First Stakes-Winner for Rebel Raider

Dual Derby hero Rebel Raider posted his first stakes-winner on Saturday at Morphettville when three year-old filly Pretty Punk took out the Listed SAJC Hill-Smith Stakes for the Leon Macdonald and Andrew Gluyas stable.

A last start maiden winner at the same venue, Pretty Punk relished a step up to 1800 metres to power home and win by a length and three-quarters, her second win from just six starts.

Bred by Harry Perks and retained to race, Pretty Punk was raised at Mill Park and is the second winner from metro winning Kurofone (USA) mare Reliability, who has been a regular partner for Rebel Raider and will foal again to him this spring.

A top class son of Reset, Rebel Raider (pictured above) won both the Group I VRC Victoria Derby and SAJC Derby and was also raised and sold by Mill Park.

He stands at Wyndholm Park in Victoriaat a fee of $5,500.