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Dubawi Adds US Gr3

Monday, 2nd May 2011

Triple Gr1-winning former Darley shuttler Dubawi (Dubai Millennium-Zomaradah, by Deploy) added a US graded-stakes success when UK-bred 4YO mare Dubawi Heights (Dubawi-Rosie's Posy, by Suave Dancer) scored a 1.5-lengths victory in the US$100,000 Gr3 Wilshire Handicap (8 furlongs on turf) for fillies & mares at Hollywood Park in California. Dubawi Heights (ridden by Joel Rosario for trainer Simon Callaghan) defeated 6YO mare Lilly Fa Pootz (Gilded Time-Dark Rhythm, by Fit To Fight) & 5YO mare Miss Pleasant (Pleasantly Perfect-Harvest The Gold, by Spend A Buck). Dubawi Heights was a 62,000 guineas (A$99,000) weanling at the 2007 UK Tattersalls December Sale, then a 72,000 guineas (A$115,000) yearling at the 2008 Tattersalls October Sale & finally a 75,000 guineas (A$120,000) 2YO at the 2009 Tattersalls December Sale. Overall she now has 3 wins & 4 placings (including 2009's UK Gr2 Lowther Stakes over 6 furlongs at York) from 11 starts for US$504,882 earnings.

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