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Dry Surface Gives Shillelagh The Upper Hand At Hawkesbury

By Mark Brassel

"Isn't great to have a dry track," was trainer Chris Waller's remark after former Kiwi galloper Shillelagh had stormed home out wide to win the $175,000 Group 3 Godolphin Crown (1300m) at Hawkesbury's stand-alone Saturday meeting.

Shillelagh ($11) had been unplaced at her past two starts on a soft and a heavy track but relished the return to a good surface, launching down the outside to score.

Left: Shillelagh (Tye Angland) takes out the Godolphin Crown at Hawkesbury. Image by - Steve Hart Photographics

The mare defeated the heavily-supported Daysee Doom ($2.70 favourite) with a further length and a quarter to Kinshachi ($17) in third position.

"She seemed to lose her way with the wet tracks but back on the dry she showed her ability," said winning trainer Chris Waller.

"She is a problem-free horse and now she's in form she continue to perform at her best.

"The course is a credit to the Hawkesbury Race Club and we'll now probably look at Scone in a fortnight before the Tatt's Tiara in Brisbane. That's her ultimate goal being a Group One."

View the final results with race replays for Hawkesbury here

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