Shinzo wins Golden Slipper to seal grand slam for Waller
Shinzo has won the group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday to complete the grand slam of Australian racing for premier trainer Chris Waller.
Globe-trotting British jockey Ryan Moore drove the Snitzel colt through on the rails to edge favourite Cylinder, with King’s Gambit third.
Chris Waller has won his first Slipper with Shinzo.Credit:Getty
The elusive win in the $5 million race – the world’s richest race for two-year-olds – gave Waller the prized set of Slipper, Melbourne Cup, Caufield Cup and Cox Plate.
Moore had earlier ridden Dubai Honour to victory in the group 1 Ranvet Stakes.
There was drama in the running when well-fancied unbeaten filly Learning To Fly missed the kick and then parted company with jockey Chad Schofield.
More to come.
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