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1st Stakes-Winner For UK Sire Passing Glance
UK 12-year-old stallion Passing Glance (Polar Falcon-Spurned, by Robellino) recorded his 1st stakes-winner when 4YO gelding Side Glance (Passing Glance-Averami, by Averti) blitzed his rivals by 6-lengths in the £30,000 (A$47,000) Listed Paradise Stakes (8 furlongs) for 4YOs & up at Ascot. Side Glance (ridden by Jimmy Fortune for trainer Andrew Balding) defeated Irish-bred 5YO gelding St Moritz (Medicean-Statua, by Statoblest) & US-bred 4YO entire Critical Moment (Aptitude-Rouwaki, by Miswaki). Side Glance took his record to 4 wins & 4 placings (including last start's Listed Leicestershire Stakes over 7 furlongs at Leicester on April 16) from a 11 starts for £111,369 (A$173,000) earnings. His sire Passing Glance stands at Pitchall Farm for £2,000 (A$3,100).