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Devil Moon Wins Nitschke Stakes
Widden Stud shuttler King Cugat (Kjingmambo-Tricky Game, by Majestic Light) notched his 1st Australian stakes-winner when daughter Devil Moon (King Cugat-Classy Babe, by Masterclass) scored a 1.75-lengths victory over her male rivals in the $50,000 Listed Nitschke Stakes (1460m) for 3YOs at Cheltenham Park. Devil Moon (ridden by Matthew Neilson for trainer Mark Kavanagh) defeated the colt Classic De Lago (Encosta De Lago-Classic Plume, by Military Plume) & fellow filly Zedazest (Fuji Kiseki-Zest, by Marauding). Devil Moon now has 3 wins & 2 runner-ups (including last month's Listed Irongate Classic over 1100m at Morphettville) from 9 starts for $115,750 earnings.