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Al Dhafra Wins Carbine Club Stakes

Monday, 12th April 2010

Former Coolmore shuttler & Gr1 Kentucky Derby winner Fusaichi Pegasus (Mr Prospector-Angel Fever, by Danzig) added a black-type success when favoured gelding Al Dhafra (Fusaichi Pegasus-Dubai Dream, by Marscay) scored a long-neck victory in the $125,000 Listed Carbine Club Stakes (1600m) for 3YOs at Randwick. Al Dhafra (ridden by Kathy O'Hara for trainer Guy Walter) defeated fellow geldings Euphemism (Lonhro-Clonakilty, by Stravinsky) & Shamardashing (Shamardal-Beaux Art, by Nomrood). Al Dhafra (a $57,500 weanling at the 2007 Inglis Select Sale, subsequently passed-in for $65,000 as a yearling at the 2008 Magic Millions Premier Sale on the Gold Coast & then passed-in again for $85,000 at the 2008 Magic Millions Queensland Horses-In-Training Sale) now has 5 wins & a runner-up (in last start's Gr2 Phar Lap Stakes over 1500m at Rosehill on March 20) from 6 starts for $229,300 earnings. (Click on the link for full race details from Group Race Results at AAP Racing.)

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