The Last Kiss stakes Magic Millions Classic 2016 claim

Smart filly The Last Kiss’ impressive win at Doomben has given Steve O’Dea a chance to fulfil his long-held dream of winning a major race for owner Joe Rapisarda.

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The Last Kiss loomed as a major Magic Millions Classic (1200m) player with her win in the AM Giles and Co Handicap(1110m).

A clear-cut favourite, The Last Kiss ($1.95) was slow to start, was buffeted in the straight but proved too strong in the final 200m before beating Our Cinderella ($26) by a neck.

O’Dea said he had a lot of anxious moments during the race but knew the filly would respond.

“She has only had a short jump-out and a long jump-out so there is a lot of improvement in her. But she has a real attitude about her.”

O’Dea and his father have trained a string of top-class horses for North Queensland-based Rapisarda including the dam of The Last Kiss, Kiss Me Katy, stakes winner Bianca Jewel, Ring Me Ruby, A Day To Remember and Notasinglemoment.

“The Last Kiss certainly measures up to them. She is very promising,” O’Dea said.

O’Dea will have a strong hand in the Magic Millions as he also has another Classic hope in promising Candika who won her only start at Doomben last month.


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