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1st Metro Winner For Aust Champ Alinghi
Star 4-time Gr1-winning & 4-time Gr1-placed 2005 Australian champion 3YO filly Alinghi (Encosta de Lago-Oceanfast, by Monde Bleu) produced her 1st metropolitan winner when Arrowfield Stud home-bred 3YO filly Line Honours (Hussonet-Alinghi) notched her 2nd successive victory with a win over 1000m at Royal Randwick in Sydney for trainer Paul Messara. At her previous start, Line Honours scored over 900m at Muswellbrook on November 30 & now boasts 2 wins & 2 placings from 5 starts. Alinghi is currently in-foal to flagship Arrowfield stallion & current Australian Champion sire Redoute's Choice. On the track, Alinghi (an $80,000 yearling at the 2003 Inglis Premier Sale in Melbourne) won 11 races (including the Gr1 Blue Diamond Stakes, Gr1 Thousand Guineas, Gr1 Robert Sangster Stakes & Gr1 Newmarket Handicap) & $3.5 million prize-money.