THE aptly named Geeceegazza gave three high-flying AFL personalities a pleasant surprise with a long-shot victory in the Lanyons PTC Armytage Maiden Hurdle at Hamilton races on Tuesday.
The AFL’s second-in-charge, Gillon McLachlan, media magnate Craig Hutchison and high profile player agent Liam Pickering are part of the ownership in the 5-Y-O gelding.
Trained by Chris Hyland at Cranbourne, the $21 chance overhauled a gallant Mannertone to win his first jumps race by three quarters of a length his high-profile owners.
A fair flat performer with three wins and a city placing over 3000m at Moonee Valley, the son of Primus looks likely to have an extended racing career after this win at only his second jumps start.
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