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Flying Spur Adds South Africa Gr3
Also in South Africa, Arrowfield Stud stallion & former Australian Champion Sire Flying Spur (Danehill-Rolls, by Mr Prospector) added a group success (& 75th individual stakes-winner) when Australian-bred 3YO gelding Flying Tristram (Flying Spur-My Southern Bell, by Octagonal) scored a 0.25-length victory over his older rivals in the R200,000 (A$31,000) Gr3 Cup Trial (1800m) at Clairwood. Flying Tristram (ridden by Anton Marcus for trainer Charles Laird) defeated 4YO gelding Captain Scott (Captain Al-Utah Hoo-Ha, by Badger Land) & 5YO gelding Red Rake (Rakeen-Saudies, by Saint Sever). Flying Tristram (a $280,000 yearling consigned by Brooklyn Lodge at the 2008 Magic Millions Premier Sale on the Gold Coast) took his record to 4 wins & 4 placings from 10 starts.