Easy Eddie Earns Shot At Takeover Target

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Easy Eddie has earned his first crack at stakes company with his win at confirming his on track for the Listed at .

His trainer Joe has won the race three times with Title (2011), See The World (2012) and (2015) and believes Easy Eddie is the ideal horse to give him a fourth.

The four-year-old was the shortest-priced favourite on Saturday's program, starting at $1.55 in the five-horse field for the Benchmark 88 sprint over 1150m.

He lived up to his supporters' faith, beating Intuition ($3.80) by a comfortable 1-3/4 lengths under apprentice .

“He will go to Gosford,” Pride said.

“I think it is the right race for him to step up. Robbie will keep the ride.'

“He has done everything right on him.”

Dolan has ridden Easy Eddie three times for a third behind and followed by two consecutive wins.

His latest win took Easy Eddie's record to seven with another seven placings from his 18 starts..

Easy Eddie is connected to the family of the Pride-trained Group One winners and Terravista and Group Two winner Ball Of Muscle.

He is a son of former Singapore Super Easy whose dam was Parfore, the mother of those three Pride-trained sprinters.

The Takeover Target Stakes (1200m) in on January 17.

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