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Echoes Of Heaven Wins Port Adelaide Guineas

Monday, 18th April 2011

Coolmore-based Australian-bred stallion & dual Australian Champion Sire Encosta de Lago (Fairy King-Shoal Creek, by Star Way) added a black-type success (& 80th individual stakes-winner) when regally-bred colt Echoes Of Heaven (Encosta De Lago-Shantha's Choice, by Canny Lad) who is a full-brother to Manhattan Rain & half-brother to both Redoute's Choice & Platinum Scissors scored by a long-neck in the $80,000 Listed Port Adelaide Guineas (1800m) for 3YOs at Morphettville. Echoes Of Heaven (ridden by Craig Newitt for trainer Mick Price) defeated the geldings Condealgo (Delago Brom-Concluding, by Kenny's Best Pal) & Backgammon (Domesday-Varied, by Grand Lodge). Echoes Of Heaven now has 3 wins from 8 starts for $81,725 earnings. (Click on the link for full race details from Group Race Results at AAP Racing.)

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