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Montsegur Wins Gr3 Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes
At Flemington, former European Champion 2YO & 3YO, plus 5-time Gr1-winning freshman shuttler New Approach (Galileo-Park Express, by Ahonoora) recorded his 1st Australian stakes-winner when juvenile filly Montsegur (New Approach-Chatoyant, by Flying Spur) scored by 0.5-length for trainer Peter Snowden in the $150,000 Gr3 Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes (1200m) for 2YO fillies, over fellow fillies Bulbula (Shamardal-Taameer, by General Nediym) & Diva Dee (Encosta De Lago-True Doubt, by Redoute's Choice). Montsegur took her record to 2 wins & 1 placing (runner-up in the Gr3 Blue Diamond Prelude (f) over 1200m) from 5 starts for earnings of $211,900. For in-depth race, winner & runner details click on the race name in this item.