6 July 2016
Mitch Maguire, a high priced two year old out of New Zealand, created a big impression at his Australian debut.
After working hard in the early stages of the race, Mitch Maguire won by over seven lengths and rated an incredible 1:55.4!
That is mile rate is 1.1 seconds inside the previous overall track record.
Mitch Maguire's next start will be in the Group One WA Golden Slipper.
Bred by Ray and Diana Kennedy, Mitch Maguire is sired by Sportswriter and is the first foal out of the unraced Christian Cullen mare Miley Maguire.
She is a member of Tabella Beth family which has produced Lazarus, Stars And Stripes, Light And Sound, etc.