He’s Maverick provided his trainer Kym Healy and rider Sonja Logan with their first DCOH Darwin Guineas when the son of Ambidexter prevailed in a thrilling finish to the $75,000 Carnival Day 1 feature at Fannie bay on Saturday.

Tillussion and Better Not Fuss cut out the pace from the outset, pursed by Super Defense, Starton and a tightly-packed field.

Soon after heads turned for home, Jade Hampson aboard Super Defense angled into the clear and dashed clear.

However, Logan, after getting back in running after a less than satisfactory start, picked her way through the field with the precision of a surgeon to be on a challenging position and, out in clear air in the middle of the track, He’s maverick surged home to collar his rival in the shadows of the post.

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