Quality mares looking to turn tables on Stewart stable

18 May 2022

Above-average mares Momentslikethese and Dougs Babe have spent the past couple of years chasing home the Emma Stewart-trained multiple Group 1 winners Ladies In Red and Tough Tilly.

On Saturday night, the pair has drawn to fight out the finish of the Group 3 Allied Express Richmond Lass despite the presence of the Stewart-trained $2.30 favorite Treachery, who has to contend with an outside front row draw.

Geoff Webster, who puts the polish on Dougs Babe, admits he’s had cause to question the ill fortune of striking a crop of fillies the calibre of Ladies In Red and Tough Tilly.

“Dougs Babe is a really nice filly, but we’ve been chasing Emma’s pair for two years and can’t beat them,” Webster said.

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