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Good Ba Ba Wins HK Gr1 Jubilee Cup
Also in HK yesterday, US-bred 6YO gelding Good Ba Ba (Lear Fan-Elle Meme, by Zilzal) made it 3 Gr1 triumphs in 3 months with a half-length victory in the HK$4.5m (A$650,000) Gr1 Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup (1400m) at Sha Tin. Good Ba Ba (ridden by Olivier Doleuze for trainer Andreas Schutz) defeated mutliple Gr1-winning Australian-bred 4YO gelded sprinter Sacred Kingdom (Encosta De Lago-Courtroom Sweetie, by Zeditave) & fellow Australian-bred & Gr1-winning 7YO gelding Joyful Winner (El Moxie-Northern Tycoon, by Last Tycoon). At his previous start Good Ba Ba won HK's Gr1 Stewards' Cup (1600m) at Sha Tin on January 20 & in December he also won the Gr1 HK International Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin; overall he now boasts 12 wins (also including November's Gr2 HK International Mile Trial over 1600m at Sha Tin) & 5 placings (including October's Gr3 Sha Tin Trophy over 1600m) from 25 starts.