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Falkirk Adds Hong Kong Gr3

Monday, 4th March 2013

In Hong Kong on Saturday, multiple Gr2 & multiple Gr3-winning NZ Windsor Park Stud stallion Falkirk (Tale Of The Cat-Madam Valeta, by Palace Music) added a Gr3 triumph when gelded son Solar Great (Falkirk-Harmonics, by Bletchencore) scored a neck victory in the HK$2 million Gr3 Hong Kong Macau Trophy (1400m) for 4YO+ at Sha Tin. Solar Great (ridden by Douglas Whyte for expat Australian trainer David Hall) defeated 5YO geldings Happy Era (Iffraaj-Daylight Ahead, by Tenby) & Majestic Falcon (Oasis Dream-Keretaka, by Doyoun). Solar Great (a NZ$18,000 weanling at the 2008 NZB National Broodmare & Mixed Sale) took his record to 6 wins & 2 seconds from 14 starts for HK$4,101,750 in earnings.

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