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Golden Slipper favourite Cellsabeel headlines the nominations for Saturday’s $2m Inglis Millennium – 2yos (1100m) at Warwick Farm.

Tommy Berry, above, rode Cellsabeel to victory at Rosehill. Photo by Photo by Daniel Costello..

Tommy Berry, above, rode Cellsabeel to victory at Rosehill. Photo by Photo by Daniel Costello..

Cellsabeel shot to the top of the betting for the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on March 21 after scoring a six lengths win in an 1100m two year old Handicap at Rosehill on January 18.

“She’s en route to the Slipper and she looked to do that pretty easy,” Maher told Sky Thoroughbred Central after her Rosehill victory.

“Right from the start – just look at the coat on her – she’s always dappled up, even when she comes in from the paddock.

“She’s always been a real high-quality horse that we just put the shades (blinkers) on to give her that little focus and it was just the trick she needed.”

Ladbrokes.com.au have Cellsabeel a clear cut $5.50 Golden Slipper favourite ahead of the Blue Diamond Preview (C&G) winner Hanseatic at $10 and the Peter and Paul Snowden trained Dame Giselle at $12.

Cellsabeel is one of three Ciaron Maher and David Eustace trained juveniles among the twenty-five Inglis Millennium nominations and is joined by stablemates Masseuse and Muntaseera.

Muntaserra is also the winner of an 1100m Rosehill two year old Handicap in November while Masseuse is yet to face the starter.

Leading trainer Chris Waller has two juveniles nominated for the Inglis Millennium, Osamu and Tight Ropes while James Cummings has one entry with Geelong Maiden winner Marnix.

Nominations for the 2020 Inglis Millennium 2yos (1100m)

# Last 10 Horse Sex Age Trainer
1 5 ABSOLUTELY FOXY F 2 Gary Portelli
2 ATTRACT F 2 Anthony Cummings
3 15 AWARD WINNER F 2 Anthony Freedman
4 42×4 BELLA NIPOTINA F 2 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig
5 4×1 CELLSABEEL F 2 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
6 2032 CHARMING PAT C 2 Trevor Sutherland
7 9 ELISEO C 2 Natasha Hall-Antonio
8 42 ENCOUNTABULL C 2 John Sargent
9 44 FAYERRA F 2 Anthony Cummings
10 3 FIXATED C 2 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig
11 2 LARIMER STREET C 2 Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young
12 1 MARNIX C 2 James Cummings
13 MASSEUSE F 2 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
14 21x MUNTASEERA F 2 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
15 2 OSAMU C 2 Chris Waller
16 6×22 PRIME STAR G 2 Richard & Michael Freedman
17 8 PRINCESS ZEDDY F 2 Gary Moore
18 7 ROCK MY WAND F 2 Matthew Smith
19 21 SLICE OF HEAVEN F 2 Colt Prosser
20 1 STOLEN GLANCE F 2 Gwenda Markwell
21 15 SUNBORN F 2 Edward Cummings
22 1 SUPERBELLAA F 2 Lee Curtis
23 17 SUPREME IDEA F 2 Anthony Freedman
24 6 TIGHT ROPES F 2 Chris Waller
25 13 VERY SHARP F 2 Rodney Northam

About The Author

Mark Mazzaglia

Mark is a passionate journalist with a life-time involvement in the racing industry. He spent many years as an analyst and form expert at the Courier Mail and also has hands-on experience working with some of Queensland’s top trainers.