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Like It Is Wins Easter Cup

Tuesday, 25th March 2008

Former Grand Lodge Thoroughbreds shuttler Distorted Humor (Forty Niner-Danzig's Beauty, by Danzig) added a Group success when 6YO mare Like It Is (Distorted Humor-Out In Style, by Brave Regent) scored a 2.25-lengths victory in the $125,000 Gr3 Easter Cup (2000m) at Caulfield in Melbourne. Like It Is (ridden by Sebastian Murphy for trainer Darren Weir) defeated 7YO gelding Sand Sweeper (Sandtrap-Calm As, by Conquistarose) & 5YO mare Come Fly With Me (More Than Ready-Positive Flyer, by Full And By). Like It Is now has 11 wins (also including 2007's Gr3 Eclipse Stakes over 1800m at Sandown & Gr3 Matron Stakes over 1600m at Sandown) & 7 placings (including last start's Gr3 Matron Stakes over 1600m at Flemington on March 15) from 29 starts for $572,950 earnings. (Click on the link for full race details from Group Race Results at AAP Racing.)

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