Dothraki notches up further black type in the Brian Crowley Stakes
Triple Crown’s Dothraki produced a strong performance at Randwick on Saturday to finish third (by less than half a length) in a blanket finish in the Listed Aristocrat Brian Crowley Stakes.
Coming off another close third placing against the older horses on the Kensington track two weeks earlier, Dothraki displayed good natural progression and dictated the tempo of the race confidently from the get go on Saturday. He fought to the line well to beat off the likes of Darley’s fast closing Barbed and will now most likely head south to the Listed Hilton Hotels & Resorts Stakes over 1400m at Flemington on Emirates Stakes Day.
The Gerald Ryan trained son of Mossman is a horse with unlimited potential who is still very much learning his trade. He has already assembled quite an impressive resume in his short career, placing third in the Group 3 Skyline Stakes and second in the Group 2 Pago Pago Stakes, both at two. He also took his place among Australia’s top echelon of two year olds, lining up in the nation’s richest race for youngsters, the $3.5m Group 1 Golden Slipper.
Dothraki has furnished beautifully into a robust three year old and is no doubt a horse that will train on, improving further with age.
Keep an eye on this Triple Crown Syndications youngster with a load of upside, he is sure to enhance his credentials further as he progresses through his three year old year and beyond.
His most recent start saw a number of owners travel to Brisbane for the Group 1 AAMI Stradbroke Handicap earlier this year, and although he didn’t bring home the trophy on that occasion his run was superb, defeating the likes of Group 1 winners Epauelette, Yosei and Your Song who has now been retired to stud duties at Widden.