CountrytrainerDunnclaimsRosehillbrace

October29,20166:15pm。

byAAP

A20-hourroundtripfromtheQueenslandbordertoSydneyhasprovedlucrativefortrainerMatthewDunnashenotchedatwo-statetreble。

WhilehewasatEagleFarmonSaturdaywatchingtwo-year-oldArrestarwinondebut,hiswife,Kiera,wasrepresentingthestableatRosehill,whereFliterowontheCountryClassic(2000m)。

Theyhave80horsesinworkattheirMurwillumbahbase10hoursnorthofSydneyandareincreasinglymakingthejourneyafterprizemoneyincreasesinNSW。

Icantexplainhowbigitisforus,KieraDunnsaid。

FliteroswinwasthesecondlegofarareSaturdaymetropolitantrebleforChristianReith,whoalsoscoredwinsontheDunn-trainedDelightfulFeelingandHawkesRacingsCana。

About90minutesafterhegothisfirstSaturdaywinnerinSydneysinceJuly2,Fliteromadeitadouble。

Hecamearoundthecorneraroundthe700metresandhecouldhavecomeoutbutIplayedmycardsandthoughtIwilljustsee,Reithsaid。

Thefive-year-oldentireisracedbybreederDavidSimpson。

Hisownerhasgotquiteafewolderstallionsandheslivingthedreamtryingtofindonegoodenoughtobreedwith,Dunnsaid。

Hehasnthadmuchluckbutallhishorsesarereallywellbred。

Despitedriftingfrom$3。

40to$4。

20beforetherace,FliteroheldontofavouritismandwonfromAvroson($20),withMysticism($6。

50)third。

Hescertainlybraverwhenhesgotabitofspace,Dunnsaid。

Hesamassivehorsewithamassivestride。

ThestablesteamoffourhorsesmadethetriponWednesdaynight,arrivingonThursdayabout3。

30am。

DelightfulFeelingwasfurtherprooftheDunnsformulaworkswhenheheldontogivethestableitsthirdHighwaywinsinceOctober。