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Pre Eminence Wins Norman Robinson Stakes

Monday, 20th October 2008

Coolmore stallion & last season's Australia champion sire Encosta de Lago (Fairy King-Shoal Creek, by Star Way) added a group success when his colt Pre Eminence (Encosta de Lago-Lady Silver Hawk, by Silver Hawk) scored a front-running 2.25-lengths victory in the $125,000 Gr3 Norman Robinson Stakes (2000m) for 3YOs at Caulfield. Pre Eminence (ridden by Craig Newitt for trainer Mick Price) defeated the filly Miss Scarlatti (Stravinsky-Crimson, by Zabeel) & fellow colt Paddy O'Reilly (O'Reilly-Star Of Amarissa, by Assert). Pre Eminence (a NZ$320,000 yearling consigned by Curraghmore Stud at the 2007 NZB Premier Sale at Karaka) now has 2 wins & 2 placings from 6 starts for $96,100 earnings. (Click on the link for full race details from Group Race Results at AAP Racing.)

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