Grand Circuit Champion - Im Themightyquinn

29 April 2013 | Chris Barsby
Champion; Im Themightyquinn has been crowned the 2012/13 Grand Circuit champion.

Champion; Im Themightyquinn has been crowned the 2012/13 Grand Circuit champion.


Champion Perth pacer Im Themightyquinn is the 2012/13 Grand Circuit champion.

And the $4 million earner scored comfortably.

Under a revised schedule which commenced before the opening leg this season, the Grand Circuit now encompasses the Queensland Pacing Championship, New Zealand Cup, Victoria Cup, WA Cup, Hunter Cup, Inter Dominion, Auckland Cup and the Miracle Mile.

The Gary Hall trained star won three of the eight legs available while being placed in another which gave him a grand total of 340 points for the season, 96 points clear of his nearest rival Mah Sish.

Im Themightyquinn claimed his home town feature on January 11, the $400,000 WA Cup at Gloucester Park while winning the $750,000 Inter Dominion Pacing Grand Final at TABCORP Park, Menangle on March 3 before scoring in the $NZ250,000 Auckland Cup at Alexandra Park five days later.

The New Zealand bred gelding was third in the $400,000 Victoria Cup at TABCORP Park, Melton behind Caribbean Blaster and Mah Sish on December 15.

Im Themightyquinn amassed more than $850,000 in prizemoney throughout the season.

It is the second time that Im Themightyquinn has been crowned Grand Circuit champion after being crowned back in the 2010/11 season.

Other Grand Circuit leg winners were Washakie (Queensland Pacing Championship), Terror To Love (New Zealand Cup), Caribbean Blaster (Victoria Cup), Mah Sish (Hunter Cup) and Baby Bling (Miracle Mile).

The top five point scores on the Grand Circuit this season were;

Im Themightyquinn (340 points)

Mah Sish (244 points)

Terror To Love (240 points)

Caribbean Blaster (152 points)

Washakie (106 points)

Congratulations to the connections of Im Themightyquinn, plus trainer Gary Hall and his reinsman son Gary Jnr.