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Sandown Highlights - February 25

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Last updated: 27 Feb 2023
Bets.com.au Staff 27 Feb 2023
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  • Sandown hosted the Melbourne Metropolitan meeting on February 25
  • Nine races were run on Saturday's card
  • See the best of the action below
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Sandown - February 25, 2023
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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Racegoers are seen arriving during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Racegoers are seen arriving during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ethan Brown riding Right You Are winning Race 1, the Ladbrokes Victoria Gold Cup, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ethan Brown riding Right You Are winning Race 1, the Ladbrokes Victoria Gold Cup, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ethan Brown riding Right You Are winning Race 1, the Ladbrokes Victoria Gold Cup, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ethan Brown riding Right You Are winning Race 1, the Ladbrokes Victoria Gold Cup, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ethan Brown poses with Trainer Ciaron Maher after riding Right You Are to win Race 1, the Ladbrokes Victoria Gold Cup, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ethan Brown poses with Trainer Ciaron Maher after riding Right You Are to win Race 1, the Ladbrokes Victoria Gold Cup, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Channel 7 Horse Racing presenters , Bruce McAvaney and Katelyn Mallyon during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Channel 7 Horse Racing presenters , Bruce McAvaney and Katelyn Mallyon during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Melham riding Shuffle Dancer defeats Michael Dee riding Royal Merchant in Race 2, the Ladbrokes Angus Armanasco Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Melham riding Shuffle Dancer defeats Michael Dee riding Royal Merchant in Race 2, the Ladbrokes Angus Armanasco Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Melham riding Shuffle Dancer defeats Michael Dee riding Royal Merchant in Race 2, the Ladbrokes Angus Armanasco Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Melham riding Shuffle Dancer defeats Michael Dee riding Royal Merchant in Race 2, the Ladbrokes Angus Armanasco Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Espiona after winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Espiona after winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Espiona after winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Espiona after winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Recommendation winning Race 4, the Ladbrokes Zeditave Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Recommendation winning Race 4, the Ladbrokes Zeditave Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Recommendation winning Race 4, the Ladbrokes Zeditave Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Recommendation winning Race 4, the Ladbrokes Zeditave Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Recommendation after winning Race 4, the Ladbrokes Zeditave Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Recommendation after winning Race 4, the Ladbrokes Zeditave Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jamie Kah riding Pericles winning Race 5, the Stow Storage Autumn Classic, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jamie Kah riding Pericles winning Race 5, the Stow Storage Autumn Classic, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jamie Kah riding Pericles winning Race 5, the Stow Storage Autumn Classic, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jamie Kah riding Pericles winning Race 5, the Stow Storage Autumn Classic, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jamie Kah riding Pericles winning Race 5, the Stow Storage Autumn Classic, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jamie Kah riding Pericles winning Race 5, the Stow Storage Autumn Classic, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem defeats Mark Zahra riding Gold Trip i Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem defeats Mark Zahra riding Gold Trip i Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem defeats Mark Zahra riding Gold Trip i Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem defeats Mark Zahra riding Gold Trip i Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem defeats Mark Zahra riding Gold Trip in Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem defeats Mark Zahra riding Gold Trip in Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem after winning in Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem after winning in Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Steinem after winning in Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Steinem after winning in Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25:  Gold Trip parades before Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Gold Trip parades before Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Emissary parades before Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Emissary parades before Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee riding Little Brose defeats Mark Zahra riding Don Corleone in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee riding Little Brose defeats Mark Zahra riding Don Corleone in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee riding Little Brose defeats Mark Zahra riding Don Corleone in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee riding Little Brose defeats Mark Zahra riding Don Corleone in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee riding Little Brose win Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee riding Little Brose win Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainer JD Hayes hugs strapper after Little Brose won Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainer JD Hayes hugs strapper after Little Brose won Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainer Ben Hayes poses with Little Brose after winning in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainer Ben Hayes poses with Little Brose after winning in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee poses with winning connections after riding Little Brose to win Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee poses with winning connections after riding Little Brose to win Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainers Ben Hayes and JD Hayes pose after Little Brose won in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainers Ben Hayes and JD Hayes pose after Little Brose won in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainers Ben Hayes and JD Hayes pose with Little Brose after winning in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainers Ben Hayes and JD Hayes pose with Little Brose after winning in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Little Brose after winning Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Little Brose after winning Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Craig Williams riding Mr Brightside to the start of Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Craig Williams riding Mr Brightside to the start of Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Craig Williams riding Mr Brightside to the start of Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Craig Williams riding Mr Brightside to the start of Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn poses with trainer Adrian Bott and winning connections Jeff Simpson (L) after riding Alligator Blood to win Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn poses with trainer Adrian Bott and winning connections Jeff Simpson (L) after riding Alligator Blood to win Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood after winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood after winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Former part owner Allan Endresz gets to hold the winning trophy from the members lawn with Jeff and Robyn Simpson after Alligator Blood won Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Former part owner Allan Endresz gets to hold the winning trophy from the members lawn with Jeff and Robyn Simpson after Alligator Blood won Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25:  Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James (ctr) Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James (ctr) Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25:  Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James (ctr) Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James (ctr) Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25:  Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James reacts on the line after winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James reacts on the line after winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainer Matthew Hoysted poses with Uncommon James after winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainer Matthew Hoysted poses with Uncommon James after winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Caitlin Hoysted (r) poses with Uncommon James after winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Caitlin Hoysted (r) poses with Uncommon James after winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Caitlin Hoysted hugs  Ben Thompson after he won aboard Uncommon James in Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Caitlin Hoysted hugs Ben Thompson after he won aboard Uncommon James in Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee riding Little Brose defeats Mark Zahra riding Don Corleone in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)
 

Sandown hosted the 2023 Blue Diamond Stakes meeting on February 25, with nine races run and won on the program.

All of the best action from Sandown can be found below or you can play the picture gallery at the top of the page.

 
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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Racegoers are seen arriving during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Racegoers are seen arriving during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ethan Brown riding Right You Are winning Race 1, the Ladbrokes Victoria Gold Cup, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ethan Brown riding Right You Are winning Race 1, the Ladbrokes Victoria Gold Cup, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ethan Brown riding Right You Are winning Race 1, the Ladbrokes Victoria Gold Cup, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ethan Brown riding Right You Are winning Race 1, the Ladbrokes Victoria Gold Cup, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ethan Brown poses with Trainer Ciaron Maher after riding Right You Are to win Race 1, the Ladbrokes Victoria Gold Cup, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ethan Brown poses with Trainer Ciaron Maher after riding Right You Are to win Race 1, the Ladbrokes Victoria Gold Cup, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Channel 7 Horse Racing presenters , Bruce McAvaney and Katelyn Mallyon during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Channel 7 Horse Racing presenters , Bruce McAvaney and Katelyn Mallyon during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Melham riding Shuffle Dancer defeats Michael Dee riding Royal Merchant in Race 2, the Ladbrokes Angus Armanasco Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Melham riding Shuffle Dancer defeats Michael Dee riding Royal Merchant in Race 2, the Ladbrokes Angus Armanasco Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Melham riding Shuffle Dancer defeats Michael Dee riding Royal Merchant in Race 2, the Ladbrokes Angus Armanasco Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Melham riding Shuffle Dancer defeats Michael Dee riding Royal Merchant in Race 2, the Ladbrokes Angus Armanasco Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Espiona after winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Espiona after winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Espiona after winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Espiona after winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Recommendation winning Race 4, the Ladbrokes Zeditave Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Recommendation winning Race 4, the Ladbrokes Zeditave Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Recommendation winning Race 4, the Ladbrokes Zeditave Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Recommendation winning Race 4, the Ladbrokes Zeditave Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Recommendation after winning Race 4, the Ladbrokes Zeditave Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Recommendation after winning Race 4, the Ladbrokes Zeditave Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jamie Kah riding Pericles winning Race 5, the Stow Storage Autumn Classic, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jamie Kah riding Pericles winning Race 5, the Stow Storage Autumn Classic, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jamie Kah riding Pericles winning Race 5, the Stow Storage Autumn Classic, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jamie Kah riding Pericles winning Race 5, the Stow Storage Autumn Classic, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jamie Kah riding Pericles winning Race 5, the Stow Storage Autumn Classic, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jamie Kah riding Pericles winning Race 5, the Stow Storage Autumn Classic, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem defeats Mark Zahra riding Gold Trip i Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem defeats Mark Zahra riding Gold Trip i Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem defeats Mark Zahra riding Gold Trip i Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem defeats Mark Zahra riding Gold Trip i Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem defeats Mark Zahra riding Gold Trip in Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem defeats Mark Zahra riding Gold Trip in Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem after winning in Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem after winning in Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Steinem after winning in Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Steinem after winning in Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25:  Gold Trip parades before Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Gold Trip parades before Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Emissary parades before Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Emissary parades before Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee riding Little Brose defeats Mark Zahra riding Don Corleone in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee riding Little Brose defeats Mark Zahra riding Don Corleone in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee riding Little Brose defeats Mark Zahra riding Don Corleone in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee riding Little Brose defeats Mark Zahra riding Don Corleone in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee riding Little Brose win Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee riding Little Brose win Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainer JD Hayes hugs strapper after Little Brose won Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainer JD Hayes hugs strapper after Little Brose won Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainer Ben Hayes poses with Little Brose after winning in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainer Ben Hayes poses with Little Brose after winning in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee poses with winning connections after riding Little Brose to win Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee poses with winning connections after riding Little Brose to win Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainers Ben Hayes and JD Hayes pose after Little Brose won in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainers Ben Hayes and JD Hayes pose after Little Brose won in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainers Ben Hayes and JD Hayes pose with Little Brose after winning in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainers Ben Hayes and JD Hayes pose with Little Brose after winning in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Little Brose after winning Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Little Brose after winning Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Craig Williams riding Mr Brightside to the start of Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Craig Williams riding Mr Brightside to the start of Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Craig Williams riding Mr Brightside to the start of Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Craig Williams riding Mr Brightside to the start of Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn poses with trainer Adrian Bott and winning connections Jeff Simpson (L) after riding Alligator Blood to win Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn poses with trainer Adrian Bott and winning connections Jeff Simpson (L) after riding Alligator Blood to win Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood after winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood after winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Former part owner Allan Endresz gets to hold the winning trophy from the members lawn with Jeff and Robyn Simpson after Alligator Blood won Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Former part owner Allan Endresz gets to hold the winning trophy from the members lawn with Jeff and Robyn Simpson after Alligator Blood won Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25:  Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James (ctr) Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James (ctr) Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25:  Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James (ctr) Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James (ctr) Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25:  Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James reacts on the line after winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James reacts on the line after winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainer Matthew Hoysted poses with Uncommon James after winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainer Matthew Hoysted poses with Uncommon James after winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Caitlin Hoysted (r) poses with Uncommon James after winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Caitlin Hoysted (r) poses with Uncommon James after winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Caitlin Hoysted hugs  Ben Thompson after he won aboard Uncommon James in Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) +

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Caitlin Hoysted hugs Ben Thompson after he won aboard Uncommon James in Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Racegoers are seen arriving during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Racegoers are seen arriving during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ethan Brown riding Right You Are winning Race 1, the Ladbrokes Victoria Gold Cup, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ethan Brown riding Right You Are winning Race 1, the Ladbrokes Victoria Gold Cup, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ethan Brown riding Right You Are winning Race 1, the Ladbrokes Victoria Gold Cup, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ethan Brown riding Right You Are winning Race 1, the Ladbrokes Victoria Gold Cup, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ethan Brown poses with Trainer Ciaron Maher after riding Right You Are to win Race 1, the Ladbrokes Victoria Gold Cup, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ethan Brown poses with Trainer Ciaron Maher after riding Right You Are to win Race 1, the Ladbrokes Victoria Gold Cup, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Channel 7 Horse Racing presenters , Bruce McAvaney and Katelyn Mallyon during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Channel 7 Horse Racing presenters , Bruce McAvaney and Katelyn Mallyon during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Melham riding Shuffle Dancer defeats Michael Dee riding Royal Merchant in Race 2, the Ladbrokes Angus Armanasco Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Melham riding Shuffle Dancer defeats Michael Dee riding Royal Merchant in Race 2, the Ladbrokes Angus Armanasco Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Melham riding Shuffle Dancer defeats Michael Dee riding Royal Merchant in Race 2, the Ladbrokes Angus Armanasco Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Melham riding Shuffle Dancer defeats Michael Dee riding Royal Merchant in Race 2, the Ladbrokes Angus Armanasco Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Espiona after winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Espiona after winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jye McNeil riding Espiona (L) winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Espiona after winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Espiona after winning Race 3, the Catanach's Jewellers Mannerism Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Recommendation winning Race 4, the Ladbrokes Zeditave Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Recommendation winning