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1st Winner For Gr1-Winning Irish Freshman Dark Angel
In the UK overnight, Gr1-winning 6YO freshman Dark Angel (Acclamation-Midnight Angel, by Machiavellian) recorded his 1st winner when 2YO gelding Snowed In (Dark Angel-Spinning Gold, by Spinning World) scored over 5 furlongs at Kempton Park for trainer Stan Moore. Snowed In was a €12,000 (A$16,400) purchase at the Goffs Premier foal sale. Dark Angel stands at Ireland's Morristown Lattin Stud for €7,000 (A$9,600). On the track, Dark Angel won 4 races including 2007's UK Gr1 Middle Park Stakes (6 furlongs) at Newmarket, UK Gr2 Mill Reef Stakes (6 furlongs) at Newbury & Doncaster Bloodstock's St Leger Yearling Sales race for £341,306 (A$529,000) earnings from 9 starts. He was retired at the end of his 2YO campaign.