Trots Review: Cup triumph a Delight as Aiken-Alford soar again

09 October 2021
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MAX Delight has produced a stunning turnaround to win the Pryde’s EasiFeed Victoria Cup, nabbing Australia’s leading pacer King Of Swing on the line to capture the prized silverware.

Chris Alford shot Max Delight to the lead from gate two before handing up to Amazing Dream, then lay in wait while the leader battled with King Of Swing, producing a late dash up the Bendigo sprint lane to score in the $300,000 classic.

It was a triumph for trainer David Aiken, who just a week prior scratched Max Delight from the TAB Smoken Up Sprint owing to a foot abscess, only to have the five-year-old recover to nab the victory.

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