Tatra Wins 2012 Sandown Guineas – Results

November 19th, 2012

Tatra has won the Group 2 Sandown Guineas, which took place at Sandown Racecourse last Saturday November 17, 2012.

The three-year-old won the race by a nose ahead of Lunar Rise, who finished second, and Proverb, who placed a close third.

Tatra has now won three of his 11 race starts and has earned more than $430,000 in prize money during his horse racing career.

The Hussonet colt finished second to Lunar Rise in the Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes prior to his 2012  Sandown Guineas win, and was able to turn the tables on him this start.

Trainer Peter Snowden was grateful that his two horses, Tatra and Proverb, were able to place in the top three.

“It’s a good race with good prizemoney,” Snowden said.

“These were the two I picked out for this race and we almost quinella-ed it.

“I didn’t think there was much between them going into the race.

“It’s hard to keep horses going all the way through spring. It’s a hard race to win.”

While Tatra won Saturday’s 2012 Sandown Guineas, Snowden predicts the most improvement will come from Proverb in his next season.

“I think they are both milers. I don’t think Tatra is top grade,” he said.

“Proverb has more upside if he can learn to relax a bit better and he could come back to work a better horse.

“I need to have a good think about (where to go next).”

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2012 Sandown Guineas Race Results

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Starting Price
1 1 TATRA Peter Snowden Kerrin McEvoy 7 56.5kg $5.50
2 2 LUNAR RISE Bart Cummings Hugh Bowman 0.2L 14 56.5kg $5F
3 4 PROVERB Peter Snowden Steven Arnold 0.3L 8 56.5kg $7
4 5 EXIMIUS Mick Price Craig Newitt 2.3L 4 56.5kg $13
5 7 AL ANEED Mick Price Glen Boss 2.5L 9 56.5kg $12
6 3 DANCES ON STARS (NZ) Gerald Ryan Michael Walker 3.25L 12 56.5kg $15
7 8 EDGEWOOD Robbie Griffiths Nicholas Hall 4L 5 56.5kg $12
8 10 HUNGER Mick Price Peter Mertens 4.1L 13 56.5kg $31
9 13 JUST FORGET IT Kane Harris Daniel Stackhouse 4.85L 6 56.5kg $51
10 14 HOST OF THE PARTY Robert Smerdon Dwayne Dunn 5.15L 3 56.5kg $16
11 16 MOREAU Dean Binaisse Vlad Duric 6.15L 10 54.5kg $71
12 12 GOLD MEDALS (NZ) Bill & Symon Wilde Michael Rodd 6.35L 1 56.5kg $8
13 9 TIMELY TRUCE Ricky Maund Dean Yendall 9.85L 16 56.5kg $71
14 6 FLYING SKIPPER John Hickmott Steven King 11.1L 11 56.5kg $41
15 15 CRACKED Dean Howard Daniel Moor 21.1L 15 56.5kg $201
16 11 RIGHT TO ROAM Pat Carey Craig Williams 25.1L 2 56.5kg $15