Trained by David Knocker, the brindle chaser jumped straight to lead in the $50,000 to the winner final and never relinquished it, scoring by three and a half lengths over 2009 National Distance Champion Jarvis Bale.
Next Top Model, from box six, finished third, six and a half lengths away from the winner, who ran a fast 42.53. Favourite Satanic Cash ($2.60) ran fifth.
Drill ‘Em (Texas Gold – Geoff’s Mate) has had an extraordinary Sky Channel Australian Cup Carnival, taking out the Group 2 Macro Meats Zoom Top a fortnight ago, before adding the Group 1 Macro Meats Super Stayers to his already bulging resume.
From 36 starts, Drill ‘Em has scored on 14 occasions, with five wins from six starts at The Meadows, earning $182,925 along the way, including a whopping $85,000 from his recent Meadows successes.
Once again, the Sky Channel Australian Cup Carnival at The Meadows has proved to be a huge hit, with over $650,000 in prizemoney given away over a three-week period.