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Platelet Wins Thoroughbred Club Stakes

Monday, 10th October 2011

Strategic (Zeditave-Sudden Impulse, by Luskin Star) added a group success (& 24th individual stakes-winner) when daughter Platelet (Strategic-Bloodline, by Dracula) scored a 0.75-lengths victory in the $125,000 Gr3 Thoroughbred Club Stakes (1200m) for 3YO fillies at Caulfield. Equal-favourite Platelet (ridden by Michelle Payne for trainer Darren Weir) defeated felow equal-favourite The Fairy’s Kiss (Elusive Quality-Ballet Society, by Stravinsky) & Hollyweird (Snitzel-Last Blaze, by Narita Brian). Platelet now has 2 wins & 4 placings (including both September’s Gr3 TBV Champagne Stakes over 1200m at Moonee Valley & Listed Cap D’Antibes Stakes over 1100m at Flemington) from 6 starts for $131,175 earnings. (Click on the link for full race details from Group Race Results at AAP Racing.)

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