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More Joyous Wins Gr1 Futurity Stakes

Monday, 28th February 2011

Vinery Stud shuttler More Than Ready (Southern Halo-Woodman's Girl, by Woodman) added a Gr1 triumph when favoured 4YO mare More Joyous (More Than Ready-Sunday Joy, by Sunday Silence) scored a 0.75-length victory in the $500,000 weight-for-age Gr1 Futurity Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield. More Joyous (ridden by Nash Rawiller for trainer Gai Waterhouse) defeated 5YO gelding Whobegotyou (Street Cry-Temple Of Peace, by Carnegie) & 7YO gelding Dao Dao (Shinko Forest-Casual Way, by Casual Lies). More Joyous took her record to 12 wins (also including last start's Gr2 Breeders Classic over 1200m at Randwick on February 12, plus 2010's Gr1 Toorak Handicap over 1600m at Caulfield, Gr1 George Main Stakes over 1600m at Randwick, Gr2 Sebring Sprint over 1400m at Rosehill, Gr2 Surround Stakes over 1400m at Warwick Farm, Gr2 Light Fingers Stakes over 1200m at Randwick & Listed Sheraco Stakes over 1100m at Rosehill, as well as 2009's Gr1 Arrowfield Stud Flight Stakes over 1600m at Randwick & Gr2 Tea Rose Stakes over 1500m at Rosehill, in addition to 2008's Gr2 Perfect Vision Ilasik Stakes over 1200m at Rosehill) & a placing (in 2009's Listed Winning Edge Presentation Stakes over 1100m at Rosehill) from 16 starts for $1,875,200 earnings. (Click on the link for full race details from Group Race Results at AAP Racing.)

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