12:05 at Melbourne's famous Flemington racecourse on Saturday included a hotly
tipped horse called Pellizotti, and Saddles - quite naturally - couldn't resist
a little flutter.
on his own tour Down Under and out at the races for a friend's
"bucks" (stag) day, BS backed the handsome royally-bred bay colt at
$5 each way at generous odds of 11-1.
could he resist? Pellizotti's film-star looks encouraged his trainer to bid
$450,000 for him as a yearling at the Sydney Easter sales last year. This was a
horse with prime pedigree. In the paddock, the aristocratic looker was sleek