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Shanghai Bobby Wins US Gr1 Champagne Stakes
At Belmont Park in USA, unbeaten juvenile colt Shanghai Bobby (Harlan's Holiday-Steelin', by Orientate) scored by 5-lengths for trainer Todd Pletcher in the US$400,000 Gr1 Champagne Stakes (1600m) for 2YO colts on dirt, over fellow colts Goldencents (Into Mischief-Golden Works, by Banker's Gold) & Fortify (Distorted Humor-Kotuku, by A P Indy). Sold at the 2011 Keeneland September Yearling Sale for US$105,000, Shanghai Bobby took his record to 4 wins (including the Gr2 Hopeful Stakes at Saratoga & Listed Track Barron Stakes at Belmont) from 4 starts.