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The Essendon Mazda 55 Second Challenge is a pure test of speed over 955 metres.

The barriers are positioned in the 1000 metre chute and the challenge will be to see which horse can break the 55 second mark across the City Jeep Night Racing Season.

On each of the 17 night meetings in season 2013/14, Moonee Valley will stage an Essendon Mazda 55 Second Challenge heat, with each heat carrying prizemoney of $55,000. The Essendon Mazda 55 Second Challenge heat will be programmed as Race 5 at each of the night meetings.

Last season trainer Bryon Cozamanis with Vatican had the winning time of 54.69 seconds. The big question is will the 55 second mark be broken again this year? The only way to find out is to be on track at Moonee Valley.

The trainer of the horse that runs the quickest time across the 17 race series will win a Mazda BT-50 from Essendon Mazda.

For all your Mazda needs zoom zoom to Essendon Mazda at 345 Wirraway Road, Essendon Fields (Melway 16 B7) or call (03) 9374 2222.



Trainer Byron Cozamanis with his new Mazda BT-50 (Friday 22nd March 2013)

2013/14 ESSENDON MAZDA 55 SECOND CHALLENGE SCHEDULE

Heat

Date

Winner

Race

Time

Trainer

1

Fri 27 Sept

Vatican 

Open Handicap

55:76

Byron Cozamanis

2

Fri 4 Oct

Lankan Rupee

0-78 Handicap

55:56

Mick Price

3

Fri 25 Oct

Mangus Reign 

Benchmark 84 Handicap

56:75

Rick Hore-Lacy

4

Fri 1 Nov

Thiamandi

Benchmark 70 Handicap

55.55

Lloyd Kennewell

5

Fri 15 Nov

Prettyhappyaboutit

Fillie & Mares Handicap

55:94

Robbie Griffiths

6

Fri 29 Nov

Legcut

0-70 Handicap

56:47

John McArdle

7

Fri 6 Dec

General Jackson

Benchmark 78 Handicap

55:58

Mick Price

8

Fri 13 Dec

Sassy Tycoon

Filllie & Mares Handicap

56.36

Lyn Tolson

9

Fri 20 Dec

Magnus Reign

0-78 Handicap

56.35

Rick Hore-Lacy

10

Fri 24 Jan

Neat Feet

3yo Benchmark 84 Handicap

56:32

John McArdle

11

Fri 31 Jan

Minaj

Fillies & Mare Benchmark 84 Handicap

55.36

Anthony Freedman

12

Fri 7 Feb

On Strike

0-84 Handicap

56.03

John MacMillan

13

Fri 14 Feb

Athenian Girl

Fillies & Mares Benchmark 90 Handicap

56.01

Heath Conners

14

Fri 21 Feb

Go the Knuckle

Open Handicap

55.77

Robert Smerdon

15

Fri 28 Feb

Bloomingdale Miss

0-84 Handicap

55.77

Robert Smerdon

16

Fri 14 Mar

Siwa Lady

Mares Handicap

55.72

Darren Weir

17

Fri 21 Mar

Platelet

Open Handicap

56.31

Darren Weir

 






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