Easter Gift for Azzopardi

April 8, 2020 Comments Off
Easter Gift for Azzopardi

By Molly Haines

Anthony Azzopardi will head into tonight’s Group 3 Easter Gift a little lighter on after the retirement announcement of Melbourne Cup champ Whiskey Riot last night following a minor toe nail injury.

Whiskey Riot was one of the leading contenders to take out the $25,000 Easter Gift.

“It’s only minor but won’t be 100% for tonight,” Azzopardi said told Sandown’s Mick Floyd.

Whiskey Riot retires the 9th highest prize money earner in the sport with $812,295. He won 22 of his 45 starts including twice at group 1 level – the TAB Melbourne Cup and Temlee.

Despite the scratching of Whiskey Riot, tonight’s Group Read full article

Source:: https://www.grv.org.au/news/2020/04/09/easter-gift-for-azzopardi/

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