Black Opium finally gets her Group 1 crown

May 14, 2020 Comments Off
Black Opium finally gets her Group 1 crown

By Greyhound Racing Victoria

Champion sprinter Black Opium has finally claimed her first win at Group 1 level after taking out tonight’s Sapphire Crown Final at Sandown Park.

After bursting on the scene 18 months ago and finishing runner-up three times at Group 1 level in the early stages of her career, Jason Thompson’s megastar claimed a $50,000 first prize, taking her career earnings beyond half a million dollars.

The daughter of Black Magic Opal and Captivating had to work hard for her victory tonight, settling off the pace, being held up briefly and proving too strong in the home straight.

It was a Thompson quinella, with Read full article


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