Five Straight for Smart Melody

Unbeaten Smart Missile filly Smart Melody went on her winning way at Caulfield on Sunday, racing to comfortable victory in the Group III MRC Thousand Guineas Prelude over 1400 metres, although trainer Kris Lees is not completely confident the 1600 metres of the Group I MRC Thousand Guineas on October 13 is her best option going forward.

A homebred for Gooree Stud, Smart Melody won her only two starts last season by a combined total of 10.6 lengths and has progressed in leaps and bounds this spring.

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Group One Goal for Smart Missile Filly

Unbeaten Smart Missile filly Smart Melody went on her winning way at Flemington Saturday, racing to an easy victory in the Listed VRC Cap D’Antibes Stakes over 1100 metres.

A homebred for Gooree Stud, Smart Melody won her only two starts last season by a combined total of 10.6 lengths and then resumed for a spell with a dominant win at Wyong last month.

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Smart Missile Filly Headed for Black Type

The most anticipated runner at the big Wyong meeting on Friday was the unbeaten Kris Lees trained filly Smart Melody, who kept her perfect record intact.

A homebred for Gooree Stud, Smart Melody won her only two starts last season by a combined total of 10.6 lengths so there was much interest in her return in the Benchmark 74 event over 1100 metres.

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Twin Hills Stallion Parade to be held on Sunday 19th August

Twin Hills Stud will hold its Stallion Parade on Sunday 19th August, 2018.  Commencing at 11am, the parade will feature Smart Missile, one of the best young stallions in the country who has finished the season in the Top 15 of the General Sires List by earnings and in the Top 10 by winners; and G1 two-year-old Odyssey Moon, one of the finest juveniles by Champion Sire, Snitzel, who is standing his second season at stud this year.

Olly Tait, owner of Twin Hills Stud said, “What a season Smart Missile has just had and we have every reason to think that the best is yet to come. Odyssey Moon embodies the very best of Snitzel, who is a phenomenon. We’re looking forward to seeing our clients and friends on the 19th.”

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Metro Treble for Smart Missile

Twin Hills Stud’s Smart Missile is showing no signs of slowing up as we race towards the end of the season posting a metropolitan winning treble on Wednesday with Canterbury wins for Smart Ain’t He and Smartedge and a Sandown victory for Holy Command, the trio all promising three-year-olds with more wins in store.

The Mick Price trained gelding Holy Command has been in hot form since resuming from a spell at the end of April following an unplaced debut in October last year.

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Winning Run of Smart Missile Shows No Signs of Slowing

The incredible winning run of Twin Hill Farm’s new recruit Smart Missile continued to roll on at Sandown and Warwick Farm on Wednesday with his two-year-old daughters Grand Wish and Chevalier D’Eon fighting out the Ladbrokes Cash In Hcp (1200m) at Sandown while the Peter and Paul Snowden-trained Island Missile romped home in the inter Racing Hcp (1400m) at Warwick Farm.

The Lloyd Kennewell-trained Isca Augusta nearly made it an interstate treble before having to settle for second at her career debut at Balaklava.

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Another Smart Winner

Twin Hill Stud’s new addition Smart Missile has hit top gear as we head towards the breeding season with eight winners in the past seven days including another impressive two-year-old winner on Monday.

The Matt Cumani trained filly Anthemoessa was second at her first two runs last November and December before finishing ninth to Sunlight in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic.

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Smart Filly Sensational at Canterbury

It’s been a sensational season for Twin Hills Stud’s Smart Missile with over 100 winners of more than $5million in prizemoney, but there may be even better ahead next season as one of his winners is exciting two-year-old Smart Melody, who blitzed her rivals at Canterbury on Wednesday to earn a slot in early markets for the Group I Golden Rose.

A homebred for Gooree Stud prepared by Kris Lees, Smart Melody thrashed her rivals to win by more than five lengths on debut at Newcastle on June 9 and was a short priced favourite to take that good form to town.

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100 for Smart Missile

New to Twin Hills Stud this spring, Smart Missile passed the milestone of siring his first seasonal century of winners with a smart two year-old winner from the Gerald Ryan stable on Friday.

Resuming from a spell and gelded after his initial two start preparation last year, Nuke was prepared for his return with two recent trials and was a short priced favourite for the $30,000 King’s Hall Jewellers Goblet for juveniles at Dubbo.

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Nervous 99

Since Twin Hills Stud made the decision to stand Smart Missile at their Cootamundra farm, the son of Fastnet Rock has knocked up siring winners with a debut juvenile winner at Gosford on Thursday bringing him to 99 winners for the season.

The Joe Pride trained gelding Knight Arrow was well educated for his debut with two recent trials and was tenacious to the line to win the 1100 metre maiden by a short neck.

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