Multiple Group 1 winner, Space Star again dazzled as he dominated in the 720m Gold Cup qualifiers at Wentworth Park on Saturday night.
The recent AAA Radiator Specialists Association Cup winner, jumped well from box four, keeping the pace with early leader Ada Mary. Picking up the lead in the straight at the first lap, the Robert Britton chaser then stamped his mark on the race leading the remainder of the way to clock a smart 41.71 victory.
2014 Association Cup winner, Sweet It Is was impressive in her run to the line, finishing in second, while Zipping Felix finished in third.
Watch the race again:
In the second qualifier, it was a strong last stride effort from Mullaway to secure the second heat victory in 42.17.
Early pace was set by Lillycette, who wasn't able to hold on in the shadows of the post, while Laugh With Mary flashed home for third ahead of Zipping Maggie.
Watch Mullaway's win again:
The box draw for the Group 3 Gold Cup Final, Saturday, April 25 is: