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Fantastic Light Adds US Black-Type

Friday, 9th October 2009

In the US, European 2001 Horse-Of-The-Year & 6-time Gr1-winning former Darley shuttler Fantastic Light (Rahy-Jood, by Nijinsky) added a black-type success when 5YO entire Cryptolight (Fantastic Light-Crypto's Redjet, by Cryptoclearance) scored a 3-lengths victory in the US$75,000 Listed Fall Stakes (9 furlongs) at Mountaineer Park in West Virginia. Cryptolight (ridden by Deshawn Parker for trainer William Martin) defeated fellow 5YO entire Encaustic (Broad Brush-Illeria, by Stop The Music) & 6YO entire Fancy Runner (Robyn Dancer-Fanciest, by Lear Fan). Cryptolight (a US$20,000 yearling at the 2005 Keeneland September Sale) now has 7 wins & 17 placings (including September's Listed Labor Day Handicap over 8 furlongs at Mountaineer, August's Listed West Virginia House Of Delegates Speakers Cup Stakes over 8 furlongs at Mountaineer, June's Listed Slipton Fell Handicap over 8.5 furlongs at Mountaineer & May's Listed Memorial Day Handicap over 8 furlongs at Mountaineer) from 34 starts for US$311,293 earnings.

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