It was a case of second time lucky in a country cup for lightly-raced NSW speedster La Grand Quality when he careered away with the Group 2 Warragul Cup Final (460m) on Saturday night.
It was an emotion-charged triumph for trainer Darryl Thomas and owner/breeder Kellie Fogarty, with La Grand Quality surviving two serious car accidents along the path to emulating his superstar sire El Grand Senor, which won the Warragul Cup in 2011.
“He’s a tough dog,” Thomas glowed.
“He’s pretty mentally strong; you have to be to win these races.
“We’re just rapt. I’m pretty lost for words actually.”
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