Racing enthusiasts will witness one sensational Group 1 Association Cup Final on Saturday, April 4 following three thrilling heats at Wentworth Park.    

The $75,000 to the winner series attracted Australia’s very best stayers, and they did not
disappoint in their display of endurance as Zipping Felix, Lady Toy and Sweet It Is all
recorded impressive victories.          

Opening the Association Cup series, Zipping Felix for Martin Hallinan finished strongly over early leader Unix Bale to clock 41.99, with Lillycette finishing in second.

 

After clocking an impressive sub 42 second debut performance a fortnight ago, Lady Toy beat
reigning Association Cup holder Sweet It Is in 41.90, with Nicki Fields finishing in third position.

 

It was however the always classy Space Star which took fastest qualifying honours, taking the third qualifier in 41.71 over Zipping Maggie and Opec Bale. The sensational heat featuring the likes of Luna Jinx and Psychotic Gold also.

 

Following the heats, the box draw for Saturday’s final was conducted trackside, with the draw as follows: