Will it run?

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  1. eels81236

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    G'day Gents,

    I lurk this forum often. It is often a good read. You merkins seem to know about breeding so any guesses on whether this thing will be able to run? I bought 5% of him yesterday. Portelli will train it. It went to the stables today for a week to familiarise itself with the surroundings. Portelli says it is close to the biggest 2 yo he has seen, hence, it has been broken in and heading to the stables a couple of months in advance of his other 2 year olds. My limited knowledge tells me it will be a straight out speed horse but may not train on past its 3 year old season. Am I guessing correctly?

    It is by multiple Gp 1 winner Dissident out of Sweetener, a Snitzel mare that was placed in the Blue Diamond Prelude.

    Any thoughts...

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    I'm hopeless and cant get all images plus breeding to show but right click on IMG should bring them up??

    http://www.darbyracing.com/dissident-x-sweetener
     
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  2. Lemon Squash

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    Hey bro - very nice looking horse and bred to be very good. The Mum is by Snitzel and he could have sex with a broomstick at the moment and the offspring would still win a grp3. Plus she is a 3/4 sister to Secret Agenda who was a flying machine.

    First season stallion is always concern, but on type I really liked most of the Dissidents I saw, thought they were all very athletic but probably more late 2yo/3yo types.

    This guys looks a fair bit like his old man in colour and overall size but is a bit more solid and nuggety around the shoulder/girth like a Snitzel. Based on that I would say he looks a sprinter up to 1400 metre type horse, so similar to Dissident himself... In saying that though they don't always run the distance they are bred to.

    Will it run? impossible to tell... People pay millions for the most perfectly conformed and impeccably bred horses and then they don't go a yard and end up racing at Tuncurry in BM55s. I would say though that this bloke has a lot of good ingredients to suggest that he should go pretty good and what looks like a pretty reasonable price considering his type and breeding.

    Darby have been killing it the last couple of years, Portelli has a lot of critics but one thing he is willing to give young horses ago if he thinks they are capable.

    BOL with him keep us updated with its progress will be keen to see how he gets on.
     
  3. Haynetrain

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    LMAO
     
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    Dissident was a handy 2 and 3 year old but really came into his own as a 4 year old winning 4 group 1's at that age so it is possible for your horse to train on past 3 years old if it follows in Dad's footsteps
     
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    Snitzel only had a few stakes performers as a broodmare sire at this early stage with Motown Lil being stakes placed and Mossfun(Golden Slipper winner),both of them were 1000m-1200m horses
     
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    Good luck mate, it's bred to be pretty decent and it might go early.

    Secret Agenda is flying ATM hopefully he has some of her ability.
     
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    Good luck mate.
    Hope you win the Slipper with it.
     
  9. eels81236

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    So we named the big fella Disruptor. He has a trial on Monday with the intention to qualify for the Breeders Plate. James McDonald to ride. Fingers crossed.
     
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    Nice mate, good luck.
     
  11. Lemon Squash

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    If they’re targeting the Breeders they must have a fair rap on it! All the best with him
     
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    Good stuff man,best of luck
     
  13. Sphagnum

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    Disruptor is a good name. The first steps to having a champion race horse is getting the name right. Well done mate and good luck on Monday.
     
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    Probably the easiest 2 yr old race to win if you can get the horse there fit and well behaved. Is generally won by the horse with the best manners on the day, not the best horse.
     
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    True Plodformer won it last year and I think he’s been spending too much time with his stablemate Tom, turning into a Milk Drinker of the highest order
     
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    I hope he wins the Slipper, then the Everest and then the Melbourne cup for you, mainly because I own a share in him too. Ha ha

    Trials on Monday, but seems to be doing everything right so far, the videos Gary have sent through seem promising but until he gets out there we’ll just have to wait and see.
     
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    Love how the punters forum just brings people together in weird and mysterious ways.

    Good luck fellas. I hope it does you both proud.
     
  18. hineyrulz

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    Update on my filly, she had her first start last week she ran second at a Musselbrook Maiden over 900m last Sunday. She started almost tomato sauce odds but got beat by a more seasoned filly.

    She’s having her next start next Friday at Scone in a showcase Maiden again over 900m. They expect her to run well again.
     
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    Race caller

    "Disruptor races clear inside the 200m as he apologises to his competitors and wishes them all the best in there future endeavours and thanks the jockey for whipping him"
     
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    You already won one of those already you greedy merkin! :p
     
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