Auckland Reactor

Reactor Now sizzles at Shepparton

Brilliant AUCKLAND REACTOR gelding Reactor Now went within 0.2 of the track record in his emphatic win at Shepparton on Saturday night (September 5).

Starting from the pole, the four-year-old led in the early part, then handed up before retaking the front in the first lap. He was never again headed.

He clocked closing fractions of 27.4 and 28 – figures which he could have sharply improved.

The mile rate for the 1690 metres was 1:52.8.

The win kepthis unbeaten record at the Kialla track in tact.

Reactor Now boasts a lifetime record of 15 starts for 11 wins and $78,930 in stakes.

Bred by Bruce and Vicki Edward, the big gelding is out of the American-bred mare Who’s Sorry Now (1:59), a Western Ideal mare who has produced three sub 1:56 winners from three starters.

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