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GAY EIGHTIES (AT151)

GAY EIGHTIES (AT151)


 

Repeating of Joy

 

Country of Origin : GB Owner : Dr Douglas Laing
Colour / Sex : Chestnut / Gelding Last Rating : 85
Import Type : PP Sire : Owen Dudley
Total Stakes* : $1,333,436 Dam : Brescianina
No. of 1-2-3-Starts* : 7-3-4-39 Dam’s Sire :

 

Double Happiness

 

Out of a Italian Group winning which is a half-sister of Italian Group winners.

 

Grandam is half-sister to two Italian Derby winners BOTTICELLI and BRAQUE.

English trainer Henry Cecil predicted that it could won group races in age three.

 

At two years old he totally got four wins to defeat the fairly strong opponents in England.

 

He got it a modest win at Newcastle before arriving Hong Kong.

 

1982-12-18 GAY EIGHTIES‘s first run with the highest rated horse ever from England (Timeform 124)

 

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

Horse Form Records – GAY EIGHTIES
Date Race Pla. Race Track Dist. Go Class Rtg. Trainer Jockey Wgt. Time
1982-12-18 170 7 ST Gr A 1400 F 1&2 116 T C Cheng B Taylor 133 1.25.00
1983-01-15 206 1 ST Gr C 1600 G 1&2 T C Cheng B Taylor 131 1.36.90
1984-02-04 257 1 HV Gr A 1800 GF 1&2 111 T C Cheng B Taylor 122 1.49.30
1984-03-03 307 1 ST Gr B 1800 F 1 120 T C Cheng B Taylor 127 1.47.70
1985-03-09 322 1 ST Gr B 1800 GF 1 112 T C Cheng B Thomson 128 1.48.40
1985-05-04 442 1 ST Gr A 1800 S OPEN T C Cheng G W Moore 126 1.51.40
1986-05-10 441 1 ST Gr C 1800 Y OPEN K C Lo E Hide 126 1.51.20
1986-10-04 35 1 ST Gr B 1800 F 1&2 114 K C Lo A S Cruz 133 1.47.40
1988-10-01 24 8 ST Gr B(N) 1900 Y 1&2 85 K C Lo D Murphy 119 1.59.30

 

 

SUMMARY

 

Trophy Winnings:
1983-01-15 Brian Taylor won the Classic Trial in good dividends.

 

1984-02-04 Brian Taylor won the Sassoon Challenge Cup in new record time with 25 lbs better off against CO-TACK.

 

1984-03-03 Brian Taylor won the Gold Cup,with stablemate FOOTBALL and rising young star HOW GREAT.

 

1985-03-09 Brent Thomson, the new rider won the Gold Cup in a successive year.

 

1985-05-04 Gary Moore won the Champions & Chater Cup.

 

1986-05-10 Eddie Hide won the Champions & Chater Cup.

 

 

REFERENCE

 

Winning Trainers: T C Cheng 5, K C Lo 2

 

Winning Jockeys: B Taylor 3, B Thomson, G W Moore, E Hide, A S Cruz

 

 

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