The winners keep coming for Oakland Park
What a terrific first-up performance by Oakland Park’s 3YO Sizzling gelding He’s A Sizzler taking out the TABtouch Better Your Bet Plate over 1100 metres at Ascot on Saturday.
The win on Saturday was full of merit. On jumping he was last of the six runners and remained in that position up to the 400 metre mark before making a sustained run down the outside of the field to win comfortably, clocking the fastest 600 metre, 400 metrs and 200 metre splits. Trainer Danny Morton and jockey Chris Parnham were bullish post-race that he is a horse on the way up.
He’s A Sizzler’s record now stands at 7 starts for 2 wins and 4 seconds and is building a nice bank with $184,950 in prize money and Westspeed bonuses.