Amanda Turnbull enjoys Group 3 success with Ellmers Image | Video

ELLMERS Image continued his impressive run of form for The Lagoon’s Amanda Turnbull when flashing home to take out the Group 3 Mount Eden Stakes at Menangle on Saturday night.

ANOTHER WIN: Amanda Turnbull drove Ellmers Image to Group 3 glory.

ANOTHER WIN: Amanda Turnbull drove Ellmers Image to Group 3 glory.

A four-year-old feature race held over the mile, the honours looked set to go to $1.30 favourite Gotta Go Ya Hu as he led the way down the straight with Lauren Tritton in the gig.

But Turnbull, who had sat in the trail with her $7.30 prospect, worked clear with just over 200m to go.

Ellmers Image still had ground to make up, but a strong final 75m saw the Falcon Seelster x Ellmer Joy gelding snatch the honours by a half head.

His win came in a hot 1:51.4 mile rate – the final two splits covered in 26.4 and 26.9 seconds – and made it seven victories in his last eight starts for Turnbull.

It was also the first Group win on Australian soil for the New Zealand native.

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To cap off the weekend, Turnbull drove a winning double at Parkes on Sunday.