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8 Aust-Bred Winners In South Africa
In South Africa, 8 Australian-bred gallopers scored weekend victories:
- 4YO mare Lock Of Gibraltar (Rock Of Gibraltar-Danzanta, by King Of Kings) won by 3.5-lengths over 1800m at Turffontein for trainer Charles Laird. Lock Of Gibraltar was a $125,000 yearling consigned by Coolmore Stud at the 2006 Magic Millions Sale.
- 3YO filly Elude And Avoid (Elusive Quality-Night Chaser, by Encosta de Lago) won over 1200m at Turffontein against older rivals for trainer Charles Laird to take her record to 2 wins from 5 starts. Elude And Avoid was a $190,000 yearling consigned from Alanbar Stud at the 2007 Magic Millions Sale.
- 5YO mare Academy Colours (Val Royal-Watercolours, by Nassipour) won over 1600m at Turffontein for trainer Geoff Woodruff top take her record to 2 wins from 6 starts. Academy Colours was a $9,000 yearling consigned by Eliza Park at the 2005 Inglis Autumn Sale in Melbourne.
- 4YO mare Galaxy Gal (Encosta de Lago-Hide My Grades, by Honor Grades) won over 1200m at Durbanville for trainer Joey Ramsden to take her record to 4 wins from 11 starts. Galaxy Gal was a $150,000 yearling consigned from Segenhoe Stud at the 2006 Magic Millions Sale.
- 4YO gelding Supreme Rock (Rock of Gibraltar-Starline, by Sir Tristram) won over 2000m at Fairview for trainer Justion Snaith. Supreme Rock was a $50,000 yearling consigned from Glastonbury Stud at the 2006 Magic Millions National Sale.
- 6YO gelding High Jester (Real Jester-High Winds, by Ashabit) won over 1000m at Fairview to notch his 6th win for trainer Jacques Strydom. High Jester was a $27,500 yearling consigned from Rangeview Stud at the 2004 Magic Millions Perth Sale.
- 3YO filly Allbecauseofyou (Galileo-Iberian, by Flying Spur) won over 1800m at Fairview for trainer Justin Snaith. Allbecauseofyou was an $18,000 yearling consigned from Coolmore Stud at the 2007 Magic Millions National Sale.
- 3YO filly Lunar Landscape (Giant's Causeway-Cornish Moss, by Barathea) won by 6.25-lengths over 1200m at Clairwood for trainer Dennis Drier. Lunar Landscape was a $100,000 yearling consigned from Baramul Stud at the 2007 Magic Millions Sale.