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Jackson Wins South Africa Gr1 Daily News 2000
In South Africa, favoured colt Jackson (Dynasty-Moonlit Prairie, by Cozzene) scored a 3.75-lengths victory in the R1 million (A$125,000) Gr1 Daily News 2000 (2000m) for 3YOs at Greyville. Jackson (ridden by Karis Teetan for trainer Brett Crawford) defeated Argentine-bred colt Vettel (Know Heights-Inner's Girl, by Dodge) & the gelding Shogunnar (Solskjaer-Surfers Eye, by Elliodor). Jackson was a R1 million (A$125,000) purchase consigned by Highlands Stud at the 2010 Emperors Palace National 2YO Sale. Overall he now has 5 wins (also including both January's Gr1 Cape Derby over 2000m at Kenilworth & Listed Politician Stakes over 1800m at Kenilworth) & a placing (in May's Gr2 SA Guineas over 1600m at Greyville) from 7 starts.