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Dreamaway Wins Gr1 WATC Derby

Monday, 4th April 2011

Vinery Stud shuttler More Than Ready (Southern Halo-Woodman's Girl, by Woodman) added a Gr1 triumph when favoured daughter Dreamaway (More Than Ready-Legal Consent, by Danehill) notched her 5th successive stakes-win with a 1.5-lengths victory over her male rivals in the $500,000 Gr1 WATC Derby (2400m) for 3YOs at Ascot in Perth. Dreamaway (ridden by William Pike for trainer Grant Williams) defeated the geldings Playing God (Blackfriars-Dolly Will Do, by Rubiton) & Rio Dane (Danish Harmony-Rio Rose, by Protos). Dreamaway took her record to 6 wins (also including both March's Gr3 WA Oaks over 2400m at Ascot & Listed Natasha Stakes over 2200m at Ascot, plus both February's Gr3 WA Champion Fillies Stakes over 1600m at Ascot & Listed Ascot 1000 Guineas over 1800m at Ascot) & 2 placings from 10 starts for $704,550 earnings. (Click on the link for full race details from Group Race Results at AAP Racing.)

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