All credit to the dog, she could have tailed out and finished last, so she was a big run to finish second.”

The scratching will mean Mackay will be searching for a quinella with finalists Zipping Lad and Yella Mustard still engaged.

sponsors Centrebet have Zipping Lad favourite at $1.65*, fixed odds, after the son of won heat one of the Pages Event Equipment Sydney Cup in 42.33.

Meanwhile Yella Mustard ($15.00*) having previously saluted at headquarters in 42.31will ensure the astute trainer remains a chance of finishing one, two and pocketing over $30,000 in prizemoney.

The box draw for the 2011 Group 3 Pages Event Equipment Sydney Cup is as follows:

2011 Sydney Cup Final

Race No. 8Pages Event Equipment Sydney Cu09:50PM (NSWtime)
Special Event event over 720 Metres at Wentworth park Of $32,775 Prizemoney.
1st: $25,000 2nd: $3,250 3rd: $3,125 Unplaced: $200.


1PLATINUM PLAYBOY3545342.65B Attard (Guildford)
2ZIPPING LAD3112142.25J A Mackay ( Vale)
3YELLA MUSTARD3213442.31J A Mackay (Richmond Vale)
4MR. MEANA5224442.51M J Auld (Tatura)
5KEY TO EDEN1111342.40E J Castle (Sawyers Gully)
6ZIPPING JEWEL – Scratched4111242.11J A Mackay (Richmond Vale)
7SLICK LEE3334242.43K T Pedrana (Cranebrook)
8BILLY BOBAGGINGS6567142.63M S Blissett (Riverstone)
9LAVANA (Starts from Box 6) 2713542.33T K Auld (Tatura)
10ECHELON – Scratched2271541.94C A Treherne (Seabrook)
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