Mid Summer Music is the 2012 Stradbroke Handicap winner

June 9th, 2012

The Peter Moody trained Mid Summer Music has caused an upset to win the $1,000,000 Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm today.

Six-year-old Oamaru Force mare Mid Summer Music defeated more fancied rivals Buffering and Sea Siren to claim her first Group 1 win.

Buffering tried hard from a wide gate to finish second with Happy Zero a strong finishing third and Pinwheel fourth.

BTC Cup and Doomben 10,000 winner Sea Siren was strong early in the race but was never in the finish.

2012 Stradbroke Handicap Results

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Starting Price
1 14 MID SUMMER MUSIC Peter G Moody Luke Nolen - 5 52.5kg $31
2 1 BUFFERING Robert Heathcote Hugh Bowman 1.8L 14 57kg $6
3 3 HAPPY ZERO Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 1.9L 7 55kg $31
4 4 PINWHEEL Peter Snowden Kerrin McEvoy 2L 12 55kg $19
5 2 TEMPLE OF BOOM Tony Gollan Nash Rawiller 3L 3 56kg $10
6 10 SPIRIT OF BOOM Tony Gollan Ric McMahon 5.3L 10 53kg $12
7 18 SHOPAHOLIC (NZ) Danny O’Brien Jeff Lloyd 5.5L 18 50.5kg $19
8 8 TIGER TEES (NZ) Joseph Pride Corey Brown 5.8L 8 53.5kg $8
9 6 SEA SIREN John O’Shea Jim Cassidy 6.5L 4 54kg $4.40F
10 16 VARENNA MISS Tony Noonan Jake Noonan (a) 7L 16 52kg $26
11 5 THANKGODYOU’REHERE Patrick & Wayne Webster Damien Oliver 8.5L 1 54.5kg $26
12 15 SISTINE ANGEL Andrew Noblet Craig Newitt 8.8L 13 52kg $26
13 13 LISTEN SON Tony Gollan Chris Munce 9L 2 52.5kg $81
14 7 PHELAN READY Jason McLachlan Glyn Schofield 9.3L 17 53.5kg $21
15 11 TORIO’S QUEST Brett Partelle Glen Boss 9.5L 15 53kg $21
16 9 TRIPLE ELEGANCE Chris Waller Larry Cassidy 9.8L 11 53.5kg $51
17 17 WEALTH PRINCESS (NZ) Darren Weir Michael Walker 9.9L 9 52kg $7
18 12 CELTIC DANCER Noel J Doyle Jason Taylor 11.5L 6 52.5kg $61
- 22e SOLZHENITSYN (NZ) Robert Heathcote - - 0 - -
- 23e CARRY ME BLUEY Norm Hilton - - 0 - -
- 21e MENTAL Peter Snowden - - 0 - -
- 19e JETSET LAD (NZ) John Wheeler - - 0 - -
- 20e PAMPELONNE Tim Martin - - 0 - -