Race 4, the Ladbrokes Zeditave Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Recommendation winning Race 4, the Ladbrokes Zeditave Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Recommendation winning Race 4, the Ladbrokes Zeditave Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Recommendation after winning Race 4, the Ladbrokes Zeditave Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Recommendation after winning Race 4, the Ladbrokes Zeditave Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jamie Kah riding Pericles winning Race 5, the Stow Storage Autumn Classic, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jamie Kah riding Pericles winning Race 5, the Stow Storage Autumn Classic, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jamie Kah riding Pericles winning Race 5, the Stow Storage Autumn Classic, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jamie Kah riding Pericles winning Race 5, the Stow Storage Autumn Classic, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jamie Kah riding Pericles winning Race 5, the Stow Storage Autumn Classic, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Jamie Kah riding Pericles winning Race 5, the Stow Storage Autumn Classic, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem defeats Mark Zahra riding Gold Trip i Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem defeats Mark Zahra riding Gold Trip i Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem defeats Mark Zahra riding Gold Trip i Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem defeats Mark Zahra riding Gold Trip i Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem defeats Mark Zahra riding Gold Trip in Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem defeats Mark Zahra riding Gold Trip in Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem after winning in Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: John Allen riding Steinem after winning in Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Steinem after winning in Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Steinem after winning in Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25:  Gold Trip parades before Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Gold Trip parades before Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Emissary parades before Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Emissary parades before Race 6, the Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee riding Little Brose defeats Mark Zahra riding Don Corleone in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee riding Little Brose defeats Mark Zahra riding Don Corleone in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee riding Little Brose defeats Mark Zahra riding Don Corleone in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee riding Little Brose defeats Mark Zahra riding Don Corleone in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee riding Little Brose win Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee riding Little Brose win Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainer JD Hayes hugs strapper after Little Brose won Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainer JD Hayes hugs strapper after Little Brose won Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainer Ben Hayes poses with Little Brose after winning in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainer Ben Hayes poses with Little Brose after winning in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee poses with winning connections after riding Little Brose to win Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Michael Dee poses with winning connections after riding Little Brose to win Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainers Ben Hayes and JD Hayes pose after Little Brose won in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainers Ben Hayes and JD Hayes pose after Little Brose won in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainers Ben Hayes and JD Hayes pose with Little Brose after winning in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainers Ben Hayes and JD Hayes pose with Little Brose after winning in Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Little Brose after winning Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Little Brose after winning Race 7, the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Craig Williams riding Mr Brightside to the start of Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Craig Williams riding Mr Brightside to the start of Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Craig Williams riding Mr Brightside to the start of Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Craig Williams riding Mr Brightside to the start of Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn poses with trainer Adrian Bott and winning connections Jeff Simpson (L) after riding Alligator Blood to win Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn poses with trainer Adrian Bott and winning connections Jeff Simpson (L) after riding Alligator Blood to win Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood after winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Blake Shinn riding Alligator Blood after winning Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Former part owner Allan Endresz gets to hold the winning trophy from the members lawn with Jeff and Robyn Simpson after Alligator Blood won Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Former part owner Allan Endresz gets to hold the winning trophy from the members lawn with Jeff and Robyn Simpson after Alligator Blood won Race 8, the Lamaro's Futurity Stakes, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25:  Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James (ctr) Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James (ctr) Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25:  Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James (ctr) Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James (ctr) Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25:  Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James reacts on the line after winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James reacts on the line after winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Ben Thompson riding Uncommon James winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainer Matthew Hoysted poses with Uncommon James after winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Trainer Matthew Hoysted poses with Uncommon James after winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Caitlin Hoysted (r) poses with Uncommon James after winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Caitlin Hoysted (r) poses with Uncommon James after winning Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Caitlin Hoysted hugs  Ben Thompson after he won aboard Uncommon James in Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate,  during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 25: Caitlin Hoysted hugs Ben Thompson after he won aboard Uncommon James in Race 9, the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate, during Melbourne Racing at Sandown Lakeside on February 25, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

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