Emma Stewart whitewashes Breeders Crown Series heats

Major Times - a Breeders Crown heat winner for Emma Stewart at big odds
Major Times - a Breeders Crown heat winner for Emma Stewart at big odds

Cardigan trainer Emma Stewart has carried on her domination of features series with a whitewash of Australasian Breeders Crown two and three-year-old heats.

Stewart won all nine heats run over four nights.

She began with 3yo fillies Two Times Bettor ($1.90) and Swimsuit Edition ($1.70 favourite) in Ballarat on Tuesday, 2yo colts Centenario ($1.50 favourite) and Hurricane Harley ($2.50) at Kilmore on Wednesday, 3yo fillies Pistol Abbey ($5) and Speak No Evil ($1.10 favourite) at Shepparton on Thursday, and 3yo colts Poster Boy ($1.20 favourite), Ride High ($1.10 favourite) and Major Times ($8.80) at Bendigo on Friday.

They all progress to semi-finals at Bendigo on Saturday night.

Stewart also produced three quinellas and a trifecta.

She also had a stunning run in Vicbred Super Series heats, winning 12 of 16 for two and three-year-old pacers.

She went on to secure eight 2yo, 3yo and 4yo semi-finals, and five group 1 finalsat Melton in early July.

Stewart’s opening to the Breeders Crown lifted her wins in Victoria to a season personal best 254.

She will win her fourth straight state premiership, following up 170 wins in 2013-14, 198 in 2014-15 and 206 last season.

The Breeders Crown will turn its attention to trotters at Maryborough on Thursday.

Cardigan trainer Anton Golino has 19 nominations for the 2yo and 3yo heats at the track where he had a great run in the Redwood Carnival.

Like Stewart, Golino also enjoyed a fine Vicbred Super Series, landing two group 1 finals.

The Breeders Crown pacing and trotting finals will be contested at Melton on Saturday, August 25.