Making his debut for the stable, after previously being trained in Sydney, Tonopah produced the goods in the BM78 1600m Handicap at Sandown.
Having trialled ok at Terang on the Monday before Boxing Day, we were more hopeful than anything heading into his first up run in the anti-clockwise direction.
Sling shot win
Tuscan Sling won the $35,000 Sportingbet Powered by William Hill BM64 Handicap over 1000m in impressive fashion at Moonee Valley.
Victorian State Premiership Table
|2||David Hayes & Tom Dabernig||91||72||65||$4,226,905|
|3||Peter G Moody||89||82||58||$3,971,275|
Victorian Metro Premiership Table
|2||David Hayes & Tom Dabernig||40||29||33||$3,432,250|
|3||Peter G Moody||31||22||29||$2,763,930|
Victorian Country Premiership Table
|2||Peter G Moody||58||60||29||$1,207,345|
|3||David Hayes & Tom Dabernig||51||43||32||$794,655|