The Astrologist showed at Caulfield today that the stars are aligning for hard working racehorse syndicators Bennett Racing.
Sent out a $10 shot in the first race, much to the delight of his owners, the Tony McEvoy trained two-year-old defied all rivals to win the Whisky Wine & Fire Handicap (1200m).
Dwayne Dunn piloted the son of Zoustar, showing all his guile in the run to the line.
Challengers came from everywhere but The Astrologist was impassable in the final stanza.
The in-form gelding defeated Danny O’Brien’s Can’t Be Done by 0.2L, with Igniting, trained by Ciaron Maher & David Eustace, a further half length away in third place.
It was a superb ride by the talented hoop and a terrific effort by the Tony McEvoy stable.
Delighted owners snapped up the double figure odds, amid excited scenes at Caulfield.
Bennett Racing purchased The Astrologist at the 2018 Gold Coast Yearling Sale under the watchful eye of canny horse spotter Phil Wells.
Bennett Racing scours the sales for bargain buys and are seeing reward for their persistent efforts.
Comprising owner Nathan Bennett, along with Phil Wells and his brother Rick, the team are kicking goals in the syndication world.
The recent Group 3 success of She Shao Fly at Morphettville bodes well for Bennett Racing’s future.
Astute buys are fast becoming the norm for the Bennett Racing Team.
They search for horses ticking all the right boxes and delighting many first time owners in the process.
In launching Bennett Racing, Nathan Bennett had a desire to give owners a better ownership experience.
He based it upon making ownership inclusive, enjoyable and ultimately successful.
Bennett Racing has achieved plenty in just two short years, including stakes placings and a group win.
We predict big things for the talented team moving forward.
Check out Bennett Racing for yourself to enjoy a better owner experience!