There is an aberration among all the colts who have won an Australian Guineas that lays bare the realities of the commercial breeding industry against a backdrop of well-intentioned sentiment.

His name is Lunar Fox and not for the first time, the odds are stacked against the horse who shocked the racing world three years ago.

Given no chance in a race that included blueblood colt Ole Kirk, a close relation to the champion mare Black Caviar, Lunar Fox produced a late surge to win one of Australia’s premier three-year-old events at the history-making odds of $301.

Lunar Fox returned to scale as the longest-priced winner of an Australian Group 1 race amid scenes of disbelief.

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