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Star Of Octagonal Wins South Pacific Classic

Monday, 19th April 2010

Former Australian Horse-Of-The-Year & 10-times Gr1-winning Woodlands & now Darley sire Octagonal (Zabeel-Eight Carat, by Pieces Of Eight) added a group success (& 23rd individual stakes-winner) when gelded son Star Of Octagonal (Octagonal-Joyce, by Faltaat) scored a half-length victory in the $125,000 Gr3 South Pacific Classic (1400m) for 3YOs at Randwick. Star Of Octagonal (ridden by Glen Boss for trainer Todd Howlett) defeated favoured gelding Neeson (Mossman-Favorite Actress, by Don't Forget Me) & another gelding All Legal (Al Maher-Azardi, by Desert Prince). Star Of Octagonal (a $23,000 yearling at the 2007 Inglis/Pitt, Son & Keene Sale) now has 2 wins & 3 placings (including 2009's Inglis Challenge over 1300m at Scone) from 5 starts for $114,130 earnings. (Click on the link for full race details from Group Race Results at AAP Racing.)

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