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Jojo Rabbit bounces to victory at Wolverhampton

Jojo Rabbit bounces to victory at Wolverhampton

Jojo Rabbit made light work of his opposition as the Phoenix Ladies Syndicate owned colt won at Wolverhampton on Sunday, July 26.

It was a second win of his career for Archie Watson’s charge but the first carrying the Orange and White silks of the all-female group. Backing up just seven days after a massive run to finish second in the Super Sprint behind a potentially useful rival, he took advantage of a step down in grade. Making every single yard under Luke Morris the son of Whitsbury Stud’s Due Diligence never looked in any trouble as he took victory on a slow looking surface.

“Luke was very pleased with him and feels he has won well within himself,” said PLS Principal Pamela Cordina.

“Jojo showed last week that he is up to black-type races but Archie spotted this great opportunity to get another win into him before that. He clearly has some class about him and we’ll look to step him up in grade for his next start.

“Ultimately we will be aiming him at next season’s Commonwealth Cup.”

Jojo Rabbit was already a winner at Wolverhampton having won a Novice Stakes shortly after racing resumed in the UK. It was that run that prompted Phoenix Ladies to move at purchase the colt in a private deal. He ran solid races in the both the Norfolk Stakes and a Listed race at Sandown but showed his true talent at Newbury last week.