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Aust-Bred Golden Star Wins Macau Gr1 Challenge Cup
Also in Macau, Eliza Park Stud shuttler Statue Of Liberty (Storm Cat-Charming Lassie, by Seattle Slew) added a Gr1 triumph when Australian-bred 4YO gelding Golden Star (Statue Of Liberty-Anley, by Snaadee) raced away for a 7.25-lengths victory in the Gr1 Chairman's Challenge Cup (1200m) at Taipa. Golden Star (ridden by Manuel Nunes for trainer Pat Lee) defeated fellow Australian-bred 4YO entire Viva Pronto (Catcher In The Rye-Steel Shuffle, by Steel Blade) & 8YO gelding Palace General (O'Reilly-La Cent, by Centaine). Golden Star (a $2,500 yearling at the 2007 Magic Millions Adelaide Sale) took his record to 7 wins & 2 placings from 10 starts.