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More Joyous Wins Gr3 The Golden Pendant
At Rosehill Gardens, Vinery Stud shuttler & former Australian Champion 2YO Sire More Than Ready (Southern Halo-Woodman's Girl, by Woodman) added a Gr3 success when 6YO mare More Joyous (More Than Ready-Sunday Joy, by Sunday Silence) scored by an easy 2.5-lengths for trainer Gai Waterhouse in the $250,000 Gr3 The Golden Pendant (1400m) for 3YO+ fillies & mares, over 7YO mare Skyerush (Super Jet-Bally Aura, by Bellotto) & 4YO mare Forarainyday (Secret Savings-Acapulco Storm, by Mukaddamah). Becoming just one of a handful of mares ever to win 20 or more stakes-races, Toorak Handicap & Cox Plate-bound More Joyous took her record to 21 wins (8 of them at Gr1 level) & 2 placings from 28 starts for $4,472,450 earnings. For in-depth race, winner & runner details click on the race name in this item.