ADMIRAL DOOLEY dug down deep!
ADMIRAL DOOLEY won his maiden with what turned out to be an exciting finish. Coming into the race the stable had confidence as he had been very consistent in his career to date. The 3-year-old gelding is not an easy ride and it was just going to be a case of having his mind on the job and he would win, he did exactly that and more.
With around 150 metres to go he lost the lead and it looked like he would not have got there, but with a lot of guts and tenacity he got his nose down just in time to win by a short head.
Even though it took a few runs to exit the maidens, he has been improving with every run and the way he dug down deep suggests that the son of Soft Falling Rain might have some more left in the tank. With the right handicap and races, he should stay competitive and continue to earn some stakes for well deserved owner, Mr Ian van Schalkwyk. Congratulations to Ian and once again, the stable always appreciates the support.
Thanks to the sponsor - HOLLYWOODBETS.