Mr Tiz Trophy makes it a hat trick

Mr Tiz Trophy makes it a hat trick

Passing Shot made it a hat trick on Saturday with the talented sprinter’s third win from his last three starts in the Group 3 Mr Tiz Trophy at Ellerslie over 1200 metres.

Says Racing Manager Albert Bosma, “We’re not sure if the horse made a New Year’s resolution to keep winning but we’re certainly pleased with his form this year. Seriously though, Opie Bosson has been a key to his turn around in form. He is very balanced and the two of them have a good rapport.”

The Swiss Ace x Derrydane colt trailed the field, came off the fence on the corner and sprinted to the lead ahead of second place getter Red Striker. The win is even more impressive as Passing Shot suffered from a virus at the start of February for 10 days so still wasn’t 100% on race day.

He will improve from the run and is now aimed at the Group 2 Wellington Guineas on the 14 March worth $100,000 over 1400 metres.

Passing Shot has won five races from 14 starts, earning the Go Racing The Ace Syndicate $137,000.