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Dr Fong Adds Italian Black-Type
Gr1-winning former Widden Stud shuttler Dr Fong (Kris S-Spring Flight, by Miswaki) added an Italian black-type success when Irish-bred daughter Aoife Alainn (Dr Fong-Divine Secret, by Hernando) scored a half-length victory in the €61,600 (A$93,000) Listed Premio Alberto Zanoletti Di Rozzano (1800m) for 3YO fillies at San Siro. Aoife Alainn (ridden by Fabio Branca for trainer Maurizio Guarnieri) defeated German-bred duo Monblue (Monsun-Salonblue, by Bluebird) & Padana (Lando-Pariana, by Bering). Aoife Alainn was a €65,000 (A$98,000) weanling at the 2007 Goffs November Sale & later a €46,000 (A$69,000) yearling at the 2008 Goffs Million Sale; overall she now has 3 wins & a runner-up from 4 starts for €44,694 (A$67,000) earnings.