October 17, 2020 1:43 pm. Co-trainer Paul Snowden says Captivant has a shiny future after a powerful victory at Randwick.
Paul Snowden is glowing in his evaluation of the progeny of first season sire Capitalist, particularly the stallion’s first winner, Captivant.
The colt produced knowledgeable debut efficiency, settling midfield for Jason Collett and sweeping down the centre of the monitor to win the Victory Vein Plate (1000m) at Randwick on Saturday.
A $550,000 Magic Tens of millions yearling, Captivant has had an unconventional first racing preparation and Snowden says that simply underlines his promise.
The teenager had a soar out at Randwick final month then was despatched to Melbourne the place he had one other soar out at Flemington.
The steady wasn’t satisfied he dealt with the straight course in order that they waited every week for a race at Caulfield, just for Captivant to attract the skin gate.
He was scratched and despatched again on the float to Sydney the place he was compelled to trial 5 days out from his debut as a result of his soar outs weren’t formally recognised.
However Captivant ($8) took all of it his his stride, scoring by 1-3/Four lengths over Akihiro ($51) with chief She’s All Class ($4.60 fav) sticking on properly for third.
“To do this with a two-year-old, you wouldn’t do it. Solely with those you assume can deal with it and clearly he can,” Snowden stated
“That’s why it provides me a lot confidence figuring out that he has a lot extra to offer. He’s nowhere close to the place he must be.
“He’s that uncooked he’s nonetheless frozen.”
The Snowdens will see how Captivant comes by means of his win earlier than deciding their subsequent transfer however the Golden Present at Rosehill on November 7 is among the many choices.
The trainers have plenty of juveniles by Capitalist, who they educated to win the 2015 Golden Slipper.
Paul Snowden says the stallion’s first crop have been ultra-impressive with capability and angle to match.
“They’re pretty varieties to take care of and this bloke is just going to coach on,” Snowden stated.
“You solely have to have a look at this bloke to see he’s a imply, lean machine.
“He’s acquired a lot physique about him and the angle that Capitalist stamps all his inventory with, they’re thrilling.”