By: Peter Quilty
Much of the hype surrounding the Group 1 Melbourne Cup has centred on the Jason Thompson-trained Hooked On Scotch – dubbed “the fastest chaser on the planet”.
And rightly so, considering he’s won four group races from only 15 starts and lowered Sandown’s 515 metre track record in a Melbourne Cup heat last week.
But playing ‘second fiddle’ for Thompson is Flynn (Box 4), and he’s not just making up the numbers.
It should be remembered that Flynn has a blistering 29.08sec PB winning time at Sandown recorded in the Bill Collins Speed Star – just over two lengths slower than Read full article