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Sea Battle Wins Jayco Crystal Mile

Monday, 27th October 2008

Former Woodlands Stud & now Darley sire & 1990 Gr1 English Derby winner Quest For Fame (Rainbow Quest-Aryenne, by Green Dancer) added a group success when 5YO entire Sea Battle (Quest For Fame-Peppie, by Danehill) scored a 1.25-lengths victory in the $200,000 Gr2 Jayco Crystal Mile (1600m) at Moonee Valley. Sea Battle (ridden by Michael Rodd for trainer Mark Kavanagh) defeated 6YO geldings Conquering (Dangerous-Currently, by Acidity) & Orange County (Volksraad-Saffie, by Kaapstad). Sea Battle (a $15,000 2YO at the 2005 Inglis Melbourne Horses-In-Training Sale) now has 8 wins (also including July's Listed Winter Championship over 1600m at Flemington) & 7 placings from 25 starts for $504,820 earnings. (Click on the link for full race details from Group Race Results at AAP Racing.)

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