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Fast Flying Wins Malaysian Gr1 Perak Derby
In Malaysia yesterday, Australian-bred 5YO gelding Fast Flying (Distorted Humor-Miss Tatum, by Snippets) scored a half-length victory in the RM$500,000 (A$175,000) Gr1 Perak Derby (2400m). Fast Flying (ridden by Shahrul Nizam for trainer Kevin Coetzee) defeated 7YO gelding Light Of Success (Military Plume-Scentessa by Scenic) & 6YO gelding Big Crown (Monde Bleu-Arena Pride by Nassipour). Fast Flying (originally a $4,000 weanling at the 2002 Inglis Victorian June Sale & then a $21,000 yearling at the 2003 Magic Millions Premier Sale in Perth) now has 8 wins & 2 placings from 18 starts.