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Just Mambo Wins Phar Lap Stakes
Coolmore shuttler Danehill Dancer (Danehill-Mira Adonde, by Sharpen Up) added a group success when gelded son Just Mambo (Danehill Dancer-Royal Subject, by Kingmambo) snatched victory by a half-neck in the $140,000 Gr2 Phar Lap Stakes (1500m) for 3YOs at Rosehill. Just Mambo (ridden by Glen Boss for trainer John O'Shea) defeated the colt Raheeb (Royal Academy-Gatana, by Marauding) & filly Amory Lane (Galileo-Sequenza, by Lycius). Just Mambo (a $180,000 yearling at the 2005 Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale) now has 2 wins & 4 runner-ups (including 2006's Gr2 Todman Stakes over 1200m & Listed Ming Dynasty Quality over 1400m, plus 2005's Listed Breeders Plate over 1000m) from 12 starts for $197,750 earnings.