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Cats Fun Wins Gr1 WA Derby

Monday, 10th April 2006

Yarraman Park stallion Catbird (Danehill-Fitting, by Marscay) recorded his 1st Gr1 success when gelded son Cats Fun (Catbird-She's Zeel, by Zabeel) scored a 0.75-lengths victory in the $400,000 Gr1 WATC Derby (2400m) for 3YOs at Ascot in Perth. Cats Fun (ridden by William Pike for trainer Michael Grant) defeated fellow geldings Raise A Call (Serheed-Our Emma, by Marooned) & favoured Scenic Shot (Scenic-Sweepshot, by Dr Grace). Cats Fun (a $75,000 yearling at the 2004 Magic Millions Perth Premier Sale) now has 4 wins (also including last start in the Listed Melvista Stakes over 2200m on March 25) & 4 placings in 11 starts for $323,340 earnings.

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