HighwaykingDunngrabsrecord6thvictory

December3,20163:15pm。

byAAP

MatthewDunnhascontinuedhisdominanceofHighwayraceswithIslaTristanagivingtheMurwillumbahtrainerhisrecordsixthvictory。

DunnhasachievedthemarkinlessthanthreemonthsandSaturdayswinatRosehilltookhimpastTerryRobinsonandMatthewDalewhohavefivewinsapieceintheracesforcountry-trainedhorses。

IslaTristana,whodriftedto$6beforetherace,madethestepfromamaidenatBallinatoaclasstworace,edgingoutAbsoluteRipper($4。

40)byanosewithTigerByTheTale($10)twolengthsawaythird。

Wasntshefantastic?

DunnswifeKeirasaid。

Thethree-year-oldfillywasthesixthhorsetoprovetheycouldhandlethe10-hourfloattripfromthestableneartheNSW-Queenslandborder。

Wevejustgottoridethewaveatthemoment,itsamazing,KeiraDunnsaid。

TimClarktookIslaTristanatothetailofthefieldandstucktotheinsideinthestraight。

IwasspottingthemabigstartsoIdidntthinkIcouldwincomingaroundthem,Clarksaid。

ThewinwasthesecondlegofanearlytrebleforClarkwhopickedupwinsPipelineandDeeNineElleinraceseithersideoftheHighway。

DeeNineEllesvictorywasthesecondtimeinasmanyracesoneofClarksmountsgotthenodfromthephotojudge。

IwasntasconfidentasIwasinthepreviousrace,Clarksaid。