Miss Charlie Brown through to Devonport Cup

December 11, 2023 9:43 am in by

Locally-trained stayer Miss Charlie Brown has a guaranteed start in next month’s $100,000 Devonport Cup following an all-the-way win in the 1650 metre Golden Mile at Spreyton.

The winner of the the $50,000 Golden Mile, along with winners the upcoming Sheffield and Longford Cups gain automatic selection for the Devonport Cup.

The Adam Trinder-trained five year-old mare, ridden by Erica Byrne, never look seriously challenged to win by one and half lengths from race favourite Ashy Boy, trained at Wesley Vale by Glenn Stevenson.

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The Devonport Cup is one race which has eluded Trinder in the past, but he believes Miss Charlie Brown, who finished fifth in last year’s Launceston Cup, is a genuine contender.