Monday, 14 September 2015
Godís Own galloper Godís In Him has earned a Group 2 assignment after completing a hat-trick at Rosehill on Saturday.
Team Hawkes sprinter launched a late burst to defeat Nevagotavote by a
half-head in the TAB Rewards Hcp (1400m). The lightly-raced gelding was
racing first-up since a Randwick double in May & June.
ďHeís had some issues,Ē co-trainer Michael Hawkes said. ďBut he looks a picture now and is a serious horse.Ē
confirmed Godís In Him will race next in the G2 Shannon Stakes (1500m)
at Rosehill on September 26. ďHe went amiss more than once as a younger
horse but we persevered. If he hadnít showed any ability, he would
have been moved on.Ē
Godís In Him (6g Godís Own Ė Sinistra by
Dracula) is part-owned by Michaelís wife Claire and he has earned
$211,310 Ė a nice mark-up on a $40,000 price-tag at the Gold Coast Magic
Victory in the $175,000 Shannon Stakes will continue
the great start by Godís Own this season. The Greta West Stud stallion
has sired the winners of 16 races since August 1 and his 7th stakes
winner arrived when By The Grace won the LR Balaklava Cup on September
Tasmanian sprinter Concrete Johnny completed a winning weekend
for Godís Own at Devonport on Sunday and he will head to the mainland
later this month. Connections have earmarked a 955m sprint at Moonee
Valley on Friday week, September 25.
Concrete Johnny (4g Godís
Own Ė El Milagro by Encosta De Lago) established a big break on his
rivals at Devonport and they never looked like catching him over 1150m.
He has won 7 times in 17 starts for trainer Terry Evans and senior
part-owner Adam Upton and they have the option of racing at Geelong on
Sunday, September 27 if he doesnít get at start at Moonee Valley.
Godís Own (Redouteís Choice) is standing for a $4,400 (inc gst) fee at Greta West Stud this year.
GOD'S IN HIM