Immediacy shows Group 1 potential in Autumn Classic

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(+400) has maintained his unbeaten start to his career with a very impressive win in the Group 2 at , giving their first victory in the race.

After leaving the barriers well, Luke Currie allowed his mount to settle in behind the speed before peeling off the leader's heels on the home turn and let down with a blistering turn of foot in the home straight.

The son of ran straight past Socks Nation (+500) and Time To Chat (+4000) along with Our Couver (+1600), but he was quick to shake off the challenge of the horse on his inside and careered away to win by three lengths.

Of the backmarkers, the race favourite Caracas (+220) finished off nicely and ran home into second place, showing that more distance will suit the Anthony & -trained galloper well next start.

Natalie Young was on course to represent the stable and she spoke post-race.

“It really was (awesome), we ummed and ahhed about the blinkers and we ran Luke during the week and said what we've seen on the track it really made him concentrate a little bit,” Young said.

“They went a little bit slow, the tempo, and he did overrace there a touch but once he got off the rail and got clear air he was off and gone.

“At home on the track he really put his head down and concentrated, he's won three from three now and the first two he did a lot wrong and still got off the bit at the six hundred.

“He looked like he was never going to win at , and he came down and won so it's exciting to have a horse that can put three together and a group two on the way up and we might have a genuine good Derby horse, hopefully.

“We'll probably head to a , it's good prize money, gets to run that way around and then head into the .”

Luke Currie gave the winner a peach of a ride and he echoed the thoughts of the trainer post-race.

“Today, first time in the blinkers, he jumped away quite well today, which he also did last time but he just lost the bridle through the run last time, today he was probably doing it a little bit too keen if anything,” Currie said.

“Five weeks between runs with the blinkers on, but that run under his belt might take that away from him a little bit, he showed a good turn of foot when I asked him when he came out.

“For a horse, he's a bit of a baby, I think the blinkers really did the trick coming to Caulfield for the first time, it was good thinking by Nat and Trent to do that, take the risk that he may do too much but with that bit of a break he ate up the 1800, it was a nice effort.

“He'll have a bit of trouble getting me off him, anyway.”

Immediacy is a +1200 chance in the Group 1 Guineas futures market with online bookmakers.

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