Pretty convincing

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With six placings to her name from nine starts, PRETTY MAMA has always shown promise for her Australian and New Zealand connections. With some luck she could have won a couple of races earlier in her career, but she has been a filly and now mare, who has taken time to mature.

Her win at bet365 Park Kyneton at her tenth race start was a convincing one, showing a clear liking for the step up to 1850m. Once placed into clear running by Michael Dee, Pretty Mama cleared away from her rivals to score a comfortable 2.5 length victory.

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Pretty Mama is raced on lease from John Thompson and Rich Hill Stud (NZ). Congratulations to Ian and Karyn Lewis who again put a great group together to lease this filly.

Mr I J Lewis, Mrs K M Lewis, Mr D Johnsey, Mr S R Reid, Mrs M Reid, Mr H J Loh, Mr M J Laughlin, Mrs C Laughlin, Mr P R Latoszynski, Mr P J Campbell, Mr M Minfa, Mr D Williamson, Mrs K Wilkie, Mr J M Andrews, Mr W Kuizenga, Mr P Cook, Mr G A Ong, Mr J L Reid, Mr I R Morris

A daughter of Rich Hill Stud’s outstanding but now sadly deceased stallion PENTIRE, Pretty Mama is the third foal of SAND SKIPPER. She hails from the family of DAWN APPROACH (IRE) – Champion 2YO Colt in Europe, GB & Ireland in 2012. Champion 3YO Miler in Ireland in 2013.

Ideally suited to races around 2000m and perhaps further, Nigel and connections will look to progress her up to this distance range this preparation and through the grades.

Watch her victory here on’s twitter.


Images courtesy of Racing Photos.

Thanks to the Miranda Park Stud who sponsored the race at bet365 Park Kyneton.