Elevated rises to Sapphire Crown glory

May 24, 2018 Comments Off
Elevated rises to Sapphire Crown glory

By grvnews

Elevated with Harry Manolitsis

Harry Manolitsis was no stranger to Group 1 glory heading into Thursday night’s Sapphire Crown (515m) at Sandown Park, having bred and raced 2016 Golden Easter Egg hero Moreira.

But the Peracedale owner/trainer received one of his greatest thrills in greyhound racing when lightly-raced speedster Elevated was a brilliant all-the-way winner of the prestigious female Classic.

Elevated was one of the most inexperienced finalists in the $100,000 to-the-winner Sapphire Crown, stepping up to Group 1 company for the first time at just her 14th start.

After a slick 29.42sec heat victory, Elevated was a $5.60 chance from box five in Thursday, with Andrea Read full article

Source:: http://www.grv.org.au/news/2018/05/24/elevated-rises-to-sapphire-crown-glory/

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