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adebisiEagle Farm trainer Desleigh Forster's career reached new heights when under-rated Adebisi scored a memorable win in the G3 George Moore Stakes at Doomben on Saturday.

Adebisi led all the way to claim the first leg of the Doomben summer series with a half length win over Sydney visitor Latin News.

Toowoomba sprinter Spirit Of Boom ran home strongly to finish a further two lengths away third.

Forster has led in several Listed winners during her seven-year training career but the 1200-metre George Moore Stakes was a career milestone.

"I've won a few Listed races before but it's a good feeling to finally win a Group Three," she said.

"He's had a lot of knockers during his career and a lot of the criticism hasn't been deserved."

Adebisi showed blistering pace to lead the smart sprint field comfortably and many of his critics thought his run would peter out in the straight.

However, Adebisi is a different horse this campaign following a decision Forster took following his previous campaign.

"I don't like being rude but he's come back a better horse - two stone lighter," Forster said.

"I've wanted to geld him since his two-year-old days and we finally did it after his last campaign."

Since the surgery Adebisi has maintained his unblemished record following his first-up win at Eagle Farm last month.

"I've never given up on him and I thought he was a chance. He's never carried 53 kilos before in his life," she said.

"Don't ever underestimate this bloke."

"A lot of people think he can't run this trip but he's run fifth in a Group One over 1600 metres," she said.

Forster is unsure of Adebisi's next target which could be in the Listed Lough Neagh Srakes (1350m) at Doomben later this month or the Listed Goldmarket Hcp (1300m) at the Gold Coast on January 2.

Sydney trainer David Payne was not at Doomben but would have been rueing Latin News third straight placing since he took over training the five-year-old.

Jockey Glen Colless thought Latin News had Adebisi's measure after straightening for home.

"I thought when we straightened we were going to win but Adebisi found a kick," Colless said.

Trainer Tony Gollan was pleased with Spirit Of Boom's improved performance but is yet to decide if the gelding will tackle the Lough Neagh Stakes.

A trip to New Zealand for the Group One Railway Stakes (1200m) at Ellerslie next month remains a possibility.

Racing Queensland webnews Dec 10

Photo: Graham Potter