Watch Me Rumble continued an exciting start to her career on Monday when justifying her status as a hot favourite at Narromine Turf Club.
After finishing a close second to the talented Limited Reality on debut in last month's Silver Goblet at Dubbo Turf Club, the Clint Lundholm-trained filly jumped a $1.60 favourite in Monday's opening event at Narromine.
There was a couple of wobbly moments during the run, as is often the case with young horses, but apprentice jockey Elissa Meredith got Watch Me Rumble into stride in the straight and she went on to mow down Sizzling Star ($7.50) in the final stages of the Kurrinda Bloodstock Two-Year-Old Maiden plate (1100m).
Watch Me Rumble settled down towards the back of the field while the Kody Nestor-trained Sizzling Star kicked clear at the front with Anthony Cavallo in the saddle.
Meredith stayed within striking range but Watch Me Rumble suffered a little contact at the top of the straight and it appeared briefly there would be too much ground to make up.
But the filly soon started making big strides and she grabbed the lead in the final stages while Chile Chile ($20) was a further length-and-a-half back in third.
With two promising runs in her first two career starts Watch Me Rumble appears a potential star of Lundholm's stables and her win was part of an early double for the Dubbo trainer on Monday.
After Watch Me Rumble took out the day's opening event of a meeting which had been switched from Wellington to Narromine due to the amount of rain around the region in the past week, Dissenter also got the job done.
Mathew Cahill got Dissenter ($3.20 favourite) to rattle home well and take out the the Keirles Pharmacy Benchmark 66 Handicap (2400m).
"I thought that was a tough, game effort," Lundholm said to Sky Thoroughbred Central.
"Matty probably rode her a little further back than we thought she would but it's Mathew Cahill and you don't tell him how to ride. He's been doing it a long time."
Dissenter beat home Dancin' Dude ($26) and Poolenzo ($81).
With staying races hard to come by in the bush Lundholm said there's no specific plan for Dissenter but a couple of easy weeks at home awaits the mare after she also won over 2100m at Tamworth earlier this month.
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