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Final black-type shot lands Winter Cup gold for Platinum Command

  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018
  • Richard Edmunds
A black-type credit at last as Platinum Command (Ryan Elliot) gets up to win the Winning Edge Winter Cup from She’s Poppy (centre) and Dez.

A black-type credit at last as Platinum Command (Ryan Elliot) gets up to win the Winning Edge Winter Cup from She’s Poppy (centre) and Dez.

Hardy Manawatu mare Platinum Command left it until the last week of her racing career to land her most important victory. The seven-year-old returned to Christchurch last Saturday for her third consecutive shot at the Gr. 3 Winter Cup at Riccarton Park, having finished second behind Miss Three Stars in 2016 followed by a fast-finishing and unlucky fourth last year. Her CV also included a second placing in the Gr. 3 Merial Metric Mile and fourths in the Listed Warstep Stakes and Karaka Clas…
 

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