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1st Aust Winner For Freshman Shuttler Holy Roman Emperor
Dual Gr1-winning freshman sire & Coolmore shuttler Holy Roman Emperor (Danehill-L'On Vite, by Secretariat) recorded his 1st Australian winner (in addition to 1 New Zealand winner & 23 1st-crop Northern Hemisphere winners this year) when 2YO filly Like A Bird (Holy Roman Emperor-Whatyoudoin, by Rory's Jester) scored on debut over 800m at Ipswich in Queensland for trainer Norm Hilton. Like A Bird was a $14,000 weanling consigned by Corumbene Stud at the 2009 Magic Millions National Sale.