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2nd Stakes-Winner For Europe Freshman Sire Motivator
In Italy, former Gr1 English Derby-winning 6YO freshman sire Motivator (Montjeu-Out West, by Gone West) recorded his 2nd 1st-crop stakes-winner when UK-bred juvenile daughter Super Motiva (Motivator-Haute Volta, by Grape Tree Road) scored a 3-lengths victory in the €61,600 (A$99,000) Listed Criterium Aretuseo (1600m) for 2YO fillies at Siracusa. Super Motiva (ridden by Antonino Cannella for trainer Sebastiano Cannavo) defeated Shinicamon (Shinko Forest-Honeymooning, by Groom Dancer) & Irish-bred Mabura (Oratorio-Ma Bouche, by Shirley Heights). Super Motiva was a 10,000 guineas (A$19,000) yearling at the 2008 UK Tattersalls October Sale & now has 2 wins from 2 starts for €32,250 (A$51,600) earnings.