Django and jockey Patrick Carbery win James Boag

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Django’s jockey Patrick Carbery and owner Rick Hart discuss their win at Belmont on July 30. Picture: Anita McInnes

AT 600m Django trained by Alan Mathews of Muchea was running last but from about that point he ran on strongly to win the James Boag Premium Sprint (1300m) by a length at Belmont on July 30.

Django, who started from barrier seven after two scratchings, jumped well but then appeared to be undecided as to whether he should head towards the rail or the outside runners.

But he eventually settled close to the rail although by then he was a clear last in the race.

When Django reached the straight jockey Patrick Carbery shifted him slightly off the rail so he had a clear run to the finish line.

Django went on to finish a length clear of Saker, who is trained by Fred Kersley.

The favourite Black Dynamite trained by Brian Kersley finished in eighth place.

In his previous start the Rick Hart-owned Django  was second to the Jim Taylor-trained Gigante on July 16 in a 1200m handicap race.