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Arctic Park Wins Listed Easter Stakes
Western Australia's Lynward Park-based stallion Bletchley Park (Caerleon-Enigma, by Ahonoora) added a black-type success when 6YO gelding Arctic Park (Bletchley Park-Zamelina, by Zamazaan) won the $60,000 Listed Easter Stakes (1500m) at Ascot. Arctic Park (ridden by Peter Knuckey for trainer John Price) scored by 1/2 a length from 4YO mare No Questions (Xaar-Sorboniere, by Kenmare) with a further 2 lengths to 5YO gelding Attractions (Scenic-Eucla, by Euclase). Arctic Park (a $6,500 purchase as a 2YO at the 2003 Magic Milions Perth Horses-In-Training Sale) now has 14 wins (including the $100,000 weight-for-age Gr3 Scahill Stakes (1400m) at Ascot in Perth, $70,000 Listed Summer Scorcher (1000m) at Ascot, Listed Goodwood Sprint over 1300m at Belmont Park & 12 placings from 45 starts for $517,850 earnings.