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3rd Stakes-Winner For Freshman Shuttler New Approach
Former European Champion 2YO & 3YO, plus 5-time Gr1-winning freshman shuttler New Approach (Galileo-Park Express, by Ahonoora) recorded his 3rd individual 1st-crop stakes-winner when Godolphin's Irish-bred juvenile colt Tha'Ir (New Approach-Flashing Green, by Green Desert) scored a 2.25-lengths victory in the £55,000 (A$88,000) Listed Chesham Stakes (7 furlongs) for 2YOs at Royal Ascot. Tha'Ir (ridden by Frankie Dettori for trainer Saeed Bin Suroor) defeated the fillies Cruck Realta (Sixties Icon-Wansdyke Lass, by Josr Algarhoud) & Godolphin's Irish-bred Lovely Pass (Raven's Pass-Macadamia, by Classic Cliché). Tha'Ir was a €105,000 (A$134,000) yearling at Ireland's 2011 Goffs September Sale. Overall he now has 2 wins from 3 starts for £34,965 (A$56,000) earnings.