Above All Claims 2015 Group One Silver Chief Classic

Former Kiwi chaser Above All has put in a breathtaking performance to claim tonight’s Group One at .



Trained by , the son of and Kara Janx began fairly from box five, overcoming some slight trouble in the run to the first turn to sit in second position behind Dyna Villa running through the catching pen.



Once he balanced up down the back, the dashing black chaser set off in pursuit of last year’s winner who looked to have a winning break down the back.

As Dyna Villa swung for home, Above All hooked to the outside and unleashed a powerful finishing burst to assume the lead from Jenny Hunt’s kennel star just strides before the line. 

Boom youngster ran a gallant race to finish third with Midnight just fourth.



Above All clocked 29.78 to win the $100,000 to the winner final and has now won 10 of his 16 starts with three minor placings. It was the second Group One victory of his career after he took out the Thousand in track record time last December.



Incidentally, both of his Group One triumphs have come from box five, highlighting the class of this magnificent chaser. 



Britton has already revealed that he will bypass the upcoming Paws of Thunder heats at and will focus on the Group One series which will commence at on January 31.

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Jewie Jam
Jewie Jam
6 years ago

Who cares Allen deed wood had juiced them all

Recluse 60
Recluse 60
6 years ago

Congratulations to Robert Britton and connections :)

Todman1957
Todman1957
6 years ago

in your dreams Jewie Jam, fantastic win by another Magic Sprite superstar, gave Dyna Villa 5 start and ran him down, Stud Dog written all over him, Allen Deed good dog, Above All champion dog

OverTheDitch
OverTheDitch
6 years ago

Lots of dogs can run fast times Jewie Jam, it’s the champions that can do it in the Group 1 fields and win when it really matters

Eric Campana
Eric Campana
6 years ago

^ Allen deeds wasn’t in the race so who really cares what you think.. Good on above all and all his connections.

Jewie Jam
Jewie Jam
6 years ago

Who cares Allen deed wood had juiced them all

Recluse 60
Recluse 60
6 years ago

Congratulations to Robert Britton and connections :)

Todman1957
Todman1957
6 years ago

in your dreams Jewie Jam, fantastic win by another Magic Sprite superstar, gave Dyna Villa 5 start and ran him down, Stud Dog written all over him, Allen Deed good dog, Above All champion dog

OverTheDitch
OverTheDitch
6 years ago

Lots of dogs can run fast times Jewie Jam, it’s the champions that can do it in the Group 1 fields and win when it really matters

Eric Campana
Eric Campana
6 years ago

^ Allen deeds wasn’t in the race so who really cares what you think.. Good on above all and all his connections.