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Good Ba Ba Wins Gr1 HK Mile

Monday, 14th December 2009

US-bred 7YO gelding Good Ba Ba (Lear Fan-Elle Meme, by Zilzal) scored a 1-length victory in yesterday's HK$16 million (A$2.28m) Gr1 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin. Good Ba Ba (ridden by Olivier Doleuze for trainer D. Cruz) defeated Australian-bred 5YO gelding Happy Zero (Danzero-Have Love, by Canny Lad) & 7YO gelding Fellowship (O'Reilly-Mystical Flight, by Danzalion). Overall Good Ba Ba now has 15 wins (8 stakes, also including 2008's Gr1 HK International Mile over 1600m setting a new track record at Sha Tin, Gr1 HK Stewards' Cup over 1600m, Gr1 Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup over 1400m & Gr1 Champions Mile over 1600m, plus 2007's Gr1 HK International Mile over 1600m, Gr2 HK International Mile Trial over 1600m & Gr2 Chairman's Trophy over 1600m) & 8 placings (including November's Gr2 HK International Mile Trial over 1600m & March's Gr1 Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup over 1400m, plus 2008's Gr2 HK International Mile Trial over 1600m, plus 2007's Gr3 Sha Tin Trophy over 1600m) from 35 starts to take his earnings over HK$48 million (A$6.8 million).

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