Victorian prepared Hooksy sailed into the $25,000 to the winner, Macro Meats New Sensation final, claiming his semi-final victory in 29.57 at Wentworth Park on Friday night (April 11).

Having just his 15th start, the son of Hondo Black x Uno Witch, led all the way to beat home King Odessa by over 12 lengths, recording best of the night figures. 

Please with the improvement from Hooksy, co-trainer, Jimmy Auld said following the event that his runner had gone on with it better than expected, as will give a big show in the final. 

Other semi-final winners included Irondale Bravo (29.66), My Kinda Music (29.75) and Bottom Dollar (30.27). 

Drawing box three for the third straight week, Hooksy will again start a pronounced favourite. 

Box draw for the Group 3 Macro Meats New Sensation is available here