A last-to-first sweep was turned in by Credit Card Junkie in Friday’s $10,500 Fillies & Mares Open at Fraser Downs, and that was music to the ears of the longshot players that had faith in the Debra Mc Carthy trainee.
Sent off at odds of 27-1 in her first start for the new barn, Credit Card Junkie got away sixth for driver Kevin Anderson while Call Me Up and race favourite Prairie Illusion took turns on the lead through panels of :27.2, :56.4 and 1:24.1. Still sitting last as the field turned for home, Credit Card Junkie fired home in :28.3 and came away with a half-length score of Prairie Illusion in 1:54. Keep The Dream was third.
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