CHARGING HOME: Base Jump takes out first place in race 4 at the Gladstone Turf Club.
CHARGING HOME: Base Jump takes out first place in race 4 at the Gladstone Turf Club.

Trainer Lee Kiernan rates Base Jump win

LEE Kiernan looked calm before Base Jump left the mounting yard on Saturday, and his mood did not change, even after his horse had cruised to an easy victory.

It was measured at 4.3 lengths officially, but for Kiernan's nonchalant demeanour Base Jump could have been the only horse in the race.

"You always worry a bit, but he likes that track," the Gladstone trainer said.

"He just rode on hands and heels."

Jockey Shenny Chan could not have had an easier winner, a spectator as Base Jump cruised out of the barriers, approached the lead nearing the corner and never looked in danger on the straight.

It makes it four wins from Base Jump's last five starts, three at Gladstone.

"We will keep him here at the moment," he said.

"He has won 11 races for us since we bought him."

 

Trainer Lee Kiernan briefs Jockey Shenny Chan on his next race.
Trainer Lee Kiernan briefs Jockey Shenny Chan on his next race. Paul Braven GLARACE

Race Results

 

Race 1:

  • 1st- Rahula
  • 2nd- Fraha
  • 3rd- Northern Shift
  • 4th- Garder La Foi

Race 2:

  • 1st- Wongaranda
  • 2nd- Our Magic Madge
  • 3rd- Influences
  • 4th- Restraining Order

Race 3:

  • 1st- Red Bohemia
  • 2nd- Ironoutlaw
  • 3rd- War Noise
  • 4th- Miss Sappy

Race 4:

  • 1st- Base Jump
  • 2nd- Emperor
  • 3rd- Montanus
  • 4th- Flight Command

Race 5:

  • 1st- Mishani Pagan
  • 2nd- Strike Zone
  • 3rd- Way Up There
  • 4th- Bradbury's Quest


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