Golden Slipper 2021 Highlighted by Stay Inside’s Win
SYDNEY, New South Wales — The Longines Golden Slipper 2021 pushed through today, March 27, following its postponement a week ago due to torrential rain. Sydney turned on a glorious day for take-two of the prestigious horse racing competition. At the New South Wales capital’s racing event, Stay Inside crossed the finish line first, according to the news posted online by Australian news and entertainment portal News.com.au.
The two-year-old bay colt highlighted the Golden Slipper 2021’s main event, taking the $2-million prize money home with outstanding rider Tommy Berry. Additionally, Stay Inside showcased his running prowess at the Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, with the track upgraded to a Soft 7-rating early this morning. Punters felt impressed with Michael and Richard Freedman’s charge, and their excitement increased as the Sydney meeting features five Group One contests, comprising the main event.
Based on the update posted online by Australian horse racing information and news website Racenet, this year’s edition of the $3.5-million Golden Slipper meeting confirmed that Stay Inside was too good for his competitors. Winning jockey Berry bagged a third victory in the horse race and a Group One double. Earlier, the star hoop took out the Rosehill Guineas with the three-year-old Warwick Farm colt Mo’unga.
In the Longines Golden Slipper 2021, Godolphin duo Ingratiating and Anamoe filled out the placings. Anamoe finished the horse race second, while Ingratiating came in third. Stay Inside is a Randwick racehorse who has bagged $192,850 total prize money to date, per Racenet details. Several owners own Nothin Leica Storm and Extreme Choice’s son. Among them are Horse Ventures, GOTG Racing, China Horse Club Racing, and Newgate Bloodstock.
Moreover, other owners of Stay Inside consist of C. Pickford, J. Wilson, S. Tilley, M. Davidson, M. Barakat, C. Lamond, M. Skinner, and many others. Stay Inside’s present race record is two victories from three starts. Meanwhile, James Cummings-trained Anamoe is a two-year-old black and brown colt. He is Anamato and Street Boss’s son, whose total prize money at the time of writing is $442,575, according to the details shared online by Racenet. The Godolphin-owned Anamoe’s current race record is two wins from five starts.
Third-placed Ingratiating, who shares the same Agnes Banks home track as Anamoe, is also Cummings’s charge. This two-year-old brown colt, also owned by Godolphin, is Frosted and Obsequious’s son. Ingratiating has bagged prize money totalling $551,000 at the time of writing per Racenet details. His current race record is two victories from six starts.