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Hvasstan Wins Gr3 Norman Robinson Stakes
Coolmore's multiple Gr1-winning Australian-bred stallion & current champion Australian sire Fastnet Rock (Danehill-Piccadilly Circus, by Royal Academy) added a Gr3 quinella when the colt Hvasstan (Fastnet Rock-Snow Hero, by True Hero) scored by a short-head for trainer Peter Gelagotis in the $150,000 Gr3 Norman Robinson Stakes (2000m) for 3YOs at Caulfield, over gelding Electric Fusion (Fastnet Rock-Silken Song, by Unbridled's Song) & fellow colt Honorius (Holy Roman Emperor-Zarinia, by Intikhab). Runner-up at his previous start in the Listed UCI Stakes at Flemington, Hvasstan (a $260,000 yearling at the 2011 Inglis Melbourne Premier Sale) took his record to 3 wins & 2 runners-up from 6 starts for $204,475 earnings.