Wat…another victory?

Highly talented two-year-old More Than Ready filly Watabout produced another faultless display on Saturday at Royal Randwick, recording her third consecutive victory.

After finishing third on debut behind Exceed And Excel filly Far Well in May, the Corumbene Stud-bred, Allan Denham-trained filly has now won three in succession, the past two by big margins.

A raging favourite in the small field, the Nash Rawiller ridden filly was too good for her opposition, scoring by two lengths over the 1300m.

Owner George Altomonte knows a thing or two about quality juveniles, having bred and raced not only this year’s Group One Golden Slipper winner Overreach, but also the Slipper winner of a few years back in Sebring.
“She’s a very nice filly and can probably be a Black Type filly as time goes on,” Altomonte said.

By Vinery Stud’s Champion Two-year-old sire More Than Ready, Watabout is out of the Danehill mare Wasimah who was raced by Corumbene Stud to record four victories and a further seven placed efforts from 15 starts including finishing third in four Listed events.

Already the dam of the Corumbene Stud bred Brightest, a Group Three placed daughter of Champion Sire Galileo, Wasimah is a three-quarter sister to the Group Three-winning sprinter Kaphero and the Listed winner Princesa, who is in turn the dam of Reset’s multiple stakes-winning daughter Star Of Giselle.

With a pedigree heavily laden with black type, Watabout also happens to be a grand daughter of the Group One winner Kapchat.

Corumbene Stud sold the yearling full sister to Watabout at the 2013 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling where she was snapped up by Gai Waterhouse/James Harron Bloodstock for $260,000. Having been named Nayeli, the filly will run for Pierro’s owners Greg and Donna Kolivos.

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