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Green Moon Wins Gr1 Turnbull Stakes
Deceased former shuttler Montjeu (Sadler's Wells-Floripedes, by Top Ville) added a Gr1 triumph when Irish-bred 5YO entire Green Moon (Montjeu-Green Noon, by Green Tune) scored by 0.4-length for trainer Robert Hickmott in the $500,000 Gr1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m) for 4YOs+ at Flemington, over German-bred 4YO entire & stable-mate Seville (Galileo out of Silverskaya, by Silver Hawk) & fellow Irish-bred 6YO gelding December Draw (Medecis out of New York, by Danzero). Green Moon took his record to 6 wins (also including the Gr2 Blamey Stakes & Gr3 Newcastle Gold Cup) & 3 placings (including last start's Gr2 Dato' Tan Chin Nam Stakes) from 18 starts starts for $1,080,092 earnings. For in-depth race, winner & runner details click on the race name in this item.