RED Azalea stormed home to victory at Kennerson Park on Monday but the scary thing is that it could still have been even quicker.
Amanda Ginn's superstar bitch Red Azalea ($1.50 favourite) was always going to take plenty of beating when she managed to get away to a quick lead in the Ladbrokes Switch Free For All (307 metres).
Monday's success was career win number 22 for Red Azalea and her 11th at the Bathurst track.
Red Azalea had built up a three length lead over Son Of Eli ($11, Tania Trappett) and Grandstand ($5, Robert Hill) by the time she entered the turn and her advantage would only grow further at the winning post.
The margin ended up at 5.5 lengths when Red Azalea crossed in a fast time of 17.65 seconds - nine hundredths short of her personal best at Kennerson Park.
Red Azalea ran 7.78 for her first sectional and Ginn knows her winner is capable of going even better.
"She can run 7.71 to the mark so she's missed it by a little bit tonight," she said.
"She's a very good girl and she absolutely loves it here. When you swap her from track to track she can miss the kick but here is where she does best.
"This is where she stays, pretty much. She loves this distance and speed. She can't get enough of it here."
Red Azalea's speed left her rivals in a mad scramble for the runner-up spot.
Arrogant Dora was one of the best away when the gates opened but was quickly picked up by Son Of Eli and Grandstand.
Grandstand had got away awfully from the outside gate but his work in-race was excellent, quickly drawing up to Son Of Eli.
Grandstand won the scrap for the runner-up spot by two lengths.
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