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Lightinthenite Wins Gr3 David Jones Cup

Monday, 22nd October 2012

Former shuttler & Gr1 English Derby winner Galileo (Sadler's Wells-Urban Sea, by Miswaki) added a Gr3 success when jockey Craig Williams squeezed through a needle opening on favoured 5YO gelding Lightinthenite (Galileo-Tiffin, by Grand Lodge) who scored by 0.2-lengths for trainer John O'Shea in the $150,000 Gr3 David Jones Cup (2000m) for 4YOs+ at Caulfield, over 6YO geldings Bagman (Easy Rocking-Bada Bing, by Dehere) & Extra Zero (Danzero-Extra Bubbly, by Bellotto). Placed 4th in Sydney's Gr1 Epsom Handicap at his previous start Lightinthenite (a $77,500 weanling at the 2008 Magic Millions National Sale) took his record to 6 wins & 4 placings (including the Gr3 Cameron Handicap) from 13 starts for $345,450 earnings.

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