Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Classy Filly Chooses to Star

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Classy Filly Chooses to Star

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Byline: SPORT JOURNO'S NAME

SHE has a long way to go to live up to her noble breeding but Choose a Star finally won her first race yesterday.

Choose a Star ($2.20) hit the front coming to the home turn in the Yalumba Wines Maiden Plate (1350m) and ground out a game win. The filly by fashionable sire Choisir won by a length from Shocking Blue ($5.50) with equal favourite Often Wrong a short head away third.

The win was a good reward for Deagon trainer Pat Duff, who took over training Choose a Star three starts ago after 10 winless starts.

"It was a good, tough win today," winning jockey Shane Scriven said.

"I rode her for the first time at Caloundra the other day and she drew bad and Pat being the gentleman that he is, he didn't blame me.

"He could see that everything I tried to do went completely wrong. …

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