CISCO Bay, trained by Gerald Ryan and Sterling Alexiou, took out the prestigious 2020 Nowra Cup on Sunday at the Archer Racecourse.
Ridden by Robbie Dolan, the six-year-old gelding won the 1600 metre race by 2.3 lengths, from Jason Coyle's Insensata and Richard and Michael Freedman's Greek Hero - securing the Rosehill-trained horse its third podium finish from its fourth start.
The busy eight-race schedule at the Shoalhaven City Turf Club kicked off with a victory for the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained Zou De Moon.
The three-year-old filly won the 1100 metre maiden handicap from Stephen O'Halloran's Amungee and Terry Robinson's Miss Keira.
That was one of three third place finishes for the Regal Lodge trainer.
His second came in the 1400 metre maiden plate with So Say You, who finished behind Joseph Ible's Loving Cilla and Matthew Dale's Jac The Great.
Before Robinson's final podium finish came in the 1000 metre class one handicap with Rio De Janeiro - who was edged out by Matthew Dale's Distillate and Amanda Turner's No Impediment.
This victory marked jockey Blaike McDougall's third of the afternoon, who also rode Loving Cilla and War Deck - seeing him take home the Nathan Berry Memorial Trophy.
Elsewhere, Steve Englebrecht's Glock took line honours in the 1100 metre maiden handicap from Gwenda Markwell's Willy Wilson and Gary Portelli's Mystic Vein.
John Bateman's War Deck pipped Neil Osborne's Call Me Artie by 0.3 lengths in the 1600 metre class two handicap - with Michael Gatty's Glamour Cruise finishing third.
The 1200 metre benchmark 66 handicap was claimed by Claire Lever's Grace Bay, ahead of Tara and Philippe Vigouroux's Elenara and Peter Robl's Miss Twilight.
The final race of the day (1400 metre benchmark 58 handicap) was won by Clarry Conners' Distinctive Glory - who powered past John Batemans's Outahand and Emma and Lucy Longmire's Designer Dancer.
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