Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Sunday (Maroochydore, Australia)

All Too Hard Does It Easily to Justify Hefty Price Tag

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Sunday (Maroochydore, Australia)

All Too Hard Does It Easily to Justify Hefty Price Tag

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A MID-YEAR campaign at EnglandCOs Royal Ascot could be on the cards for All Too Hard, who took out yesterdayCOs Group One CF Orr Stakes at Caulfield in sensational fashion.

The Michael, Wayne and John Hawkes-trained colt became the first three-year-old to win the weight-for-age feature in 10 years when he beat Group One winners Mawingo and Mr Moet.

The victory vindicated Vinery StudCOs decision last December to pay more than $20 million for All Too Hard Co a half-brother to superstar Black Caviar, the winner of last yearCOs Orr Stakes.

Wayne Hawkes said it was a relief to see the colt return a winner.

C[pounds sterling]The pressure is on, because you just want to keep his record intact and show that everythingCOs right ... it was a great win,C[yen] he said.

For All Too Hard, last yearCOs Cox Plate runner-up, it was his fourth win in Melbourne at just his fifth start.

Jumping from an outside barrier yesterday, All Too Hard ($2. …

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