"The owner's ecstatic. He's obviously a good 2-year-old but it's difficult to win here. You get group class horses getting beat.
"He's the kind of horse who always looks a bit burly and I think he obviously saves a bit for himself. 'Hughesy' (jockey Richard Hughes) said he couldn't believe how well he was traveling a furlong out.
"The horse is owned by a nice guy called Jeff Thomas who bred him himself and he hasn't always had a lot of luck with his yearlings. He took this one to the sales last year but he went through unsold for less than 8,000 guineas so he came back.
"There was a horse in this race that cost $1.8 million (Marino Marini) but that's the beauty of racing--you can pay as much as you like but it doesn't mean they can run fast. For a small owner a day like today is something that you can dream about."Baron's Pit won the Norfolk by a head over The Bonus King, with Marino Martini another three lengths back in third. He ran the five furlongs in 1:01.99.
It was the second win for Baron's Pit in three starts. He broke his maiden May 20 in his second outing.