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More Than Sacred Wins Gr3 McKee Family Sunline Vase
In the last of Ellerslie's Group races, Vinery Stud shuttler & former Australian Champion 2YO Sire More Than Ready (Southern Halo-Woodman's Girl, by Woodman) added a black-type success when the filly More than Sacred (More Than Ready-Danalaga, by Danehill) scored by a short neck for trainers Pike/Donoghue in the NZ$70,000 Gr3 Sunline Vase (2100m) for 3YO fillies, over fellow fillies Ray's Girl (Savabeel-Natural Rhythm, by Viking Ruler) & Aurora Lights (Darci Brahma-Southern Sunset, by Polish Precedent). Capturing her first stakes win, More than Sacred took her record to 2 wins & 1 placing (including the Gr2 Sir Tristram Fillies Classic over 2000m at Te Rapa) from 6 starts for NZ$56,375 earnings. For in-depth race, winner & runner details click on the race name in this item.