Blazer's Mill (Westerner) Wins Over Hurdle At Perth

Son Of Westerner Scores Over Hurdles On Return

The Olly Murphy-trained Blazer’s Mill (6g Westerner - Creation, by Definite Article) made a successful return in Thursday’s Novices’ Hurdle at Perth.

Ridden to track the leaders by Richard Johnson, the bay led at the second last and was ridden out to win by two and a quarter lengths, relegating the favourite to runners-up honours.

Bought for £160,000 after finishing a close second on his sole start in a point-to-point, the son of Westerner went on win his first start for new owner Ms JA Wakefield in a bumper. He was bred by Mrs P Mansergh-Wallace and comes from the family of Coneygree.