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Magnus Wins Gr1 Galaxy

Monday, 26th March 2007

Arrowfield Stud sire Flying Spur (Danehill-Rolls, by Mr Prospector) notched his 3rd Gr1-winner this season when 4YO entire Magnus (Flying Spur-Scandinavia, by Snippets) snatched victory by a half-neck in yesterday's $400,000 Gr1 Galaxy (1100m) at Warwick Farm in Sydney. Magnus (ridden by Damien Oliver for trainer Peter Moody) defeated favoured fellow 4YO entire Fast 'n' Famous (Redoute's Choice-Zalinda, by Zabeel) & 7YO gelding Mac's Tune (Macksped-Just In Tune, by The Blues). Magnus took his record to 4 wins (also including November's Gr2 Age Classic over 1200m at Flemington) & 7 placings (including both February's Gr1 Oakleigh Plate over 1100m at Caulfield & Gr1 Coolmore Lightning Stakes over 1000m at Moonee Valley, plus 2006's Gr2 Thai Airways International Sprint over 1100m, Gr3 The Shorts over 1100m, Listed The Heath 1100 over 1100m & Listed Wylie Handicap over 1100m) from 14 starts for $783,600 earnings.

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