Heversham Park-bred Lord Of The Manor posted his second career win for owners Trevor and Robin Denman and trainer Mark Dixon in a MR63 handicap over 1800m on the Greyville Polytrack yesterday.
Andrew Harrison of Gold Circle reported: “There were a few ‘wag-n-bietjie’ races on Sunday and the trend continued in the second. If the early pace had been any slower the field would have broken into a canter, but it played into the hands of Keagan de Melo aboard Lord Of The Manor.
“Going 1800m for the first time and not certain to see out the trip, De Melo had the opposition behaving as if it was a false start as he slowed them up to a crawl. Richard Fourie final took up the challenge, sending What A Blast to the front but the damage had already been done. Lord Of The Manor kept rolling in the home stretch to hold on narrowly from a fast-finishing Cane Lime ‘N Soda.”
Lord Of The Manor is by Querari from Glorious Fair, by Rakeen.
(Photo: Candiese Lenferna).