Dramatic bid for Karaka Million berth

Dramatic bid for Karaka Million berth2 Jan 2022

A crack at the Restricted Listed Karaka Million hasn’t been ruled out by the connections of our homebred Tauherenikau debut winner Diss Is Dramatic.

The Lisa Latta-trained daughter of Dissident turned on the afterburners late in the piece this afternoon to win at the first time of asking over 1000 metres for Go Racing.

Diss Is Dramatic raced close to the pace to the turn and wound up strongly for rider Sarah Macnab to win going away by 1.3 with the $6720 winning cheque putting her 15th in order of entry to the DoubleTree by Hilton Karaka Million on January 22.

“We have to consider it, although it would be a big ask for a filly that has won over 1000 metres and left-handed, but she was impressive,” Go Racing’s Albert Bosma said. “After today, it has to be on the table.

“We’ll see how she pulls up first. We would have to plan to gallop her at Ellerslie so I’ll be having a good chat with Lisa in the next few days.”

Bosma purchased Diss Is Dramatic out of our draft at New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Yearling Sale earlier this year for $60,000.

“She was a cracking yearling, a gorgeous type,” he said.

Diss Is Dramatic is out of the Darci Brahma mare Our Drahma Queen, who is a half-sister to the dual Group 1 winner Suavito and the G3 J Swap Sprint winner Sultan Of Swing.

Our Drahma Queen’s Per Incanto filly will be offered as Lot 469 in our yearling draft Karaka in March, while the dam foaled a colt last year by Almanzor.