Smart Western Edition four-year-old Bravo Charlie brought up his sixth lifetime success and earned a new speed badge of 1:59.7 when he emerged successful at Hobart on Sunday (May 3).

Starting from the pole, the gelding settled down in the box seat trail behind the leader and, once into the open, outsprinted his rivals to score by 2.5 metres.

He clocked the last 800 metres in 58.6 seconds.

The winner of more than $35,000, Bravo Charlie is out of a mare by Pacific Rocket.

Western Edition has progeny earnings of almost $850,000.