Having not race for 23 days Potro Duro did extremely well to record back to back wins after winning his maiden on the 19th July.

Starting from the outside barrier in the field of ten was of little concern to jockey Ryan Wiggins who was able to use Potro Duro’s early speed to cross the field and take up the leader’s role.

Potro Duro travelled strongly throughout the race and when Wiggins asked him to increase his lead in the straight those behind them looked to be making hard work of it.

Potro Duro extended his lead to around 2.5 lengths before Wiggins took it easy on him over the concluding stages. It’s never easy to go from winning a maiden to winning a benchmark race in consecutive starts but Potro Duro has always shown good ability and this was no surprise to anyone which is why he started $2.50

In winning this race Potro Duro beat the best performed horse in the race in Rise to Fame who is a winner of eight races and was also placed on another 15 occasions.

From limited runners the form from Potro Duro’s maiden win at Ipswich is standing up with the second placed Luvdisc running second at the Gold Coast before winning at Doomben. Potro Duro beat Luvdisc by two lengths when winning his maiden and although beaten 6.5 lengths by Potro Duro the fourth placed Love Yers All was a convincing winner at Toowoomba at her next start.

Potro Duro’s early maturity issues now seem to be all in the past as this tough grey horse keeps going from strength to strength this campaign.

Congratulations to  M A McLean, Miss J Brosnan, Mr C A Tompson, Dirty Grey Racing 2017, Mr P J Peters, Mr R W Sargent, Mr T J Swan, Mr P J McPherson, Mr B K Cameron, Mr P J Daniel, Ms H G Rixon, Mr S R Webber, Mr A Stephenson, Mr P Webster, Lanvin, Mr D F Bourke, Mr L K Garner

On this occasion Potro Duro was strapped by Grant Cooper.

 

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