Former Victorian pacer Yorkshire got his revenge on two arch-rivals with an all-the-way win in the Free-For-All in Hobart on Sunday night.
Driver Rodney Ashwood was untroubled to find the early lead from barrier two and dictated the race from then on, with Yorkshire running his last two quarters in 27.7 and 29 seconds to return a mile-rate of 1:57.5 for the 2090m.
The track record for the trip of 1:56.3 is held by Pachacuti and has stood for more than seven years.
The Juanita McKenzie-trained Yorkshire ($3.00) held on to score by 1.3m from Harjeet, who raced in the death for the last half of the race, with The Shallows, who enjoyed a nice run one-out and one-back, only a short half head away third.
Yorkshire ran four consecutive minor placings in races won by The Shallows and Harjeet before breaking through in easier company in Launceston a fortnight ago.
He has now won three races since transferring to McKenzie's Magra stables in June.
The Free For All win brought up a race-to-race double for Ashwood who was wearing his trainer's hat 35 minutes earlier when Watchmylips, driven by Ricky Duggan, thrashed his rivals in the Rating 65-79 Pace.
The four-year-old led all the way to score by almost 15m in 1:58.8.
Kent Rattray-trained filly Mays Place broke a run of four consecutive placings to record her second win in the 2YO.
Driver Gareth Rattray settled the filly in the death but worked to the front about the 1300m and she held on gamely to beat the favourite Big Boy Mal by a head.
Hillbilly Band and Iylac Beach won the next two races for favourite backers.
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