Courtesy of NT News

Masterati had trainer Nicole Irwin dreaming of another Great Northern Darwin Cup tilt with a tremendous all-the-way win in the $25,000 TAB ROANT Gold Cup, feature event at Fannie Bay on Saturday.

Twelve months ago to the day, Irwin’s subsequent Darwin and Chief Minister’s Cup winner Highly Decorated carried off the ROANT Cup spoils, and in his absence (sidelined with a leg issue) his stablemate stepped up to the plate to signal himself a live chance for Carnival features.

Expertly ridden by Stan Tsaikos, Masterati, who has only once finished outside of the top three from 12 Darwin starts, went straight to the lead and was pursued throughout by Saccharo.

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