Pillar Of Creation collected
another Super VOBIS bonus for God’s Own with a brave front-running
victory at Caulfield on Saturday.
God’s Own (Redoute’s Choice)
has sired the winners of 25 races since his relocation to Greta West
Stud was announced in May. There have been 255 overall from his first
Pillar Of Creation (3g God's Own - Cosmic Dust by
Hurricane Sky) opened his city account with a one length victory in the
Richmond F C Member Hcp (1400m) over Committed and Greta West bred mare
It was his third bonus win this campaign following a
Super VOBIS maiden at Ballarat in May and a heat of the Slickpix Silver
Bowl Series at Swan Hill in June. “He’s grown up and is putting it
together now,” trainer Mat Ellerton said. “He had to work from a wide
barrier and didn’t get much of a breather in front. I liked the way he
kept going in the straight.”
Pillar Of Creation has always showed
ability and was stakes placed at Flemington in the LR Anzac Day Stakes
last year. “He bumped into one better a few times,” Ellerton recalled.
“We always thought he would start producing as a late-season
Ellerton isn’t looking too far ahead with the
Contract Racing homebred preferring to target another Super VOBIS bonus
before the end of the month. He is a half-brother to the Melbourne
winners Shooting Stars (Rubiton) and White Universe (Bianconi).
owner-breeders David and Jenny Moodie have been strong supporters of
the Super VOBIS scheme year after year. They won the 2010 Golden
Slipper Stakes with star Super VOBIS filly Crystal Lily.
Own will stand for a $5,500 (inc gst) service fee this year. Greta West
already stands the prolific winner-getters King Of Prussia (113 winners
of 350 races) and Keep The Faith (112 winners of 243 races).