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Encosta Joins Redoute's & Stratum With Dozen 2YO Winners
Coolmore-based stallion & Australian Champion Sire of the last 2 seasons Encosta de Lago (Fairy King-Shoal Creek, by Star Way) joined Arrowfield Stud stallion & former Australian Champion Sire Redoute's Choice (Danehill-Shantha's Choice, by Canny Lad) plus Widden Stud's Gr1 Golden Slipper-winning 7YO freshman sire Stratum (Redoute's Choice-Bourgeois, by Luskin Star) at the top of the list for individual 2YO winners this season (12 each), when juvenile filly Countess Delago (Encosta de Lago-In The Mist, by Southern Appeal) scored over 1112m at Geelong in Victoria yesterday for trainer Colin Little. Countess Delago was a $160,000 yearling consigned by Three Bridges at the 2009 Inglis Premier Sale in Melbourne.