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Kah wins on Second Slip

Kah wins on Second Slip

Jamie Kah enjoyed a far better journey on Second Slip than did Mark Zahra just seven days ago after the Melbourne’s champion rider took him to a convincing win at Caulfield on Saturday.

Zahra was sent to hospital for scans and was subsequently sidelined with soreness for two weeks after Second Slip dumped him pre-race at Flemington last Saturday, but he was perfectly behaved this week for Kah, who predicted some good things for the lightly-raced South Australian galloper this spring.

"He’s a horse with a really big action so I think out over a bit further and a bigger track too would suit him - something like Flemington because here is a little bit too tight and sharp for him," Kah said.

"He’s done really well then. I think he’ll improve this prep and go on and win a nice race.

"He’s just grown up a lot more now. Obviously, he didn’t seem like that last start when he had a bit of a gallop around Flemington by himself.

"He’s just matured into more of a furnished horse. Today he had to stop and start with that weight and he’s done a really good job in the end."

Trained by Will Clarken at Morphettville, Second Slip has now won six races from 18 starts with his prizemoney earnings swelling to beyond $200,000.

He went around at $7 on Saturday due largely to his topweight of 61kgs, but he finished too strongly for Our Wind Spirit ($13) to win by three quarters of a length with a half neck to Dirty Thoughts ($5.50) in third.

It took just 14 days into the new racing season for Kah to again find herself on top in the Melbourne premiership race with Second Slip bringing up her third win this season.

WATCH: Second Slip wins at Caulfield

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