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Falino Wins BTC Classic

Monday, 23rd May 2011

Former shuttler & Gr1 Kentucky Derby winner Fusaichi Pegasus (Mr Prospector-Angel Fever, by Danzig) added a group success (& 56th individual stakes-winner world-wide) when gelded son Falino (Fusaichi Pegasus-Danamala, by Danehill) scored by a half-head in the $125,000 Gr3 BTC Classic (1350m) for 3YOs at Doomben. Falino (ridden by Tim Clark for trainer Jeffrey Caught) defeated the colts Spirit Of Boom (Sequalo-Temple Spirit, by Special Dane) & favourite Skilled (Commands-Dextrous, by Quest For Fame). Falino (a $14,000 2YO at the 2010 Inglis Great Southern Sale in Melbourne) now has 4 wins & 2 placings (including 2010's Gr3 Patinack Farm Vo Rogue Plate over 1350m at Doomben) from 8 starts for $202,050 earnings. (Click on the link for full race details from Group Race Results at AAP Racing.)

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