By: Peter Quilty
Star sprinter Whiskey Riot broke a Group 1 jinx – and raced into greatness – taking out tonight’s Group 1 TAB Melbourne Cup (515m) at Sandown Park.
Whiskey Riot capitalised on another crack at G1 glory, having finished second to his nemesis Hooked On Scotch in the Adelaide Cup, second to Sennachie in the Maturity Classic, and third to Get It Gizmo in the Topgun. He was also third to Hooked On Scotch in the G3 Shootout.
Based at Rowsley (just out of Bacchus Marsh), his trainer Anthony Azzopardi was lost for words: “Unbelievable. I didn’t know if he won Read full article