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Sense gets the dollars in Ipswich Cup

BY Matt Kelly - @matty_kel
10 months ago Horse Racing

Self Sense wins the Ipswich Cup (Pic: Sky Channel)

A one horse affair.

That was pretty much the betting trend prior to the Listed Ipswich Cup, and pretty much how the race itself turned out.  

The David Brideoake-trained Self Sense was backed in from 9s to $3.40 favourite in the lead-up, and gave his rivals a decent old hiding in the run.

Jockey Michael Cahill admitting he confidence grew before the gates had even opened.

“He loved the ground… He just felt so good as soon as he got out onto the track,” Cahill told Sky Channel.  

Self Sense gapped second place-getter Benzini ($4.60) by six-and-three-quarter lengths, while Jumbo Prince ($5) was well back in third.

The Street Sense 6yo now likely to remain in Queensland and tackle the Caloundra Cup in a fortnight.  

“I haven’t heard from the boss, but I think he might be hanging around,” stable rep Alex Woodhams said.  

“He’s been looking for a good draw and a soft track and he got that today. It was a great ride.” 

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