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Mental Wins Fred Best Classic

Monday, 21st May 2012

Last season's Australian Champion Sire, former Australian Racehorse-Of-The-Year & 11-time Gr1-winning World Champion Miler Lonhro (Octagonal-Shadea, by Straight Strike) added a group success (& 33rd individual stakes-winner) when favoured gelding Mental (Lonhro-Intrigues, by Night Shift) scored a half-length victory in the $125,000 Gr3 Fred Best Classic (1350m) for 3YOs at Doomben. Mental (ridden by Kerrin McEvoy for trainer Peter Snowden) defeated fellow geldings Amah Rock (Fastnet Rock-Gainesville, by Afleet) & Boys On Tour (General Nediym-Global Dance, by Spinning World). Mental took his record to 5 wins & a placing from 8 starts for $268,060 earnings. (Click on the link for full race details from Group Race Results at Arion Pedigrees.)

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