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Very Discreet Wins Oakbank Stakes

Tuesday, 6th April 2010

Dual Gr1-winning Darley stallion & former Australian champion 1st-crop sire Exceed And Excel (Danehill-Patrona, by Lomond) added a black-type success when favoured 4YO mare Very Discreet (Exceed And Excel-She's Discreet, by Euclase) scored a 1-length victory in the $70,000 Listed Oakbank Stakes (1100m) at Oakbank in South Australia. Very Discreet (ridden by Chad Lever for trainer Richard Jolly) defeated 7YO gelding Allstar (Centre Stalls-Picalilli Star, by Stargazer) & 6YO gelding Idalou (Northern Drake-Gdansk Danzer, by Roi Danzig). Very Discreet took her record to 6 wins (also including 2009's Listed Crown Promenade Stakes over 1100m at Flemington, Listed Durbridge Stakes over 1200m at Morphettville & Listed Wylie Handicap over 1100m at Morphettville) & 2 placings (including 2009's Gr2 Yallambee Classic over 1200m at Morphettville & 2008's Listed Dequetteville Stakes over 1100m at Morphettville) from 11 starts for $320,205 earnings. (Click on the link for full race details from Group Race Results at AAP Racing.)

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