FlyingKruptgetsPhillipStokesonboard

December26,20184:54pm。

byAAP

FlyingKrupthasbecomeAdelaidetrainerPhillipStokesfirstwinnerfromhisnewPakenhamyard。

FlyingKrupthasgivenPhillipStokeshisfirstwinnerfromanewtrainingbaseatPakenhamwithafightingvictoryatCaulfield。

Fortheshort-termStokesiskeepinghisAdelaidebaserunningbutwillgraduallymovehisteamtothenewlocation。

Stokeshasroomfor40horsesoncourseatPakenhamwhilehehasalsoboughtafarmatnearbyGarfield。

Thatswhereshellbegoingnow,Stokessaid。

Itsgreattohavesomethinglikethatsocloseanditwillenableustokeepthehorsesinworklonger。

RiddenbyCraigWilliams,FlyingKruptwassentoffthe$3。

20favouriteandscoredbyhalfalengthfromLadyCromac($7)withRememberTheName($6)3-1/4lengthsawaythird。

StokesbegantostockthePakenhambarnatthestartofthemonthandcurrentlyhas10horsesinwork。

HesaidlastweeksannouncementoffundingcutstotheSouthAustralianracingindustrywassomethinghehadbeenfearfulofandhehadplannedthemovetoVictoria。

Wereracingfor$100,000heretodayandonly$45,000inAdelaide,hesaid。

Itmakesgoodsensetocomeoverandgiveitatry。

Thehorsesaredoingextremelywell,lovingthecountryenvironmentandImlovingitto。

StokessaidhewouldnotrushFlyingKruptintoahighergrade。

Shesreallycomeofage,hesaid。

CraighadthisideaofsittingoutsidetheleaderbutthatwentoutthewindowandthankGodhewentbackbecausetheyobviouslyranalongabit。