Smooth Machete became the first stakes winner for Ultimate Machete when scoring an impressive victory in the Group 3 Dandy Patch final at Hobart on Saturday night.
He was forced to do all the work from the breeze, but he was simply a class above his rivals.
Bred by Kelly and Mark Reggett, Smooth Machete has now won 3 times from 5 starts and takes his earnings to $56,180.
He is out of their 6 time winning McArdle mare Sparkling.
Ultimate Machete has now sired 10 winners from his debut crop including 5 who have won at metropolitan level – Miss Hepburn (Group 1 placed), Grand Couteau, Bazaar Package, Miss Idaho and Smooth Machete.
While in New Zealand he is the sire of the second richest two year old pacing filly this season – Ultimate Racy Girl, who has been placed three times at stakes level.
Ultimate Machete is standing this season at Cobbitty Equine Farm at a fee of $2,750 (incl GST) in Australia and $2,500 (plus GST) in New Zealand.