Longford trainer Alana Fulton has made a habit of winning races with mainland horses found on the Internet and she did it again at Spreyton on Sunday with a rank outsider.
Wineglass Bay, a $61 chance, was having only his second start for Fulton and his new owners when he held out favourite Gee Gee Caughtya to win the Class 1 Plate by a short half head.
Jockey Erhan Kacmaz could take a good share of the credit because he gave the four-year-old a lovely run, sitting midfield one-off the fence.
Despite Wineglass Bay's long odds, Fulton was expecting the gelding to improve on his Tasmanian debut.
"We ran him first-up over 1400m at Mowbray but it was probably too short for him and he didn't really get into it," she said.
"I thought he'd be much better suited over 1880m."
As she often does, Fulton bought Wineglass Bay off an online auction site.
"I look at the horses that are available and think what I might be able to do with them," she said.
"He showed some ability (in Victoria) but just wasn't measuring up to the strong provincial form over there.
"I thought in a smaller stable with more one-on-one attention we might be able to turn him around and get a result.
"Now that he's shown he can handle the synthetic track we can push forward over the next three months."
RYAN BISHOP rode his first winner since being injured in a fall on Oaks Day when Gee Gee Rich Ruby got home by a head in the Benchmark 58.
It was his 14th win for the season and came at his 25th ride since returning to the saddle in mid-April.
The win was also a welcome tonic for the mare's trainer Stuart Gandy who was kicked by a horse during the week and is nursing a broken leg.
CRAIG NEWITT wasn't far away from matching his record for the most wins at a meeting.
But, after winning the first three races on Sanction King, Tessie and Barjeel, he had to settle for four seconds, with two of them beaten by only a head.
Newitt's best winning tally is five.
DANIEL GANDERTON relegated Newitt to second in two races as he landed a double on Don Reggio and Fighting Phoenix.
Don Reggio had to race wide before wearing down Breathtaking to record his eighth career win.
In contrast, Ganderton got a rails run on Fighting Phoenix as the filly came from near-last to comfortably beat Newhart who was wide all the way before charging late.
Barry Campbell took training honours with a double.