Over Here Successful In Group 2 Bogie Leigh Futurity Final

A RACE named in honour of the 2004 , the 2 Futurity carried a new winner’s purse of $48,475 on Thursday night at .

Over Here started as the $2.30 favourite for trainer Peter Ruetschi and was never headed in a dominant win by 5.25 lengths.

Exiting from box six, the daughter of Don’t Knocka Him and Where Are You began brilliantly from out wide and clocked a speedy overall time of 29.99. The 26kg chaser was the fastest qualifier from last week’s heats in a sizzling 29.84 and took her Albion Park record to an impeccable four wins from seven starts.

Pocahontas started at big odds of $25.50 and was gallant in defeat when running second for Patricia Carrington, with rank outsider Abby’s Magic, trained by , finishing half-a-length away in third position.

Over Here’s win in this event was the seventh of her career at start number 12 with her total now sitting at an impressive $65,538.

Second favourite Kingsbrae Lavina unfortunately fell in the home straight, however she picked herself back up and ran into the catching pen.

Group 2 Bogie Leigh Futurity – Albion Park 520-metres

1st – Over Here – Peter Ruetschi ($48,475)
2nd – Pocahontas – Patricia Carrington ($13,850)
3rd – Abby’s Magic – William Elson ($6,925)
4th – Cyndie’s Magic – William Elson
5th – Titan Ash –
6th – Magic Maiden – Errol Kleinhans
7th – Dynamite Speed –
8th – Kingsbrae Lavina – John Dart (Fell)

Margins: 5.25 x 0.50
Time: 29.99
S1: 5.47
S2: 11.61
Run Home: 12.91

Scratchings: (9) Ultra Blue, (10) This Time Reba

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