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May 23, 2019
Swettenham’s Toronado Showdown Prince

In a well-deserved victory for a sire who has promised so much, Prince Of Sussex not only showed up; he took out the inaugural running of the Showdown in brilliant fashion. For Mornington trainer Matt Laurie, the $1 million-dollar Showdown race was always the Grand Final, and although the pressure was on, Prince Of Sussex certainly didn’t disappoint. “I think he’s an extremely smart horse, and people would have seen that he worked only fair here on Tuesday, but he’s a game-day horse and you always feel there’s plenty left under the tank.” Matt Laurie said. “They don’t always have...