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5 Aust-Bred Winners In South Africa

Tuesday, 14th October 2008

In South Africa, 5 Australian-bred gallopers scored weekend victories (plus 2 others added black-type placings):

  • 4YO mare Galaxy Gal (Encosta de Lago-Hide My Grades, by Honor Grades) won over 1200m at Durbanville for trainer Joey Ramsden. Galaxy Gal (a $150,000 yearling consigned by Segenhoe Stud at the 2006 Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale) now has 3 wins & 4 placings from 10 starts.
  • 3YO colt Sea Of Galilee (Galileo-Columbina, by Straight Strike) won over 1800m at Durbanville in his 3rd start for trainer Dean Kannemeyer. Sea Of Galilee was a $90,000 yearling consigned by Manx Park at the 2007 Inglis Premier Sale in Melbourne.
  • Gr1-winning 5YO gelding Our Giant (Giant's Causeway-Macrosa, by McGinty) won the Pinnacle Plate (1450m) at Turffontein for trainer Charles Laird. Our Giant (a $480,000 yearling consigned by Tyreel Stud at the 2005 Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale) now has 9 wins (also including April's Gr1 Horse Chestnut Stakes over 1600m) & 9 placings from 22 starts for R2,066,130 (A$295,000) earnings.  
  • 3YO gelding Tiwi Bomber (Danehill Dancer-Kisma, by Snippets) won by 2-lengths over 1000m at Clairwood in his 3rd start (following 2 placings) for trainer Herman Brown. Tiwi Bomber was an $85,000 yearling consigned by Namerik Thoroughbreds as agent for Kitchwin Hills at the Perth Magic Millions Sale.
  • 3YO colt Unyazi (Fantastic Light-Rhianna Louise, by Woodman) won over 1600m at Clairwood in his 4th start (following 3 placings) for trainer Glen Kotzen. Unyazi was a $4,500 yearling consigned by Glenlogan Park at the 2007 Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale.
  • 4YO entire Profit Report (Noverre-Seattle Rhythm, by Seattle Dancer) finished runner-up in the Listed Nomads Hyperion Handicap (1450m) at Turffontein for trainer Geoff Woodruff.
  • 4YO mare Blue Swift (Redoute's Choice-Divine Light, by Zabeel) finished runner-up by a neck in the Listed Renounce Stakes (1450m) at Turffontein for trainer Charles Laird. Blue Swift (a $370,000 yearling bred & offered by Newhaven Park at the 2006 Inglis Easter Sale in Sydney) has 3 wins from 8 starts.
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