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Hidden Kisses Too Game

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Having only her second start in Sydney, tough and talented mare Hidden Kisses recorded a gutsy victory in the Sportsyear Handicap at Randwick on Saturday.

The former Queenslander, now a member of the Chris Waller stable, had to dig deep after hitting the lead at the 150m - strongly challenged but able to dig deep.

A mare who has always known how to find the line, Hidden Kisses has now won seven of her 36 starts - amassing over $470,000 in stakes.

"Full credit to Robert Heathcote," Waller said after the race, "she came to me in great shape."

"And I appreciate being given the opportunity to take over the training of such a nice horse."

Proving a great investment for connections who paid just $25,000 for the daughter of Hidden Dragon at the 2009 Magic Millions, Hidden Kisses - being stakes placed - has a future as a broodmare.

A daughter of the five times winning Piccolo mare Kiss An Angel, Hidden Kisses is one of that excellent broodmare's five winners from as many foals.

A regular visitor to Hidden Dragon, Kiss An Angel is also dam of his winners Chasing Kisses and Helen's Angel - and she has also produced the two times winning Sequalo Sequalo's Revenge.

Hidden Kisses boasts a link to one of the greats of the Australian turf, hailing from the family of the champion Gloaming.

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