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Coolroom Candidate Wins Sapphire Stakes
The 4YO mare Coolroom Candidate (Mister C-Swalk, by Godswalk) made it 2 successive victories with a 0.75-lengths win in the $200,000 Gr2 Sapphire Stakes (1200m) for fillies & mares at Randwick. Coolroom Candidate (ridden by Zac Purton for trainer Keith Dryden) defeated last-start Gr3-winning 5YO mare Imana (Thunder Gulch-Zarissa, by Zabeel) & fellow 5YO mare Shalimar Sky (Hurricane Sky-Chancy Dancer, by Kala Dancer). Coolroom Candidate now has 7 wins & 8 placings in 21 starts for $263,700 prize-money.